Fiction Pick of the Week: "Who Are You"
Sexual and personal growth intertwine.
Sexual and personal growth intertwine.
Pete Philo had a successful NBA career as a scout for the Pacers, Timberwolves, and Mavericks. He got all those jobs after being convicted of raping a teenager.
Since 1998, roughly 380 Southern Baptist church leaders and volunteers have faced allegations of sexual misconduct. They left behind more than 700 victims.
As R. Kelly’s career flourished, an industry overlooked allegations of abusive behavior toward young women.
Pope Benedict XVI’s post-retirement presence in the Vatican has set the stage for a conflict that threatens to split the Catholic Church into two.
Cardinal Bernard Law knew as early as 1984 John Geoghan was molesting children. The priest would not be defrocked for 14 years.
In her fight to end sexual abuse, the Olympic champion is challenging the very institutions she led to glory.
Eric Schneiderman faces a #MeToo reckoning of his own.
Inside the disturbing “cult” of young acolytes that catapulted conductor James Levine’s career.
Their boss allegedly committed sexual assault and abuse. He denied everything. They had to decide: Who do I believe? What do I do?
When confronted with reports that a doctor to top gymnasts was sexually abusing women and girls, most did nothing. And the abuse continued.
What the Toronto Police found was even worse than they’d expected.
How a missionary group covered up decades of sexual abuse.
A girls' camp nature walk takes an unusual, grotesque turn.
“Over and over again, records show, predatory physicians took advantage of a doctor’s special privilege — the daily practice of asking trusting people to disrobe in a private room and permit themselves to be touched.”
For decades, the lead actor at an acclaimed storefront Chicago theater beat, groped, and choked his female co-stars in front of audiences, while manipulating them into coercive relationships offstage.
An investigation into sexual abuse at elite New England schools.
How a former member of Jesus People USA exposed its history of sexual abuse.
Secrets, dangers, and murder in a German police state.
"Andreas didn’t know what to say. What he wanted was for her to come and live in the basement of the rectory with him. He could protect her, home-school her, practice English with her, train her as a counsellor for at-risk youth, and be her friend, the way King Lear imagined being friends with Cordelia, following the news of the court from a distance, laughing at who was in, who was out. Maybe in time they’d be a couple, the couple in the basement, leading their own private life."
After years of sexual abuse by a neighbor, a teenager takes matters into his own hands.
Decades after a young nun was murdered, a group of former Catholic high school students begin to suspect that an abusive priest may have been the culprit.
An investigation into sexual abuse in youth sports, with a focus on USA Swimming.
“When I was fourteen, I had a relationship with my eighth grade history teacher. People called me a victim. They called him a villain. But it’s more complicated than that.”
A clash of culture, sex, and need between an English wife and her Greek husband.
"On this day Mary goes home excited and restless and sits in front of her looking glass and examines herself. She often does this. She is plump, pretty, with ruddy cheeks, black curls, and a lot of well-placed dimples, and Dmitri calls her his little blackberry. But she has gray eyes, and he says that if it weren’t for those cool English eyes he could believe she has Greek blood. His black eyes easily smolder, or burn, or reproach. Mary leans her forearms among the little bottles of scent, the lipsticks, the eye paint, and tries out expressions. She puts a long unsmiling unblinking stare on her face and frightens herself with it."
A beloved girls’ basketball coach is accused of sexually molesting several of his players.