Tag: Sexual Abuse

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Buffalo Bishop Malone Becomes Latest to Resign for Handling of Clergy Sexual Misconduct

Buffalo, N.Y., Bishop Richard Malone stepped down this week after coming under fire for poorly handling allegations of sexual misconduct by clergy in the diocese. The Vatican and Pope Francis accepted Malone’s resignation, which came after calls from his staff, priests and the public for Malone to step down. Edward…

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Association of American Universities Finds Widespread Sexual Assault, Abuse at 33 Universities

The Association of American Universities made an unsurprising but disturbing discovery from its most recent survey of students at 33 major universities. The Washington Post reported that about one-quarter of female undergraduate students have been sexually assaulted or molested, either by penetration or touching, since they started at university. According…

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Harvard University President Lawrence Bacow Announces Review of Donations from Jeffrey Epstein

Harvard University has publicly acknowledged accepting multi-million-dollar donations from the late sex offender Jeffrey Epstein from 1998 to 2007. Harvard president Lawrence Bacow has condemned Epstein’s actions and said the donations are under review. Epstein pleaded guilty to sex charges in 2008, and the university rejected a proposed gift after…

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Hosea Chanchez Opens Up About Sexual Abuse

Actor Hosea Chanchez, who portrayed Malik Wright on the widely successful BET show The Game, disclosed via Instagram that he had been molested as a teenager. As he shared a very personal photo from his childhood, Chanchez opened up about the trauma of being sexually molested by his friend’s father…

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U.S. Figure Skater Ashley Wagner Opens Up About Sexual Assault

Eight months after John Coughlin, renowned Olympic figure skater killed himself, a female competitor claims he assaulted her. Ashley Wagner has come forward as the second Olympic figure skater to give her account of his abuse, according to The New York Times. These allegations raise serious issues in figure skating…