Less than a month after Al Franken was accused of groping a woman, the U.S. senator from Minnesota resigned from his seat under pressure from his Democratic colleagues. Two months have passed since Rep. Keith Ellison, also a Democrat from Minnesota, was accused of assaulting a woman. He is still deputy chairman of the…
Hell hath no fury like Rose McGowan when she’s not the center of attention.
If you’re active on social media, you may have been greeted with a very important anniversary this morning: the one-year anniversary of the #MeToo movement. Yay!
Time’s Up, the gender-equality initiative founded in the wake of the #MeToo movement, has selected former Women’s National Basketball Association President Lisa Borders as the organization’s first president and CEO.
Last week was surely triggering and traumatic for victims of sexual violence as they watched Dr. Christine Blasey Ford get dragged through the mud simply for coming forward with her accusation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
As the Toronto International Film Festival kicked into gear last week, much of the discussion around the film Predator, which showed at the festival, hasn’t been about the film, but about director Shane Black’s decision to cast a longtime friend and registered sexual offender in the film without alerting his…
The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office has declined a sexual assault case against actor Anthony Anderson after the alleged victim in the case declined to be interviewed by investigators.
Correction: August 21 at 2:04 p.m. EDT: An earlier version of this article mistakenly identified Rose McGowan as Rose Byrne.
It’s been said often enough to become cliché that humor is a kind of armor. For funny-woman Tiffany Haddish, that armor came at a cost.
Bill Cosby won’t be sentenced until September after being found guilty of rape, but the Pennsylvania Sexual Offenders Assessment Board is recommending the disgraced comedian be classified as a sexually violent predator ahead of his sentencing.
Black-ish star Anthony Anderson is under criminal investigation by the LAPD for allegedly assaulting a woman who catered an event that the actor put on. Anderson is denying the allegation.
#MeToo movement founder Tarana Burke never ceases to amaze, and last week, she amazed the advertising crowd gathered for the 2018 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, appearing alongside fellow feminist icon Gloria Steinem for global marketing organization Interpublic Group’s (IPG) eighth annual Women’s…
Responding to rumors published online last week, a representative for Bill Cosby spoke out Friday to assert that “there are no issues” in Bill and Camille Cosby’s marriage.
This generation is filled with young women willing to fight for change. (Because seriously, who else is going to fight for us?)
“When you know better, you do better,” or so the saying goes. Sometimes—most times—it takes someone with privilege to enact change for everyone else. In January, actress Jessica Chastain made headlines when she advocated for equal pay for fellow actress and friend Octavia Spencer, addressing the persistently deep pay…
XXXTentacion’s record of abuse is no secret; for as long as his singles have been popping on SoundCloud and Spotify, fans have been aware of the charges leveled against him, including domestic battery by strangulation, false imprisonment and aggravated battery of a pregnant woman.
Physical appearance will reportedly no longer be a determining factor for Miss America contestants: The pageant will no longer feature a swimsuit or evening gown competition, in hopes of being more inclusive of women of all sizes.
Since it hit the mainstream last fall, the #MeToo movement has sent shockwaves through our collective consciousness, revealing predators in some of our most respected positions and forcing all of us to re-evaluate our behavior. But despite how pervasive the phrase has become, would you be shocked to know that 41…
A month ago at work, a white man physically threatened me. He wanted to know my name so he could report me, so he came close to me and followed me into my work building and repeated his request. His goal was to intimidate, because maybe I intimidated him.