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Mike Tyson Loves to Talk About His Past — Except the Rape Conviction

On Saturday night, close to 1,000 people turned out to the Borgata’s Music Box venue in Atlantic City for “Mike Tyson Undisputed Truth: Round Two,” […]

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Former Temple Frat President Accused of Attempted Rape Has Posted Bail

This story has been updated with a comment from Ari Goldstein’s attorney. Ari Goldstein, a 21-year-old Temple University student and ex-fraternity president who was arrested and charged with […]

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Main Line Teen Goes Public With Her Rape, Calls Problem “An Epidemic”

When Wynnewood’s Lizzie Schnarr was home on winter break during her freshman year at the University of Pittsburgh in January, the Lower Merion High School […]

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Police: Woman Sexually Assaulted at Hotel in Rittenhouse

The Philadelphia Police Department is investigating a sexual assault that’s alleged to have occurred inside a Rittenhouse hotel on Saturday morning around 1 a.m.

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Philly Woman Sues Uber Over Alleged UberX Rape

A Philadelphia woman and her husband have filed a lawsuit against Uber and a former UberX driver, claiming that she was raped in the man’s UberX […]

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Philly Adult Film Star Stoya Accuses Ex of Rape on Twitter

Stoya, an adult film actor, podcast co-host and writer from the Delaware Valley, triggered a controversy this weekend with two tweets that suggest her pornstar […]

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Cosby Accuser From 1965 Sues Him in Federal Court

More than 50 women have come forward with sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby, and the woman whose accusations go back the furthest — she says […]

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Daily Pennsylvanian: Revoke Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degree

While other universities across the country have revoked Bill Cosby’s honorary degrees in the wake of the accusations against him, the University of Pennsylvania, which […]

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Syracuse U. Drops “Kiss Cam” for Promoting Sexual Assault

After a letter-writer complained to Syracuse.com that Syracuse University’s “kiss cam” promoted sexual assault and male entitlement, the Carrier Dome has announced it will no […]

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Philadelphia Receives Grant to Resolve Rape Kit Backlog

Yesterday Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance announced that 32 jurisdictions in 20 states — including the City of Philadelphia — would receive part of a total […]

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Philadelphia UberX Driver Charged With Raping Passenger Is Also a Cab Driver

UberX driver Abdellah Elkaddi of Northeast Philadelphia has been charged with raping a 24-year-old female passenger in his car during a ride in June.

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What We Need to Talk About When Discussing the Bill Cosby Allegations

To be frank, it’s hard for me to follow the Cosby allegations. Despite all that we’ve learned from the latest court decisions and depositions, Bill Cosby […]

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Bill Cosby Scandal Suggests We Still Don’t Take Sexual Assault Seriously Enough

Folks: If Bill Cosby, as has been alleged, sexually assaulted dozens of women, it would be wrong because sexually assaulting women is wrong. It wouldn’t be wrong […]

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Male Penn Grad Says He Was Sexually Assaulted After 2013 Phi Kappa Psi Party

Recent University of Pennsylvania graduate Reginald Stewart has sued Penn’s Phi Kappa Psi fraternity as well as fraternity brother Charles Gibson over a January 2013 […]

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Here Is the New Jersey Bill That Would Criminalize Lying to Get Sex

Last December, New Jersey Assemblyman Troy Singleton introduced a bill that raised eyebrows: It would create the crime of sexual assault by fraud. Lying for […]