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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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MEMBERS ONLY: No, Gillette Wasn’t Talking About You–Unless You’re A Sexual Predator, Mansplainer, Or Bully

Don’t look now but a group of a-holes are busily destroying another retail product they’ve already purchased. You might recall the last time this happened when wizards in red hats were smashing their televisions, televisions they already paid for, in protest against …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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In the midst of sexual assault accusation, Towkio denies allegations, deletes Twitter account

Chicago-based rapper and prominent member of Vic Mensa’s SaveMoney hip-hop collective, Towkio, has denied the sexual assault allegations brought against him Sunday by Twitter user @pppermint. The woman claims she was sexually coerced by the rapper, real name Preston Oshita, in January of 2016. In a since-deleted tweet, prior to deactivating his Twitter account entirely, […]

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Coachella unveils new initiative against sexual assault

“We are taking deliberate steps to develop a festival culture that is safe and inclusive for everyone. Persons of any gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, race, religion, age or ability are welcome at Coachella,” stated the mega-festival upon launching brand new initiative, Every One. Every One is a new effort to combat sexual […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Brett Kavanaugh And Neil Degrasse Tyson Conundrum

In the wake of the #MeToo movement, it would be a fair assessment to say that my entire world view changed — almost over night. The seemingly never ending stream of high profile men accused of horrific acts of sexual assault laid bare the reality most women live in. Far from the equal society many […]

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Inside The Cockamamie Plot To Take Down Robert Mueller

Last night it was revealed that two right-wing grifters, Jack Burkman and Jacob Wohl, were reported to the FBI for a hasty, rushed-together conspiracy that involved forcing women to make false claims of sexual assault against Robert Mueller. For those unfamiliar with either Burkman or …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Watch A Trump Supporting Mother Condone Groping IN FRONT OF HER DAUGHTERS

Please excuse the caps in the headline, but this is too much. Too fucking much. If you want to understand what is at stake this November, please sit down and watch the following short clip where a Trump supporting mother from Bozeman, Montana, condones sexual assault in front of her goddamn …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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New study finds that 2/3 of women fear sexual harassment at UK festivals

A study newly conducted by Durham University determined that more than half of UK women fear sexual harassment and assault at music festivals. 70 percent of women reported concern about sexual assault specifically, while a near even 69 percent said that they were wary of sexual harassment. Another 30 percent indicated that they had been […]

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A Letter From A Parent

Eds. note: We received the following email from a reader, who requested that we publish it because he thinks it can help other people. We strongly agree. After verifying facts of the story, we are republishing it in full—with names changed and lightly edited for clarity, and with the express permission of him, his…Read more… […]

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See How Many Times Your School District Has Been Investigated for Civil Rights Violations

If you believe your school district or college is discriminating against students on the basis of sex, race, or disability, you’re entitled to file a complaint with the US Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights. Sexual harassment and assault are also grounds for complaints. The office is supposed to…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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What to Do If You’re a Victim of Revenge Porn

In 2010, Taylor got a phone call that would, at least temporarily, blow up her life. Someone had posted nude photos of her on a revenge porn website called IsAnyoneUp.com and sent her former employer the link. Her friend, who happened to be dating her ex-boss, called to let her know. “That was how it […]

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Dancefestopia fires talent buyer after sexual assault allegations surface over Twitter

Following multiple sexual assault allegations made against Datsik last week, another music industry professional has been publicly accused of abusing a female who attended Kansas City-based festival Dancefestopia. The festival organizing body, Borda Productions, which also hosts the city’s prominent EDM events, has since severed ties with its talent buyer and production manager, Matt Bonabhan, after someone came forth over Twitter exposing his […]

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Women Who Say Uber Drivers Raped Them Are Fighting to Have Their Lawsuit Heard by a Jury

Women who sued Uber on the assertion that the company’s policies failed to protect them and others from sexual misconduct want to have their case heard by a jury. But they say Uber’s terms of service have forced them into arbitration, meaning anyone who uses the app must settle disputes behind closed doors through a…Read more… […]

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Datsik cancels tour, steps down from Firepower and social media in wake of sexual assault claims [UPDATED]

If you thought the #TimesUp movement was confined to the highest circles of Hollywood’s elite, you’re dead wrong. The movement that’s sparked the long-overdue call for a cultural shift in how we approach sexual harassment is gaining traction in schools, workplaces, and on social media by the day — moving toward a state of real accountability for […]

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Alamo Drafthouse’s Long History of Minimizing Sexual Assault and Harassment

Every time Jill Lewis goes back to the Alamo Drafthouse movie theater where she worked for a decade, she sees the face of a man she learned to fear because of his sexually aggressive behavior. It’s right there on the wall: one of the faces on a mural, painted to celebrate their favorite customers, in […]

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