Tarana Burke

'Skate Kitchen' Star Jaden Smith on 'Being an Outcast' in Skateboarding's Boys Club (Video)

Sundance 2018: Crystal Moselle’s latest film stars real-life female skateboarders who made a name for themselves in New York’s male-dominated skate …

Issa Rae

Alison Brie Addresses James Franco Sexual Misconduct Allegations

View Gallery60 photos<p>1 / 60<p>Angelina Jolie<p>Attending with her son Maddox, Angelina Jolie chose a floaty sheer dress with voluminous feather-trimmed …

Awards

Viola Davis Centers Women of Color In An Unforgettable Women's March Speech

Viola Davis brought her oratorical talent to the Women’s March in Los Angeles last Saturday (January 20), as the Oscar-winning actress and producer …

Race & Ethnicity

How "Me Too" Is Affecting Young People's Dating Lives, According To A New Survey

Since October, the #MeToo campaign has been filling social media feeds ever since actress Alyssa Milano took to Twitter to address the prevalence of …

Women's News

18 Celebrities Who Attended the 2018 Women's March This Weekend

Last year on January 21, the first Women's March on Washington occurred. It was the day after the inauguration of Donald Trump as President of the United States of America, and the march was to protest his place in that office as well as to call attention to many of the issues women face today, not …

Alyssa Milano

Natalie Portman details 'environment of sexual terrorism' in Women's March speech

Speaking at the Women’s March in Los Angeles, Natalie Portman detailed the “environment of sexual terrorism” she endured in her youth that impacted …

Natalie Portman

Viola Davis Slays Her 2018 Women’s March Speech: ‘Nothing and No One Can Be Great Without a Cost’

She came. She roared. She conquered.<p>Actor Viola Davis, who has been thrilling audiences with her passionate, deeply felt words since at least 2017 …

Viola Davis

How #MeToo really was different, according to data

MeToo is an old idea: that survivors, sharing their stories of sexual harassment and abuse, can change society for the better. But last fall, in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations against producer Harvey Weinstein and others in Hollywood, media and other industries, this idea went viral in a …

Lifestyle

Aziz Ansari's sexual misconduct story is awkward, gross, entitled and, no, it's not OK

<b>OPINION:</b> My editor asked for a piece about what the #MeToo movement means for the average New Zealand woman. I felt positive.<p>Hollywood might be a …

Feminism

#MeToo Is Clumsy, Crucial And Long Overdue

The movement provides a collective context for what happens in private, writes Helen Epstein, and validation for those of us trying to make sense of …

Feminism

A beauty brand tried to trademark #MeToo to sell cosmetics

Since it emerged in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct scandal in October, #MeToo has been a juggernaut—a social media-based grassroots movement that has opened up conversations on sexual assault and harassment far beyond the A-list Hollywood circuit. Plenty of brands have taken the …

Are Hashtags Changing Perspectives on Workplace Harassment?

Tarana Burke started the #MeToo movement because she saw something radical in mass healing from sexual assault. Having launched the campaign in 2006, …

Culture

The SAG awards got political. That’s a good thing.

Politics is in fashion on the red carpet this year.<p>Stars wore all-black attire to the Golden Globe Awards to raise funds and awareness for “Time’s Up,” a Hollywood organization dedicated to fighting sexual harassment in the workplace. Eight celebrities brought feminist activists as their dates, and …

Entertainment

Oprah Is Not the US's Savior

Oprah Winfrey's remarkable Golden Globes speech rocked not only the event's A-list attendees, but almost all of America.<p>Winfrey cited the under-told …

Liberal View

More than a protest: on its one-year anniversary, the Women's March has become a movement

<b>LAS VEGAS, Nevada</b>—The indignation didn’t knock them down, it led them to mobilize. On the first day of Donald Trump’s presidency, millions of women …

Latino News

Viola Davis Speaks Up For Black Women In Searing Speech At The Women's March In Los Angeles

Viola Davis showed up and spoke up at the women's march in Los Angeles Saturday, and delivered a searing speech that denounced sexual assault and …

Recy Taylor

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Wows Celebrity-Packed Crowd at Sundance Film Festival

A highlight of the chat: Ginsburg impersonating Kate McKinnon impersonating Ginsburg on Saturday Night Live.<p>Celebrities crawl all over the Sundance Film Festival, from <b>John Legend</b> and <b>Common</b> to <b>Jane Fonda</b> and <b>Hillary Swank</b>. But no one else generated the level of excitement <b>Ruth Bader Ginsburg</b> did when …

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Alyssa Milano's 2018 Women’s March Speech Defines Democracy In A Way That Will Leave You Fired Up — VIDEO

On the one-year anniversary of Donald Trump's inauguration, women and men across the country are participating in the 2018 Women's March. Part of the …

Alyssa Milano

The Best Women's March Signs (So Far)

“Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled Norwegians,” one poster reads<p>The ladies are back in full force.<p>The second annual Women’s March is …

Golden Globes

From #MeToo to #HerToo: A Feminist Review of 2017

In India and around the world, 2017 was a tumultuous year for feminism. A look at the watershed moments:<p>The year 2017 has been a tumultuous one for …

Feminism

SAG Awards putting spotlight on women amid #MeToo, Time's Up movements

All 13 Screen Actors Guild awards to be presented by women, including Emma Stone, Halle Berry, Lupita Nyong'o<p>It's easy to dismiss Sunday's Screen …

Award Shows

A Cosmetics Company Tried to Trademark #MeToo

According to a recent article in TMZ, Hard Candy Cosmetics recently applied to trademark #MeToo, the hashtag created by Tarana Burke. #MeToo was …

Feminism

Is Rose McGowan At The 2018 Women’s March? Here's How The Actor Is Showing Her Support

On Saturday, Jan. 20, women and men across the country are participating in the 2018 Women's March, and just like 2017's inaugural march, you can …

Women's News

Watch The Sundance Respect Rally Here (Video)

Jane Fonda, Tessa Thompson and Common are among those showing support at the follow-up to the large Women’s March in 2017<p>With year two of the Women’s …

Laura Dern

Don't "hug a black woman" for standing up to the patriarchy

America seems to have fallen in love with black women.<p>“What if we let black women run everything?” one popular tweet asked after the black vote helped Democrat Doug Jones beat Republican Roy Moore in a December special election in Alabama. “White women may be loud, proud pop feminists—what with …

Award Shows

The intergenerational feminist divide over #MeToo is both painful and necessary

The current feminist moment is becoming marked by, among other things, an excess of intergenerational disrespect on all sides. Just in the last week, 78-year-old Margaret Atwood painted herself as the victim of a witch hunt by younger feminists, and 22-year-old writer Katie Way condescended …

Feminism

MTV study suggests the #MeToo movement might actually be changing how young men behave

The #MeToo movement—i.e., the concentrated effort to make it clear, mostly to men, just how often women in our society face sexual harassment, …

Offbeat News

A Year Later, Three Women Reflect on the Historic Women’s March

<i>Brie Noel Taylor is a content strategist and painter who lives California. She attended the Women’s March in San Francisco.</i><p>The 2016 presidential race …

Feminism

There’s a #MeToo TV show in the works

'#MeToo, Now What?' will explore the effects of the movement<p>A TV show about the #MeToo movement is in the works.<p>The phrase was first used in a sexual …

TV

Dating App Requires Verbal Sexual Consent Amid #MeToo Era

The discussion of sexual assault and harassment are all the more paramount in an era dominated by the #MeToo and Times Up movement, but now there is …

Ashley Judd