"The Silence Breakers" — those who have shared their stories about sexual assault and harassment — have been named Time magazine's Person of the Year.
The Supreme Court is taking up the highly anticipated case of the Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple.
Republican Roy Moore of Alabama, his Senate bid stung by accusations of sexual misconduct, seeks to steer race against Democrat to abortion and other hot-button social issues
The Truth-o-Meter says: Pants on Fire! | Donald Trump's Pants on Fire 'unsolved mystery' attack on Joe Scarborough President Donald Trump took to Twitter to celebrate the firing of NBC’s Matt Lauer over allegations of inappropriate sexual beh
The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly False | Donald Trump wrongly claims Doug Jones wants to ‘raise taxes to the sky’ President Donald Trump waded into Alabama’s Senate race to blast Democratic challenger Doug Jones as a tax-happy puppet of the
Reports that a family dog saved sleeping young children from sexual abuse by biting off an intruder's genitals are fake news.
The Truth-o-Meter says: False | Moore's wife coins new anti-abortion term to attack his Democratic opponent As Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore wrestles with accounts of sexual encounters with underaged teens, his Democratic opponent fac
The Truth-o-Meter says: False | Behind Steve Bannon's misrepresentation of Chuck Todd's comments on Roy Moore Breitbart head Steve Bannon took a Chuck Todd audio clip out of context to discredit allegations of sexual assault against Alabama Republi
The Washington Post didn't offer money to women in exchange for their stories accusing Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexually inappropriate behavior, despite a series of widely-shared articles on social media
The Truth-o-Meter says: False | No, the Washington Post Roy Moore reporter doesn't have a history of 'faking' A website seeking to discredit sexual assault allegations against Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore is digging up the alleged
Alabama Republican Roy Moore says a lawsuit will be filed over the published allegations he had sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl four decades ago.
The Truth-o-Meter says: True | Flake: Roy Moore said Muslims shouldn't serve in Congress Until allegations of sexual misconduct emerged, the worst criticism that Roy Moore heard from Republicans in the Senate centered on his views about I
Asked if the Clinton-Kaine campaign will return contributions it received from movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, Sen. Tim Kaine repeatedly said the campaign is over. That’s true, but it doesn’t mean the campaign can’t refund donations. A
“Why I left California” Commentary About “The Progressive Destruction of California” –Truth! & Fiction! Summary of eRumor: A commentary headlined “Why I Left California” about the progressive destruction
Once again, Republicans and Democrats are making competing claims on whether the latest GOP effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act continues to protect those with preexisting medical conditions. Under the Graham-Cassidy bill, insurers couldn’t
Ashley Judd Wants to Move to Middle East for More Women’s Rights-Misleading! Summary of eRumor: Actress Ashley Judd wants to move to the Middle East and said the U.S. ranks behind countries like Burundi, Serbia and Iraq when it comes to womenR
"Jeepers Creepers 3" director Victor Salva was convicted in 1988 of sexually molesting a 12-year-old.
A story about a terrible sexual experience is nothing more than a hoax.
An image of the man convicted of sexually assaulting a woman on the Stanford University campus was used to illustrate a textbook entry on rape.
Q: Did Vice President Mike Pence say, “Allowing rape victims to have abortions will lead to women trying to get raped”? A: No. That fabricated quote comes from a made-up story published by a “hybrid news/satire” website. FULL ANSWER Vice Pr
12 White Female Bodies in Garage Freezer Tagged “Black Lives Matter”-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: Los Angeles Police found 12 white female bodies in a garage freezer with “Black Lives Matter” written on them. The Truth: False rum
Liz MacKean fought to reveal historical child sexual abuse, but there is no evidence that she died from anything other than natural causes.
Cop Who Arrested Malia Obama Found Dead-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: Reports that a Chicago police officer who arrested Malia Obama on drug charges was found dead began circulating in August 2017. The Truth: Malia Obama has never been arrested, and th
Q: Was Malia Obama fired from an internship for smoking marijuana? Was she arrested for buying marijuana in Chicago? A: No. Those spoof stories were made up to troll conservative readers. FULL QUESTION Was Malia Obama fired from a job (or internship
Message claims that a drug called Progesterex is being mixed with the date rape drug Rohypnol to facilitate sexual assaults that leave the victim sterile. The post Progesterex – Sterility Date Rape Drug Hoax appeared first on Hoax-Slayer.
Were graham crackers named for a man who believed unhealthy diet led to sexual excess?
Muslim Man Refuses Seat Beside Woman Reading Bible-Unproven! Summary of eRumor: The legend of a Muslim man who refused a seat next to a woman reading a Bible on a flight, only to have the flight attendant move the woman to first class so she wouldn&
A post lauding an officer for her role in saving Rep. Steve Scalise correctly described her sexuality, but left out important context.
Reports that televangelist Pat Robertson said gay people should wear colors by which heterosexual people might easily identify them are fake news.
Bill Cosby attended jury selection on 22 May 2017 for an upcoming sexual assault case in Pittsburgh.
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price made two claims about opioid addiction that are contradicted by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, which is part of the department Price heads. Price made his claims on May 9 while in West Virginia, t
A federal lawsuit against Baylor University alleges members of the football team "recorded gang rapes and staged dogfights in a program that fostered sexual violence."
A misleading headline reporting that the actor had "come out" had nothing to do with his sexuality.
A man who squashed a lemon meringue pie into Qantas Airways chief executive Joyce’s face during a public address in Australia says he was protesting Joyce’s advocacy for same-sex marriage.
Reports that a 'gay sex predator' repeatedly assaulted two intruders who broke into his home are fake news.
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has apologized profusely for his much-criticized comparison of Syria’s Bashar Assad to Adolf Hitler, but his clarification that he meant Hitler did not drop chemical bombs from airplanes requires some histo
Rep. Steve King wrongly suggested that “28 percent of the inmates in our federal penitentiaries” are immigrants in the country illegally. About 21 percent of federal inmates are non-U.S. citizens, but that includes immigrants who came to th
An April Fool's Day joke led to controversy about Simba's sexual identity in a new version of Disney's 'The Lion King.'
As the Senate considers Judge Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court, senators on both sides have engaged in partisan spin over the number of votes required to approve his nomination: Sen. Bernie Sanders falsely claimed the Senate “requires 60 votes
Anthony Weiner Placed in Protective Custody; Has Evidence on Hillary Clinton-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: Anthony Weiner has been placed in protective custody because he has evidence to use against Hillary Clinton and has agreed to turn state’s ev