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Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

Why A Routine Trip To The GP Leaves Me Mentally And Emotionally Shaken

6 min read

“Just relax,” he says.

National

National

Sydney Swim Teacher On 28 New Sex Charges

1 min read

A Sydney swimming instructor accused of sexually assaulting two girls is now facing 28 more charges relating to an additional six victims, NSW Police say.

World

World

Dozens Of Convictions As Thousands Of Rape Kit Tests Finally Processed

2 min read

CONTENT WARNING: This article details sexual assault.

Crime

Crime

Backpacker Faces Man Who Raped Her In A Pig Shed

1 min read

A European backpacker raped in an old pig shed after answering a job ad in South Australia has told a court she thought she would never see her family again.

Crime

Crime

Sydney Uber Driver Charged With Rape

2 min read

A rideshare driver has been charged with rape after a woman passenger was assaulted in Sydney's west over the weekend.

Crime

Crime

Man Wanted Fake Relationship With Mother For Sex With Daughter

1 min read

A man has been charged after he allegedly tried to groom a child for sex online.

Crime

Crime

George Pell's Lawyer Has Apologised For 'Vanilla Sexual Penetration' Comment

2 min read

High-profile barrister Robert Richter apologised for his "terrible choice of phrase" he made while in court during a plea hearing for George Pell.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

A Town Sold A Family's Beloved Pug On eBay To Pay Off Debts

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

World

World

Woman Sexually Assaulted By Man Given Access To Her Hotel Room

5 min read

Cheri Marchionda's life forever changed on April 10, 2014, when -- travelling alone for work -- she was sexually assaulted when a man got access to her room at an Iowa Embassy Suites hotel.

World

World

Lawyer Claims To Have New Video Of R. Kelly Allegedly Sexually Assaulting Underage Girl

1 min read

Attorney Michael Avenatti said he has new video evidence proving singer R. Kelly sexually abused an underage girl, and claimed he has given the evidence to prosecutors.

Crime

Crime

Man Charged Over Indecent Assault Of 85-Year-Old Woman

1 min read

A 41-year-old man has been charged after an 85-year-old woman was indecently assaulted in a retirement home in Central West NSW.

Crime

Crime

Police Share Graphic Details Of Planned Rape Of 3-Year-Old Girl

3 min read

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT.

World

World

Nurse Who Allegedly Raped And Impregnated Patient Pleads Not Guilty

1 min read

A nurse accused of raping an incapacitated woman who later gave birth at a long-term care facility in Phoenix, USA has pleaded not guilty to a sexual assault charge.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Lady Gaga Defended Kesha In Heated Deposition

1 min read

New documents reveal how Lady Gaga supported Kesha in her ongoing legal battle against producer Dr. Luke.

World

World

Nurse Arrested In Case Of Woman Who Gave Birth In Incapacitated State

2 min read

A nurse has been arrested on a charge of sexual assault in the impregnation of an incapacitated woman who gave birth last month at a long-term health care facility, police said Wednesday.

News

News

Heartbreaking Scenes As Aiia's Body Returns Home

1 min read

Cars displaying black flags jammed streets as mourners gathered to farewell murdered student Aiia Masarwa, who was laid to rest near Tel Aviv on Wednesday.

Crime

Crime

Fortune Teller Charged Over Sexual Assault Of Teenage Girl

1 min read

A man who claims to be a fortune teller will face court today charged over the alleged sexual assault of a young girl in Sydney's south-west.

Entertainment

Entertainment

Record Company Has 'Parted Ways' With Beleaguered Star R. Kelly

1 min read

R.Kelly had been signed to RCA Records since the early 1990s.

Updated

Updated

Accused Dance School Rapist Hit With Nearly 90 Fresh Charges

1 min read

Anthony Sampieri -- the man accused of attacking a seven-year-old girl in a toilet -- allegedly made 87 threatening calls to several women in the months before the dance school rape.

Views

Views

We Were Troubled By R. Kelly, We Just Turned A Blind Eye And It's Time To Admit It

6 min read

'Surviving R. Kelly' might be the final nail in the coffin for the man's lengthy career -- but how and why did we allow him to prosper this long?

World

World

Kevin Spacey Silent In Court As He Pleads Not Guilty

1 min read

Kevin Spacey was silent as he appeared in court accused of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old man at a bar more than two years ago. 

National

National

Child Asylum Seeker Allegedly Raped On Nauru Suing Australian Government

2 min read

In what is believed to be a first, a child asylum seeker who was allegedly raped while in detention on Nauru is suing the Australian federal government for breach of care.

Crime

Crime

Two Men Posing As Ride-Share Drivers Sexually Assault Woman

1 min read

Police are hunting two attackers who posed as ride-share service drivers to lure a woman into their car before sexually assaulting her in Melbourne. 

Crime

Crime

Man Charged With 54 Domestic Violence And Sexual Assault Offences

1 min read

A man has been charged over alleged historical sexual assault, kidnapping and domestic violence-related offences, totaling more than 50 charges.

World

World

Woman Bashes Man To Force Oral Sex

1 min read

WARNING: Graphic content

Crime

Crime

Man Charged With The Sexual Assault Of Teenage Boy

1 min read

A 49-year-old man has been charged with the sexual assault of a teenage boy in Sydney's Inner West.

Crime

Crime

Child Killer Fights For Freedom From Jail

1 min read

It's been 30 years since a NSW mum's baby girl was raped and murdered by a man she trusted, but the pain has never dulled.

Crime

Crime

Man Accused Of Sexual Assault Of 13-Year-Old Girl Was On Bail

2 min read

If you ask the NSW Premier, the state has the “strictest and toughest laws in the nation”, yet there’s been another system failure that’s lead to the alleged rape of a child.

National

National

Police Release Images Of Man Wanted Over Sydney Sexual Assault

1 min read

Police believe the man may be able to assist with inquiries following a brutal sexual assault on a 51-year-old woman.

Crime

Crime

Alleged Jarryd Hayne Sexual Assault Victim Was Bitten, Required Medical Treatment

1 min read

Details have emerged about the alleged sexual assault of a woman by NRL star Jarryd Hayne.

National

National

How Young Is Too Young To Teach Kids About Sexual Assault?

4 min read

Should we be teaching kids about sexual assault, or are we forcing them into a cycle of fear?

Updated

Updated

Jarryd Hayne Makes Bail Deadline After Sexual Assault Charges

2 min read

Troubled former NRL star Jarryd Hayne has reported to police on bail for the first time since being charged with sexually assaulting a young woman.

News

News

Man Arrested Over Sexual Assault Of Seven-Year-Old Girl And Related Stabbing

1 min read

Man has been arrested after the sexual assault of a seven-year-old in Sydney's south.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Shinzo Abe In Darwin And May Faces No Confidence Vote

4 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

News

News

NRL Star Jarryd Hayne Accused Of Sexual Assault, NSW Police Investigating

1 min read

Police are investigating allegations that Jarryd Hayne sexually assaulted a woman in her 20s on NRL Grand Final night.

National

National

Retaking Power: Why Sexual Assault Survivors Are Calling To #LetHerSpeak

2 min read

Steve Fisher is a survivor of child sexual abuse. His perpetrator, paedophile priest Garth Hawkins, spent almost six years in prison for offences committed against seven boys.

World

World

Writer Explains Sexual Assault By Likening It To Getting Kicked In The Nuts

1 min read

An American writer has hit the nail on the nuts with his analogy explaining why women are so enraged by Brett Kavanaugh's appointment to the US Supreme Court.

News

News

Woman 'Cowardly' Attacked And Sexually Assaulted In Sydney's West

2 min read

A woman is in hospital after being beaten and sexually assaulted in what police are calling a “cowardly” attack.

Music

Music

XXXTentacion Admits To Domestic Violence In Secret Tape

3 min read

Pitchfork has obtained a secretly recorded tape from 2016 of XXXTentacion confessing to multiple violent crimes -- including the alleged assault of an ex-girlfriend.

Crime

Crime

Police Confirm Report Of Sexual Assault Of Teen Girl Was 'False'

1 min read

A 14-year-old girl claimed she had been abducted and raped while walking home from school on Wednesday in the NSW Hunter region.

Crime

Crime

Sydney Doctor Accused Of Indecently Assaulting Sleeping Patients

2 min read

Police swooped on a unit block in Rydalmere following a seven week investigation.

Crime

Crime

CCTV Captures Men Spiking Woman's Drink Before Sexually Assaulting Her

1 min read

Footage has emerged of the moment two men spiked a drink before forcing a woman to drink it and sexually assaulting her.

Views

Views

I Moved To New York City, Six Months Later I Had A Gun To My Neck

3 min read

Like scores of young Australians before and after me, I headed overseas to chase my dreams. Then I was woken up.

News

News

Australian Woman's Sexual Assault In New York City Captured On CCTV

1 min read

The 27-year-old walked almost two kilometres to the nearest police station to report the crime, according to the NYPD.

Updated

Updated

Man Accused Of Child Sex Assault To Remain On Bail

1 min read

Moud Nuri is accused of connecting with a teen online before tracking him down and allegedly attacking the 13-year-old.

World

World

White House Adviser Kellyanne Conway: 'I'm A Victim Of Sexual Assault'

1 min read

While defending Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh on Sunday, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway revealed she herself had been a victim of sexual assault.

World

World

FBI To Investigate Brett Kavanaugh Sexual Assault Allegations

5 min read

A dramatic last-minute demand by Republican Senator Jeff Flake on Friday prompted the Senate Judiciary Committee to seek an FBI investigation into Brett Kavanaugh over sexual misconduct allegations.

World

World

This Photo Is Every Woman Watching The Kavanaugh Hearing

2 min read

An emotional hearing in the US Supreme Court attracted the attention of women everywhere as a conservative federal appeals court judge decried his innocence against sexual assault. 

Celebrity

Celebrity

Stars Share Stories Of Sexual Assault In Support Of Christine Ford

2 min read

CONTENT WARNING: This article details sexual assault and child abuse.

World

World

Christine Ford Testifies Against Brett Kavanaugh In Emotional Hearing

4 min read

Fighting to salvage his nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh angrily and tearfully denied on Thursday a university professor’s accusation that he sexually assaulted her 36 years ago.

World

World

#WhyIDidntReport: Sexual Assault Survivors Share Their Stories

3 min read

CONTENT WARNING: This article details sexual assault and child abuse.

National

National

James Ricketson Lands In Sydney And Strawberry Crisis Hits NZ

3 min read

All the news you need to know on your Monday morning.

Crime

Crime

Mother-Of-Six 'Encouraged Her Husband To Continue To Rape Me'

1 min read

"I believe that she is a danger and a threat to any vulnerable person in the community" Elizabeth Smart said.

National

National

Drink Spiking: How Can You Protect Yourself?

2 min read

Here's a quick round up to help give you peace of mind.

Crime

Crime

Man Fronts Court Over Alleged Rape Of Young Mother

1 min read

The man has been identified as Zynal Javid Khan.

Crime

Crime

'Wolf Creek' Actor John Jarratt Charged Over Historic Rape Allegation

1 min read

Police allege he assaulted a young woman more than 40 years ago.

Music

Music

Rape Counsellors To Be Rolled Out At Music Festivals

4 min read

"Everyone has the right to feel safe at events"

National

National

Sydney Uni Launches 'Unethical And Irresponsible' Sexual Assault Portal

4 min read

The portal has been called nothing more than "reputational goal scoring".

Crime

Crime

Public Education On Sexual Consent Law Needed, Experts Warn

4 min read

"We need to engage with the population who will be most impacted about this"

Crime

Crime

Gymnast Molester Larry Nassar Attacked In Prison

2 min read

He spent just hours in a general population area in prison before he was set upon.

Crime

Crime

British Ski Instructor Charged With Alleged Assault Of Couple In Jindabyne

1 min read

The young couple were enjoying a night out when they were set upon by a man.

Crime

Crime

British Man Arrested After 'Violent Sexual Attack' At Tourist Hotspot

2 min read

A young man and woman were out in Jindabyne when they were allegedly attacked by a group of men.

The Project

The Project

Dorothy Hewett's Daughters Tell Lisa Wilkinson Of Underage Sexual Experiences

2 min read

The famous writer's daughters have lifted the lid on the dark side of growing up in bohemian Sydney in the 70s.

Views

Views

Every New Tragic Story Derails My Ability To Heal From My Past

4 min read

Stephanie Scott. Eurydice Dixon. Tiahleigh Palmer... Every. Story. Reminds me.

National

National

What Happened To Australia's #MeToo Movement?

2 min read

Our defamation laws are some of the toughest in the world.

News

News

In The Wake Of Eurydice Dixon’s Death, What Do We Know About Sexual Violence?

5 min read

Gendered violence is all too common, but not often perpetrated by strangers.

Crime

Crime

Disgusting: Eurydice Dixon Memorial Vandalised With 'Offensive' Material

2 min read

Police say offensive drawings were found beside the memorial.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Cosplay Star Alleges Domestic Abuse By Nerdist Founder

5 min read

Chloe Dykstra detailed her three-year experience of alleged domestic abuse in a widely-shared Medium post.

Updated

Updated

Man To Appear In Court Over Alleged Sexual Assault Of 11-Year-Old Girl

2 min read

The man has been refused bail and faces multiple charges, including kidnapping and sexual assault.

News

News

Woman Charged Over Alleged Sexual Assault of Schoolgirl

1 min read

The 17-year-old was allegedly assaulted at a train station in inner Melbourne.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Safe Access Zones Passed & Axe Murderer Sentenced

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday morning.

Views

Views

It's Time For Germaine Greer To Shut Up

5 min read

Rape DOES leave injuries.

Music

Music

How Music Festivals Are Stamping Out Sexual Assault

6 min read

CCTV, on-site counsellors, more security and cultural change.

National

National

One In Four Sydney Women Harassed Every Month On The Street

4 min read

"Cat-calling and menacing behavior is not ‘harmless fun’ or ‘a compliment"

Entertainment

Entertainment

MTV Suspends Production Of Catfish Following Sexual Misconduct Allegations

1 min read

Nev Schulman has denied the claims.

News

News

Luke Lazarus Breaks Silence After High-Profile Rape Acquittal

1 min read

Lazarus would not be drawn on whether he felt shame about what happened in the alleyway, but said he felt sadness and knew he had "really hurt someone".