Tag: Sex in society

Women say suspect in Kristin Smart’s death abused them

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SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. — More than two dozen women described disturbing and dangerous encounters — including sexual assaults while they were semi-conscious and...

Trevor Bauer paid leave extended through July 27 by MLB

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NEW YORK — Trevor Bauer’s administrative leave was extended by nearly two weeks through July 27 by Major League Baseball and the players’ association...

Sex harassment lawsuit against Yale, doctor, is settled

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HARTFORD, Conn. — A settlement has been reached in a wide-ranging sexual harassment lawsuit filed by six women who were doctors at Yale University...

Judge OKs $73M payout to alleged UCLA doctor sex victims

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LOS ANGELES — A federal judge on Monday gave final approval to a $73 million settlement of a lawsuit that alleged some 6,000 women...

Former player unlikely to participate in Blackhawks review

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CHICAGO — An attorney who represents a former Chicago Blackhawks player who alleges he was sexually assaulted by a then-assistant coach in 2010 is...

For top #MeToo legal duo, a pandemic year brings no pause

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She’d just upended her life by going public with sexual harassment allegations against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. And Charlotte Bennett, a former aide...

Paul Verhoeven blesses Cannes with lesbian nun drama

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CANNES, France — The veteran provocateur Paul Verhoeven premiered his lesbian nun drama “Benedetta” at the Cannes Film Festival with a solemn vow to...

Spanish govt endorses clearer, tougher law on sexual consent

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MADRID — Spain’s government on Tuesday approved sexual consent legislation that aims to crack down on sexual violence and harassment by codifying offenses and...

Rittenhouse attorney wants to show victim was sex offender

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MADISON, Wis. — Kyle Rittenhouse's attorney wants a judge to allow him to argue that one of the men his client fatally shot during...

Maxwell lawyers: Cosby ruling reason to toss sex abuse case

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NEW YORK — Lawyers for British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell are arguing a court decision that freed Bill Cosby from prison backs up tossing out...