Sex in society

Harvey Weinstein talks to reporters as he arrives at a Manhattan courthouse for his rape trial in New York, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
February 19, 2020 - 9:06 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A look at the charges against Harvey Weinstein, 67, and the punishment the once-revered Hollywood titan could face if convicted at his New York City rape trial. A jury of seven men and five women started deliberating Tuesday in the closely watched #MeToo trial. To convict or acquit...
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FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2020, file photo, Republican Rep. Brady Brammer, poses for a portrait at the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City. A proposal to require warning labels on pornography in Utah passed the state House on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, a move an adult-entertainment industry group called a dark day for freedom of expression. Brammer, the lawmaker behind the plan to mandate the labels about potential harm to minors, says it’s aimed at catching the “worst of the worst.”(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
February 18, 2020 - 7:55 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah lawmakers voted Tuesday to put new regulations on pornography and remove some on polygamy in separate proposals moving quickly through the Legislature in the deeply conservative state. Senators voted unanimously to change state law to remove the threat of jail time for...
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Harvey Weinstein arrives at a Manhattan courthouse for his rape trial in New York, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
February 18, 2020 - 11:41 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Jurors at Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial began deliberating Tuesday in a case pitting accusers’ often-harrowing testimony against the defense’s contention that the acts were consensual, surrounded by friendly, flirtatious emails and further meetings with the film producer. The panel...
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February 16, 2020 - 3:20 pm
PARIS (AP) — France's Health Minister Agnes Buzyn was named on Sunday as a new candidate for mayor of Paris, a late entry by the country's governing party after a scramble to replace the original contender who abruptly withdrew after a leak of sex videos on social media. The choice of Buzyn, whose...
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Harvey Weinstein arrives at a Manhattan courthouse for his rape trial in New York, Friday, Feb. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
February 14, 2020 - 1:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein considered himself such a big shot in Hollywood that he thought he could get away with treating aspiring actresses like "complete disposables," a prosecutor told a jury in closing arguments Friday at his New York City rape trial. “The universe is run by me and they...
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Harvey Weinstein arrives at court in his rape trial, in New York, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
February 13, 2020 - 4:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein’s lawyer told jurors Thursday that prosecutors in the rape case against him were acting like moviemakers, conjuring up a world where “women are not responsible” for how they interact with men. “In the alternative universe that prosecutors have created for you,...
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February 13, 2020 - 10:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former law clerk said she was repeatedly sexually harassed by the prominent federal judge she worked for, the late Judge Stephen Reinhardt, and that the judiciary's new system for reporting misconduct remains inadequate. The former clerk, Olivia Warren, said in congressional...
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Harvey Weinstein arrives for his rape trial, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020 in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
February 11, 2020 - 2:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The defense rested its case Tuesday in Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial without the disgraced Hollywood mogul taking the witness stand, setting the stage for closing arguments in a landmark #MeToo trial punctuated by graphic testimony from six accusers. As expected, Weinstein chose not...
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Mexican model Claudia Salinas leaves court after testifying in Harvey Weinstein's rape trial, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020 in New York. The Mexican model and actress denies a Harvey Weinstein accuser's claim that she stood by and did nothing while the once-powerful movie mogul groped the woman in a Beverly Hills hotel in 2013. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
February 10, 2020 - 4:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In the strongest defense testimony yet, a Mexican model on Monday denied a Harvey Weinstein accuser’s claim that she stood by and did nothing while the once-powerful movie mogul sexually assaulted the woman at a Beverly Hills hotel in 2013. “Never happened,” Claudia Salinas told...
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FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2019, file photo, Portland Police Chief Danielle Outlaw poses for a photo in Portland, Ore. Outlaw was named Philadelphia's new police commissioner and will start work on Monday, Feb. 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer, File)
February 09, 2020 - 3:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The new commissioner of the nation's fourth-largest city police force will start work Monday amid a surge in homicides and calls for action to address ongoing allegations of racism and gender discrimination. Danielle Outlaw, the former police chief of Portland, Oregon, was...
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