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Lena Dunham’s Sister Denies Sexual Abuse Allegations

Lena Dunham’s sister Grace Dunham is slamming the rumors that she was sexually abused as a child by her sister. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the allegations came after several news sites suggested that a passage from Dunham’s new book …

Jian Ghomeshi: Why Are We Hearing About This Guy’s Sex Exploits on Facebook?

A few days back, a journalist friend of mine re-posted something on Facebook that I was a bit shocked by. It was a long Facebook post by Jian Ghomeshi, a broadcaster out of Canada who worked for the Canadian Broadcasting …

Mike Tyson Was Sexually Abused As A Child

Mike Tyson was sexually abused as a child. According to Time Magazine, the former undisputed heavyweight champion of the world recently opened up about being sexually abused by an unknown assailant at the young age of seven. Speaking to Opie …

Pamela Anderson Reveals Past Sexual Abuse

Pamela Anderson recently launched her new charity the Pamela Anderson Foundation, which is dedicated to helping the environment, animals, and human rights. While at the Cannes Film Festival event, where she launched the charity, the former Baywatch star and animal …

Pamela Anderson Reveals Childhood Sexual Abuse

Pamela Anderson is best known as the bubbly blonde who made the Baywatch one-piece iconic in her role as CJ Parker. However, the star’s life before Playboy, Baywatch, and Tommy Lee was anything but charmed. The 46 year-old star this …

Pope Francis Nominates Eight Advisors to Sex Abuse Commission

Eight members were chosen Saturday as advisors for the Vatican’s sex abuse policy. According to the CS Monitor, the Associated Press reported that Pope Francis’ elected members would be ahead of a commission panel, which would report any sexual assault …

Amanda Berry and Fellow Captives Receive Awards

Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, and Michelle Knight received Ohio Governor John Kasich’s annual courage awards during a ceremony on Monday night. The three women survived at least a decade of captivity at the hands of Ariel Castro, who kidnapped the …

Teacher Confronted In Viral Video Arrested

The former middle school basketball coach who admitted to sexually abusing one of her students after she was confronted over the phone has been arrested and now faces 16 counts of abuse, including 5 counts of aggravated sexual assault on …

Woody Allen’s Adopted Daughter Claims Sexual Abuse in Letter

The adopted daughter of Mia Farrow and Woody Allen has come forward with allegations that she was sexually abused as a child. In an open letter reported by NY Times, Dylan Farrow, 28, came forward describing a traumatizing event she …

Alabama Officials Failed to Protect Prisoners From Sexual Abuse, Says DOJ

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) this week released its findings for an investigation into abuses at the Julia Tutwiler Prison for Women in Wetumpka, Alabama. Officials have officially found that prison officials violated prisoners’ constitutional rights by failing to …

Mia Farrow’s Daughter Shatters the Silence

Dylan, who now goes by a different name, has opened up about the child molestation allegations brought up against her adopted father, Woody Allen. In 1992, at seven years old, Dylan told her mother, Mia Farrow, that Allen had “touched …

Horace Mann School: Years Of Sexual Abuse Covered Up

According to one former student of the Horace Mann School in New York, several members of the faculty sexually abused teens over a span of at least sixteen years, and possibly more. Just as disturbing are the claims that even …