The driver pleaded not guilty to the charges when he was arraigned at Cambridge District Court on Wednesday.
In a statement released Monday, Camille O. Cosby blasted the media’s coverage of the rape and drugging allegations made against her husband, and cited Rolling Stone’s University of Virginia rape story in calling it unfair. “There appears to be no vetting of my husband’s accusers before stories are published or aired.”
My rapist came from the same insular Indian-American community at my university as I did. Why did that make it harder for people to believe what happened?
Last year, when I was 17, I was sexually assaulted by a much older man. I’m gradually learning how to talk about it — and make myself whole again.
The ways I’ve been attacked for sharing my story show how far we have to go when discussing sexual assault.
The way the magazine bungled its exposé of rape culture at UVA has caused irreparable damage to survivors — and given ammunition to those already disinclined to believe them.
The co-founder of End Rape on Campus on why the Rolling Stone retraction affects all survivors of sexual assault.
UPDATE: Sorkin has responded to Alena Smith’s public criticisms of Sunday’s episode: “I’m saddened that she’s broken that trust.”
I woke up naked to find three boys from my school sexually assaulting me. The aftermath was almost as bad.
Watching the disintegration of Rolling Stone’s story has been a brutal reminder of the enormous chasm of understanding that too often stands between journalists and survivors.
My rapist was my boyfriend, and all I could think was: How did I end up here?
A sexual assault survivor argues that assailants’ and victims’ accounts should not be given the same amount of weight.
The activist in me felt like I was speaking on behalf of all the survivors I’d met. But the young lady in me felt pressure not to ruffle any feathers.
“Just tell us you’re making it up.”
I did everything you were supposed to do, twice, and the system failed me in two separate spheres.
I always thought if I was a victim of sexual assault, I would report it. It wasn’t so easy.
When asked how many Cosby accusers have sought her counsel, she said, “I literally have lost count.”
The woman alleges in a lawsuit that the assault happened in 1974 at the Playboy Mansion. Cosby is seeking to have the lawsuit thrown out.
The AARP magazine’s cover features the article, “Bill Cosby Still Making Us Laugh.”
The Berklee School of Music and Cosby’s alma mater, the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, both distanced themselves from the entertainer on Wednesday.
Nine women had come forward with allegations against Ghomeshi in recent months. The judge released him on bail and imposed a publication ban on all evidence and allegations presented at the trial.
Three students from Norman High School in Oklahoma say they were raped by the same young man, who filmed one of the encounters and showed the video to friends. The alleged rapist has been suspended, but now his victims say they’re getting bullied by other students.
In an interview with a student-run media organization, Dean Nicole Eramo said the University of Virginia hasn’t expelled a student accused of rape during her tenure, even when individuals have confessed. The school’s handling of sexual assault has been in the spotlight following the publication of a Rolling Stone article last week.
“We may be looking at America’s greatest serial rapist that ever got away with this,” Jewel Allison told the New York Daily News.
In light of allegations of a gang-rape at the University of Virginia (UVA) branch of Phi Kappa Psi, the university suspended all fraternities for the rest of the semester. A scroll through the anonymous app Yik Yak shows how students feel about the decision.
Former model-actress Angela Leslie said Cosby tried to drug her and forced her to fondle him in a Las Vegas hotel room in 1992. Meanwhile, his upcoming shows in Las Vegas and Tucson were canceled.
Therese Serignese, now a nurse in Florida, said Cosby raped her in 1972 when she was 19. It is the latest in a series of similar accusations from women against the comedian.
“I would appreciate it if that was scuttled,” Bill Cosby said during a recent interview after sexual assault questions were raised.
UPDATE: After mounting public pressure, and a rash of renewed and new criminal accusations against Cosby, NBC has dumped the developing sitcom it had once touted while TV Land has pulled video clips of The Cosby Show off its website. On Tuesday, Janice Dickinson said Cosby had raped her in 1982.
Eight women testified in a preliminary hearing Monday that Officer Daniel Holtzclaw used his authority as a police officer to sexually assault them.