After the verdict was read, the one-time King of Hollywood was handcuffed (and “stunned,” reportedly) and hauled away. This morning, as he was being transported to Rikers Island to await sentencing, he suffered heart palpitations and was instead taken to a hospital. As millions of women came down from their last-minute fears that Weinstein was going to go free, the nation’s fiercest writers began sharpening their instruments to document this pivotal event in the movement his abuse ignited, and to predict what comes next.
The fashion executive Peter Nygard has clashed for years with his neighbor in the Bahamas, the billionaire Louis Bacon. The latest development is a lawsuit saying Mr. Nygard sexually exploited teenage girls.
At the back of the stage, a 14-year-old in black heels hunched her shoulders and tried to shrink into the shadows. It has been more than a year since she was trafficked into the dimly lit nightclub about 50 miles north of Manila. She is among hundreds of girls supplied each year in Angeles City to meet the demands of foreign men paying for sex — many of whom are American.
In a two-part series, the Times reporters who broke the Weinstein story discuss new findings that raise questions about the legacy of two feminist icons.
Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. wrote in a letter that New York law does not permit prosecutors to file sex-offense charges if an alleged victim was voluntarily intoxicated.
“The Nightingale,” from Jennifer Kent, looks at the effects of sexual assault in 1820s Tasmania. Critics say it is too graphic; defenders say it reflects historical truths.