Sex in society

Sara Pulecio, who played for Colombia's soccer club La Equidad, controls the ball during a soccer clinic for professional female players in Bogota, Colombia, Friday, March 8, 2019. Pulecio has represented Colombia in five international tournaments but has barely trained since the season ended last May and could be out of a job altogether this year, as soccer officials contemplate cancelling the local women's' league, due to its poor economic performance. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
March 12, 2019 - 4:43 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — On a recent weeknight, Sara Pulecio dribbled a soccer ball gracefully through a set of orange cones, and jumped repeatedly over small obstacles placed by coaches along a field, to develop more strength in her legs. The soccer clinic, organized by a global sports apparel...
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February 26, 2019 - 6:16 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Attorney General Maura Healey is renewing her call for passage of legislation that would tighten laws around massage therapy and bodyworks in Massachusetts. Healey on Tuesday said allegations against New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft that he solicited prostitution at a massage...
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FILE - This is a July 16, 2017, file photo showing Ghost Ballers' Mike Bibby (10) attempting a shot as Power's Cuttino Mobley defends during the first half of a BIG3 Basketball League game in Philadelphia. Officials in a suburban Phoenix school district say police are investigating sexual abuse and harassment accusations lodged against former NBA player Mike Bibby, who coaches a school basketball team. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz, File)
February 26, 2019 - 5:54 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Police are investigating sexual abuse and harassment accusations made by a teacher against former University of Arizona and NBA player Mike Bibby, according to officials in the suburban Phoenix school district where he had been a high school coach. Paradise Valley Unified School...
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February 24, 2019 - 12:14 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Of the 150-plus men alleging two decades of sexual misconduct by a former Ohio State team doctor, ex-wrestler Mike DiSabato has been the loudest, often literally raising his voice with claims of being abused, betrayed by his alma mater and stifled by detractors in a web of...
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February 18, 2019 - 4:19 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Men who brought one of two lawsuits alleging Ohio State ignored or failed to stop a team doctor's sexual misconduct are proposing another possible mediator after the university and plaintiffs couldn't agree . In a court filing Monday, lawyers for some plaintiffs suggested a...
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FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2018 file photo, victims of former Ohio State team doctor Dr. Richard Strauss, from right, Michael DiSabato, Mike Schyck, Brian Garrett and Stephen Snyder Hill speak during an Ohio State University Board of Trustees meeting at the Longaberger Alumni House in Columbus, Ohio. The men alleging Ohio State ignored or failed to stop sexual misconduct by the team doctor are recommending their lawsuits be handled by one of the mediation teams used in nationally known cases involving Michigan State and Penn State. But Ohio State says it won't agree to that because the handling of those cases led to controversy. The university is recommending that a former federal judge or a federal appeals court mediator be used instead in the two lawsuits against it. (Adam Cairns/The Columbus Dispatch via AP, File)
February 01, 2019 - 6:46 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State is offering to help provide free counseling services through outside providers for the 150-plus alumni who say they experienced sexual misconduct by a university team doctor decades ago. Praesidium, a company that has experience in responding to incidents of sexual...
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FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2018 file photo, victims of former Ohio State team doctor Dr. Richard Strauss, from right, Michael DiSabato, Mike Schyck, Brian Garrett and Stephen Snyder Hill speak during an Ohio State University Board of Trustees meeting at the Longaberger Alumni House in Columbus, Ohio. The men alleging Ohio State ignored or failed to stop sexual misconduct by the team doctor are recommending their lawsuits be handled by one of the mediation teams used in nationally known cases involving Michigan State and Penn State. But Ohio State says it won't agree to that because the handling of those cases led to controversy. The university is recommending that a former federal judge or a federal appeals court mediator be used instead in the two lawsuits against it. (Adam Cairns/The Columbus Dispatch via AP, File)
February 01, 2019 - 6:20 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on a former Ohio State team doctor accused of sexual misconduct against students decades ago (all times local): 6 p.m. Ohio State says it will use a third-party facilitator to help provide free counseling for former students who allege sexual misconduct by a...
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This undated image provided by Devour shows a scene from Kraft Heinz' frozen-food brand Devour's Super Bowl debut. Devour is trying to make waves during its Super Bowl debut with an ad taking a humorous jab at one man's "frozen food porn addiction." (Devour via AP)
January 23, 2019 - 1:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Sex sells ... frozen food dishes? Kraft Heinz' frozen-food brand Devour is trying to make waves during its Super Bowl debut with an ad that takes a humorous, innuendo-packed jab at one man's "porn addiction" — as in "frozen food porn." Super Bowl ads have long used raunchiness and...
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In this Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, photo, Choi Young-ae, head of the National Human Rights Commission, speaks on human rights conditions in sports circles during a press conference in Seoul, South Korea. South Korea's human rights commission plans to interview possibly thousands of athletes about a culture of abuse in sports after a wave of female athletes came forward to say they had been raped or assaulted by their coaches. (Choe Dong-jun/Newsis via AP)
January 23, 2019 - 2:28 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's human rights commission plans to interview thousands of adult and child athletes about a culture of abuse in sports after a wave of female athletes came forward to say they had been raped or assaulted by their coaches. The yearlong investigation will cover 50...
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January 21, 2019 - 9:09 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC says its ethics commission ended an investigation into Olympic official Alex Gilady after cases of alleged sexual harassment were settled in Israel. The International Olympic Committee says its ethics panel closed the file after all parties "accepted their...
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