Amy Schumer has made a living joking about sex. She even got VERY candid about giving her then-boyfriend a blow job last March. But the comedian is very much aware that sexual assault is no laughing matter, and she's here to tell her...Show More Summary
Married to a serial philanderer, a rank misogynist and an admitted sexual assaulter. It can’t be easy. Is she aware? Of course she’s aware. There’s plenty of evidence, right there in plain view. She refuses to travel with him to his (medicated) State of the Uniom, and takes her own car. She is in seclusion... View Article
The #MeToo and Time's Up movements have finally amped up conversation and awareness about sexual assault, gender inequality, and misuse of power, all of which have been going on for decades. While we've already seen some hopeful progress...Show More Summary
If you've picked up a newspaper or been anywhere social media in the past three months, then you're no doubt aware that the film industry has been shaken to its foundations by allegations of sexual assault against some of the most influential...Show More Summary
James Franco told Stephen Colbert on Tuesday night that he is aware of sexual assault claims made against him by several actresses and said he supports the ‘Time’s up’ movement. Said Franco: “I support it. I support change… Read The post James Franco Addresses Sexual Assault Claims with Colbert: ‘If I Have Done Something Wrong, I Will Fix It’ – WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
Many of the celebrities attending Sunday’s Golden Globes awards are wearing pins that say “Times Up” to raise awareness about sexual assault and harassment.
WASHINGTON, Dec 6 (Reuters) - TIME magazine has named the social movement aimed at raising awareness about sexual harassment and assault, epitomized by the #MeToo social media hashtag, as the most influential "person" in 2017, the publication announced on Wednesday. All of TIME's Person of the Year recipients: Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
If you are a sexual assault survivor...be aware that repeated exposure to the media's news stories is probably not in your best interest.
As we enter into this new era of awareness around issues of consent and sexual assault and harassment, it seems inevitable that we’ll see some changes in the media we consume. I’ve seen and heard some conversations recently, both online and IRL, lamenting that movies and TV are going to have to get less “sexy,” […]
Uber today announced a $5 million commitment over five years as part of its “Driving Change” campaign for sexual assault and domestic violence awareness and prevention initiatives in partnership with groups including Raliance, the National...Show More Summary
Uber is unveiling a company-wide effort to raise awareness of sexual assault, as it revamps how it handles customer complaints. Uber has faced multiple allegations of criminal behavior by its drivers, and a reported culture of harassment inside the company led to the resignation of its founder, Travis Kalanick, as CEO. Adriana Diaz reports.
As most women know, and as the world is becoming increasingly aware, sexism and sexual harassment and assault are not limited to the entertainment industry. Everywhere, from tech to government to sports, there are predators, mostly men, who feel so entitled to sex that they use their positions of power to take it from people. This time, it's the art world.
Remember this time last week when most of us weren't even aware of the existence of James Toback? What a wonderful time that was. Yes, that ignorance sure was bliss, but since early last week, we've heard story after story about Toback,...Show More Summary
"Men harm in the work place. The new awareness is, of course, a positive development. For a long time at ABC News, I was part of the problem."
In a story Oct. 23 about Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter's efforts to raise awareness about sexual harassment and assault, The Associated Press reported erroneously the nature of a lawsuit against … Click to Continue »
By Sally Raskoff There seems to be an emerging awareness of sexual harassment and sexual assault as more “open secrets” are exposed as some powerful men have recently been fired from their jobs. The hashtag #metoo has recently been circulating...
The greatest Olympic athlete of all time—with a record 23 gold medals—opens up about Russian doping, his mental health struggles, and sexual assault awareness.
This week our news feeds were flooded with two simple words: #MeToo. This trending hashtag has raised awareness regarding how devastatingly widespread sexual harassment and assault are in today’s society. The campaign began after activist Tarana...Show More Summary
Days after the sexual assault and harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein became public, his close friend and collaborator Quentin Tarantino said he was “stunned and heartbroken” by the news, but needed time before making a full statement. That statement has now come in the form of an an interview with ... More »
A state lawmaker is responding to actress Alyssa Milano's call to tweet "me too" to raise awareness of sexual harassment and assault following the recent revelation of decades of allegations … Click to Continue »