On January 30th, at about 12:30 p.m., Shadina Smith was groped by a man after leaving her New York City apartment. The 29-year-old mother of a 1-and-a-half-year-old boy told her fiancé, 26, what had happened, and the two went to confront the man.
John Weaver, co-founder of the anti-Trump group The Lincoln Project, has been accused of sexually harassing and grooming young men online after a total of 21 victims came forward over the month of January. Axios quietly reported that allegations of virtual sexual misconduct were quickly mounting against Weaver. Although the article itself did not gain much traction in mainstream media, the exposure prompted Weaver to release a statement of apology.
Fort Hood, the Army’s Armored Corps base, is under intensified scrutiny after the Army announced Tuesday that investigations into the 31 soldier deaths that occurred in 2020 will result in the punishment of 14 senior officers. According to Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy, the issues at Fort Hood (including sexual harassment and sexual assault) are “directly related to leadership failure.”