Tag Archives: sexual misconduct

Upright Citizens Brigade sued by Aaron Glaser for gender discrimination

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Aaron Glaser followed through on his plan to sue Upright Citizens Brigade after he was banned from his monthly show following multiple accusations of sexual assault, harassment, and rape.

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Janelle Monae introduced Kesha’s performance with a moving #TimesUp speech at Grammys (watch)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Kesha’s performance featured Cyndi Lauper, Andra Day, Bebe Rexha, Camila Cabello, and Julia Michaels.

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Matt Mondanile discusses sexual assault allegations in new statement

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

”I don’t believe that abusers should be cut off and abandoned from public life. I believe that people have the ability to change and better themselves and should be able to integrate back into society,” former Real Estate member Matt Mondanile says in a new statement.

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Garrison Keillor’s “inappropriate behavior” detailed in new report

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

An investigation from Minnesota Public Radio turned incidents of alleged inappropriate behavior beyond the one Garrison Keillor cites as leading to his termination.

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Crystal Castles’ Ethan Kath being investigated for sex crimes by Toronto Police

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

It is unclear as to whether this investigation has anything to do with the accusations of abuse against Ethan Kath by his former Crystal Castles bandmate, Alice Glass.

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T.J. Miller (Silicon Valley) accused of sexual & physical assault, denies claims

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Accusations resurfaced against former ‘Silicon Valley’ and ‘Gorburger’ star TJ Miller from his college days, where he allegedly sexually and physically assaulted a woman. Miller ”denies any wrongdoing.”

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Chelsea Wolfe cancels Australian tour following sexual misconduct allegations against booker

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

”I’ve dealt with my own share of bullshit from men in this industry and beyond so I know what it’s like, and I’m glad that people are speaking out about their experiences in order to create a better atmosphere for all.” – Chelsea Wolfe.

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Sleep cancel Australian tour after booker was accused of sexual misconduct

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Dave Cutbush, company director of Perth-based touring company Life Is Noise, has been fired after admitting to allegations of sexual misconduct. In wake of the allegations, Sleep cancelled their tour that Cutbush booked.

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Russell Simmons claims he’s innocent of rape, says #NotMe

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Following the most recent allegations of rape and sexual misconduct from multiple women against him, Russell Simmons says he will ”prove without any doubt that I am innocent of all rape charges.”

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Anthony Bourdain on Mario Batali & Josh Homme: friends who did “awful things”

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“It’s where you stand when the people you care about and admire do awful things that matters. Keeping head down and hoping it goes away? No.”

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Netflix cuts ties with Danny Masterson, who still denies rape allegations

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

At the Drive In’s Cedric Bixler Zavala responded to Masterson’s denial, saying, “he’s had about 15 years to make this statement. Every time he had a chance he laughed at the victims. He is surrounded by enablers.”

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Beastie Boys’ Ad-Rock gives statement on sexual assault allegations against his father

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

As allegations of sexual conduct against powerful men continue to come out, the New York Times has published the accounts of nine women accusing Israel Horovitz, a playwright, screenwriter, and also father of Adam Horovitz aka Ad-Rock of the Beastie Boys.

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Russell Simmons steps down from Def Jam following new sexual assault allegations

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Def Jam co-founder Russell Simmons was accused of sexual assault, which he first denied and then later apologized to “any women from my past who I may have offended.” Since then, screenwriter Jenny Lumet shared a detailed account via The Hollywood Reporter of Simmons assaulting her in 1991, and Simmons has now given his own statement…

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‘A Prairie Home Companion’ to change name after Garrison Keillor fired for “inappropriate behavior”

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Garrison Keillor, the creator of and former host of long-running NPR variety series A Prairie Home Companion as well as contributing to other NPR programs, has been fired from Minnesota Public Radio following accusations of “inappropriate behavior with an individual who worked with him.” As a result, MPR is changing the name of the long-running series.

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Pinegrove’s Evan Stephens Hall apologizes for sexual coercion, cancels tour

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Pinegrove frontman Evan Stephens Hall has posted a statement saying that he has been accused of sexual coercion. He writes, “my actions have caused someone i care about deep emotional pain and i am so sorry.” Here’s the full statement…

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Russell Simmons accused of sexual assault, denies claims

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Music mogul and Def Jam co-founder Russell Simmons has responded to claims that he teamed with Brett Ratner to sexually assault multiple women.

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Sarah Silverman discusses Louis CK: “Can you love someone who did bad things?”

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

”I love Louis but Louis did these things. Both of these statements are true, so I just keep asking myself: ‘Can you love someone who did bad things? Can you still love them?’ I can mull that over later certainly, because the only people who matter right now are the victims.”

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FYF’s Sean Carlson accused of sexual misconduct by several women; Goldenvoice cuts ties

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Several women have come forward with detailed accounts accusing FYF Founder Sean Carlson of sexual misconduct and assault. Goldenvoice parted ways with Carlson shortly before the report was made public.

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The Gaslamp Killer suing accusers over rape allegations

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

In October, a woman named Chelsea accused The Gaslamp Killer, real name William Bensussen, of drugging and raping her and a friend named RaeAn, in 2013. TMZ reports that he’s suing the women and a third person for defamation…

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