12/13/11 – Defamation Lawsuit Filed Against Syracuse University
Gloria Allred and her two clients Bobby Davis and Mike Lang held a news conference on Tuesday, December 13, 2011 in New York to announce the filing of a defamation lawsuit against Basketball Coach James Boeheim and Syracuse University. Allred’s two clients are alleged victims of sexual abuse by Syracuse University Assistant Basketball Coach Bernie Fine (who has recently been fired). Allred, Davis and Lang explained why they felt it was necessary to file a defamation lawsuit against Coach Boeheim and Syracuse University at this time.
- Gloria Allred Statement
- Bobby Davis Statement
- Mike Lang Statement
- Gloria Allred, Bobby Davis and Mike Lang on CNN’s Piers Morgan
12/5/11 – Attorney Gloria Allred and her client Sharon Bialek held a news conference on Monday, December 5, 2011 in Chicago, IL to react to Herman Cain’s suspension of his campaign and to dispel some of the myths circulated by some of Cain’s supporters and the attacks made on Sharon Bialek by Cain. Allred also had a very strong reaction to Cain’s attacks on all women who made claims against Cain, his claims that the allegations made against him were false and his decision to “suspend”, but not terminate his campaign.
11/28/11 – A sex trafficking victim, who is now 18 years old, held a news conference with her attorney, Gloria Allred, to announce the filing of an unusual lawsuit against former NFL Hall of Fame football player, Lawrence Taylor (formerly of the New York Giants) on Monday, November 28th, 2011 in New York. Mr. Taylor had originally been indicted on charges of rape in the third degree, criminal sexual act in the third degree, sexual abuse in the third degree and endangering the welfare of a child. He was convicted of one count of patronizing a prostitute and one count of sexual misconduct. Mr. Taylor’s victim was 16 years old at the time of Mr. Taylor’s crime. Taylor was sentenced on March 22, 2011. Rasheed Davis has pled guilty to one count of sex trafficking for compelling the victim through means of force to provide commercial sex to defendant, Lawrence Taylor. The lawsuit which was announced today, may be the first of its kind ever filed by an underage sex trafficking victim under the Trafficking Victims Protection Act against a man (Taylor) who was seeking sexual services (as opposed to the trafficking pimp).
11/13/11 – A profile of Attorney Gloria Allred on CBS Sunday Morning Show on Sunday, November 13th, 2011.
11/7/11 – Herman Cain and Sexual Harassment: Gloria Allred and her client Sharon Bialek, a woman who alleges sexual harassment by Presidential hopeful, Herman Cain, held a news conference on November 7th, 2011 at the Friars Club in New York. Ms. Bialek alleges Mr. Cain engaged in sexually inappropriate conduct with her when she sought his help with an employment issue when he was President of the National Restaurant Association.
- Gloria Allred Statement 11/7/11
- Sharon Bialek Statement 11/7/11
- Gloria Allred Statement 11/14/11
- Dr. Zuckerman Statement 11/14/11
Oct. 17, 2011
Does an employer have the right to interrogate an employee about his or her private lawful sexual activities? New York Assistant Attorney General Alisha Smith holds a news conference with attorney Gloria Allred to respond to accusations by the New York Post that “she spends her days toiling in securities fraud —and her nights moonlighting as a dominatrix” and that “she performs at S & M events for pay.”
Sept 14, 2011
Women were sued by their ex-lover, who alleged that they posted comments about him on liarscheatersrus.com. They held a news conference with attorney Gloria Allred to respond to their ex-boyfriend’s unusual lawsuit against them.
Sept. 6, 2011
Attorney Gloria Allred and Robin Tyler, a prominent LGBT activist, held a news conference to respond to those who say that children should not watch Chaz Bono on “Dancing with the Stars” because he has transitioned from female to male. Ms. Allred and Ms. Tyler also organized dance and viewing parties for all who support Bono’s first appearance on “DWTS.” At the Los Angeles party, Ms. Allred danced with any transitioned or in-transition person, male or female, who invited her to dance.
- Video of viewing and dance party
- Gloria Allred statement
- Robin Tyler statement
- Gloria and Robin respond to hateful comments made about Chaz Bono
Aug. 18, 2011
Christy Martin (a k a “Coal Miner’s Daughter”) and attorney Gloria Allred hold a news conference before they appear at a California State Athletic Commission meeting. They are on the agenda to challenge and protest as sex discrimination the recent decision to stop Christy’s fight on June 4th at the Staples Center in the last round due to a broken hand, thereby depriving her of her 50th win. Ms. Allred argues that if it had been a men’s fight and one of the male fighters had suffered a broken hand, the bout would not have been stopped.
Aug. 2, 2011
Gloria Allred appears for a case involving her client, a minor, who is the alleged victim of unlawful sexual intercourse with a San Bernardino County deputy sheriff. Ms. Allred addresses the media. She also addresses the rally of supporters who showed up to support the defendant, Nathan Gastineau, who faces felony charges alleging lewd acts and unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor.
July 13, 2011
A daughter was abducted from her biological mother more than 40 years ago, then legally adopted by another woman. She was then abducted again by the same kidnapper and adopted back by her biological mother.
June 15, 2011
Gloria Allred and her client Ginger Lee hold a news conference at the Friars Club in New York City to explain Ms. Lee’s Twitter and e-mail relationship with Congressman Anthony Weiner.
- Gloria Allred’s statement in response to Congressman Weiner’s resignation
- Ginger Lee’s statement in response to Congressman Weiner’s resignation
- Gloria Allred’s statement
- Ginger Lee’s statement
June 12, 2011
PRIDE Parade 2011
Christopher Street West
West Hollywood, CA
Gloria Allred and “The All Reds”
June 7, 2011
Gloria Allred and Andrew Johnson, a gay corrections officer, won the right for him to march in uniform at the Christopher Street West Gay and Lesbian Pride Parade in West Hollywood, CA. They held a news conference on June 7, 2011, because the law enforcement officer was being denied the right to march in uniform. After they filed a charge of discrimination, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation reversed its decision and allowed him to march in uniform in the parade. It also issued an apology to him.
June 3, 2011
Gloria Allred holds a news conference with Christy Martin regarding Christy’s fight set for Saturday, June 4th, at Staples Center in Los Angeles.
May 31, 2011
Gloria Allred and nine women hold a news conference to announce the filing of a sex, age and race discrimination lawsuit against the Resorts Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
- Gloria Allred statement
- Elsa Hernandez statement
- Margie De Pamphilis statement
- Marie Stewart statement
- Virginia Hardwick statement
- Gloria Allred’s casino case: The angry waitress (TMZ)
- Resorts slapped with discrimination suit by ex-cocktail servers (Press of Atlantic City)
- Gloria Allred announces sexual discrimination lawsuit against Atlantic City casino (Radar Online)
April 27, 2011
Gloria Allred, her client Jason Quinn and his family hold a news conference to protest shocking homophobic slurs and sexually suggestive and threatening behavior by Atlanta Braves Coach Roger McDowell to fans at a Major League Baseball game.
April 22, 2011
Sperm in woman’s water bottle: Gloria Allred and her client, the victim, hold a news conference after the sentencing.
March 22, 2011
Lawrence Taylor sentencing: Victim of sex trafficking holds news conference with attorney Gloria Allred after sentencing.
March 1, 2011
Army general apologizes to alleged victim of sexual assault for the escape of alleged rapist. Alleged victim holds news conference on March 1, 2011, with her attorney, Gloria Allred, to react to the apology.
Feb. 28, 2011
Soldier who had been charged with the rape of a minor, escaped from military custody and evaded capture for a week is found in Florida. Alleged sexual assault victim holds news conference with attorney Gloria Allred.
Feb. 14, 2011
Attorney Gloria Allred spoke at the Valentine’s Day protest of Proposition 8. Ms. Allred accompanied same-gender couples who requested marriage licenses, but were denied.
Feb. 10, 2011
Popular public schoolteacher Melissa Petro was threatened with termination after she blogged and revealed that she had formerly been a call girl and stripper. Attorney Gloria Allred and Melissa Petro hold a news conference to defend Ms. Petro’s First Amendment rights.
Jan. 27, 2011
Two hundred children engage in protest at middle school. Students threatened with arrest to stage protest at middle school and then march to nearby park to meet civil rights attorney Gloria Allred and hold a news conference.
Jan. 19, 2011
Gloria’s statement in support of boxer Christy Martin