Tag - sex



CULTURE / Entertainment news
Aug 20, 2014
Cliff Richard cancels Canterbury Cathedral performance amid sex probe
British singer Cliff Richard, whose house was searched last week by police investigating allegations of a sexual offence involving an underage boy in the 1980s, has canceled a performance he was due to give next month in Canterbury Cathedral, his spokesman said on Tuesday.
WORLD / Society
Aug 14, 2014
U.S. appeals court declines to block Virginia gay marriage ruling
A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday declined to delay its ruling striking down Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage, meaning gay people in the state will be able to get married unless the U.S. Supreme Court intervenes.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Aug 13, 2014
Philippine top court ends 'comfort women' group's legal battle
The Philippines' highest tribunal ended a legal battle by a group of Filipino wartime sex slaves on Tuesday to compel the country's government to support their demand for an apology and compensation from the Japanese government before international tribunals.
Japan Times
Jul 14, 2014
From Yokosuka rape to U.S. court victory, 'Jane' commits her 12-year ordeal to print
Rape victim Catherine Fisher reveals the story behind her 12-year fight with the U.S. military and Japanese authorities in her new book, 'I am Catherine Jane.'
Japan Times
Jul 14, 2014
'I am Catherine Jane': a book whose value transcends its style
The memoir of Catherine Fisher's horrific 'triple rape' and her tireless 12-year crusade for justice must be supported.
WORLD / Science & Health
Jul 12, 2014
In the brain, sex addiction looks the same as drug addiction
Pornography triggers brain activity in sex addicts similar to the effects that drugs have on the brains of drug addicts, researchers said on Friday — but that doesn't necessarily mean porn is addictive.
Japan Times
Jul 12, 2014
Ex-South Korean 'comfort women' for U.S. troops sue own government
Cho Myung-ja ran away from home as a teenager to escape a father who beat her, finding her way to the red light district in a South Korean town that hosts a large U.S. Army garrison.
Jun 25, 2014
Stop undermining Kono statement
A government panel has reported that some parts of the 1993 statement by then Chief Cabinet Secretary Yohei Kono concerning the "comfort women" at Japan's wartime frontline brothels were the product of diplomatic negotiations between Tokyo and Seoul. Still, the panel's findings do not change the basic...
Jun 23, 2014
ASIJ abuse scandal stirs dark memories among readers
Some letters in response to Jon Mitchell's The Foreign Element articles about sexual abuse by late American School in Japan teacher Jack Moyer.
Japan Times
Jun 16, 2014
Harassers exploit Gaba's 'man-to-man' lesson format
The first sign that Olivia's Gaba lesson would be anything but ordinary came when her student insisted during the warmup that he didn't like wearing clothes.
JAPAN / Politics
Jun 15, 2014
Tokyo compiled '93 'comfort women' apology on its own: South Korea
A South Korean Foreign Ministry official said Sunday that Tokyo acted on its own in acknowledging that the Imperial Japanese military coerced Asian and other women to work in brothels before and during World War II.
Japan Times
Jun 13, 2014
Deadly attacks continue against women in northern India
A woman was found hanged from a tree in India's state of Uttar Pradesh on Thursday and another was allegedly raped in a police station, police said, the latest incidents in a wave of crimes against women reported in the country's most populous region over the past two weeks.
Japan Times
Jun 9, 2014
ASIJ announces investigation into sex abuse
An independent investigation will examine late teacher Jack Moyer's suspected sexual abuse of scores of female students and why American School in Japan officials apparently allowed his attacks to continue unabated despite students' warnings.
Jun 2, 2014
Letters: What did ASIJ know of Moyer sex abuse and why was nothing done?
Readers want to know why children's accounts of abuse by American School in Japan teacher Jack Moyer were not acted upon much earlier.
WORLD / Society
May 25, 2014
'Revenge porn' ruling ignites debate
A court in Koblenz, Germany, has ruled that intimate, compromising photographs should be deleted at the end of a relationship if one partner wants it. In this case, the woman wanted the man to delete erotic photographs she had consented to pose for. When he refused, she sought legal help.
JAPAN / History
May 24, 2014
'Comfort women' memorial set to be unveiled in metro Washington
A monument to the women who were forced to work in Japan's wartime military brothels will be unveiled in a Washington suburb this week, local authorities involved in the project confirmed.
Japan Times
May 17, 2014
Commemorating national trauma in South Korea
Memorials suggest neighbor has no inclination to forgive or forget colonial rule, a past Japan downplays
JAPAN / Politics
May 15, 2014
S. Korea, Japan talk sex slaves, forced labor
Senior officials from Japan and South Korea met Thursday in Tokyo as part of efforts to improve bilateral relations strained by historical issues related to Japan's 1910 to 1945 rule of the Korean Peninsula and a territorial dispute over islets in the Sea of Japan, which Seoul calls the East Sea.
Japan Times
May 12, 2014
After ASIJ admission that teacher abused kids, ex-students demand inquiry
Alumni from the American School in Japan are demanding an independent inquiry into whether school officials covered up knowledge of sexual abuse committed by teacher Jack Moyer.
May 9, 2014
Women's group launches bid to deny sex to men who are pro-war
A women's group campaigns against Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's push to reinterpret the Constitution by urging women not to have sex with any man deemed pro-war.


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