| Jun 21, 2014
| 7:00 AM
American Apparel founder Dov Charney was an unpredictable executive.
Although heralded as a retail innovator and an advocate for American manufacturing and fair wages, he also faced numerous sexual misconduct accusations.
Over the years, the chief...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 5:25 PM
University of California President Janet Napolitano announced Friday she is forming a task force to oversee efforts to prevent sexual violence at UC campuses.
The group will monitor the system's progress and work to develop best practices in prevention,...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 5:56 PM
Four California public universities do not do an adequate job of training employees who can respond to initial allegations of sexual harassment and violence, according to a state report released Tuesday.
Auditors examined policies and practices at UC...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 7:10 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed legislation aimed at speeding the dismissal of public school teachers for gross misconduct, a bill in reaction to a sex abuse case at Miramonte Elementary School in Los Angeles.
The measure was introduced after...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 6:07 PM
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A man who has sued "X-Men" filmmaker Bryan Singer claiming he had raped him as a teenager named three more Hollywood executives in lawsuits filed on Monday, alleging sexual abuse and rape and seeking damages exceeding $10 million....
| Apr 16, 2014
| 1:18 PM
FSU released the following response to a New York Times article questioning the university's response to the Jameis Winston sexual assault investigation and rape cases reported by its students:
RESPONSE TO TODAY'S NYT STORY
The university expresses...
| May 13, 2014
There's been a lot of press lately on the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Right's decision to release the names of 55 colleges and universities being investigated for possible violations of federal law in how they handled sexual violence...
| May 9, 2014
| 2:35 PM
Michael Egan came to Hollywood at 14 or 15, a Nebraska kid who had done some professional modeling and was hoping to make it as an actor.
A friend at school invited him to a mansion in Encino where, according to a lawsuit filed by Egan, he and other...
| May 28, 2014
Because when I wrote a column about women bristling at strangers telling them to smile, I promptly got an email with the tagline, "Stop whining and smile, Bitch!"
The hashtag #YesAllWomen, used more than 1 million times so far and...
| Apr 11, 2014
Cris Mazza is nothing if not candid. In her 17 volumes of fiction and essays over the past three decades, Mazza — a longtime professor of creative writing at the University of Illinois at Chicago — has set a high standard of frankness, in...
| May 14, 2014
| 6:39 PM
Butte College administrator Al Renville was never trained as a police investigator, but that's close to the job he found himself in when two students had a sexual encounter off campus that led one to file a complaint with the school.
Renville said his...