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It was hard to watch the first part of Leaving Neverland, the documentary which aired on HBO aired on March 3. The poignancy of the mixed emotions expressed by two men and their mothers who fell under the spell of Michael Jackson and later, his predation, left me feeling like a fly on the wall of a particularly difficult visit to a therapist. I was forced to consider my own complicity in how we collectively create and reward a celebrity culture that allows us to suspend reality against our own better judgment.

The Hampden County district attorney says there's a discrepancy between the number of clergy sex abuse cases the Springfield Diocese has published, and the number the Diocese has referred to the DA's office. 

The Diocese of Norwich has released the names of three more men credibly accused of sexually assaulting a minor.

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Over 400 women have reported that they’ve been sexually assaulted by male masseuses at a national chain of spas called Massage Envy. One of the accused is an Enfield man who worked at a Glastonbury franchise.

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The Diocese of Norwich is being criticized for omitting names from a list of clergy members credibly accused of sexual abuse.

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The Roman Catholic Diocese of Norwich has released names of clergy found to be credibly accused of sexually assaulting minors.

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President Trump's nominee to replace Brett Kavanaugh on the nation's second-highest appeals court defended herself amid scrutiny of her collegiate writings about sexual assault, environmental protections and multiculturalism.

Neomi Rao currently leads the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, a position that's been described as the Trump administration's "deregulatory czar."

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Over 130 people who say they were molested at a school in Haiti connected to Fairfield University, have settled a lawsuit for $60 million, pending approval by a federal judge in Hartford.