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New offence of 'negligent sexual assault' may send wrong message: DPP

New offence of 'negligent sexual assault' may send wrong message: DPP

The DPP says a proposed new offence of "negligent sexual assault", backed by the Bar Association, may send the message some sexual assaults are "less serious".

  • by Michaela Whitbourn

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Sex, lies and video: K-pop world rocked by interlocking scandals
South Korea

Sex, lies and video: K-pop world rocked by interlocking scandals

K-pop had largely escaped scandals as South Korea's anti-sexual harassment #MeToo movement ensnared political, sports, and other figures. But that's clearly changing

  • by Joori Roh and Josh Smith
'No, I don't think things are getting better': Virginia Madsen on life after #MeToo

'No, I don't think things are getting better': Virginia Madsen on life after #MeToo

Despite the wave of change sweeping her industry, Hollywood veteran Virginia Madsen fears young actors remain as vulnerable as ever to abuse and manipulation.

  • by Karl Quinn
Catholic Church seeks apology over SNL abuse skit
MeToo movement

Catholic Church seeks apology over SNL abuse skit

"If you support the Catholic Church, isn't that like the same thing as being an R. Kelly fan?" SNL's Pete Davidson asked.

Google paid former executive $50 million exit package following sexual harassment claim
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Google paid former executive $50 million exit package following sexual harassment claim

Google paid former search executive Amit Singhal $50 million in an exit package when he was reportedly forced to resign after a sexual assault investigation, according to court documents.

  • by Rachel Lerman
Michael Jackson fans divided in wake of shocking Leaving Neverland documentary
Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson fans divided in wake of shocking Leaving Neverland documentary

With Jackson unable to defend his legacy from the latest sexual abuse allegations, there’s no shortage of people going into battle for him. 

  • by Josh Dye
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'They're hos': Roseanne Barr courts controversy with latest #MeToo comments

'They're hos': Roseanne Barr courts controversy with latest #MeToo comments

"They're pretending that they didn't go to trade sexual favours for money," the comedian said of #MeToo accusers.

  • by Genevieve Rota
'I can only do what feels right': Emma Thompson confirms she quit film because of John Lasseter
Emma Thompson

'I can only do what feels right': Emma Thompson confirms she quit film because of John Lasseter

"If a man has been touching women inappropriately for decades, why would a woman want to work for him?"

  • by Sara M Moniuszko
Time's Up CEO resigns after son is accused of sexual assault
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Time's Up CEO resigns after son is accused of sexual assault

Time's Up, an organisation formed last year to combat sexual harassment and assault in the workplace, is now coping with a crisis within its own ranks.

  • by Jeff Green
What women hear walking alone at night
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What women hear walking alone at night

A new campaign is asking men to put themselves in the shoes of a woman walking alone at night.

  • by Rachael Dexter
New video shows R. Kelly engaging in sexual acts with minor: lawyer
R. Kelly

New video shows R. Kelly engaging in sexual acts with minor: lawyer

The claims come just a few days before the explosive documentary Surviving R. Kelly is due to air in Australia. 

  • by Broede Carmody