Victim Rachael Denhollander speaks at the sentencing hearing for Larry Nassar, a former team USA Gymnastics doctor who pleaded guilty to sexual assault charges. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

It began 16 months ago, before Harvey Weinstein and #MeToo and the tipping point of the US’s national reckoning with sexual assault, with an unsolicit(...)

Olympic gold medallist  Aly Raisman, one of more than 100 women who have told of being sexually abused by former US gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar, confronts him in court on January 19th. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

He gave them gifts, invited them to his house, and brought them ice packs and wiped away the blood when they were injured. He called them nicknames, l(...)