From XFamily - Children of God
- May 15 – Family member in France given a suspended sentence of 18 months in prison for "contributing to the deliquency of a minor" for encouraging his child to engage in videotaped sexual play with children of other Family members. The sentence was then reduced to two years of probation and mandatory treatment and his parental rights were terminated.
- MovingOn.org, a community website for people who were born into The Family, is launched.
- San Francisco Chronicle: Daughter of Family's Founder Renounces His Teachings — 2001-02-14
- San Francisco Chronicle: Escaping a Free Love Legacy Children of God sect hopes it can overcome sexy image — 2001-02-14
- Uncut: Walking With Demons — 2001-03
- The Mirror: Real Lives: 'I was forced to have unprotected sex with 50 men' — 2001-09-15
- ACI Prensa: Juez aprueba veracidad de libro sobre oculta historia de secta argentina — 2001-10-04
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