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Four women accuse Derrick May of sexual assault and harassment

Content warning: This story includes references to sexual abuse that might be disturbing for some readers Four women accused Derrick May of sexual assault and harassment in testimonies to DJ Mag about alleged misconduct reported to have taken place 20 years ago. Various claims of sexual assault said to have taken place at various points […]

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Four women accuse Derrick May of sexual assault and harassment

Content warning: This story includes references to sexual abuse that might be disturbing for some readers Four women accused Derrick May of sexual assault and harassment in testimonies to DJ Mag about alleged misconduct reported to have taken place 20 years ago. Various claims of sexual assault said to have taken place at various points […]

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Detroit techno stalwart Derrick May accused of long history of sexual assault

Derrick May, one of the originators of the 1980’s Detroit techno scene, is facing a slew of sexual assault allegations. The accusations, sparked by none other than former friend and collaborator, Michael James, claim that May is has been responsible for “sexual misbehavior,” including but not limited to rape, for the majority of his DJing […]

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Detroit techno stalwart Derrick May accused of long history of sexual assault

Derrick May, one of the originators of the 1980’s Detroit techno scene, is facing a slew of sexual assault allegations. The accusations, sparked by none other than former friend and collaborator, Michael James, claim that May is has been responsible for “sexual misbehavior,” including but not limited to rape, for the majority of his DJing […]

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DJ Empress comes forward with detailed allegations against Erick Morillo

New York-based drum ‘n’ bass artist DJ Empress has accused the late Erick Morillo of sexual assault, detailing her story in a Facebook post written on September 8. According to the Empress, she met Morillo when she was 17 years old, working as a buyer at a record store in New York. Her account states […]

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Billy Kenny responds to sexual assault allegations following removal from Shambhala At Home

Billy Kenny has been removed from Shambhala At Home’s lineup following allegations of physical and sexual assault. The reports of sexual misconduct began circulating when Twitter user, @veronicaweibs, tweeted a thread of accusations made against Kenny on behalf of several victims who reportedly experienced abuse at Kenny’s hands, including herself. On July 14, Kenny published […]

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Billy Kenny responds to sexual assault allegations following removal from Shambhala At Home

Billy Kenny has been removed from Shambhala At Home’s lineup following allegations of physical and sexual assault. The reports of sexual misconduct began circulating when Twitter user, @veronicaweibs, tweeted a thread of accusations made against Kenny on behalf of several victims who reportedly experienced abuse at Kenny’s hands, including herself. On July 14, Kenny published […]

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Over 50 Sexual Misconduct Allegations Have The Super Smash Bros. Community In Turmoil

The competitive community for Nintendo’s popular Super Smash Bros. series has recently been rocked by an overwhelming amount of sexual misconduct allegations. An endless stream of victims—many speaking out against highly-skilled, popular, or otherwise powerful individuals—has come forward to expose the dark underbelly…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Over 50 Sexual Misconduct Allegations Have The Super Smash Bros. Community In Turmoil

The competitive community for Nintendo’s popular Super Smash Bros. series has recently been rocked by an overwhelming amount of sexual misconduct allegations. An endless stream of victims—many speaking out against highly-skilled, popular, or otherwise powerful individuals—has come forward to expose the dark underbelly…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Twitch Finally Starts Banning Streamers Accused Of Sexual Abuse

Over the weekend, over 50 people, mostly women, in and around the world of Twitch came forward to accuse streamers and other industry figures, mostly men, of sexual abuse. As the week has progressed, that number has swelled to nearly 100. After the initial wave of accusations, Twitch promised to investigate and…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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A Wave Of Sexual Abuse Stories Is Causing A Reckoning In The Twitch Streaming World

Over the weekend, a trickle of sexual harassment stories surrounding influential figures in the streaming world grew into a tidal wave. More than 50 streamers, most of them women, shared dozens of stories that have already produced vast reverberations, including the resignation of the head of one of the biggest…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Two Women Say They Were Sexually Assaulted At Red Bull’s Evo 2019 Party

Last night, Red Bull hosted its annual official after-party for the Evolution Championship Series at the HyperX Esports Arena, a venue at the Luxor Hotel in Las Vegas. This morning, two women have come forward to describe having been sexually assaulted while attending this party. Also, a male attendee has shared his…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Settlement reached in The Gaslamp Killer’s sexual assault case

In 2017, The Gaslamp Killer found himself in a scandalous situation after Chelsea Tadros alleged he’d sexually assaulted her after a show in July of 2013. The two seemed to have connected with one another and settled their dispute out of court, however, according to a statement on the producer’s social media channels on July […]

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Aluna Francis of AlunaGeorge recounts alleged attack by collaborator

Recently on BBC’s Next Episode Podcast, Aluna Francis, lead singer and songwriter of AlunaGeorge, recounted an alleged attack by a collaborator while they were working together. Next Episode covers #MeToo’s intersection with the music industry. During the recent episode, Francis recalls being lured to an unnamed collaborator’s hotel room when he offered to let her […]

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R. Kelly charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse, arrest warrant issued

It seems after decades of alleged abuse, R. Kelly’s day of reckoning may finally be here. On Friday, February 22, the disgraced R&B singer was formally charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse, involving four victims, three of which were minors between the ages of 13 and 16. A judge in Cook County, […]

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Know When a Celebrity Has Been Accused of Harassment With This Chrome Extension

I admittedly don’t stay up to date on a lot of celebrity gossip. That means I don’t typically know who an actor is dating or that they just had a baby. I also don’t know when someone has been accused of sexual harassment or assault unless it’s a story that’s gotten a Weinstein-level of attention.Read […]

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