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Child Molestation

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...

Mom Claims Coach Molested Her Kids, Attacks Him With Bat

Posted 08.21.2012 | Crime

A Tennessee mom is sorry for beating her children's coach with a baseball bat on Saturday. What she's not sorry for is her claim that he molested h...

Spandex & Boa-Clad Man Arrested For Harassment At Mall

The Huffington Post | Eliza Fisher | Posted 08.16.2012 | Los Angeles

Scott Basko didn't stand out at the Glendale Galleria for his zebra-print spandex outfit, feather boa, and fishnet tights. Instead, the 44-year-old...

Dear Penn State Fans... Don't Forget Who the Real Victims Are

Natalie Thomas | Posted 09.28.2012 | Sports
Natalie Thomas

I feel for those who have given their lives to making the university a great place only to have the name tarnished in this way and it sucks for the current students and athletes, but what was the alternative?

TRAGIC: He Portrayed Himself As A Father Figure...

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 07.17.2012 | Los Angeles

Like retired football coach Jerry Sandusky, this Southern California boxing coach was a highly-regarded coach and mentor to boys and young men. Also l...

Bus Driver Allegedly Offers Boy $1 For Sex (GRAPHIC LANGUAGE)

Huffington Post | Posted 06.29.2012 | Crime

A man is accused of offering a young boy $1 to have sex with him. An Arizona couple working for their local school district -- one as a bus driver,...

Man Allegedly Admits To Child Molestation During Cop Job Interview

Posted 06.28.2012 | Crime

Thank goodness he was honest. When Christopher Stringham applied for a job with the Missouri State Highway Patrol last month, they asked him the st...

Monsters, Bad Guys and Perps

Ellen Magnis | Posted 08.26.2012 | Impact
Ellen Magnis

Now that the national consciousness has been raised around this issue, a common question is, why do they do it? What happened to Sandusky and others like him who took the path of such cruelty?

Sandusky On Isolation: 'I Am Going To Go Nutty'

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 06.26.2012 | Crime

Convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky can't stand isolation. The former Penn State defensive coordinator, currently alone and on suicide watch, t...

David Lohr

Expert: Sandusky's Personality Disorder Defense Won't Work | David Lohr | Posted 06.27.2012 | Crime

The jury in the child molestation trial of former assistant Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky has days of testimony to consider, but one thing ...

Gun Control, Vigilante Justice... How About Some Anger Management?

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 08.14.2012 | Politics
Lorraine Devon Wilke

As locals gathered at Café Racer in Seattle to mourn the deaths and memorialize the lives of its patrons recently killed at the hand of yet another "...

Teacher's Aide Arrested When Video Of Lewd Acts With Child Surfaces

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.18.2012 | Los Angeles

A Los Angeles Unified teacher's aide was arrested Thursday morning on suspicion of lewd acts with a child after video of the alleged lewd acts was sen...

Ex-Cop Found Guilty On Only 21 Of 200 Child Sex Charges

Posted 04.18.2012 | Denver

The trial for Joshua Carrier, a 31-year-old former Colorado Springs police officer and volunteer wrestling coach at Horace Mann Middle School who was ...

Former School Police Officer Recorded His 'Examinations' Of Students

Posted 03.20.2012 | Denver

The trial for Joshua Carrier, a 31-year-old former Colorado Springs police officer and volunteer wrestling coach at Horace Mann Middle School who is a...

Is It Any Wonder Our Children Are Being Preyed Upon?

Larry Strauss | Posted 04.28.2012 | Education
Larry Strauss

I work in a school district that has been shamed by sexual predators posing as teachers and the cumulative failures to prevent or stop them.

Former Cop Faces Over 200 Counts Of Child Sex Assault, Exploitation

Posted 02.06.2012 | Denver

Joshua Carrier, a former Colorado Springs police officer who is accused of molesting 22 boys and faces 207 counts of child exploitation, possessing ch...

Condemnation, Compassion and the Complexity of Abuse

Martin Moran | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Martin Moran

My shame is ancient, intractable. Shame that I allowed it to happen, that I gave in to the wild, confusing pleasure of sex with him. I remained terrified, frozen in the bond of it, until I wrote a book that added an honest voice to the complexity of childhood sexual abuse.

David Lohr

Police Call Mouse 'Hero' In Rescue Of 13-Year-Old Rape Victim | David Lohr | Posted 12.23.2011 | Crime

The disturbing misdeeds of a Utah man accused of raping a 13-year-old girl were exposed this week when the man's roommate accidentally shot a third ro...

Sheriff Arpaio Showdown: Resignation Demands Grow Amid Child Sex Crimes Debacle

Jeff Biggers | Posted 02.06.2012 | Politics
Jeff Biggers

A groundswell of demands for Sheriff Joe Arpaio's resignation continued to spread across local, county and state levels in Arizona today.

Penn State Shocker. Really?

Diana Nyad | Posted 01.31.2012 | Sports
Diana Nyad

We cannot let the Penn State case come and go, fade from the front pages, until we learn of the next shocking incident of long-term, cover-up molestation. These situations are happening everywhere we live. On virtually every block of America's city and suburban neighborhoods.

The Victim-molester Metamorphosis: What We'd Rather Ignore

Andrea Bonior | Posted 01.22.2012 | Crime
Andrea Bonior

One of the risk factors for becoming a sexual abuser of children is having been victimized yourself. One of my concerns as a clinical psychologist is that our sticking our heads in the sand can perpetuate this cycle.

I Didn't Tell!

Robin Quivers | Posted 01.18.2012 | Home
Robin Quivers

One of the questions I hear over and over when child sexual abuse comes up is, "Why didn't they tell?" But when I was trying to figure out how to be safe again after my own experience, telling was one of the first options removed from the table. I didn't have anyone to tell.