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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...
  • Women's prison guard charged with having sex with inmate

    A male guard at Connecticut's women prison in East Lyme has been charged with having an illegal sexual relationship with a female inmate. The arrest of 43-year-old Matt Gillette of Groton on Friday came two months after another correctional officer at...
  • Expelled Va. student sues to clear name after '50 Shades' style sex encounter

    Expelled Va. student sues to clear name after '50 Shades' style sex encounter
    A student expelled from George Mason University for violating its sexual misconduct policy is suing in federal court to clear his name, arguing that an encounter with a girlfriend was sadomasochistic role-playing, not sexual assault. In response, the...
  • 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...
  • Judge weighs sex allegations against former Sussex official

    Attorneys for a young woman who claims in a lawsuit that she was sexually abused by former Republican Sussex County Councilman Vance Phillips asked a Superior Court judge on Monday to find Phillips liable because he has not explicitly denied the...
  • 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...
  • China releases 5 feminists it held for planning protests against harassment

    BEIJING China's leaders have apparently bowed to international pressure by agreeing Monday to release five feminist activists who'd been held for a month for planning protests against sexual harassment. The release of the women, who were detained shortly...
  • China said to release 3 of 5 feminists detained for planning protests

    BEIJING China's leaders have apparently bowed to international pressure by agreeing Monday to release three of five feminist activists who'd been held for a month for planning protests against sexual harassment. The release of the women, who were...
  • 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...