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Athletic Trainer Who Worked Alongside Larry Nassar For Years Is No Longer Working For USA Gymnastics

Yesterday, 2010 world championships silver medalist Mattie Larson read her victim impact statement at Larry Nassar’s sentencing. Larson related a litany of horrors from her time as a member of the national team—the coaching staff shunning her at the 2010 world championships after she made a mistake, how she harmed…

Judge Reads Batshit Victim-Blaming Letter From Larry Nassar, Where He Wrote "Hell Hath No Fury Like A Woman Scorned"

At the final day of Larry Nassar’s sentencing hearing today, Judge Rosemarie Aquilina read excerpts from a letter that Nassar wrote two months after agreeing to plea guilty to 10 counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct. In his letter, Nassar came off as defiant and wrote as if he was still somehow innocent,…

Report: More Than A Dozen Michigan State Staffers Were Told Of Larry Nassar's Sexual Abuse And Nothing Happened

During the first day of sentencing this week of Larry Nassar, the former Michigan State and USA Gymnastics doctor who will spend the rest of his life in prison and is accused of sexually abusing more than 150 women and girls, no MSU officials were in the courtroom. A school spokesperson said they didn’t want to take…

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Kate Winslet Tries Out a New Defense of Woody Allen: 'On Some Level, Woody Is a Woman'

Although allegations about Woody Allen’s past transgressions have been public for years—his daughter, Dylan Farrow, penned a piece in 2014 alleging that Allen sexually abused her as a child—A-list stars like Kate Winslet still line up to work with him and struggle to explain why they choose to make movies with an…

The Cover That Time Forgot: Why We’re Placing #MeToo’s Tarana Burke Front and Center

News that the #MeToo movement had been named Time magazine’s coveted 2017 Person of the Year confirmed a truly watershed moment in American history: one in which victims of sexual violence—in this case, predominantly women—refused to be shamed or intimidated into silence, while predators would (finally) be held…