How do we count the ways we love Tarana Burke? The #MeToo founder has been rightfully getting her shine since the movement bearing the name she coined caught Hollywood’s attention last fall. In the months since, she has appeared on red carpets, been honored in Time magazine, and become a regular on the talk and news…
Before Donald Trump even won the presidential election, women had come forward and accused him of various types of sexual misconduct. A recording surfaced in which he bragged about being able to do whatever he wants with women, and in which he said you should just “grab ’em by the pussy.”
A New Jersey high school teacher was arrested Friday on charges that he promised at least two students better grades if they sent him lewd pictures of themselves, prompting the necessary question: Were teachers always this nasty?
In an awards season full of gestures and platitudes in support of the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, many of us wondered how the music industry’s biggest night would acknowledge an issue that has also plagued its ranks.
I don’t know about you, but I’m mentally exhausted by the multitude of sexual assault stories surfacing over the last few months—as we should be. Some of the stories shared through the #MeToo movement have triggered a range of emotions and questions; some may have come off as “gray areas.” How do we actually know when…
If there were one word to accurately describe the now-much-discussed piece in which a young woman accuses Aziz Ansari of sexual assault on their first date, it would be “messy.” What’s laid in front of readers is an awkward and, at times, bare account of how the date devolved into a veritable tug-of-war of sexual…
America is still in the throes of two ear-deafening shouting matches over private episodes that somehow became public knowledge. Although they were vastly different occurrences, they parallel each other in that the responses to both incidents were both loud and angry.
Ann Curry says that her NBC colleagues knew—or, at the very least, ought to have known—that former anchor Matt Lauer was part of a “climate of ... harassment” that existed at the show, according to an interview with CBS This Morning.
Some of your favorite Hollywood actresses—including Tracee Ellis Ross, Tessa Thompson, Kerry Washington and Rashida Jones—have a message for you: They are standing with women across the world, and hope you’ll stand in solidarity with them this Golden Globes Sunday by wearing black.
Here at The Glow Up, we love seeing women in power. But much more important and inspiring is to see women use the power they have to empower other women.
Suspended PBS talk show host Tavis Smiley took to Facebook to issue a strongly worded statement against claims of sexual misconduct against the network.
Investment banking behemoth Morgan Stanley fired former Democratic Tennessee Rep. Harold Ford Jr. on Thursday for what it called “conduct inconsistent with our values” in the latest case of a high-profile man to lose his livelihood for allegedly acting terribly with women in a professional setting.
Entertainment mogul Russell Simmons responded to allegations of sexual abuse with a
apology letter denying the claims while insinuating that his accuser might be attacking him because she is embarrassed.
On Monday it was revealed that Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) paid a former employee $27,000 to settle a wrongful-termination complaint in which she alleged that she was fired because she would not succumb to Conyers’ sexual advances. On Wednesday a new report surfaced that Conyers was accused of sexual misconduct by a…
Updated Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, 1:30 p.m. EST: Rep. John Conyers has released a full statement “expressly and vehemently” denying allegations of sexual misconduct after a BuzzFeed report found that his office had settled with a former employee who had accused of him of inappropriate advances.
Updated Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, 11:40 a.m. EST: Turns out that Russell Simmons may not be as much of a #MeToo supporter and activist as he may have claimed.