What if Instead of Calling People Out, We Called Them In?

Prof. Loretta J. Ross is combating cancel culture with a popular class at Smith College.

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Suit Accusing Russell Simmons of Rape Was Filed Too Late, Judge Rules

The judge found that the 2018 suit, based on an allegation of sexual assault said to have occurred in 1988, was filed too late under California’s statute of limitations.

#metoo-movement, #california, #def-jam, #pop-and-rock-music, #sexual-harassment, #simmons-russell

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Chairman of Elite Wine Group Resigns Amid Its Sexual Harassment Scandal

Devon Broglie is the latest figure in the Court of Master Sommeliers to be accused of an inappropriate relationship.

#metoo-movement, #boards-of-directors, #broglie-devon, #conflicts-of-interest, #court-of-master-sommeliers-americas, #sexual-harassment, #wines

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Elite Wine Group Suspends Master Sommeliers

After recent sexual harassment allegations by many women, the Court of Master Sommeliers has apologized and announced next steps.

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Aydin Aghdashloo, Under #MeToo Cloud, Faces Art World Repercussions

In Iran, an exhibit of Aydin Aghdashloo’s work was canceled and a prominent auction is considering dropping him. In Canada, a petition calls for an art festival to cut ties with him.

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The Court of Master Sommeliers Has a Sexual Harassment Problem

The Court of Master Sommeliers confers high honors, but many women candidates say they’ve paid a steep price.

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In Iran, Aydin Aghdashloo Is Accused of Sexual Misconduct by 13 Women

The #MeToo movement has hit a nerve among Iran’s women. Now accusations against a politically connected celebrity artist are testing the movement in a sexually conservative society dominated by men.

#metoo-movement, #aghdashloo-aydin, #art, #iran, #sex-crimes, #sexual-harassment, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

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New Musical by Weinstein Accuser Set for Screening

“The Right Girl,” about a film executive who confronts sexual exploitation, was aimed for a live production. Instead, it was recorded by actors at home.

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How a Medusa Sculpture From a Decade Ago Became #MeToo Art

Some criticized the fact that the artist behind the work, which was unveiled on Tuesday, was a man. One backer says men need to be in the conversation.

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For Indian Women Working as Cooks and Nannies, No #MeToo Moment

A new study by Human Rights Watch found that poor Indian women who work in the informal jobs sector are routinely subjected to sexual harassment and abuse despite a groundbreaking law.

#metoo-movement, #human-rights-watch, #india, #sexual-harassment, #women-and-girls, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

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Harvey Weinstein Faces Six Additional Sexual Assault Charges in Los Angeles

Prosecutors said they would seek Mr. Weinstein’s extradition from prison in New York to face the charges, which now include four counts of forcible rape.

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Jim Murray, a Top Whiskey Critic, Faces Accusations of Sexism

Several distillers and retailers have severed ties to the British writer, after complaints surfaced about the treatment of women in his books and at events.

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Alphabet Settles Shareholder Suits Over Sexual Harassment Claims

Google’s parent company was hit with a wave of lawsuits after The New York Times reported that an accused executive had received a $90 million exit package.

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The Met Opera Fired James Levine, Citing Sexual Misconduct. He Was Paid $3.5 Million.

The terms of the settlement between the renowned conductor and the company he shaped have not been previously disclosed.

#metoo-movement, #classical-music, #gelb-peter, #levine-james, #metropolitan-opera, #opera, #sexual-harassment, #suits-and-litigation-civil

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Charge That Maxwell ‘Groomed’ Girls for Epstein Is Central to Case

Prosecutors are relying on a theory that Ghislaine Maxwell slowly broke down the resistance of teenage girls to sexual abuse at the hands of Jeffrey Epstein.

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Struggle Over Sexual Abuse Accusations Divides French Feminists

A new generation of activists led the charge against Christophe Girard, a former deputy mayor of Paris and supporter of the pedophile writer Gabriel Matzneff.

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Army to Investigate Chain of Command’s Actions at Fort Hood After Killing

Army Secretary Ryan D. McCarthy asked those leading the inquiry to examine whether commanders at the Texas base allowed a climate of harassment to spread.

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For Bill Clinton, a Chance to Address a Party That Has Left Him Behind

When the former president speaks on Tuesday, it will be the first Democratic convention in 36 years where he will be little more than a bystander, as the party he once led to the political center shifts steadily to the left.

#metoo-movement, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #clinton-bill, #democratic-national-convention, #presidential-election-of-2020, #sexual-harassment, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Christophe Girard, Former Deputy Mayor of Paris, Accused of Sexual Abuse

Allegations come atop a political downfall for Christophe Girard, who resigned after criticism of his ties to a pedophile writer.

#metoo-movement, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #gee-francesca, #girard-christophe-1956, #hidalgo-anne-1959, #matzneff-gabriel, #politics-and-government, #sex-crimes, #springora-vanessa, #writing-and-writers

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Pinterest Accused of Gender Bias in Suit by Former No. 2 Executive

Françoise Brougher, Pinterest’s former chief operating officer, said she was fired after speaking up about mistreatment.

#metoo-movement, #appointments-and-executive-changes, #computers-and-the-internet, #discrimination, #executive-compensation, #francoise-brougher, #gender, #pinterest, #silbermann-ben, #social-media, #women-and-girls, #workplace-environment, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

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McDonald’s Sues Former C.E.O. Steve Easterbrook

The fast-food chain said Steve Easterbrook, who was fired last fall, concealed evidence during an investigation into his conduct.

#metoo-movement, #appointments-and-executive-changes, #easterbrook-stephen-j-1967, #ethics-and-official-misconduct, #executive-compensation, #fast-food-industry, #mcdonalds-corporation, #suits-and-litigation-civil

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Katie Hill is Trying to Move Forward

Nine months after stepping down from Congress, she is trying to move forward.

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A Professor Was a Twitter Hoax

A professor at Arizona State University does not exist.

#metoo-movement, #arizona-state-university, #colleges-and-universities, #computers-and-the-internet, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #sexual-harassment, #social-media, #your-feed-selfcare

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A #MeToo Moment in the Military

What happened to 20-year-old Specialist Vanessa Guillen, and how the United States responded.

#metoo-movement, #guillen-vanessa, #race-and-ethnicity, #sexual-harassment, #united-states-army, #united-states-defense-and-military-forces

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Ashley Judd Can Sue Harvey Weinstein for Sexual Harassment, Court Rules

The ruling reversed a lower court’s dismissal of one of the claims brought by the actress against the now-imprisoned movie mogul.

#metoo-movement, #actors-and-actresses, #decisions-and-verdicts, #judd-ashley, #movies, #sex-crimes, #sexual-harassment, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #weinstein-harvey, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

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Seoul Will Investigate #MeToo Accusations Against Dead Mayor

A fact-finding team will have no power to subpoena or indict anyone, but women’s rights activists and the mayor’s accuser have called for an investigation anyway.

#metoo-movement, #mayors, #politics-and-government, #seoul-south-korea, #sex-crimes, #sexual-harassment, #south-korea, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

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South Korea’s Women Are Still Waiting for Justice

Allegations against a prominent liberal mayor are the latest evidence in a series of terrible wrongs against Korean women.

#metoo-movement, #park-won-soon, #seoul-south-korea, #sexual-harassment, #south-korea

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He Beat Trump and Weinstein. Why Is This D.A.’s Standing Still Shaky?

The Manhattan district attorney, Cyrus R. Vance Jr., has two big recent victories, but still has not said whether he is seeking re-election.

#metoo-movement, #campaign-finance, #manhattan-nyc, #presidential-election-of-2020, #supreme-court-us, #trump-tax-returns, #trump-donald-j, #vance-cyrus-r-jr, #weinstein-harvey

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Seoul Mayor’s Secretary Speaks Out About Alleged Abuse

Her lawyer, who issued a statement on the day of Mayor Park Won-soon’s funeral, is calling for an investigation into accusations of sexual harassment.

#metoo-movement, #park-won-soon, #politics-and-government, #seoul-south-korea, #sexual-harassment, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

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A #MeToo Moment Emerges for Military Women After Soldier’s Killing

Women in the military say the horrific killing of Army Specialist Vanessa Guillen has swept the nation, galvanizing even civilians to the cause.

#metoo-movement, #black-lives-matter-movement, #defense-department, #guillen-vanessa, #hispanic-americans, #united-states-army, #united-states-defense-and-military-forces, #veterans

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Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon Is Tainted by Scandal After Death

A longtime champion of women’s rights, Park Won-soon was accused by his secretary of sexual harassment. He is presumed to have killed himself.

#metoo-movement, #park-won-soon, #politics-and-government, #seoul-south-korea, #sexual-harassment, #south-korea, #womens-rights

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Macron’s New Cabinet Stirs Ire of French Feminists

The new interior minister and head of national police has been accused of rape in the past, and the justice minister is a celebrity lawyer known for insensitive remarks.

#metoo-movement, #castex-jean, #darmanin-gerald, #dupond-moretti-eric, #france, #macron-emmanuel-1977, #politics-and-government, #sex-crimes, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

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Accusations of Serial Rape Push Egypt Toward a Reckoning

In a country where women are often blamed when they are sexually assaulted, the arrest of an Egyptian student has raised hopes for changing attitudes.

#metoo-movement, #al-azhar-university, #american-university-in-cairo, #barcelona-spain, #cairo-egypt, #colleges-and-universities, #egypt, #politics-and-government, #school-discipline-students, #sexual-harassment, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

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How to Sell Your Rape Story

Is your story exceptional? Isn’t the fact that it’s not exceptional the most exceptional thing about it?

#metoo-movement, #books-and-literature, #sex-crimes

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A Sexual Harasser Spent Years on Australia’s Top Court, an Inquiry Finds

Dyson Heydon, a judge on the country’s highest court for a decade, harassed at least six women, a court inquiry found. He has denied the accusations.

#metoo-movement, #australia, #courts-and-the-judiciary, #dyson-heydon, #sexual-harassment, #women-and-girls, #workplace-environment

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CrossFit and Sexual Harassment: The Inside Story

Women report getting lewd assessments of their bodies, among other mistreatment from top male management.

#metoo-movement, #crossfit-inc, #exercise, #glassman-greg, #sexual-harassment, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

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Why More Children’s Books Are Tackling Sexual Harassment and Abuse

Stories involving consent and violence are important for some preteens to read, writers say, but a sensitive approach and a light touch are key.

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Ross Douthat: The Tom Cotton Op-Ed and the Cultural Revolution

How liberalism, and the liberal media, are changing before our eyes.

#metoo-movement, #bennet-james, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #colleges-and-universities, #cotton-tom, #democratic-party, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #diangelo-robin-author, #discrimination, #floyd-george-d-2020, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #kendi-ibram-x, #republican-party, #trump-donald-j

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Black Lives Matter Is Winning

Activists set out to show that police brutality was pervasive. The police have now made that clear.

#metoo-movement, #black-lives-matter-movement, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #united-states

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A Documentary for the #MeToo Era

“On the Record” implicitly addresses longstanding criticism that black women have been overlooked in the conversation about sexual assault and power, but the film could have gone further.

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Tara Reade’s Tumultuous Journey to the 2020 Campaign

To better understand Ms. Reade, who accused Joe Biden of sexual assault, The Times interviewed nearly 100 friends, relatives, co-workers and neighbors, and reviewed court records and her writings.

#metoo-movement, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #presidential-election-of-2020, #reade-tara, #sexual-harassment, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

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A Campaign Milestone: ‘I Was Drugged and Raped,’ Heard in a Candidate’s Ad

A Democratic congressional candidate in Virginia is releasing a TV spot where she speaks candidly about assault, a new step in a political landscape altered by the #MeToo movement.

#metoo-movement, #democratic-party, #elections-house-of-representatives, #political-advertising, #presidential-election-of-2020, #russo-claire, #sex-crimes, #united-states-defense-and-military-forces, #united-states-marine-corps, #virginia, #women-and-girls

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‘Believe All Women’ Is a Right-Wing Trap

How feminists got stuck answering for a canard.

#metoo-movement, #ford-christine-blasey, #news-and-news-media, #reade-tara, #sexual-harassment, #social-media, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

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Garrison Keillor’s Cruise Was Cancelled in March. Loyal Fans Still Waiting for Refunds.

Garrison Keillor’s cruise was to set sail in March. Loyal fans out thousands of dollars are still scrambling to determine if they will get their money back — and if so, how much.

#metoo-movement, #american-public-media-group, #carnival-corporation, #celebrity-cruises-inc, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #cruises, #holland-america-line, #keillor-garrison, #minnesota-public-radio, #rebates-and-refunds, #travel-and-vacations

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Valéry Giscard d’Estaing, Ex-French President, Accused of Groping Journalist

The German reporter said that the former French president grabbed her repeatedly after a 2018 interview. He has denied the accusations.

#metoo-movement, #ann-kathrin-stracke, #france, #sexual-harassment, #valery-giscard-destaing

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I Believe Tara Reade. I’m Voting for Joe Biden Anyway.

The importance of owning an ugly moral choice.

#metoo-movement, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #clinton-bill, #hill-anita, #lewinsky-monica-s, #presidential-election-of-2020, #reade-tara, #united-states, #united-states-politics-and-government, #women-and-girls

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Tara Reade, Joe Biden and the #MeToo Trap

Don’t compare the case against Joe Biden to the one against Brett Kavanaugh.

#metoo-movement, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #democratic-party, #ford-christine-blasey, #kavanaugh-brett-m, #presidential-election-of-2020, #reade-tara, #sex-crimes, #sexual-harassment, #united-states-politics-and-government, #women-and-girls

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Andrew Lack Is Out as the Head of NBC News After a Stormy Tenure

Rachel Maddow was among those at NBC who had put pressure on the news division’s leadership team.

#metoo-movement, #lack-andrew, #lauer-matt, #msnbc, #nbc-news, #nbcuniversal, #news-and-news-media, #television

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Democrats, It’s Time to Consider a Plan B

Tara Reade’s allegations against Joe Biden demand action.

#metoo-movement, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #democratic-national-committee, #democratic-national-convention, #democratic-party, #presidential-election-of-2020, #reade-tara, #sex-crimes, #womens-rights

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The Allegation Is Against Joe Biden, but the Burden Is on Women

Even with the progress of #MeToo, women are called upon to defend their male colleagues. In the 2020 election, that can mean putting the movement itself on the line.

#metoo-movement, #archila-ana-maria, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #burke-tarana, #flores-lucy-1979, #hill-anita, #presidential-election-of-2020, #reade-tara, #sexual-harassment, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

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