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Del. Deputy AG Charged with Rape of Teen He Met on Grindr

By Jason St. Amand | Monday May 5, 2014
Police accused Delaware’s deputy attorney general Friday of raping a teen boy he met on the gay hookup app Grindr.

Lawsuit: Gay ’X-Men’ Director Accused of Sex Abuse of Teen Boy

By Oskar Garcia | Friday Apr 18, 2014
A former child model and aspiring actor is accusing "X-Men" franchise director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him as a teenager in a federal lawsuit filed in Hawaii.

Canadian Man Raped and Robbed by Grindr Hook Up in Philadelphia

By EDGE | Friday Apr 11, 2014
A Canadian man visiting Philadelphia got more than he expected when he logged onto Grinder, Wednesday. The expected tryst turned into a harrowing experience that included a sexual assault at gunpoint and $3,000 in theft.

UK Man on Trial for Allegedly Raping Woman to Cure Her of Being Gay

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Apr 1, 2014
A man from Yorkley, a village in Gloucestershire, England, is on trial this week for an allegedly attempting to rape a woman in 2012 because he thought it would "cure" her of being lesbian.

Jury Awards $5.42M to Woman Raped in WeHo Nightclub

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Mar 4, 2014
A Santa Monica jury awarded a female news producer $5.42 million for a West Hollywood nightclubs’ negligence, after an employee allegedly raped her in the restroom.

News Analysis: Report on Forced Sex in Prison

By Sean McShee | Wednesday Feb 26, 2014
Differences in risk between lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) inmates and heterosexual inmates became visible in this report: LGB inmates are much more likely to be victims of sexual assault in prison than are straight inmates.

Navy Seeks More Sexual Assault Survey Responses

By Brock Vergakis | Saturday Dec 21, 2013
Participation in an anonymous survey aimed at determining how big a problem sexual assault is in the Navy and Marines is lagging this year compared to past years, the Navy says.

Fla. Man Acquitted in Conn. of Sex Assault Charges

Friday Dec 6, 2013
A Florida flight attendant has been acquitted in Connecticut of sexually assaulting a 10-year-old boy more than 100 times.

Indian Editor Arrested in Sexual Assault Case

By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar | Saturday Nov 30, 2013
The editor of an Indian magazine known for exposing abuses of power was arrested Saturday in a sexual assault case that has fueled fresh outrage over the treatment of women in the country, police said.

Calls For Accountability Surround Navy Sex Case

By Brian Witte | Tuesday Sep 24, 2013
The case of three former U.S. Naval Academy football players accused of sexually assaulting a fellow midshipman at an off-campus toga party has renewed calls for academy leaders to face tough accountability.