Feminism

Men, you want to treat women better? Here's a list to start with

Over the last week, there’s been a lot of talk about how women are treated in the work place – and elsewhere. TV writer Nicole Silverberg argues that if men want to step up, they can<p>Hey men, what are you planning to do better? Because you need to do better. Here are ideas on how you should treat …

Gender

Reese Witherspoon Was Sexually Assaulted By a Director at 16: ‘I Wish I Could Tell You That was an Isolated Incident’

Reese Witherspoon has spoken out about sexual harassment and assault in Hollywood, revealing she was just 16 when it happened to her for the first – …

Celebrity News

Why are some gay men calling themselves androphiles?

The gay community has huge issues with <b>racism</b>, misogyny and, ironically enough, <b>homophobia</b>, but it was only when these men rallied together in MAGA hats and <b>shit polo shirts</b> that the world took notice. Chinardet seemingly didn’t notice that he had only buoyed the ideologies of these existing groups – …

Gender

A Black Woman Created the “Me Too” Campaign Against Sexual Assault 10 Years Ago

You couldn’t have scroll through any of your social media accounts on Monday without seeing the words, “Me Too.”<p>Last week’s report of Harvey …

Gender

I didn’t want the Harvey Weinstein scandal to become a discussion about bad feminists. But we need to talk about Mayim Bialik

I’ve been very wary of the many attempts to swerve the Harvey Weinstein scandal into a discussion of female shortcomings. When Donna Karan seemed to …

Gender

57 Things I Need You To Stop Doing To The Women You Work With

I'm begging you: Don't be a creep at work<p>A female friend of mine went on a foreign business trip early in her career with two colleagues who were …

Gender

The War On Women Is Rapidly Escalating: Fight Or Get The F*** Out Of The Way

The time for polite messaging and activism is over.<p>American women have been sold a steaming bag of human waste and we’ve been told we were lucky to get it. Adding insult to injury, we’re told that women in other countries don’t even have a bag of human waste to be grateful for.<p>Aren’t we lucky? (I …

Gender

America Ferrera Heartbreakingly Admits She Was Sexual Assaulted When She Was 9: It’s ‘Bulls***’

Now this is just disgusting. America Ferrera broke her silence amid the #MeToo movement today to tell fans about being sexually assaulted when she …

Celebrity Gossip

#MeToo named the victims. Now, let's list the perpetrators

If there’s anyone who deserves to be counted right now, it’s the monsters. So why not do that next? writes the Guardian columnist Jessica Valenti<p>All weekend, I heard the same two words repeated over and over from friends around the country: me too. I watched as my loved ones, family and colleagues …

Gender

Me Too: The Difficult Truths About Gay Men And Sexual Assault

Too few of the conversations that need to be happening are happening.<p>I have never told anyone this ― not my best friend, not my boyfriend, not my mother, not my brothers: nine months ago I invited a stranger over to have sex and it went further than I wanted it to and it did not stop when I tried …

Gender

Ashley Graham Almost Naked On Instagram, Confidently Tugs At Her Underwear In Sexy Lingerie Photo Shoot Clip

An almost naked Ashley Graham is teasing her fans in a new Instagram clip showcasing behind-the-scenes action during her recent photo shoot for her …

Lingerie

The Trouble With Saying 'Me Too'

Survivors are coming together yet again to shed light on high rates of sexual assault. They shouldn’t have to.<p>When I opened my phone this morning, the first thing I saw was a dear friend's Facebook status. "Me Too," it read. Even without context, I knew exactly what she meant.<p>She and other …

Gender

The Bolshoi is 'a brothel for oligarchs', claims former ballerina

The ongoing saga of Harvey Weinstein has led to an outpouring of stories exposing the epidemic of sexual exploitation and harassment in an array of industries, with the Bolshoi the latest to be implicated.<p>Speaking to the Daily Beast, former prima ballerina Anastasia Volochkova has claimed that the …

Harvey Weinstein

Martha Stewart Says She Was Sexually Harassed as a 16-Year-Old Model

After decades of sexual assault and harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein came to light last week, many women are coming forward with their …

Martha Stewart

I Don’t Want To Say ‘Me Too’

This is supposed to feel validating. I should feel simultaneously horrified and unburdened because <i>this is it</i>, something <i>is finally going to change</i>.<p>“Me …

Gender

Don't Forget About All the Other Harvey Weinsteins

In the past few weeks alone, dozens of allegations of sexual harassment of all kinds have been published in the news without causing much of a stir …

Gender

People writer: Long before Trump attacked me, there was an actor in a bathrobe

I realize he was a factor in why I didn’t report the Trump incident when it happened. But times are changing. We are not afraid anymore.<p>I was a naive college student when I landed one of my first big celebrity interviews.<p>I set it up after meeting the Oscar-nominated actor at a film festival and …

News (U.S.)

I Was Asking for It: Sexism, Sexual Harassment, and Ageism - BLARB

Like Harvey Weinstein, I, too, came of age in a different era. Ten years his junior, the air was charged with an intoxicating mixture of sexual …

Books

Mayim Bialik Should Regret What She Said About Women — Not How It Was Perceived

Here at the Schmooze, the Forward’s pop-culture desk, our love affair with Mayim Bialik is an open secret. A child-star neuroscientist with a name …

Gender

Male sexual assault at centre of new Star Trek: Discovery series

The rebooted Star Trek series has been winning rave reviews so far, portraying a new look at the Starfleet crew.<p>However the most recent episode took …

Star Trek

'Big Bang Theory' Actress Mayim Bialik Defends Sexual Harassment Comments

Star accused of "victim blaming" after writing op-ed about Harvey Weinstein scandal<p><i>The Big Bang Theory</i> actress Mayim Bialik responded to people who …

Gender

As a young, powerless woman trapped alone with a predator, I did not run

Me, too; I was deemed suitable for exploitation by a man who expected sex. Since then my shame and self-disgust have turned into burning rage<p>I described this feeling of rage to my friends on Facebook like “tremors through my feet”. The wake of the Weinstein revelations rippled through social media …

Opinion

What Mayim Bialik reveals about #MeToo

<b>(CNN) —</b> Me too, I tweeted this morning. "But of course. #metoo."<p>On Sunday night, the actress Alyssa Milano tweeted a suggestion. ''If all the women who have been sexually harassed or assaulted wrote 'Me too' as a status, we might give people a sense of the magnitude of the problem."<p>Within hours, …

Opinion

Me Too: Alyssa Milano elevates Harvey Weinstein conversation

NEW YORK (AP) — With a single tweet, actress Alyssa Milano has motivated thousands of women to tell their stories of rape, sexual assault and harassment on social media.<p>On Sunday night, she suggested on Twitter that women use the hashtag "Me Too" to indicate their status and they did just that in …

Harvey Weinstein

Harvey Weinstein’s Fall Opens the Floodgates in Hollywood

LOS ANGELES — Harvey Weinstein is certainly not the first powerful man publicly and credibly accused of sexually harassing or abusing women in recent years.<p>Since 2015, the Fox News chairman Roger Ailes, the Fox News prime-time host Bill O’Reilly and the comedian and actor Bill Cosby have suffered …

Harvey Weinstein

Carrie Fisher Sent A Cow Tongue To Producer Who Sexually Assaulted A Friend

Just another reminder that the world did not deserve Carrie Fisher.<p>There was no greater ally than the late, great Carrie Fisher.<p>Fisher’s friend Heather Ross is among the many women who are coming forward with their stories of sexual harassment and assault amid the accusations against producer …

Carrie Fisher

Second Amendment Champion Dana Loesch Reveals Terrifying Threats Forcing Her To Leave Her Home

In a series of tweets Sunday evening, author Dana Loesch, the talk radio and television host for <i>The Blaze</i> who is also an outspoken spokeswoman for …

Conservative View

How That “Boys Will Be Boys” Embroidery Became the Internet’s Response to Harvey Weinstein

Rose McGowan did it. Emily Ratajowski did it. Willow Smith did it. Colin Hanks did it. Tracee Ellis Ross and Zoe Kravitz and Adriana Lima and Sarah Hyland and Martha Hunt did it. Activists did it, brands did it, and magazines did it too. They all shared the same image: a cross stitch that said …

Tracee Ellis Ross

Kristen Stewart: Let's Be Aware of Harassment on Every Level

Tonight, at ELLE's Women in Hollywood event, Kristen Stewart introduced spotlight honoree Riley Keough, her friend and <i>The Runaways</i> cast mate. But before she spoke about the actress ("Riley is not normal. Nothing about her leans IN to being an 'actress.'"), Stewart addressed what's been going on in …

Kristen Stewart

Tila Tequila Shares Horrific Sexual Harassment Experience: I Was ‘Pimped Out’ By Agents — Watch

This video of Tila Tequila is terrifying, and not cause she’s covered in some crazy hair dye. The internet star took to YouTube today to address her …

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