At least people have said they were sexually abused as children by employees, volunteers and others at Boys and Girls Clubs of America affiliates, according to an investigation by Hearst Connecticut Media. The review of criminal convictions and civil lawsuits dating to the s turned up 95 abuse cases in 30 states involving people associated with the nonprofit youth development organization, which serves more than 4. Some of the cases involve more than one accuser. The cases include allegations that leadership at clubs knew about abuse and did not report it to law enforcement, among other examples of local clubs failing to adhere to national protocols, and that, in some instances, background checks apparently failed to keep adults with violent convictions from working with children. He said the number of sexual abuse cases that result in arrests has been probably in the single digits each year since
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Here are the highlights of the project at a glance:. Since our initial reporting was published on Aug. A group of seven journalists spent about six months and about 3, hours requesting and reviewing arrest reports and court records for cases across the country. We reviewed more than 1, documents and filed more than Freedom of Information Act requests. Most documents were received electronically or via mail, but we also sent reporters to pick up some court files in person including in California, New York and Massachusetts.
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Registered in Ireland: When it comes to ideas around consent, sex is no longer perceived as something to give or to get, depending on your gender, but something to share equally via mutual negotiation for mutual pleasure. Teenagers, beginning their sexual journeys, have never been more exposed to porn, yet never more aware of the idea of consent, as our culture swings paradoxically between porn saturation and informed, emotionally literate sexual behaviour in a post MeToo era. Yet beyond demystifying the physical, porn is the fake news of human sexual behaviour; nor does it cover the important stuff like sexual negotiation and consent. And condoms.
Sign up here. A civil lawsuit alleges that a fifth-grade boy tried to report Kilgore, in both and , for recently sexually abusing him. In , Kilgore was arrested and ultimately convicted of child molestation.