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What about young men who are having unwanted sex?

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Time Magazine recently featured “The Silence Breakers” as its 2017 “Person of the Year,” a nod to the countless women who have come forward with stories of unwanted sexual advances and sexual assaults. But missing from the conversation are men. For example, a number of surveys have found that about...

How Action Predicted Weinstein and the Hollywood Silence Breakers

3 weeks agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

The Harvey Weinstein scandal lead me to revisit the long-forgotten cult series Action, and its eerie series finale practically nobody saw.

2017 Was the Year of the Woman. Let’s Make 2018 the Year of the Family.

On New Year’s Eve, Tarana Burke, foundress of the viral #MeToo campaign, will drop the iconic ball in Times Square. This comes after Time Magazine named “The Silence Breakers” its Person of the Year, honoring Burke and other women who called attention to sexual assault and harassment in the media, Hollywood, and D.C. Beginning with [...]

Women speaking out changed 2017. Will it be a permanent shift?

3 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

Time magazine dubbed 2017 the year of the silence breakers, as powerful men who misused their power were brought down by the women they’d wronged.

Record breaker Kane fuelled by doubters

3 weeks agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

London (AFP) – Tottenham striker Harry Kane says his record-breaking year was fuelled by a desire to silence the doubters by earning his place alongside Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Kane’s hat-trick in Tottenham’s 5-2 win over Southampton on Tuesday proved a landmark moment for the England star. Show More Summary

It's not just about breaking the silence anymore. It's about breaking The Silent.

Time made a Person of the Year cover out of "The Silence Breakers," but the implication is, there was a long silence: Who was responsible for the silence? If you care enough about the silence that a few people managed to break this year, you're probably going to want to go after the people who created and maintained the silence. Show More Summary

In Trump’s D.C., the lie is the truth

last monthNews : NY Daily News

The cover of what was once Time magazine’s “Man of the Year” is now five women — “the silence breakers” who

Tweetstorm: Amber Tamblyn, Rose McGowan, And How To Disagree On Social Media

last monthFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

It started on Saturday, with a tweet that Rose McGowan has since deleted: Only it didn't start there. Not really. It started with honesty, and bravery, and #MeToo-ery. It started with the silence breakers who just made it onto the.....

Listen To Time’s People of the Year: ‘The Silence Breakers

By Jacob Oller Likely the most important video essay of the year, looking forward to next. ne of the main takeaways from the year will be the collapse (or the beginning of the collapse) of toxic patriarchal industries and their sexual abuses. Show More Summary

A Thank You To Every One Of ‘The Silence Breakers

If the President of the most powerful nation was allowed to get away with this behavior, what hope was there left for the average woman?

Taylor Swift Is a Silence Breaker…When It Comes to Sexual Assault

last monthHumor / odd : Geekosystem

My (mostly sarcastic) wish was that there would be an end to Taylor Swift think pieces for the Holiday season. However, her presence on the Time cover has caused a backlash, a response to that backlash, and a continuous discussion as to if she "deserves" to be on the cover. Because of course it did.

What Your Organization Can Do to Stop Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

With TIME Magazine’s recent declaration that theSilence Breakers” (women who have come forward to report their personal experiences as victims of sexual harassment and assault in the workplace) as their “Person of the Year”, there is clearly a desire to see sexual harassment stamped out in the workplace. Show More Summary

By naming the 'Silence Breakers' as 'Person of the Year,' Time rebukes last year's winner, Donald Trump

Call it the irony of the year. On Wednesday, Time magazine announced that its 2017 person of the year was not an individual, but a movement — the so-called “Silence Breakers” who’d spoken up and sparked a cultural reckoning around sexual harassment and assault. They are the faces, famous and not-so-famous,...

The woman behind the #MeToo movement on why she would never meet with Trump

Tarana Burke started the #MeToo movement years before 2017's numerous allegations of sexual misconduct across Hollywood, politics, and various other industries. Time Magazine recently announced that Silence Breakers and the #MeToo movement were chosen as the Person of the Year. Show More Summary

The one best idea for ending sexual harassment

The past few months have seen a deluge of stories revealing that sexual harassment takes place everywhere, from Hollywood hotel rooms to factory floors. The stories shared by silence breakers have made it impossible to deny how prevalent sexual misconduct is, and how much damage it can do. While the reckoning must continue, it’s time […]

"Silence Breakers": Let's Remember That Gabrielle Union Broke Her Silence 20 Years Ago

last monthFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

The big story this week was TIME Magazine's reveal of their Person of the Year 2017. The fact that it wasn't a single person (not even Donald Trump!) but a whole movement is monumental -- and justified."The Silence Breakers" deserve...

Why is Taylor Swift on Time's "Silence Breakers" Person of the Year Cover? And why is Rose McGowan not?

Quite a few people are asking this question, e.g., Vox: Swift does have grounds to appear on the cover: She was at the center of a sexual assault trial this summer that in retrospect seems like a precursor to our current post-Weinstein moment.... Show More Summary

Who Is the Sixth Person on TIME’s “Silence Breakers” Cover? - And who else is left out?

last monthHumor / odd : Geekosystem

Five women are on the cover of TIME's Person of the Year issue. But if you look at the picture, you can see a sixth person's arm in the lower right corner. That's deliberate.

This woman was a silence breaker on harassment. And she was fired for it, she says.

Four years before #MeToo, Anita Massengale complained about being grabbed and kissed by a co-worker at the D.C. fire department. She alleges it cost her her job.

Quick Hit: TIME’s 2017 Person of the Year is women who speak out

TIME magazine has announced their Person of the Year, and it's actually People: the silence breakers who have come forward about the sexual harassment and assault they've experienced -- as TIME calls them, "the voices that launched a movement." Read more ?

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