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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...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 "...

Franciscan Files Reveal How Clergy Preyed On Victims

AP | GILLIAN FLACCUS | Posted 07.22.2012 | Crime

LOS ANGELES — Robert Van Handel was a 15-year-old seminarian at St. Anthony's, a prestigious Franciscan boarding school, when, he said, a priest...

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...