Sexual Assault

When Men 'Misremember' Violating Women

Last month, an anonymously sourced spreadsheet full of "Shitty Media Men" began circulating. The list, which sprang up shortly after the first Harvey Weinstein story broke, was live for only about 12...
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 15: Actress Lena Dunham attends The 2nd Anniversary Party for Lenny, in partnership with Cole Haan at The Jane Hotel on September 15, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)

Writer Calls On Women Of Color 'To Divest From Lena Dunham' After Controversy

Lena Dunham, the creator and star of HBO's "Girls," generated widespread controversy last week after issuing and then walking back a statement defending Murray Miller, a writer and producer on the sho...
U.S. long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad, meets with a group of fellow endurance swimmers to answer skeptics about her record-breaking crossing of the Florida Straits last week, on a conference call in Huntington Beach, California September 10, 2013. Nyad vigorously defended on Tuesday her record-breaking, 110-mile (177-km) swim from Cuba to southern Florida after skeptics raised questions about the grueling trek. A triumphant Nyad, 64, staggered ashore in Key West, Florida, on Sept. 2, after having swum about 53 hours, to become the first person to complete the treacherous crossing without a shark cage. Nyad's swim was her fifth attempt and only successful one. The highly publicized crossing sparked a social media debate about whether her journey meets the requirements to break the world record. REUTERS/Alex Gallardo (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT SWIMMING TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Legendary Swimmer Diana Nyad Opens Up About Her Sexual Assault

For five decades, long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad has been publicly discussing how her swim coach repeatedly assaulted her when she was 14. She knows her situation is not unique, and she hopes that c...
VIDEO FRAME GRAB: In this 2005 frame from video, Donald Trump (center)prepares for an appearance on 'Days of Our Lives' with actress Arianne Zucker (right). He is accompanied to the set by Access Hollywood host Billy Bush (left). (Obtained by The Washington Post via Getty Images)

Someone Put Up A Plaque To Mark The Spot Where Trump Bragged About Groping Women

A plaque briefly marked the spot where President Donald Trump made his comments on the "Access Hollywood" bus about groping women without their consent. According to CNN, someone installed the satiric...
VIDEO FRAME GRAB: In this 2005 frame from video, Donald Trump prepares for an appearance on 'Days of Our Lives' with actress Arianne Zucker (center). He is accompanied to the set by Access Hollywood host Billy Bush. (Obtained by The Washington Post via Getty Images)

Trump Voters Believe Sex Allegations Against Weinstein, But Not Against Trump

Most Americans, regardless of political leaning, believe the sexual harassment and assault accusations against film producer Harvey Weinstein, according to a HuffPost/YouGov poll. But there's a conspi...
Director Oliver Stone is accused of molesting Carrie Stevens at a dinner party a couple of decades ago. The actress and model called him out after Stone appeared to defend producer Harvey Weinstein's actions, remarks he has since walked back.

Former Playboy Model Accuses Oliver Stone Of Groping Her Breast

Actress Carrie Stevens says the Harvey Weinstein scandal reminded her of when Stone grabbed her like “a toy.” Stone had defended Weinstein earlier in the week.