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Child Molestation

'Tragic Day For Penn State': Sandusky Scandal Heading Back To Court

AP | MARC LEVY | Posted 07.31.2013 | Crime

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The Jerry Sandusky scandal appears headed for another court fight that is sure to prolong the media spotlight and relive the testim...

Speaking Out About the 'Unspeakable'

Cheryl Saban Ph.D. | Posted 09.21.2013 | Los Angeles
Cheryl Saban Ph.D.

While it may be next to impossible to prevent every case of rape and molestation, the very least we can do as a society is provide a safe place where they can tell what happened to them -- where they can heal, and begin to live again. Stuart House is such a place.

Listen Up, Boy Scouts: Gays Aren't Pedophiles, And Pedophiles Aren't Idiots

Wayne Self | Posted 06.22.2013 | Gay Voices
Wayne Self

Presumably, the Boy Scouts still believe that they must protect their charges from us scary adult gay men. And it's not just a concern about potential attraction. If it were, they'd also ban heterosexual women from being den mothers. It's a concern that we are predators.

Change Our Story: Silence Broken

Peter Buffett | Posted 05.06.2013 | Impact
Peter Buffett

I've seen what a broken system can destroy. How do you say, "Life is what you make it" to those young women and the thousands of women (and men) like them? You don't. But here's what you do: listen.

Son Of Sex Offender: My Dad 'Went From Role Model To Worst Person'

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Wilkes-Edrington | Posted 02.22.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Registered sex offenders are subjected to years of public embarrassment and scrutiny, but they aren't the only ones impacted by their crime. Their spo...

Priest Admitted Sexual Relations With Girl In Snow White Costume

Posted 02.04.2013 | Los Angeles

A retired Los Angeles priest who admitted to having sexual relations with a girl in his parish went on to be hired by the Los Angeles Unified School D...

Softball Coach Sexually Assaulted Teen Daughter's Best Friend: Cops

Posted 01.29.2013 | Crime

Police in Pennsylvania say a local softball coach sexually assaulted his daughter's best friend in an alleged relationship that began when the girl wa...

Priest Neil Doherty Sentenced On Sex Abuse Charges

Posted 01.28.2013 | Miami

A priest who accused of drugging and sexually assaulting a teenaged parishioner will spend the foreseeable future in prison. Father Neil Doherty, 6...

Broward Priest Pleads No Contest To Heinous Offense

Posted 01.15.2013 | Miami

A former Margate priest may spend the rest of his life in prison after pleading no contest to repeatedly drugging and molesting an underaged South Flo...

Lawyers Battle If Sandusky Got Fair Trial

AP | MARK SCOLFORO | Posted 03.12.2013 | Crime

BELLEFONTE, Pa. — Jerry Sandusky emerged from prison to attend a hearing 200 miles away at which his lawyers argued Thursday he deserves a new t...

Can Convicted Pedophile Jerry Sandusky Survive With General Population? (POLL)

David Lohr | Posted 01.07.2013 | Crime

Former assistant Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky is none too pleased about his confinement at Greene State Prison in southwestern Pennsylvani...

Eccentric Artist Freed In Child Molesting Case

AP | Posted 11.30.2012 | Crime

AMARILLO, Texas -- Millionaire Texas artist Stanley Marsh 3 has been freed on $300,000 bond after being charged with 11 counts of molesting children. ...

Male Sexual Abuse Survivor Speaks Out Against Stigmas, Silence

HuffPost Live | Posted 11.12.2012 | Healthy Living

From the time he was eight-years-old, Jarrod Noftsger was sexually abused. On a HuffPost Live segment, he discussed the silence that surrounds male se...

David Lohr

Soldier In Afghanistan Watched Wife Have Oral Sex With Teen Girl Via Skype, Police Say

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 10.25.2012 | Crime

A military wife has been accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl as her husband watched via a live stream in Afghanistan. Shawn Raymo, 22, a...

Journalist Says Dem Gal Pal Was Framed

Joliet Patch | Joseph Hosey | Posted 12.09.2012 | Politics

The septuagenarian lover of a 32-year-old Troy Township Democratic committeewoman jailed for an alleged sex date with a teenage boy took another shot ...

Jerry Sandusky, Victims Plan To Speak At Sentencing

AP | MARK SCOLFORO | Posted 12.08.2012 | Crime

BELLEFONTE, Pa. — Jerry Sandusky and at least some of his victims plan to address the judge at his sentencing, a proceeding that may last less t...

Sandusky Runs Risk Of Sexual Assault In Prison

AP | MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 10.08.2012 | Crime

-- Because of who he is and what he's done, Jerry Sandusky could be in particular danger of sexual assault when he is sent off to prison this week. ...

Homosexuality And Pedophila: The False Link

Joe Kort, Ph.D. | Posted 12.05.2012 | Gay Voices
Joe Kort, Ph.D.

It is so hard to believe that people are still trying to use the purported link between pedophilia and homosexuality. The old, tired argument that pedophilia is linked with homosexuality is wrong on many levels.

From Priests to Boy Scouts -- It's Time to Lock Up Child Molesters for Good

Steve Siebold | Posted 11.26.2012 | Crime
Steve Siebold

Until we stand up and start putting these criminals away for good, it's never going to stop. Until that happens, the message being sent is literally condoning this kind of behavior.

'Rehab With Dr. Drew': Deanna Talks About Her History Of Sexual Abuse

Posted 09.24.2012 | TV

Deanna's stint on "Rehab with Dr. Drew" has certainly gotten off to a rocky start, if this week's episode was any indication. She was able to take adv...

'Who The (Bleep) Did I Marry?': Childhood Sweetheart Turned Monster

Posted 09.20.2012 | TV

A truly heartbreaking story on "Who the (Bleep) Did I Marry?" as viewers were introduced to Shaina Gibson. Shaina had known Joseph Allsop since she wa...

Very Bad News For The Boy Scouts

Reuters | Posted 11.16.2012 | Crime

By Chris Francescani Sept 16 (Reuters) - The Boy Scouts of America could face a wave of bad publicity as decades of records of confirm...

Sherri Shepherd of The View Speaks on Child Molestation in America

Mike Spradley | Posted 11.07.2012 | Black Voices
Mike Spradley

Naturally the subject of child molestation is disturbing to any rational person; even as a journalist this subject invokes a sense of anger and frustration for me. But what about the survivors?

So Cal Community Leader Opens Up about Child Molestation

Mike Spradley | Posted 11.05.2012 | Black Voices
Mike Spradley

I also want parents of sexually abused children to let go of the guilt. They should know that in many situations, there's nothing that can be done to prevent the abuse.

8 Alleged Victims.. And Counting

Posted 08.22.2012 | Miami

An elderly Margate man suffering from lung disease was arrested this month after allegedly admitting he has molested young girls “since he was a boy...