Sex in society

FILE - In this May 5, 2018, file photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, speaks in Washington. Giuliani says Stormy Daniels isn’t credible because of her work as a porn actress and implied that her claims that she had sex with the president aren’t true because of the way she looks.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
June 07, 2018 - 6:23 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Donald Trump's attorney, Rudy Giuliani, said Stormy Daniels' claim she had sex with Trump in 2006 isn't credible because she's a porn actress with "no reputation," quickly drawing condemnation from members of the legal sex industry. "I'm sorry I don't respect a porn...
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FILE - In this May 10, 2011, file photo, Timothy Mapes, chief of staff for Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, listens to lawmakers debate at the Capitol in Springfield, Ill. Sherri Garrett, an employee in Madigan's office, on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, accused Mapes of mishandling allegations of sexual harassment on two occasions and making untoward comments to her and others in incidents from 2013 to just a few weeks ago. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)
June 06, 2018 - 6:51 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The chief of staff to powerful Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan abruptly resigned Wednesday after an employee accused him of lewd comments and of mishandling complaints of sexual harassment. Sherri Garrett, a $42,000-a-year account technician for the House, told a...
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FILE - In this April 16, 2018, file photo, adult film actress Stormy Daniels speaks outside federal court in New York. Daniels says her ex-lawyer was a "puppet" for President Donald Trump and worked with the president's attorney to get her to appear on Fox News and falsely deny having sex with Trump. The allegations are made in a lawsuit filed June 6 in Los Angeles. The lawsuit alleges Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen "colluded" with Daniels' then-attorney Keith Davidson to have her deny the relationship on Fox News after a tabloid magazine story about Daniels and Trump. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, file)
June 06, 2018 - 5:15 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a new lawsuit filed by porn actress Stormy Daniels (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Porn actress Stormy Daniels' former lawyer is rejecting claims in her new lawsuit that he colluded with President Donald Trump's attorney to quash her accusations of a sexual tryst with...
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FILE - In this April 16, 2018, file photo, adult film actress Stormy Daniels speaks outside federal court in New York. Daniels says her ex-lawyer was a "puppet" for President Donald Trump and worked with the president's attorney to get her to appear on Fox News and falsely deny having sex with Trump. The allegations are made in a lawsuit filed June 6 in Los Angeles. The lawsuit alleges Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen "colluded" with Daniels' then-attorney Keith Davidson to have her deny the relationship on Fox News after a tabloid magazine story about Daniels and Trump. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, file)
June 06, 2018 - 5:10 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Porn actress Stormy Daniels says her former lawyer was a "puppet" for President Donald Trump and worked with the president's personal attorney to get her to appear on Fox News and falsely deny a sexual tryst with Trump, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday. Daniels, who has...
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FILE - In this May 15, 2018 file photo, Judge Aaron Persky poses for photos in Los Altos Hills, Calif. Persky says he would handle the sexual assault case of former Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner the same way today as he did almost exactly two years ago, even though it's the reason why he is the target of a June 5 recall election in Santa Clara County. Persky sentenced Turner to six months in jail. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
June 06, 2018 - 3:46 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The beginning of the end for the first California judge recalled since 1932 began almost exactly two years ago, when Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky sentenced former Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner to six months in jail instead of a long prison term for sexual...
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FILE- In this April 13, 2018 courtroom sketch Keith Raniere, second from right, leader of the secretive group NXIVM, attends a court hearing in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Lawyers for the jailed founder of the purported self-help group say he's being persecuted by the government's "morality police." The accusation was made in court papers filed late Tuesday, June 5 seeking Raniere's release on $10 million bond. (Elizabeth Williams via AP, File)
June 06, 2018 - 2:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for the jailed founder of a purported self-help group under investigation for sex-trafficking in New York say he's being persecuted by the government's "morality police." The accusation was made in court papers filed late Tuesday seeking the release of Keith Raniere on $10...
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Deb Haaland, center, speaks with campaign organizers during the Democratic Primary elections at the Haaland headquarters in Albuquerque, New Mexico Tuesday afternoon June 5, 2018. Haaland, a tribal member of Laguna Pueblo, is aiming to become the first Native American woman in Congress. (AP Photo/Juan Labreche)
June 06, 2018 - 2:20 pm
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Democrats rallied around progressive female candidates in Tuesday's primary - including the party's nominee for the Albuquerque area's U.S. House seat who will try to become the first Native American congresswoman. The primary also set up a November race that will...
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June 06, 2018 - 12:27 pm
ROME (AP) — Nigerian women who were trafficked to Italy to work as prostitutes have found work in a handbag and dressmaking shop that recently received some top-notch raw materials: 4,000 meters (4,374 yards) of leftover fabric from Gucci. The initiative was announced Wednesday in Rome, complete...
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FILE - In this May 15, 2018 file photo, Judge Aaron Persky poses for a photo with a sign opposing his recall in Los Altos Hills, Calif. Northern California voters are deciding on Tuesday, June 5 whether to remove Persky from office for the first time in decades because he sentenced a former Stanford University swimmer convicted of sexual assault to a short jail sentence instead of prison. Persky would be the first California judge recalled from office since 1932 if a majority of voters choose to remove him on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
June 06, 2018 - 3:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on primaries being held Tuesday in Alabama, California, Iowa, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico and South Dakota (all times local): 3:35 a.m. California Democrats have been denied their supermajority in the state Senate. Democrats temporarily lost their...
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FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2017 file photo, Summer Zervos leaves Manhattan Supreme Court at the conclusion of a hearing in New York. Lawyers for President Donald Trump and Zervos, a former “Apprentice” contestant who sued the president for saying her sexual misconduct claims were lies, are scheduled to be in court Tuesday, June 5, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
June 05, 2018 - 4:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A judge set deadlines that could make President Donald Trump answer questions under oath by early next year in a former "Apprentice" contestant's defamation suit, while Trump's lawyers pushed back Tuesday on demands for information on his campaign's discussions about other women who...
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