‘There is no protection’: case of trans woman fired after coming out could make history

Aimee Stephens is at the center of the first supreme court case involving the civil rights of transgender people

Growing up in a Southern Baptist family in Fayetteville, North Carolina in the 1960s the biggest problem in Aimee Stephens’ household was the length of her hair.

Ex-NXIVM Member Claims Allison Mack Instructed Her To Make Up Incest Abuse Story As Blackmail Material

On the stand, she said her father did not actually abuse her.

“I couldn’t write anything,” she said. “Like, my family is amazing. I love my family.”

However, she said she wrote up the false allegations against her father anyway. She also claimed that Mack instructed her to make a sex tape, which she said she provided.

‘The victim becomes the criminal’: how prosecutors vilify those killed by police

In reports on police killings, district attorneys dredge up negative details about victims and promote racist tropes, adding to families’ pain

One year after police killed Stephon Clark in his family’s backyard, law enforcement officials launched a different kind of assault on the 22-year-old.

They attacked his reputation and impugned his character.

Allison Mack Argues That If Scientology Isn’t Forced Labor, Then Neither Is Her Alleged Sex Cult

Lawyers for Smallville actor Allison Mack tried to dismiss two of the charges against her in the alleged sex cult case by arguing that the Church of Scientology had also been accused of “forced labor” but a court had ruled in its favor.

Prosecutors say Mack was second in command in a master/slave cult run by Keith Raniere that was hidden behind the facade of a self-help organization called NXIVM (pronounced “nexium”) based in Albany, New York.