#Sexual Allegations

.New York, NY, USA
This comes after the office backed away from its original plan to select an investigator for reviewing the case. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@TishJames)

  • Cuomo has been accused of sexual misconduct by two of his former aides
  • His administration has asked NY attorney general for independent review of the case
  • Cuomo has also been criticized for his response to COVID-19 

.New York, NY, USA
Bennett ultimately decided not to insist on an investigation because she was happy in her new job. (Photo Credits: Twitter/@NYGovCuomo)

  • Bennett worked as an executive assistant and health policy adviser in the Cuomo administration
  • The 25-year-old is a survivor of sexual assault
  • Charlotte Bennett had disclosed the incidents to Cuomo's chief of staff

.Michigan City, IN, USA
John Gerald Geddert coached Olympic winner Jordyn Wieber. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Geddert won the USA National Coach of the Year Award in 2007
  • He retired in 2018 after being suspended by US Gymnastics
  • Geddert came under scrutiny due to his association with sex offender Larry Nassar

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
John Gerald Geddert coached Olympic winner Jordyn Wieber. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Geddert faces two first-degree sexual assault charges
  • The Gymnastics coach was suspended in 2018
  • Geddert owned the training facility where sex offender Larry Nassar served as the gym doctor

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Lindsey Boylan first spoke up because she heard Cuomo was being considered as President Biden's pick as Attorney General. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@TishJames)

  • Lindsey worked as an economic advisor for his administration for nearly three years
  • She has written about her experience in a blog on the website, Medium
  • Boylan had first tweeted about this is December but did not elaborate on the details

.New York, NY, USA
Alexander Wang's fashion label is yet to comment on the allegations. (Photo credit: File/AFP)

  • Lawyer, Lisa Bloom said she represents 11 men who claim to be Wang's victims
  • A New York student said that Wang assaulted him in August 2019
  • Last December, a British model had accused Wang of groping him at a nightclub

Miller said that Giuliani still remained an 'ally and a friend'. (Photo credit: Twitter/@RudyGiuliani)

  • As per a tweet by Trump-adviser Jason Miller, Giuliani has no pending cases at hand where he is representing Donald Trump
  • In January, Trump became the only US president to be impeached twice
  • Among the lawsuits filed agaisnt Trump exist two of sexual assault, as well as those requiring criminal investigation

.Kuwait City, Kuwait
Women in Kuwait has spoken out against harassment for the first time, in a social media campaign sparked by a popular fashion blogger. (Photo Credit: Representational/pixabay)

  • Dozens of testimonies about being stalked, harassed or assaulted have emerged online
  • There is a 'problem' in the country, said Kuwaiti fashion blogger Ascia Al Faraj in a video
  • #MeToo campaign took off in the United States in 2017

.Los Angeles, CA, USA
Marilyn Manson is known as the vocalist of his eponymous band. (Photo Credit: Instagram/Marilyn Manson)

  • Evan Rachel Wood alleged that Manson was a 'dangerous man' who subjected her to abuse for years
  • "Loma Vista will cease to further promote his current album, effective immediately," the label said in a statement
  • Manson took to social media to deny the allegation

.Canberra ACT, Australia
Australian media have admitted violating a gag order in Cardinal George Pell's now-quashed sex crimes case. (Photo Credit: Representational/unsplash)

  • Charges against individual editors, reporters were dropped as part of the plea agreement
  • The media outlets ran cryptic articles saying they had been barred from reporting
  • The media companies have agreed to pay prosecution's costs and face large fines for breaches