Andrew Cuomo’s White-Knuckle Ride

Amid scandals, accusations and calls for his resignation, the New York governor seems determined to prove that the instincts that have gotten him into trouble can get him out of it too.

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Could the Pandemic Prompt an ‘Epidemic of Loss’ of Women in the Sciences?

Even before the pandemic, many female scientists felt unsupported in their fields. Now, some are hitting a breaking point.

#metoo-movement, #brigham-and-womens-hospital, #child-care, #colleges-and-universities, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #discrimination, #graduate-schools-and-students, #maddow-rachel, #nature-communications-journal, #race-and-ethnicity, #research, #rockefeller-university, #sexual-harassment, #social-media, #tenure, #twitter, #women-and-girls, #yale-university, #your-feed-science

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‘Bond Girl’ Talk and Groping: Albany’s Toxic Culture for Women

As allegations against Gov. Andrew Cuomo put a new spotlight on sexual misconduct in New York’s capital, numerous women there described an enduring predatory and misogynistic environment.

#metoo-movement, #albany-ny, #biaggi-alessandra, #cuomo-andrew-m, #gunning-patricia, #men-and-boys, #new-york-state, #salazar-julia-christine, #sexual-harassment, #state-legislatures, #women-and-girls, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

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In France’s Delayed #MeToo, Powerful Men Fall, One After Another

Since the start of the year, well-known men from diverse fields have been accused of sexual abuse and placed under investigation.

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Amid Sexual Harassment Scandals, Australia Plots a ‘Road Map for Respect’

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said he would accept 55 suggestions from the country’s human rights commissioner to tackle a problem that has been festering for years in politics.

#metoo-movement, #australia, #legislatures-and-parliaments, #morrison-scott-1968, #politics-and-government, #sexual-harassment

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‘The Most Unsafe Workplace’? Parliament, Australian Women Say

More and more women are describing Parliament House as a sexist backwater. A staff member’s accusation of rape — in a minister’s office, no less — was the catalyst.

#metoo-movement, #australia, #higgins-brittany, #legislatures-and-parliaments, #morrison-scott-1968, #politics-and-government, #sex-crimes, #sexual-harassment, #women-and-girls

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Harvey Weinstein Appeals Sex Crimes Conviction Over Accusers’ Testimony

The filing marks the beginning of what is likely to be a lengthy effort by Mr. Weinstein, who was accused of sexual assault or misconduct by dozens of women, to overturn his conviction.

#metoo-movement, #decisions-and-verdicts, #new-york-state, #sciorra-annabella, #sexual-harassment, #weinstein-harvey

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In China Sex Scandal, Many See a #MeToo Moment

A young woman from a modest background gets a long prison term. The powerful officials who paid her draw lighter punishment. The Chinese public has questions.

#metoo-movement, #bribery-and-kickbacks, #china, #government-employees, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #politics-and-government, #sex-crimes, #sexual-harassment

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Accused Bild Editor, Julian Reichelt, is Reinstated but With a Co-Editor

The chief of the tabloid-style Bild newspaper “made mistakes” but does not deserve to lose his job, an inquiry found. He will share power with a female colleague.

#metoo-movement, #bild-newspaper, #germany, #newspapers, #reichelt-julian, #sexual-harassment, #springer-axel-verlag-ag, #workplace-hazards-and-violations, #wurzbach-alexandra

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Her Film on Sex Assault Depicts Her Own and Fuels a #MeToo Moment

Danijela Stajnfeld included her account of being assaulted in a film that has led to contentious debate in Serbia and prompted other women to come forward to say they were sexually abused.

#metoo-movement, #actors-and-actresses, #belgrade-serbia, #content-type-personal-profile, #documentary-films-and-programs, #hold-me-right-movie, #lecic-branislav, #movies, #serbia, #sex-crimes, #stajnfeld-danijela, #women-and-girls

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Cuomo Could Be Impeached. Here’s How It Would Happen.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is under investigation. If his own party moves against him, he could face New York’s first impeachment proceeding in more than a century.

#metoo-movement, #cuomo-andrew-m, #impeachment, #new-york-state, #politics-and-government, #sexual-harassment, #state-legislatures

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The Many Faces of Post-Trump Stress Disorder

It seemed like everything was calming down, until it wasn’t.

#metoo-movement, #american-rescue-plan-2021, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #cuomo-andrew-m, #democratic-party, #federal-budget-us, #fillmore-millard, #hate-crimes, #presidents-and-presidency-us, #stimulus-economic, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-economy, #united-states-politics-and-government

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30 Years After Anita Hill, We Should All Know What Sexual Harassment Is

Governor Cuomo championed the laws that made it easier to punish workplace harassment. Why is he unclear about them?

#metoo-movement, #bennett-charlotte-1995, #cuomo-andrew-m, #new-york-state, #sexual-harassment

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Tales of Racism and Sexism, From 3 Leading Asian-American Women

Tina Tchen, Min Jin Lee, and Sung Yeon Choimorrow discuss the ‘unique way that Asian-American women experience sexual harassment.’

#metoo-movement, #race-and-ethnicity, #women-and-girls

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‘Children Are Off-Limits’: France on Course to Set 15 as Age of Consent

The bill, which characterizes sex between adults and minors under 15 as rape, was adopted by the National Assembly after a series of sexual abuse scandals and may become law by April.

#metoo-movement, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #france, #incest, #law-and-legislation, #sex, #sex-crimes, #statutes-of-limitations

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How Cuomo’s Team Tried to Tarnish One of His Accusers

People tied to Gov. Andrew Cuomo sought to damage the credibility of Lindsey Boylan, the first woman to accuse Mr. Cuomo of sexual harassment.

#metoo-movement, #boylan-lindsey-1984, #cuomo-andrew-m, #new-york-state, #sexual-harassment

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Half of New York Voters Say Cuomo Shouldn’t Resign, Poll Shows

A Siena College poll showed that more than a third of voters believed Gov. Andrew Cuomo committed sexual harassment, and a slight majority wanted “someone else” to run for governor next year.

#metoo-movement, #cuomo-andrew-m, #polls-and-public-opinion, #siena-college, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

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Monarchy, Meet Anarchy

President Biden is not the only one who wants to celebrate Independence Day.

#metoo-movement, #american-rescue-plan-2021, #royal-families, #sexual-harassment, #stimulus-economic, #united-states-economy

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‘Allen v. Farrow’ Episode 4 Recap: An Adult Dylan Farrow Speaks Out

The finale of the HBO docuseries delves into the changing perception of Woody Allen and Ms. Farrow’s decision to go public with her allegations of sexual abuse.

#metoo-movement, #allen-v-farrow-tv-program, #allen-woody, #apropos-of-nothing-book, #books-and-literature, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #documentary-films-and-programs, #farrow-malone-dylan, #farrow-mia, #farrow-moses, #farrow-ronan, #home-box-office, #maco-frank-s, #previn-soon-yi, #sex-crimes, #television

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In Rage Over Sarah Everard Killing, ‘Women’s Bargain’ Is Put on Notice

The “Reclaim These Streets” movement in Britain asks why the police demand sacrifices of women rather than forcing men to change to end violence. “It makes my stomach rot,” one organizer said.

#metoo-movement, #curfews, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #domestic-violence, #everard-sarah, #great-britain, #manne-kate, #nesrine-malik, #reclaim-the-streets, #scotland-yard-metropolitan-police-service, #weinstein-harvey, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

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Powerful German Editor, Accused of Misconduct, Takes Leave

Julian Reichelt, editor of the tabloid-style Bild, denied accusations by female employees but stepped aside while the newspaper’s owner conducts an internal investigation.

#metoo-movement, #bild-newspaper, #newspapers, #reichelt-julian, #springer-axel-verlag-ag, #workplace-environment

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Why Al Franken Hovers Over the Debate About Cuomo’s Future

When the Minnesota senator resigned, Democrats weighed how to handle sexual misconduct allegations. Now that conversation is evolving, with the New York governor at the center.

#metoo-movement, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #cuomo-andrew-m, #democratic-party, #governors-us, #new-york-state, #polls-and-public-opinion, #sexual-harassment, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voting-and-voters

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Allegations Against Cuomo Reignite a #MeToo Debate for Democrats

Groping and sexual harassment allegations against New York’s governor have renewed a yearslong conversation within the party about how it handles accusations against powerful liberal male politicians.

#metoo-movement, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #cuomo-andrew-m, #democratic-party, #governors-us, #new-york-state, #polls-and-public-opinion, #sexual-harassment, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voting-and-voters

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Speaking of Britney Spears, What About the Others?: The Week in Narrated Articles

Five articles from around The Times, narrated just for you.

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For Some Women, Working for Cuomo Is the ‘Worst Place to Be’

Dozens of current and former employees of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s executive chamber described the office as chaotic, unprofessional and toxic, especially for young women.

#metoo-movement, #albany-ny, #cuomo-andrew-m, #new-york-state, #sexual-harassment, #women-and-girls, #workplace-environment

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In Nigeria, ‘Feminist’ Was a Common Insult. Then Came the Feminist Coalition.

Protests against police brutality brought the nation’s attention to the Feminist Coalition. Now its members want to change life for Nigerian women.

#metoo-movement, #nigeria, #nonprofit-organizations, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #sexual-harassment, #special-anti-robbery-squad-sars, #womens-rights

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Cuomo Faces New Threat: Impeachment Inquiry Led by Democrats

The move by the State Assembly sets the stage for what could be the state’s first impeachment effort in more than a century.

#metoo-movement, #cuomo-andrew-m, #democratic-party, #heastie-carl-e, #new-york-state, #politics-and-government, #sexual-harassment, #state-legislatures

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Cuomo Sexual Harassment Accusation Is Referred to Albany Police

The police characterized the alleged groping by the governor of a female aide as something that may rise “to the level of a crime.”

#metoo-movement, #albany-ny, #cuomo-andrew-m, #new-york-state, #politics-and-government, #sex-crimes, #sexual-harassment

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Aide Says Cuomo Groped Her, as New Details of Account Emerge

Gov. Andrew Cuomo characterized the new allegations as “gut-wrenching,” but insisted that he has “never done anything like this.”

#metoo-movement, #albany-ny, #cuomo-andrew-m, #new-york-state, #sexual-harassment, #special-prosecutors-independent-counsel, #times-union-albany

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Cuomo Faces New Accusation of Inappropriate Touching

An unidentified staff member said the incident occurred when she was working at the Executive Mansion, where the governor lives. Few details have emerged.

#metoo-movement, #cuomo-andrew-m, #new-york-state, #politics-and-government, #sexual-harassment, #special-prosecutors-independent-counsel

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Cuomo Casts Doubt on Accusations, Says There’s ‘No Way I Resign’

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said that honoring calls for his resignation because of unproven allegations would be “anti-democratic.”

#metoo-movement, #bennett-charlotte-1995, #cuomo-andrew-m, #hinton-karen, #liss-ana, #new-york-state, #politics-and-government, #sexual-harassment

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Cuomo Discovers #MeToo Means #HimToo

Democrats agonize over the fate of a falling star.

#metoo-movement, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #cuomo-andrew-m, #democratic-party, #nursing-homes, #sexual-harassment

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Cuomo Is Told to Preserve Records at Issue in Sexual Harassment Inquiry

The directive came as Mr. Cuomo faced a new accusation that an aide had completed the sexual harassment training he was required to undergo for him.

#metoo-movement, #bennett-charlotte-1995, #boylan-lindsey-1984, #cuomo-andrew-m, #james-letitia, #new-york-state, #nursing-homes, #sexual-harassment, #special-prosecutors-independent-counsel, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

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Cuomo, Contrite Over Sexual Harassment Accusations, Refuses to Resign

In his first public appearance since a series of harassment allegations surfaced, Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York said he had “learned an important lesson.”

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Christian Porter, Australia’s Attorney General, Denies Rape Claim

The attorney general offered his defense just two weeks after a separate case in which a government staff member said she was sexually assaulted in Parliament.

#metoo-movement, #attorneys-general, #australia, #higgins-brittany, #politics-and-government, #porter-christian-1970, #sex-crimes

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How ‘Lolita’ Escaped Obscenity Laws and Cancel Culture

Emily Mortimer, who grew up with a prominent free-speech advocate before becoming an actress and screenwriter, has some ideas.

#metoo-movement, #book-trade-and-publishing, #books-and-literature, #content-type-personal-profile, #indecency-obscenity-and-profanity, #lolita-book, #nabokov-vladimir, #women-and-girls, #writing-and-writers

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Why Democrats Aren’t Asking Cuomo to Resign

The diminishing power of MeToo.

#metoo-movement, #bennett-charlotte-1995, #boylan-lindsey-1984, #cuomo-andrew-m, #franken-al, #new-york-state, #politics-and-government, #sexual-harassment

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Cuomo Accused of Unwanted Advance at a Wedding: ‘Can I Kiss You?’

The young woman’s account follows two separate accusations that Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed two female state employees.

#metoo-movement, #bennett-charlotte-1995, #boylan-lindsey-1984, #cuomo-andrew-m, #new-york-state, #ruch-anna, #sexual-harassment

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Cuomo Must Admit to His ‘Predatory Behavior,’ Accuser Says

“These are not the actions of someone who simply feels misunderstood; they are the actions of an individual who wields his power to avoid justice,” Charlotte Bennett said.

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Britney Spears and the Era of Celebrity Reappraisals

Monica Lewinsky. Janet Jackson. Lindsay Lohan. Whitney Houston. We are living in an era of reappraisals.

#metoo-movement, #bullies, #celebrities, #documentary-films-and-programs, #hilton-paris, #houston-whitney, #jackson-janet, #lohan-lindsay, #magazines, #spears-britney, #women-and-girls, #your-feed-selfcare

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From Britney Spears to Janet Jackson, the Era of the Celebrity Reappraisal

Monica Lewinsky. Janet Jackson. Lindsay Lohan. Whitney Houston. We are living in an era of reappraisals.

#metoo-movement, #bullies, #celebrities, #documentary-films-and-programs, #hilton-paris, #houston-whitney, #jackson-janet, #lohan-lindsay, #magazines, #spears-britney, #women-and-girls, #your-feed-selfcare

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‘Allen v. Farrow’ Episode 1 Recap: ‘Inappropriately Intense’ Behavior

The new HBO documentary series takes another look at Dylan Farrow’s sexual abuse allegations against her adoptive father, Woody Allen.

#metoo-movement, #allen-woody, #dick-kirby, #documentary-films-and-programs, #families-and-family-life, #farrow-malone-dylan, #farrow-mia, #farrow-ronan, #previn-soon-yi, #sex-crimes, #television, #ziering-amy

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Settlement Reached in Suit Accusing James Franco of Sexual Misconduct

Two former students of Mr. Franco’s have agreed to drop their claims that he had intimidated them into performing explicit sex scenes. Mr. Franco has denied the allegations.

#metoo-movement, #actors-and-actresses, #franco-james, #gaal-toni, #los-angeles-calif, #movies, #sexual-harassment, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #television, #women-and-girls

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Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Soon-Yi Previn, Dylan Farrow: A Timeline

A look at major events in the complicated history of the director, his children and the Farrow family as a new documentary revisits the case.

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Ex-Artistic Director of Greece’s National Theater Held After Rape Arrest Warrant

The case of Dimitris Lignadis is the most high-profile among the numerous directors and actors to have been named in a torrent of accusations that have rocked the Greek arts world.

#metoo-movement, #actors-and-actresses, #athens-greece, #bekatorou-sofia, #greece, #lignadis-dimitris, #mitsotakis-kyriakos, #sexual-harassment

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Alexander Wang, Who Built His Brand Around Partying, Faces More Misconduct Claims

The glamour of New York nightlife helped the designer build an empire. Now he is accused of sexual misconduct on the club scene.

#metoo-movement, #bloom-lisa-1961, #casavant-david, #content-type-personal-profile, #fashion-and-apparel, #new-york-fashion-week, #sexual-harassment, #wang-alexander-1983, #your-feed-fashion

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He Calls Himself ‘North Korea’s Poet Laureate.’ Two Women Call Him a Rapist.

Jang Jin-sung, the author of “Dear Leader,” has been accused of sexual assault by two women, including a fellow defector from North Korea. He has threatened to sue for defamation.

#metoo-movement, #defectors-political, #north-korea, #poetry-and-poets, #sex-crimes, #sexual-harassment, #south-korea, #women-and-girls

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Indian Court Rejects M.J. Akbar’s Defamation Claim in #MeToo Case

Priya Ramani had faced up to two years in prison after making sexual harassment accusations against M.J. Akbar, once a prominent member of the Modi government.

#metoo-movement, #akbar-m-j, #bharatiya-janata-party, #india, #priya-ramani, #sexual-harassment

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Accusations of Sexual Harassment Rock Greek Arts World

Dozens of actors have accused some of the nation’s best-known performers and directors of sexual harassment and abuse, leading to several high-profile dismissals and resignations.

#metoo-movement, #bekatorou-sofia, #greece, #lignadis-dimitris, #sexual-harassment

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Was ‘60 Minutes’ TV’s Most Toxic Workplace?

“Ticking Clock,” a new memoir by Ira Rosen, a former producer for the show, recounts the newsmagazine’s pathbreaking journalism and its culture of harassment and abuse.

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