“For a lot of us, for so long we felt we had no voice,” said Jeanette Antolin, a former Team USA gymnast and victim of abuse, at a news conference after the hearing.“And to have the kind of support that we do now and finally have a voice is so important.” The proposed legislation would require amateur athletics governing bodies like USA Gymnastics, and adults who work with young athletes, to immediately report suspected sex abuse to local or federal law enforcement agencies.[time-interactive id=include-css params="css_url= Story by Charlotte Alter Videos by Diane Tsai Cook County / Ill.

, a Tele Pay phone-sex worker, Anne Cannon, filed a lawsuit on behalf of a potential class of workers in California court on Tuesday.

Cannon alleges that the company engaged in a “pattern of intentional manipulation and exploitation” to cheat workers out of their earnings, and violated the Fair Labor Standards Act by paying them as little as $4.20 per hour.

The newspaper reported late last year that 368 former gymnasts claimed to have been sexually assaulted by coaches or other adults involved in the sport over the previous two years.

The scandal led Steve Penny, president of USA Gymnastics, the national governing body for the sport, to resign mid-March following allegations of turning a blind eye.

Across the country, cops are implementing a strategy that has long been debated in Europe: targeting the men who buy sex while trying to help the women who sell it.

Some police and scholars say that focusing law enforcement attention on sex buyers reduces demand for prostitution, which strangles the sex industry and curbs human trafficking.

We thought it would be like an adrenaline-pumping episode of Law & Order SVU, but we were wrong.

Sex stings aren’t glamorous—they’re grim windows into the loneliness and desperation that motivates some men to grasp at the sexual cornucopia they think they are owed.

The report comes just as the sport is ready to showcase its most talented athletes on sport’s biggest stage.“We try to keep the kids away from that right now for this moment,” Mihai Brestyan, the U. women’s Olympic team assistant coach said after the team’s first training session in the Rio Olympic arena.

“We have concerns but we are here to do the best we can.

Plaintiffs’ attorney Brian Mahany told Law.com, per the , that this suit may be the first to allege unpaid wages for sex-talk workers.