Alanna Vagianos, HuffPost Australia

Alanna Vagianos

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Recent articles by Alanna:

'Today' Show Hosts React To Matt Lauer Rape Accusation: 'We're Disturbed To Our Core'

Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb seemed stunned to learn their former colleague had been accused of rape. → Read More

Woman Accuses Donald Trump Of Grabbing Her Vagina Without Consent In Early 2000s

Karen Johnson made the allegation in an upcoming book, which reportedly includes 43 new sexual misconduct accusations against the president. → Read More

Melinda Gates Pledges $1 Billion To Promote Gender Equality

“Equality can’t wait, and no one in a position to act should either," the philanthropist wrote on Wednesday. → Read More

Another Woman Accuses Al Franken Of Groping Her

The anonymous accuser told New York magazine she was "deeply, deeply uncomfortable" with Franken's behavior. → Read More

Cardi B Says A Photographer Exposed Himself To Her During A Magazine Shoot

In the wake of the Me Too movement, the rapper said "girls from the hood" experience sexual misconduct too. → Read More

Chanel Miller Releases Short Film Detailing Aftermath Of Brock Turner Trial

"I Am With You" explores the trauma of living through such a public trial and sentencing. → Read More

New York State Extends Statute Of Limitations For Rape Survivors

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) signed a bill into law on Wednesday extending the statute of limitations for survivors of second- and third-degree rape. → Read More

14-Year-Old Kenyan Girl Dies By Suicide After Teacher Allegedly Period-Shamed Her

The girl's mother told local media that the teacher called the girl "dirty" and kicked her out of class. → Read More

Judge In Brock Turner Case Fired From New Job As Girls Tennis Coach

Aaron Persky, the judge who infamously sentenced Turner to six months for sexual assault, recently lost his new job at Lynbrook High in California. → Read More

Student Jailed On Sex Assault Charge Freed After Judge Deems Him ‘High Achieving’

University of Florida senior Ian Milaski, accused of battery and false imprisonment, was released on his own recognisance to await trial. → Read More

Teen Swimmer Disqualified Because Her School-Issued Swimsuit Broke Modesty Rule

The high schooler won the 100-meter freestyle only to be immediately disqualified because her one-piece showed too much of her buttocks. → Read More

Pierce Brosnan Is In Full Support Of A Female James Bond

"Get out of the way, guys, and put a woman up there," the former 007 actor said. → Read More

No Jail Time For Former NYPD Detectives Accused Of Raping Teen In Police Van

"They're getting away with rape," the accuser's attorney said. → Read More

Larry Nassar Appeal Claims Child Porn Sentence Is 'Draconian'

The former USA Gymnastics team doctor argues that punishments for his federal child pornography conviction violate constitutional protections. → Read More

Lizzo Isn't 'Brave' Just For Existing

“I don’t like it when people think it’s hard for me to see myself as beautiful," the "Truth Hurts" singer said. → Read More

Video Shows Former NBA Player Acquitted Of Rape Pulling Half-Naked Accuser Back To Motel

Mateen Cleaves was acquitted of raping a woman last week, but video evidence shows him pulling his accuser back into his room. → Read More

Rosa Parks And Sally Ride Are Getting Their Very Own Barbies

Mattel is honoring the two historic icons as part of its Inspiring Women series. → Read More

Man Accused Of Upskirting Over 500 Women Caught In The Act In Madrid

Spanish police called the suspect “one of the biggest predators of women’s privacy." → Read More

MTV's New Show 'Ghosted' Sounds A Lot Like Stalking

Many Twitter users pointed out that the show's boundary-ignoring premise seems like a recipe for disaster. → Read More

Alyssa Milano Reveals She Had 2 Abortions In 1 Year: 'It Was Absolutely The Right Choice'

“My reasons for having an abortion are real. They surround me every day,” the actress said. → Read More