Tag: sexual assault

As Sexual Assault Allegations Hit Home, Lisa Borders Resigns Leadership of Time’s Up

President & CEO of TIME’S UP Lisa Borders attends The 2019 MAKERS Conference on February 7, 2019 in Dana Point, California.Photo: Rachel Murray (Getty Images for MAKERS) A cruel irony has rocked the leadership of one of the primary organizations combating inequality and sexual misconduct. Following an announcement by Time’s […]

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Second Justin Fairfax Accuser Alleges Assault by Corey Maggette During Sophomore Year at Duke University

Image: Corey Maggette. (Getty Images) A woman who has alleged a sexual assault at the hands of Lieutenant Virginia Governor Justin Fairfax has said that former Duke University and Los Angeles Clippers basketball player Corey Maggette raped her during her time at the university. Meredith Watson, who alleges that Fairfax […]

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Virginia Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax’s Law Firm Places Him on Leave, 4 Staffers Resign Following 2nd Sexual Assault Allegation

Virginia Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax (L) arrives on the Senate floor at the Virginia State Capitol, February 8, 2019 in Richmond, Virginia. Photo: Drew Angerer (Getty Images) I believe it was the captain of the Titanic who stated, “everyone is abandoning the ship because of the massive hole in the […]

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The Ongoing Assault Against Jasmine Eiland Proves How Hard Society Goes in Hating Black Women 

Photo: iStock (Editor’s note: The following article includes a description of a sexual assault and may be triggering to some. Please safeguard yourself accordingly.) On January 20, a woman was sexually violated—and at least 800,000 eyes watched. Nearly as many were callous in sharing the grim details of her assault, […]

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Exclusive: Virginia Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax Speaks Out on Sexual Assault Allegations and His Future in Virginia

Photo: Drew Angerer (Getty Images) The top three elected Democrats in the state of Virginia have been mired in controversy for the last week. On Friday, Feb. 1, a medical school yearbook pictures from 1984 surfaced showing two people in blackface and a Ku Klux Klan uniform on Gov. Ralph […]

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Extra’s A.J. Calloway Suspended Amid Sexual Assault Investigation

Photo: Jemal Countess / Stringer (Getty Images) Warner Bros. Television announced on Saturday that “Extra” host A.J. Calloway, who’s been accused of sexual assault and other acts of misconduct by multiple women, has been suspended pending further investigation of the allegations. “Upon becoming aware of allegations of sexual misconduct against […]

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Justin Fairfax Removed as Chair of Lieutenant Governors Association

Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax (D-VA) was removed Friday as chairman of the Democrat Lieutenant Governors Association in the wake of two sexual assault allegations against him. The group announced Lt. Govs. Cyrus Habib (D-WA) and Bethany Hall-Long (D-DE) will replace Fairfax as interim co-chairs. “Lt. Governors Hall-Long and Habib have been leaders of this organization and are […]

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Virginia Democrat Party Demands Justin Fairfax Resign

The Democrat Party of Virginia called for Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax (D-VA) to step down after two sexual assault allegations against him surfaced this week. “We believe that allegations of sexual assault must be taken with the utmost seriousness,” Virginia Democrat Party chair Susan Swecker said in the statement Saturday. “Given the credible nature of the sexual […]

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Rape Declared a ‘National Emergency’ by Sierra Leone’s President

Photo: Richard Drew (Associated Press) Trigger Warning: This article details sexual violence and child sexual abuse.  Rampant rape and sexual violence in Sierra Leone has become so prevalent that its president, Julius Maada Bio, has declared a national emergency, according to CBS News. The rallying point of this declaration is […]

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Virginia Democrat Delegate Readies Impeachment Articles Against Justin Fairfax

Virginia Delegate Patrick Hope (D) warned Friday evening that he will introduce articles of impeachment against Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax (D) unless he resigns by Monday as a second allegation of sexual assault surfaced. “On Monday, I will be introducing articles of impeachment for Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax if he has not resigned before […]

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15 Democrats Who Dodged Justin Fairfax Sexual Assault Accusation

At least 15 congressional Democrats have dodged questions as to whether they believe the woman accusing Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault and what should happen to him. The responses occured before a second accuser came forward Friday, alleging that Fairfax raped her in college. Fairfax has denied the second allegation declaring, “I […]

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Second Woman Accuses Virginia Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax of Sexual Assault

Photo: Drew Angerer (Getty Images) Already embroiled in a scandal involving allegations of sexual assault, another woman has now accused Justin Fairfax of rape, alleging the Virginia lieutenant governor assaulted her during their college years. According to the Guardian’s Ben Jacobs, Meredith Watson says she was raped in 2000, when […]

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Vanessa Tyson Alerted Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA) to Fairfax’s ‘MeToo’ Issue in 2017

An aide to Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA) confirmed Wednesday that the congressman learned details of an allegation of sexual assault against Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax (D-VA) over a year ago, according to a report. Dr. Vanessa Tyson, the California professor who is accusing of Fairfax of sexual assault, reached out to Scott’s office by email on November 29th, […]

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Report–Democrat Justin Fairfax Lashes Out at Sex Assault Accuser: ‘F**k That B*tch’

Virginia’s Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax said “fuck that bitch” in reference to his accuser during a private meeting where he attempted to discredit her, according to NBC News. Earlier this week, and thanks only to alternative media, we learned that Dr. Vanessa Tyson, a professor of politics at Scripps College in Claremont, California, told the Washington […]

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Washington Post ‘Fact Check’ Parses Whether Migrant Women ‘Sexually Abused’ or ‘Assaulted’ by Traffickers

The Washington Post’s Glenn Kessler fired off a “fact check” during President Donald Trump’s State of the Union speech, parsing whether migrant women were “sexually abused” or “assaulted” while traveling through Mexico to the United States with human traffickers. In his remarks, the president appeared to cite a May 2017 report via Doctors Without Borders, which says: “1 in 3 […]

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Justin Fairfax Suspects Ralph Northam Revived Sex Assault Allegation to Prevent His Ouster

Democrat Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax on Monday hinted that Gov. Ralph Northam (D-VA) is responsible for the resurfacing of sexual assault allegation against him to keep his post. The alleged incident purportedly occurred during the 2004 Democrat National Convention in Boston, Massachusettes. The Washington Post reported Monday that it was approached by a woman accusing […]

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Google is protecting the women who contributed to the “Sh*tty Media Men” list—as they should

Google Is Protecting The “Shitty Media Men” List Contributors – HelloGiggles Google is protecting the women who contributed to the “Sh*tty Media Men” list—as they should this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines.

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