Sex in society

FILE - This undated file photo shows a photo of Dr. Richard Strauss. A lawsuit by four former Ohio State University wrestlers alleges the school failed to stop “rampant sexual misconduct” by the now-dead team doctor despite being repeatedly informed about his behavior. In the federal lawsuit filed Monday, July 16, 2018, four Ohio men listed as John Does say Strauss sexually assaulted or harassed them in the late 1980s or 1990s. The wrestlers’ lawsuit seeks unspecified monetary damages. Messages seeking comment were left Tuesday with the university.(Ohio State University via AP, File)
July 20, 2018 - 1:26 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — More than 100 former students have provided firsthand accounts of sexual misconduct by the now-dead Ohio State University team physician at the center of an ongoing investigation, the university said on Friday. Over 200 former students and university employees have been...
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July 20, 2018 - 7:47 am
BERLIN (AP) — An independent panel of experts on sexual harassment is being set up at UNAIDS after calls for the organization's head to resign over his handling of harassment allegations. The Geneva-based agency overseeing the fight against HIV/AIDS said Friday that its oversight body —...
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July 20, 2018 - 6:58 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Friday accepted the resignation of a Honduran bishop accused of sexual misconduct with seminarians, the latest in a series of high-ranking clergy implicated in sexual improprieties with adults under their authority. Francis had ordered an investigation into the...
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FILE - In this July 9, 2018, file photo, Harvey Weinstein attends his arraignment in court in New York. Weinstein's lawyers say Ashley Judd's allegations that he tried to hurt her career after she rejected him sexually are baseless, and they have asked a judge to dismiss her lawsuit against him. The court documents filed Wednesday, July 18, discuss Judd's comment that she would only let Weinstein touch her after she won an Academy Award in one of his films. (Jefferson Siegel/The Daily News via AP, Pool, File)
July 18, 2018 - 8:57 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Harvey Weinstein's lawyers asked a judge Wednesday to dismiss Ashley Judd's lawsuit against him, saying allegations that he tried to hurt her career after she rejected him sexually are baseless and were filed far too late. In the federal court filing in Los Angeles, the attorneys...
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July 18, 2018 - 7:41 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Harvey Weinstein's lawyers say Ashley Judd's allegations that he tried to hurt her career after she rejected him sexually are baseless, and they have asked a judge to dismiss her lawsuit against him. The court documents filed Wednesday discuss Judd's comment that she would only...
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July 18, 2018 - 9:17 am
PARIS (AP) — Embattled UNAIDS chief Michel Sidibe has said he will not quit his job over criticism of his handling of sexual harassment allegations at the Geneva-based agency. Sidibe said "I need to deliver on my job," responding to questions from AP during a Paris press conference amid calls for...
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Voters make their way into the polling station at Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Montgomery, Ala., on for the runoff election, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. Rep. Martha Roby is facing Republican Bobby Bright on Tuesday. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)
July 17, 2018 - 8:00 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the Alabama runoff election (all times local): 7 p.m. Polls have closed in Alabama as a GOP congresswoman who once distanced herself from President Donald Trump tries not to become the third congressional Republican to lose her job this primary season. Rep...
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Former Ohio State University student Steve Snyder-Hill discusses a complaint he submitted decades ago about the behavior of Dr. Richard Strauss, during an interview at home in Columbus, Ohio, on Tuesday, July 17, 2018. A law firm is investigating allegations about alleged sexual abuse by the now-dead physician and what Ohio State knew at the time. (AP Photo/Kantele Franko)
July 17, 2018 - 6:00 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Four former wrestlers say in a new lawsuit that Ohio State University officials ignored repeated complaints about "rampant sexual misconduct" by a now-dead team doctor, and a former student confirmed Tuesday that investigators have documentation about at least one decades-old...
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FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2012, file photo, Rep. Martha Roby, R-Ala., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, following a GOP strategy session. Roby is seeking Republican redemption in a runoff election that hinges on her loyalty _ or lack thereof _ to President Donald Trump. Roby is facing former Democrat Bobby Bright in Tuesday’s Republican runoff election. She’s trying not to become the third congressional incumbent to lose her seat this primary season.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
July 17, 2018 - 1:35 pm
MILLBROOK, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama Republican congresswoman who once distanced herself from President Donald Trump over his "Access Hollywood" comments is now relying on his endorsement as she fights off a surprisingly strong GOP challenger. Rep. Martha Roby is facing Democrat-turned-Trump...
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FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2012, file photo, Rep. Martha Roby, R-Ala., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, following a GOP strategy session. Roby is seeking Republican redemption in a runoff election that hinges on her loyalty _ or lack thereof _ to President Donald Trump. Roby is facing former Democrat Bobby Bright in Tuesday’s Republican runoff election. She’s trying not to become the third congressional incumbent to lose her seat this primary season.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
July 17, 2018 - 4:50 am
ABBEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Rep. Martha Roby is seeking Republican redemption in an Alabama runoff election that hinges on her loyalty to President Donald Trump. Roby is facing Democrat-turned-Trump Republican Bobby Bright on Tuesday, trying not to become the third congressional Republican to lose her...
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