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Did Judge Let Ex-Stanford Swimmer Off Easy with Sex Assault Sentence?

CRIME | Jun 8
A northern California judge faces outrage over a former college swimmer's six-month sentence.

Special Report: Gay Drug-and-Rape Victims Rise Up and Speak

NATIONAL | By Anthony Martinez Brown | Feb 20
Gay men meet other men off hookup websites or apps. There's also bars and parties. Regardless of where first contact is made, the chance of being drugged and raped very much exists here and elsewhere.

Former Arkansas Prison Chaplain Charged with Sexual Assault

NATIONAL | By Claudia Lauer | Dec 18
A former chaplain at an Arkansas women's prison was charged with sexual assault Thursday, after authorities said he coerced three inmates into having weekly sexual encounters with him.

Peace Corps Volunteers Claim Retaliation for Reporting Sexual Assaults

NATIONAL | Nov 30
Pressure to change a culture of victim-blaming goes back years, but some survivors still claim they are blamed or punished.

Suit: Connecticut Scoutmaster Abused 19 Kids in '60s, '70s

NATIONAL | By Dave Collins | Nov 18
Seventeen men and two women are suing the Boy Scouts of America and local chapters in Connecticut, saying a now-dead scoutmaster sexually abused them when they were children in the 1960s and 1970s.

Hundreds of Cops Lose Badges Over Sexual Misconduct

CRIME | By Matt Sedensky and Nomaan Merchant | Nov 2
The accusations are undoubtedly jolting, and yet they reflect a betrayal of the badge that has been repeated time and again across the country.

Study: Teen Victims of Sexual Assault Getting Subpar ER Care

NATIONAL | By Lindsey Tanner | Nov 2
Many sexually assaulted teens seeking emergency room care don't receive recommended tests and prevention treatments for pregnancy and venereal disease, according to a new study.

Accused Fake Cop Convicted in Sex Case

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Feb 14
A San Francisco jury has convicted a man accused of being a fake cop of most of the dozens of counts against him, including unlawful sodomy, unlawful oral copulation, and oral copulation by use of an intoxicating substance.

HRC Co-founder Charged with Boy's Sex Abuse

CRIME | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Nov 27
A board member and co-founder of the national Human Rights Campaign with connections to San Francisco is facing charges that he and his ex-boyfriend had sex with a 15-year-old boy.

Alleged 'Fake Cop' Sex Assailant On Trial in SF

CRIME | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Oct 21
A San Francisco man who's accused of pretending to be a cop and forcing other men to engage in sexual acts with him faced testimony in recent days from most of his seven alleged victims.

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