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Keith Ellison Wins Democratic Primary Despite Abuse Allegations Keith Ellison Wins Democratic Primary Despite Abuse Allegations

Despite allegations that he physically and emotionally abused an ex-girlfriend, Minnesota Representative Keith Ellison won Tuesday’s Democratic primary for attorney general, a position he is poised to win in the November general election.

Matthew Newton Will No Longer Direct Jessica Chastain's Eve, Addresses Past Abuse Matthew Newton Will No Longer Direct Jessica Chastain's Eve, Addresses Past Abuse

Director Matthew Newton announced on Friday that he’s stepping down from Eve—the Jessica Chastain-helmed action movie announced at the top of the year—after backlash about his history of abuse towards his partners, which he’s spoken about publicly and admitted to in the past.

Lawmaker Accused of Abuse Working on a Bill to Drug Test Victims of Domestic Violence  Lawmaker Accused of Abuse Working on a Bill to Drug Test Victims of Domestic Violence 

A Democratic representative from Pennsylvania’s 112th district wants to introduce a bill that would make it harder for victims of abuse to file for protective orders, and he’s looking for other lawmakers to back him up.

Federal Judge Orders the Trump Administration to Stop Giving Migrant Kids Psychotropic Drugs Without Consent  Federal Judge Orders the Trump Administration to Stop Giving Migrant Kids Psychotropic Drugs Without Consent 

A judge has found that officials at a Texas facility have been giving migrant children in their custody psychotropic medications without permission from their parents or guardians, violating state child welfare laws, reports the Washington Post.

51 More Women Sue USC Over Years of Gynecologist's Alleged Abuse 51 More Women Sue USC Over Years of Gynecologist's Alleged Abuse

On Monday, 51 more women filed lawsuits against the University of Southern California for the way it handled sexual abuse allegations against longtime staff gynecologist George Tyndall. This latest round of lawsuits brings the total number of students and alumnae suing the school over the case to 225, according to the …

Lawsuit Alleges That Migrant Families in Detention Were Left to Drink Toilet Water, Denied Medical Care  Lawsuit Alleges That Migrant Families in Detention Were Left to Drink Toilet Water, Denied Medical Care 

As the Trump administration is slowly reuniting (some) migrant children with their families, kids and their parents are speaking up about horrific abuses they endured while in detention.

4 Porn Actors Allege Sexual Abuse by Top Industry Agent 4 Porn Actors Allege Sexual Abuse by Top Industry Agent

Four porn performers have filed a formal complaint against top industry agent Derek Hay alleging sexual abuse, fraud, and financial mismanagement. The complaint, filed with California’s Labor Commissioner and provided to Jezebel by the petitioners’ lawyer, also alleges that Hay, owner of LA Direct Models, is connected…

Lawsuit Claims Baby Was Returned to Migrant Mother Covered in 'Dirt and Lice' After 85-Day Separation Lawsuit Claims Baby Was Returned to Migrant Mother Covered in 'Dirt and Lice' After 85-Day Separation

Olivia Caceras, an undocumented migrant mother, was reunited with her 14-month-old son after months of forced separation only to find him covered in “dirt and lice.”

Woody Allen: 'I Should Be the Poster Boy for the #MeToo Movement' Woody Allen: 'I Should Be the Poster Boy for the #MeToo Movement'

Woody Allen, celebrated Hollywood director and accused child abuser, spoke with the Argentinian news show Periodismo Para Todos about how he perceives his role within the #MeToo movement—and that perception has nothing to do with being another a rich, powerful man held unaccountable for his alleged actions. Rather…

It's 2018 and Sweden Finally Recognizes Sex Without Consent as Rape  It's 2018 and Sweden Finally Recognizes Sex Without Consent as Rape 

Sweden passed a law on Wednesday that defines sex without consent as rape. Perhaps right now you are wondering: Did Sweden not previously define sex without consent as rape? And, nej, it did not.

USC Gynecologist Accused of Misconduct Blames Jealous Old Ladies With Loose Vaginas USC Gynecologist Accused of Misconduct Blames Jealous Old Ladies With Loose Vaginas

A University of Southern California gynecologist was allowed to continue practicing for many years, despite multiple complaints of misconduct, according to a new stomach-churning Los Angeles Times report. The complaints against George Tyndall date back to the 1990s and include allegations of inappropriately…

Mary Karr Reminds the World That David Foster Wallace Abused and Stalked Her, and Nobody Cared Mary Karr Reminds the World That David Foster Wallace Abused and Stalked Her, and Nobody Cared

Memoirist and poet Mary Karr, whose name has long been saddled to that of her worshipped ex David Foster Wallace, is now tweeting that Wallace violently abused her. The fact that he abused her is not a revelation; this has been documented and adopted by the literary world as one of Wallace’s character traits. In a…

Kelis Says Ex-Husband Nas Was Mentally and Physically Abusive Kelis Says Ex-Husband Nas Was Mentally and Physically Abusive

Kelis has revealed in a new interview that her ex-husband, the rapper Nas, was mentally and physically abusive during their relationship.

Accused Porn Director Sends Jezebel Behind-the-Scenes Footage Depicting Transphobic Jokes Accused Porn Director Sends Jezebel Behind-the-Scenes Footage Depicting Transphobic Jokes

On Wednesday, Just Dave, the director of a porn scene at the center of recent on-set abuse allegations made by performer Leigh Raven, sent Jezebel nearly three hours of footage in an attempt to publicly exonerate himself and his staff. The footage was taken on a mounted camera, which he says was filming nearly…

Porn Actress Nikki Benz Sues MindGeek, Brazzers, Co-Stars for Sexual Battery, Gender Violence Porn Actress Nikki Benz Sues MindGeek, Brazzers, Co-Stars for Sexual Battery, Gender Violence

Adult performer Nikki Benz filed a lawsuit Monday against the porn production company Brazzers, its parent company MindGeek, and fellow actors Tony T. and Ramon Nomar for sexual battery. The suit, provided to Jezebel by Benz’s lawyer, alleges that she was non-consensually “struck on the face, head and breasts hard…

The Uniquely Violent and 'Waterboarding' Effects of Strangulation The Uniquely Violent and 'Waterboarding' Effects of Strangulation

“Rob Porter is a man of true integrity and honor,” White House Chief of Staff John Kelly said in a statement earlier this week. Kelly was defending former White House aide Porter, who resigned last week after two of his ex-wives, Colbie Holderness and Jennifer Willoughby, detailed his physical and emotional abuse to…

The White House Knew About Domestic Violence Allegations Against Rob Porter For Months and Still Did Nothing  The White House Knew About Domestic Violence Allegations Against Rob Porter For Months and Still Did Nothing 

Staff secretary Rob Porter was allowed to serve as an aide to Donald Trump despite the fact that White House officials, including Chief of Staff John Kelly and Counsel Donald McGahn, knew that Porter’s two ex-wives had made domestic violence allegations against him, according to a Thursday report.

Five Women Sue Monster Energy Over Discrimination and Abuse  Five Women Sue Monster Energy Over Discrimination and Abuse 

Five women who used to work for Monster Energy Drink have sued the company, alleging that their careers were derailed after speaking up about sexual discrimination.

Dylan Farrow Will Discuss Abuse Allegations Against Woody Allen in First Ever TV Interview  Dylan Farrow Will Discuss Abuse Allegations Against Woody Allen in First Ever TV Interview 

On Tuesday, CBS announced that an interview with Dylan Farrow by CBS This Morning co-host Gayle King will air on Thursday. Per CBS, the interview will cover “[Farrow’s] allegations that she was sexually abused by her father, Woody Allen, and…Hollywood’s Time’s Up movement.”

A Brief Audit of the Golden Globes' Woke Male Allies  A Brief Audit of the Golden Globes' Woke Male Allies 

At last night’s Golden Globes, zero men who got up onstage mentioned #MeToo or the #TimesUp campaign that decorated many of their lapels. Some of them, smiling big for the camera in a sea of black dresses, had their own rocky histories to contend with; the awards show that was supposed to be a reckoning—and was, in…

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