A Timeline of R. Kelly’s Downfall, Three Decades in the Making

From the initial allegations in the 1990s to the #MeToo movement, here is a chronology of the events leading up to his sentencing.

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Celebrity Feminism Didn’t Save Roe v. Wade

How did modern feminism lose Roe v. Wade? An answer lies in Depp v. Heard.

#metoo-movement, #abortion, #celebrities, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #heard-amber, #roe-v-wade-supreme-court-decision, #sandberg-sheryl-k, #two-thousand-tens-decade, #united-states, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

Attack on Women in China Stirs Outrage, and Competing Narratives

Graphic footage of an attack in a restaurant fueled online debate that showed both the growing awareness of women’s rights and how divisive feminism still remains.

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After the Johnny Depp and Amber Heard Trial, Is #MeToo Dead?

Nearly five years later, some have concluded that the forces of backlash have won.

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A Wider Lens on the MeToo Backlash: Who Pays for Societal Change?

The same fundamentals apply to patriarchal systems, whether in Hollywood or India: Threats to men’s status can provoke broader resistance than you might think.

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Is It Finally Twilight for the Theater’s Sacred Monsters?

Many of the “great men” who helped America create its classics, its institutions and its own acting style were tyrants. We need to cut them loose.

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What Depp v. Heard Means for #MeToo

The winning legal strategy could change the dynamics of the era.

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Johnny Depp and Amber Heard: Trouble in Paradise

The starry, sorry spectacle and why we watched it.

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What Sheryl Sandberg’s Exit Reveals About Women’s Progress in Tech

Silicon Valley is losing one of its most visible, outspoken and powerful women. Any gains have been incremental at best.

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What Depp Trial Means for Media Companies’ Airing #MeToo Accusations

Both the women making accusations, and the press when it publishes them, assume the considerable risk that comes with antagonizing the rich, powerful and litigious.

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Johnny Depp’s Win in Court Could Embolden Others, Lawyers Say

The actor’s victory against his ex-wife Amber Heard in one of the highest profile defamation cases to go to trial could inspire others to try their luck with juries.

#metoo-movement, #cyberharassment, #depp-johnny, #domestic-violence, #heard-amber, #libel-and-slander, #movies, #sex-crimes, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #women-and-girls

The Amber Heard Verdict Was a Travesty. Others Will Follow.

Abuse victims now have another reason to fear coming forward.

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Johnny Depp-Amber Heard Verdict: The Actual Malice of the Trial

In this post-#MeToo moment, misogyny and celebrity go hand in hand.

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Harvey Weinstein’s Sex Crimes Conviction Is Upheld by New York Court

Mr. Weinstein, who is also awaiting trial in Los Angeles, is serving a 23-year sentence. His conviction was among the most notable of the #MeToo movement.

#metoo-movement, #cosby-bill, #los-angeles-calif, #manhattan-nyc, #sex-crimes, #sexual-harassment, #weinstein-harvey

The Depp-Heard Trial Had No Real Winners

We continue to live in a culture that capitalizes on celebrity misfortune.

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The Fall of the ‘Sun King’ of French TV, and the Myth of Seduction

Patrick Poivre d’Arvor, known as a great seducer, has been accused by more than 20 women of rape, sexual assault and harassment in France’s belated #MeToo reckoning.

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Some #MeToo Cases Are Clear-Cut. What Do We Do When They’re Not?

It’s unclear what the actor Frank Langella did on his Netflix show. But firings like his can raise complicated questions.

#metoo-movement, #actors-and-actresses, #langella-frank, #netflix-inc, #sexual-harassment

Amber Heard, Johnny Depp and Why We Love to See Women Humiliated

Whatever you think of the actress, what we are watching is a good old-fashioned public pillorying — only difference is that memes have replaced the stones.

#metoo-movement, #celebrities, #depp-johnny, #domestic-violence, #heard-amber, #libel-and-slander, #polls-and-public-opinion, #sex-crimes, #social-media

Amber Heard and the Death of #MeToo

The actress is being subject to industrial-scale bullying.

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An Update of Rape Laws Would Be a Step Back on Consent

A proposed update of rape laws would be a step back on consent.

#metoo-movement, #american-law-institute, #cosby-bill, #justice-department, #sex-crimes, #state-legislatures, #states-us, #united-states

Celebrity Chef Mario Batali Acquitted of Sexual Misconduct

The charges stemmed from a woman’s allegation that the celebrity chef groped her in a Boston bar in 2017.

#metoo-movement, #batali-mario, #boston-mass, #chefs, #sexual-harassment, #the-chew-tv-program

As G.O.P. Candidates Face Accusations, Rivals Tread Carefully

In several states, Republican candidates are contending with allegations of domestic violence and sexual assault. Few of their primary rivals want to talk about it.

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Louis C.K.’s Grammy Victory Leads to Backlash

Some comedians are questioning how the Recording Academy saw fit to bestow an award to someone who had admitted to sexual misconduct.

#metoo-movement, #c-k-louis, #comedy-and-humor, #grammy-awards, #music, #recording-academy, #sexual-harassment, #television, #women-and-girls

Supreme Court Will Not Review Decision to Overturn Bill Cosby’s Conviction

Prosecutors had appealed a ruling by an appellate panel in Pennsylvania which had overturned the conviction on due process grounds.

#metoo-movement, #cosby-bill, #decisions-and-verdicts, #pennsylvania, #sex-crimes, #supreme-court-us, #television

He’s Sorry, She’s Sorry, Everybody Is Sorry. Does It Matter?

Joe Rogan. Whoopi Goldberg. Glenn Youngkin. We are swimming in a sea of public contrition, where everyone’s sorry and at the same time, no one is sorry enough.

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Anita Hill Takes On Those ‘Trying to Put Black Women in a Box’

The law professor who testified during Justice Clarence Thomas’s confirmation 30 years ago reflects on what hasn’t changed about the American judiciary.

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These 12 Women Don’t Want It All. They Want Better.

Our new Times Opinion focus group explored life in America by asking younger women about work, equal pay, relationships, #MeToo and parenting. 

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A Charity Led By Prince Charles Is Investigated As Prince Andrew Settles

A day after Prince Andrew settled a sexual assault lawsuit, the police announced they were investigating a charity led by Prince Charles.

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Jeff Zucker’s Downfall at CNN Was Months in the Making

The network’s top-rated host and its president were forced out following ethical lapses, an office romance and a letter from a lawyer for “Jane Doe.”

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Paranoia About #MeToo Overreach at Harvard

Why were some of America’s leading scholars so quick to defend John Comaroff?

#metoo-movement, #colleges-and-universities, #comaroff-john, #ethics-and-official-misconduct, #harvard-university, #sexual-harassment, #suits-and-litigation-civil

Senate Passes Bill to Bar Forced Arbitration in Sexual Misconduct Cases

Senate passage was the latest evidence that Democrats, fresh off a string of legislative failures on their broader domestic agenda, are focusing on narrower measures with bipartisan support.

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Australian Lawmakers Apologize for Sexual Harassment in Parliament

The move by the prime minister and others acknowledged calls for change after an account of rape inside the defense minister’s office.

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House Passes Bill to Nullify Forced Arbitration in Sex Abuse Cases

The bill would ensure that victims have the option of suing in federal, state or tribal court, depriving perpetrators of a secretive process that can weigh heavily in their favor.

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Marc Overmars, Dutch Soccer Star, Quits Post After Admitting to Inappropriate Texts

Marc Overmars, a former player who became a director at Ajax, one of Europe’s top clubs, apologized for his actions. The club said he had “gone over the line.”

#metoo-movement, #ajax-soccer-team, #international-federation-of-association-football-fifa, #overmars-marc-1973, #sexual-harassment, #soccer

How the Fallout From Andrew Cuomo’s Resignation Spread to Jeff Zucker

Chris Cuomo and Mr. Zucker, the former CNN president, are among those whose careers have suffered in the year since the former governor was first accused of sexual harassment.

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Why These Women Are Determined to Clear Andrew Cuomo’s Name

Five months after Andrew Cuomo’s resignation, a small army of ardent loyalists is donating money and swarming social media to support the former governor.

#metoo-movement, #cancel-culture, #cuomo-andrew-m, #cyberharassment, #ethics-and-official-misconduct, #new-york-state, #politics-and-government, #sexual-harassment, #social-media, #twitter, #women-and-girls

#MeToo Scandal at a Dutch TV Show Spurs a Sexual Assault Reckoning

The allegations against four men appearing on the Dutch version of “The Voice” talent show have helped to prompt a surge in reports of sexual assaults, victims’ groups say.

#metoo-movement, #ethics-and-official-misconduct, #netherlands, #sex-education, #sexual-harassment

A #MeToo Moment Shakes Israel’s Ultra-Orthodox

An acclaimed religious children’s author was accused of abusing women and children. Then he killed himself, sending shock waves through the conservative community.

#metoo-movement, #audio-negative-sad, #audio-neutral-informative, #bnei-brak-israel, #books-and-literature, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #children-and-childhood, #israel, #orthodox-judaism, #rabbis, #sex-crimes, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #walder-chaim, #women-and-girls

Prince Andrew’s Downfall: What To Know

After a New York judge ruled that a civil suit against the prince could move forward, he was stripped of his military titles. What happens now?

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China Moves to Overhaul Protections for Women’s Rights, Sort Of

The proposed revisions to a women’s rights law would be the first major changes in nearly 20 years. But many women are skeptical that real progress will follow.

#metoo-movement, #china, #discrimination, #sexual-harassment, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights, #zhou-xiaoxuan

The New Political Cry in South Korea: ‘Out With Man Haters’

After slow gains in women’s rights, the country is facing a type of political correctness enforced by young men angry at feminists, saying they undermine opportunity.

#metoo-movement, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #discrimination, #income-inequality, #men-and-boys, #people-power-party, #politics-and-government, #sexual-harassment, #south-korea, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

Will Maxwell’s Conviction End a Culture of Complicity Surrounding Sexual Predation?

We must not be blind to the many ways that enabling does not rise to a crime.

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In Mexico, Women Directors Take the Lead

After decades of struggling for the recognition long granted their male peers, female filmmakers in Mexico are setting the industry ablaze.

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Alibaba Dismisses Employee Who Accused Her Boss of Rape

After initially supporting her #MeToo accusation, the company now blames her for damaging the company’s reputation with false claims.

#metoo-movement, #alibaba-group-holding-ltd, #china, #sexual-harassment, #suits-and-litigation-civil

Abortion: Real Stories, Not Abstractions

Readers discuss having an abortion, the physical toll of pregnancy, their religious beliefs, unwanted children and more.

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The Censoring of Peng Shuai

China’s decision to censor a star athlete has confronted the sports industry with a dilemma — speak out on her behalf or protect its financial interests in the country.

#metoo-movement, #audio-neutral-informative, #censorship, #china, #peng-shuai, #sexual-harassment, #tennis, #womens-tennis-assn

Peng Shuai’s Case Is a Turning Point for China

Ms. Peng’s celebrity certainly has driven interest in her case. But her allegations also are groundbreaking.

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Why Peng Shuai Has China’s Leaders Spooked

Ms. Peng’s celebrity certainly has driven interest in her case. But her allegations also are groundbreaking.

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Why It Might Be Difficult to Convict Andrew Cuomo of Forcible Touching

Will a relatively new misdemeanor sex charge, crafted to prosecute stranger gropings, lead to a conviction of a former governor?

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Andrea Bowers: Her Activism Animates Her Art

A studio visit with one of America’s foremost political artists on her remarkable journey and breakthrough career-survey in Chicago.

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