Sex in society

FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2017, file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives at The Weinstein Company and Netflix Golden Globes afterparty in Beverly Hills, Calif. Law enforcement officials say Weinstein is expected to surrender to authorities Friday morning to face criminal charges in a months-long investigation into allegations that he sexually assaulted women. The officials say the charges relate to related to a former actress, Lucia Evans, who said Weinstein assaulted her in his New York offices in 2004. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
May 24, 2018 - 11:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to authorities Friday to face charges involving at least one of the women who have accused him of sexual assault, two law enforcement officials told The Associated Press. It would be the first criminal case against Weinstein...
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Scott Faughn, publisher of the Jefferson City-based Missouri Times, defends himself Wednesday, May 23, 2018, against legislative questions about his payments to an attorney for a man whose ex-wife had an affair with Gov. Eric Greitens. (Zara McDowell/ABC 17 News via AP)
May 24, 2018 - 4:14 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Allegations of sexual misconduct and campaign finance violations against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens have been shared with federal authorities by a private attorney and a key lawmaker, according to testimony Thursday during a legislative hearing. The hearing by a special...
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FILE - In this May 22, 2018 file photo, actor Morgan Freeman attends the 2018 PEN Literary Gala in New York. Freeman is apologizing to anyone who may have felt “uncomfortable or disrespected” by his behavior. His remarks come after CNN reported that multiple women have accused him of sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior on movie sets and in other professional settings. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
May 24, 2018 - 3:51 pm
Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman apologized on Thursday to anyone who may have felt "uncomfortable or disrespected" by his behavior, after CNN reported that multiple women have accused the A-list actor of sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior on movie sets and in other professional...
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FILE - In this April 16, 2018 file photo Michael Avenatti, attorney and spokesperson for adult film actress Stormy Daniels, arrives at federal court in New York. Avenatti is once again seeking to depose President Donald Trump in the porn actress' fight to invalidate a confidentiality agreement she signed days before the 2016 presidential election. Avenatti says in a court filing Thursday, May 24, 2018, a judge should reconsider an order delaying the case and allow him to depose Trump and obtain documents in the lawsuit. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
May 24, 2018 - 3:41 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stormy Daniels' lawyer has renewed efforts to depose President Donald Trump in the porn actress' legal fight to invalidate a confidentiality agreement she signed days before the 2016 presidential election, according to court documents filed Thursday. Attorney Michael Avenatti...
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May 24, 2018 - 2:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has given final approval to a bill that revamps the system for handling sexual harassment complaints on Capitol Hill. The bipartisan effort now goes to the House, which has passed its own version of the legislation amid a widening national debate over sexual misconduct...
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May 24, 2018 - 1:57 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Boston Globe executives said they're investigating an allegation that the newspaper's top editor had an inappropriate text exchange with a former employee he once dated. Hilary Sargent, a former editor for Boston.com, tweeted a screenshot of a text exchange she said occurred between...
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This combination photo shows Gwyneth Paltrow at the world premiere of "Avengers: Infinity War" on April 23, 2018, in Los Angeles, left, and Brad Pitt at the premiere of Netflix's "Okja" on June 8, 2017, in New York. Paltrow says ex-boyfriend Pitt threatened producer Harvey Weinstein after an alleged incident of sexual misconduct. The 45-year-old actress told “The Howard Stern Show” on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, that she was 22 when Weinstein placed her hands on her at a hotel and suggested they go to a bedroom for massages. Paltrow said she told Pitt what happened and the actor confronted Weinstein at a Broadway opening. (AP Photo)
May 24, 2018 - 12:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Gwyneth Paltrow says ex-boyfriend Brad Pitt threatened producer Harvey Weinstein after an alleged incident of sexual misconduct. The 45-year-old actress told "The Howard Stern Show" on Wednesday she was "blindsided." Paltrow claimed she was 22 when Weinstein placed his hands on her...
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May 24, 2018 - 10:28 am
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts' highest court has indefinitely suspended a judge who admitted to having an affair with a clinical social worker that included sexual encounters at the courthouse. The Supreme Judicial Court said Thursday that Judge Thomas Estes is suspended without pay effective June 15...
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FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2016, file photo, Harvey Weinstein attends amfAR's New York Gala honoring him in New York. Harvey Weinstein's lawyer said in a court filing that federal prosecutors in New York have launched a criminal investigation into the film producer, in addition to a previously disclosed probe by the Manhattan District Attorney. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
May 23, 2018 - 6:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Harvey Weinstein's lawyer said in a court filing that federal prosecutors in New York have launched a criminal investigation into the film producer, in addition to a previously disclosed probe by the Manhattan District Attorney. Attorney Benjamin Brafman said in a declaration...
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May 23, 2018 - 12:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate negotiators on Wednesday released a bipartisan bill to overhaul the system for handling sexual harassment complaints on Capitol Hill. The bill eliminates mandatory counseling, mediation and the "cooling off" period victims are currently required to wait before filing a...
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