https://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id=2&objectid=12125807 Police claim Laidlaw exchanged phone numbers with the student, who was enrolled in her hip hop dance class, before the pair exchanged text messages and communicated through Instagram and Snapchat, the paper reported. The content of some of the messages shared between the pair was sexually explicit, police allege.Continue Reading

https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/world/house-mistress-had-sex-five-students-high-school-handed-extraordinarily-lenient-sentence-sydney-judge A former house mistress who unlawfully had sex with five male students at an elite NSW school has been spared further jail time after receiving an “extraordinarily lenient” suspended sentence. “I am sure that at least the complainants’ parents will think my sentence is manifestly inadequate,” said Acting JudgeContinue Reading

Paul Francis Gadd (born 8 May 1944),[3][4] known by the stage name Gary Glitter, is an English former glam rock singer who achieved popular success in the 1970s and 80s. He was known for his extreme glam image of glitter suits, make-up and platform boots, and his energetic live performances.Continue Reading

http://www.stuff.co.nz/auckland/87905911/depraved-sex-offender-ronald-van-der-plaat-banned-from-going-near-children-for-five-years Justice Matthew Downs said in his decision public protection was the highest priority and “given the risk posed by Mr van der Plaat, an order is necessary”. However he said because of van der Plaat’s dementia and his age a 10-year order would be “excessive”. He instead opted forContinue Reading

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/11/11/gloria-allred-to-donald-trump-if-you-sue-sex-assault-accusers-we-ll-sue-you.html Allred goaded President-elect Trump to deliver on his word during a press conference in Los Angeles with Summer Servos, the Celebrity Apprentice contestant who claims Trump made inappropriate sexual advances towards her in 2007 when she was vying for a job at the Trump Organization. Servos said her businessContinue Reading

http://www.yesmagazine.org/people-power/trump-has-triggered-the-trauma-vote-20161102 The thing about sexual assault is that, although it’s incredibly common, it is also incredibly isolating. Fear of victim blaming or not being believed keeps many of us from speaking out. Furthermore, few choose to define themselves as survivors. I am so much more than the victim of aContinue Reading