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NYPD Gathering Evidence for Possible Weinstein Arrest

Weinstein Denies Blacklisting Actresses Ashley Judd, Mira Sorvino

“I now suspect we were fed false information about both of these talented women,” said director Peter Jackson.

Music Producer Russell Simmons Steps Down after Sex Assault Claim

Russell Simmons Demeans #MeToo Movement as NYPD Launches Formal Investigation into Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Simmons disrespected the entire #MeToo movement while trying to make himself appear innocent.

‘X-Men’ Film Director Bryan Singer Sued for Alleged Sexual Assault

‘X-Men’ Film Director Bryan Singer Sued for Alleged Sexual Assault

The lawsuit charges Singer with sexual assault and battery, intentional infliction of emotional distress and sexual exploitation of children.

Panel Rules California Judge in Stanford Swimmer Case not Biased

Brock Turner, Stanford Sexual Predator, Appeals Sexual Assault Conviction

The 172-page appeal requests that the conviction be overturned and that Turner receive a new trial.

Music Producer Russell Simmons Steps Down after Sex Assault Claim

Music Producer Russell Simmons Steps Down after Sex Assault Claim

Simmons, 60, the co-founder of hip-hop label Def Jam Records and also a film producer, apologized for his behavior in a statement on his Instagram site.

Weinstein Accuser Seeks to Set Legal Precedent with Sex Trafficking Law

Weinstein Accuser Seeks to Set Legal Precedent with Sex Trafficking Law

British actress Kadian Noble, 31, accused Weinstein of luring her to his hotel room in on the promise of a movie role.

Def Jam Co-founder Russell Simmons Denies Sexual Assault Claim

Model Keri Claussen Khalighi has accused Simmons of sexual misconduct against her when she was 17 years old.

Pentagon Discloses Data on Sexual Assault Reports on Military Bases

Pentagon Discloses Data on Sexual Assault Reports on Military Bases

Sexual assault in the military is believed to be significantly higher than the number of reports.

Alabama Republican Party Stands by Moore

Alabama Republican Party Stands by Moore

In the past week, multiple women have accused Moore of sexual improprieties or unwanted romantic advances they said occurred when they were teenagers.

Roy Moore Drew $180,000 Annual Salary for Part-time Work from Charity ‘Foundation for Moral Law’

Moore Discredits Women, Plays Victim: ‘I Am Suffering’

Moore and his attorney launch a smear campaign against his victims.

Terry Crews Names Attacker, Recalls Alleged Sexual Assault: ‘I Was Horrified’

Terry Crews Names Attacker, Recalls Alleged Sexual Assault: ‘I Was Horrified’

“I will not be shamed. I did nothing wrong,” Crews said.

Civil Rights Investigation Launched into Weinstein Company

Harvey Weinstein, Movie Studios Sued over Alleged Sexual Misconduct in Class Action Suit

The lawsuit claims The Weinstein Company and Miramax helped facilitate and cover up Weinstein’s sexual misconduct.

NYPD Gathering Evidence for Possible Weinstein Arrest

Harvey Weinstein Sued by Actress Who Claims He Raped Her

The actress, identified as Jane Doe, said Weinstein forced her onto a bed, pulled off her jeans and raped her despite her telling him no.

Roy Moore’s Sexual Misconduct ‘Common Knowledge’ Locals Say

Roy Moore’s Sexual Misconduct ‘Common Knowledge’ Locals Say

“It’s not a big secret in this town about Roy Moore,” one resident said.

Gymnastics: Raisman Says It Took Time to Recognize What She Says Was Sex Abuse by Doctor

Gymnastics: Raisman Says It Took Time to Recognize What She Says Was Sex Abuse by Doctor

Triple Olympic gymnastics champion Aly Raisman said she wanted to educate young gymnasts that it was sometimes difficult to understand the warning signs of sexual abuse.

Hundreds Join Hollywood #MeToo March Against Sexual Abuse

Hundreds Join Hollywood #MeToo March Against Sexual Abuse

The #MeToo march and rally followed a relentless series of accusations by men and women who said they were victimized by high-powered figures in the entertainment industry.

Roy Moore, Alabama’s Extreme-Right Candidate for Senate Is Anti-LGBT, Pushed Birther Movement

Roy Moore Accused of Sexual Encounter with Minor, Pursuing Teenage Girls

“I wasn’t ready for that — I had never put my hand on a man’s penis, much less an erect one,” Corfman says.

Actor Terry Crews Files Police Report Over Alleged Sexual Assault by Talent Agent

Actor Terry Crews Files Police Report Over Alleged Sexual Assault by Talent Agent

“Hopefully, me coming forward with my story will deter a predator and encourage someone who feels hopeless,” Crews tweeted.

UK Police Examine Allegations Against Weinstein from 7 Women

Weinstein Hired Spies to Silence Accusers and Journalists: Report

Weinstein used money, power and intimidation in an attempt to hush his victims as well as those who were going to bring their stories to light.

Netflix Suspends ‘House of Cards’ Production after Spacey Allegation

Netflix Suspends ‘House of Cards’ Production after Spacey Allegation

Producer Media Rights Capital and Netflix “have decided to suspend production on House of Cards season six, until further notice.”

Sexual Harassment Claims Against James Toback Reach Over 300 as Women Proclaim #MeToo

Sexual Harassment Claims Against James Toback Reach Over 300 as Women Proclaim #MeToo

“I have nothing to say about anything,” the disgraced director said of the latest slew of allegations against him.

Himbo Eruption, A New Round of Powerful Men Under Scrutiny

Himbo Eruption, A New Round of Powerful Men Under Scrutiny

“The way he presented it, it was like, ‘This is how things are done.’” Not anymore; #MeToo takes its grip on society.

Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations, Harvey Weinstein Takes Leave of Absence

Weinstein Company Faces Lawsuit over Weinstein Sexual Assault Claims

The case may be the first civil case brought against The Weinstein Company or Weinstein himself.

Weinstein’s Ex-Aide Breaks Non-Disclosure Agreement: ‘The Inequality of Power Is So Stark’

Weinstein’s Ex-Aide Breaks Non-Disclosure Agreement: ‘The Inequality of Power Is So Stark’

“I discovered that it had nothing to do with right and wrong and everything to do with money and power,” former Weinstein assistant Zelda Perkins said.