Karen White

The HM Prison Service in the United Kingdom has ended the controversial policy of housing male-to-female (MtF) transgenders in all-female prisons.

The new policy calls for MtF prisoners to be housed in separate wings over concerns for the safety of genetic female prisoners.

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Channing Butler Dontrell Netter

A male nurse and 3 of his friends are serving time behind bars for sexually assaulting dementia patients at an Illinois nursing facility.

Channing Butler, 28, pictured left, worked alone on the night shift at Bickford Assisted Living and Memory Care Center in west Champaign, Illinois. Prosecutors say Butler let Dontrell Netter, 24, and two other men into the nursing home at night so he could videotape them having sex with vulnerable elderly victims.

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Nicki Minaj Jelani Maraj

Nicki Minaj will not take the stand and testify for her brother who is accused of raping his 11-year-old stepdaughter in 2015.

According to TMZ, Nicky never planned to take the stand in defense of Jelani Maraj, 38. The gossip tabloid claims Maraj's legal team lied when they told news outlets she was on their witness list.

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Nicki Minaj Jelani Maraj

The 10-year-old brother of Jelani Maraj's alleged rape victim testified that he walked in on the rape of his then 11-year-old sister and he knew what he saw "wasn't right".

The boy testified on day 3 of the rape trial of rapper Nicki Minaj's brother in Nassau County Supreme Court on Monday.

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Inmate Winfield

A double rapist who was transferred to a women's prison after he "transitioned" to a MtT (male-to-transgender) was put in isolation for sexually harassing female inmates.

Martin Ponting, 50, who changed his name to Jessica Winfield, was sentenced to life in prison in 1995 for raping 2 young girls.

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Nate Parker

Besieged filmmaker Nate Parker will not attend a press conference at the Toronto Film Festival.

Parker, who wrote, directed and produced the slavery movie Birth of a Nation, has come under fire for using a 17-year-old rape case to portray himself as a victim -- a black man accused of rape in America.

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Nate Parker

A street artist is plastering altered Birth of a Nation movie posters all over West Los Angeles, Ca.

The movie posters feature the slave film's star Nate Parker with an American flag twisted into a noose around his neck. Under his image is the stylized word "Rapist" with a question mark next to it.

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Robert Lindlau

A Dollar General employee was arrested and charged with forcing two female shoplifters to perform sexual favors against their will.

Robert Lindlau, assistant manager of a Dollar General store in Clarksville, Tennessee, was indicted on two counts of rape, the NY Daily News reports.

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brooklyn rape case

The Brooklyn District Attorney's office missed Friday's deadline to take the notorious gang rape case before a grand jury.

The DA now has six months to prepare a case against five teenagers accused of raping a 18-year-old girl in a Brooklyn Park on Jan. 7.

All but 1 of the defendants were released on bond. A 17-year-old is being held on an unrelated assault charge.

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rape victim

The lawyer for one of the teenage suspects accused of raping a 18-year-old girl at Osborn Playground in Brooklyn has obtained smartphone video that shows the girl smiling and laughing during the alleged rape.

Attorney Kenneth Montgomery, who is representing Denzel Murray, 14, said the video footage -- recorded by his client, shows the girl smiling and laughing while laying on the ground partially clothed.

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rape victim

A fifth teen was taken into custody in connection with the brutal gang rape of a 18-year-old girl at a Brooklyn playground on Thursday.

CNN reports the unidentified 17-year-old teenager was not officially arrested as of Tuesday morning.

He was taken into custody at Tilden High School as a person of interest in the case.

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rape victim

A clerk at a Brooklyn area bodega where the distraught father of a 18-year-old rape victim sought help said the man was too drunk to speak coherently.

The clerk said the father was drunk and "swayed from side to side" when he asked to use the phone. The clerk said he refused the man's request because he didn't understand him.

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