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Sexual Misconduct

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  • Lawsuit accuses Newport's marketing CEO of sexual harassment

    A former office manager at Newport Beach's marketing wing has sued the organization, alleging the chief executive sexually harassed her and then fired her when she objected to his behavior. The lawsuit claims that Newport Beach & Co. CEO Gary Sherwin...
  • Senate Approves Hiring Sex-Assault Nurses For UConn Campus

    Senate Approves Hiring Sex-Assault Nurses For UConn Campus
    HARTFORD – UConn would be authorized to hire sexual assault nurses to deal directly with sexual assault victims on the Storrs campus under a bill that won unanimous Senate approval Tuesday. "One in five college women are sexually assaulted on...
  • China releases five feminist activists who had planned anti-harassment campaign

    China releases five feminist activists who had planned anti-harassment campaign
    Chinese authorities have released five feminist activists detained last month as they were planning a public outreach campaign against sexual harassment on public transportation. The women's detention had attracted worldwide attention, including...
  • Focus on colleges obscures country's broader rape problem

    Focus on colleges obscures country's broader rape problem
    According to a Department of Justice report issued several months ago, there is a rape epidemic among 18- to 24-year-old women in the United States. To be clear, there is nothing about attending a college or university that makes someone more likely to be...
  • Iran halts pilgrimages to Saudi Arabia as tensions rise

    Iran halts pilgrimages to Saudi Arabia as tensions rise
    Iran suspended pilgrimage visits to Saudi Arabia on Monday in the latest manifestation of escalating tensions between the two regional rivals. The move comes after allegations that security personnel at the airport in Jeddah sexually molested a pair...
  • China cracks down on women's-rights protesters

    The feisty young women had spoken out before — dressing up in wedding gowns smeared with fake blood to protest domestic violence and "occupying" men's restrooms to advocate for more toilet facilities for women. But in early March, as they were...
  • Illinois bill aims for local police to investigate college campus sexual assaults

     Illinois bill aims for local police to investigate college campus sexual assaults
    When state Rep. David Harris learned about Northern Illinois University campus police botching a sexual assault investigation, he believed he had to act. The NIU case was one of a stream of cases from around the country that campus police and...
  • Isiah Thomas Addresses Sexual Harassment Case At Liberty Camp

    TARRYTOWN, N.Y. — The decision of Madison Square Garden to hire Isiah Thomas as president of its WNBA team, the New York Liberty, has accomplished one of its many goals. That was clear on media day Thursday, especially to Liberty coach Bill...
  • West Hollywood City Council aide sues city, alleging retaliation

    West Hollywood City Council aide sues city, alleging retaliation
    An aide to West Hollywood City Councilman John Duran has sued the city and his boss, alleging his boss sexually harassed him and that he was wrongfully punished for being a “whistleblower.” In a 69-page civil suit filed Wednesday in Los...
  • 3 fired Dan Rutherford employees threaten suit over back pay

    3 fired Dan Rutherford employees threaten suit over back pay
    Three ex-state employees who claim former Treasurer Dan Rutherford fired them 10 months ago in retaliation for providing damaging evidence in a sexual harassment investigation are threatening legal action unless the state gives them back pay and scrubs...
  • Broward man sues church, alleges sexual abuse by priest

    Broward man sues church, alleges sexual abuse by priest
    A new civil lawsuit alleges that nearly three decades ago, the Archdiocese of Miami moved a priest who was accused of sexually abusing a teenage boy at a Pembroke Pines parish to a Fort Lauderdale church, where he served until his retirement in 2014. The...