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Penn State: The Psychology of the Failure to Report

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 01.16.2012 | Sports
Mark Goulston, M.D.

I have heard it said that the measure of a civilization is how it treats those who have hurt it, I think a further measure is how it treats those who deeply disappoint it.

Joe Paterno's Viewpoint

Jonathan Schmock | Posted 01.14.2012 | Sports
Jonathan Schmock


Talking to Teens About Paterno, Penn State, and the High Price of Bystanding

Rosalind Wiseman | Posted 01.14.2012 | New York
Rosalind Wiseman

The consequence of all this is not only on the people directly involved. It profoundly impacts the way all young people perceive adults as credible role models and trusted figures.

Penn State Students and Paterno

Thomas Alter | Posted 01.11.2012 | Sports
Thomas Alter

More than anything, the videos of Penn State students singing fight songs while the list of victims grows is just sad. It's sad for them, it's sad for Paterno, and it's another embarrassment for the education system in this country.

Joe Paterno, the Penn State Tragedy and Child Molestation

Linda Kenney Baden | Posted 01.11.2012 | Sports
Linda Kenney Baden

Not one story goes by without calling Paterno 'Coach'. This tragedy is not about a 'Coach'. What some sportscasters, fans, and a small but violent flash mob of students fail to realize is that this story is not about sports.

The Devil We Know

Patricia McGuire | Posted 01.08.2012 | DC
Patricia McGuire

The failure to act immediately to expose and arrest predators is a moral failure that leads only to further destruction of both the victims and the institutions that collude through their silence.

David Lohr

Accused Child Molester Commits Suicide In Front Of Police | David Lohr | Posted 12.17.2011 | Crime

An accused child molester killed himself outside a Vermont state police barracks Sunday, after troopers were warned the suicidal man was en route to t...

David Lohr

Top CDC Official And Boyfriend Arrested On Bestiality, Child Molestation Charges | David Lohr | Posted 12.10.2012 | Crime

A highly regarded scientist with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta has been arrested over allegations of bestiality and child ...

David Lohr

Ohio Mom Accused Of Raping 10-Month-Old Son And Videotaping The Sexual Abuse | David Lohr | Posted 11.09.2011 | Crime

A 24-year-old Ohio woman charged with raping her 10-month-old son and sharing the videotaped assault with her boyfriend is being held behind bars toni...

Tommy Deary's Long Overdue Justice

David Margolick | Posted 09.30.2011 | Religion
David Margolick

Francis Bergeron of Moosup, Connecticut is a calm and good-natured man in his early sixties. But when the subject turns to Father Bernard Bissonnette, and the experience he had with him more than fifty years ago, he grows strangely sad and silent.

Former Cop Faces 189 Counts Of Sexual Assault

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.25.2011 | Denver

Joshua Carrier, a former Colorado Springs police officer, was already facing allegations of molesting six children with 78 child sex assault counts, b...

Gay Marriage, Gay Parents: What About the Children?

Elizabeth Abbott | Posted 09.13.2011 | New York
Elizabeth Abbott

Legalizing gay marriage has opened the floodgates of impassioned debate about gay parenting. There's one thing it's difficult to dispute: the children of gay parents are not victims.

Molester Busted After Confessing On CHP Job Application

The Huffington Post | Eliza Fisher | Posted 08.22.2011 | Los Angeles

An El Monte man who was arrested in 2009 for the molestation of a five-year-old girl and possession of child pornography has been sentenced to 30 year...

Fake Cop Arresting & Molesting Young Girls

Posted 08.08.2011 | Los Angeles

A man is posing with a fake police badge to prey on young girls, reports CBS Los Angeles. So far, two girls from Lawrence Middle School in Chatswo...

Laura Stampler

Texas' 10 Hottest Female Sex Offenders? | Laura Stampler | Posted 07.12.2011 | Media

The Houston Press has released a list of the “10 Hottest Women on the Texas Sex Offenders List.” Next to the mugshots (for which the Village V...

Dancing Lessons: An Education On and Off the Dance Floor

Jim Moret | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jim Moret

What can a 26-year-old dancer teach us about life? It turns out, plenty, as is illustrated in two-time Dancing With the Stars champion Cheryl Burke's new autobiography.

ReThink Review: The Kids Are All Right -- On Gay Parents, Divorce and Marrying Murderers

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

The Kids Are All Right is exposing Americans to something they probably haven't seen before -- a gay married couple raising children, in a way that is shockingly, disturbingly... normal.

Where Is the Vatican's Outrage About Child Molestation?

Carla Seaquist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Carla Seaquist

The world -- and the molested -- have been waiting, waiting for the Catholic Church's hierarchy to do the right thing in these months of crisis. Sadly, the wait will be longer.

Cathleen Miller, Chicago Ridge Mom, Accused Of Molesting Her Teenage Daughter's Friends | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A suburban mother was charged Tuesday with seducing and molesting teenage boys; prosecutors said the teens were friends of her daughter, who's in juni...

The Great Vatican Death Spiral

Mark Morford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Mark Morford

Is it almost time? Can we finally start making preparations, send out a global Evite welcoming millions to a grand ritual down by the beach, a fantast...

Learning from Molesters: What the Church and Scout Scandals Can Teach Parents

Patrick Boyle | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Patrick Boyle

But think about this: For 30 years, we've been hit by revelations about the sex abuse in youth institutions -- day care, schools, sports teams, churches and troops. Have we learned anything?

Cartoon: Vatican Upheavals

Shan Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Shan Wells

I'm not Catholic, or even Christian for that matter, but it seems to me that being forgiven for whatever you did sort of revolves around the idea of doing "it" right the next time.

Pope Implicated In Cover-Up Of Wisconsin Sex Abuse Case

Huffington Post / AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

As a cardinal, Pope Benedict XVI and other Vatican officials did not punish or even hold a trial within the Catholic church for a Wisconsin priest who...

Princeton's Robert George: Sophistry Disguised as Scholarship

Wayne Besen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Wayne Besen

The feature article in this week's New York Times Magazine refers to Princeton professor Robert P. George as the "intellectual architect" of the extreme right.

Harlem Memorializes Michael Jackson at Apollo Theater

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
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Lauri Lyons

The Apollo Theater's memorial tribute to Michael Jackson might as well have been Mardi Gras in Harlem.