Tag: me too

The ‘Me Too.’ Movement Makes Moves, Launching an HBCU Tour This Spring

Tarana Burke speaks onstage during The 2019 MAKERS Conference at Monarch Beach Resort on February 8, 2019 in Dana Point, California.Photo: Vivien Killilea (Getty Images for MAKERS) As the discussion around sexual violence continues and we collectively consider how best to combat it at its roots, education is key—as is accountability. With that in mind, […]

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Winter Is Coming: Trump’s Female Opposition Will Be Wearing White to the State of the Union

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) talks to fellow members of Congress during the first session of the 116th Congress at the U.S. Capitol January 03, 2019 in Washington, DC.Photo: Win McNamee (Getty Images) When Donald Trump approaches the podium to wheeze through his sad little State of the Union address Tuesday […]

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Why Do We Silence Black Girls and Women Who are Survivors of Sexual Violence? 

Today, conversations about sexual violence and harassment towards women have infiltrated popular culture, the news and beyond. But despite the prevalence of sexual violence towards black girls and women, we remain almost invisible in these conversations. You see, the legacy of sexual violence towards black women, and our subsequent silencing […]

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Leaving Neverland, a Documentary Based on Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Michael Jackson, to Premiere at Sundance 2019

Michael Jackson prepares to enter the Santa Barbara County Superior Court to hear the verdict read in his child molestation case June 13, 2005 in Santa Maria, California. After seven days of deliberation the jury has reached a not guilty verdict on all 10 counts in the trial against Michael […]

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R. Kelly Threatens to File Federal Lawsuit Against Lifetime If It Airs Documentary 

R. Kelly performs during The Buffet Tour on May 7, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. Photo: Daniel Boczarski (Getty Images) The much-anticipated night of Lifetime’s Surviving R. Kelly has come and right on schedule, Robert Kelly is threatening legal action. According to TMZ, Kelly’s lawyer Brian Nix is threatening to file […]

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‘Love Island’ feels different now and it’s because of #MeToo

This has, categorically, been the summer of Love Island. Despite being an annual fixture since 2015, this year’s Love Island has utterly steamrolled popular culture: it has become mainstream popular culture. 2018 was the year that the broadsheets couldn’t ignore it: MacBook anthropologists mused about attachment theory and heteronormative personality tropes and generation-Insta – before […]

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Anthony Bourdain Thought Bill Clinton Was a ‘Gropey’ ‘Piece of Shit’

One of the last interviews Anthony Bourdain gave before his suicide last month was published over the weekend, a sprawling conversation touching on politics, travel, work, and the cause he took up devoutly before he passed at 61: the #MeToo movement. Bourdain was a fervently outspoken male ally, defending victims and calling out their alleged […]

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Bill Cosby Rep Refutes Rumors Camille Wants Out: ‘No Issues in the Marriage’

Photo: Matt Rourke (AP Photo) Responding to rumors published online last week, a representative for Bill Cosby spoke out on Friday to assert that “there are no issues” in Bill and Camille Cosby’s marriage. A report from Radar Online, published on Wednesday, claimed the two were heading to Splitsville after over 50 years of marriage […]

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Glamour Magazine’s College Women of Year Make It Clear: We Should All Be Fighting for Change

Students at Jawaharlal Nehru University during a protest march against professor Atul Johri, who is suspected of molesting nine girls on the campus, March 19, 2018, in New DelhiPhoto: Sanchit Khanna (Getty Images) This generation is filled with young women willing to fight for change. (Because seriously, who else is going to fight for us?) […]

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