Chris Cuomo Sexually Harassed Me. I Hope He’ll Use His Power to Make Change.

This is an opportunity for Chris Cuomo and CNN to show what accountability can look like in the #MeToo era.

#metoo-movement, #ailes-roger-e, #cnn, #cuomo-andrew-m, #cuomo-christopher, #news-and-news-media, #sexual-harassment, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

Why Sex-Positive Feminism Is Falling Out of Fashion

For some, a porn-soaked culture is oppressive, not liberating.

#metoo-movement, #dworkin-andrea, #pornography, #sex, #social-media, #srinivasan-amia, #the-right-to-sex-feminism-in-the-twenty-first-century-book, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights, #youth

R. Kelly’s Defense Casts Accusers as Liars and Fame-Seekers

In his closing argument, a lawyer for Mr. Kelly compared the case to the struggle for civil rights and urged jurors to “courageously” acquit the singer.

#metoo-movement, #black-people, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #kelly-r, #racketeering-and-racketeers, #sex-crimes

R. Kelly’s Trial Is Captivating a Black Audience Online. Here’s Why.

On the internet, both supporters and detractors of the singer have shown intense interest in the criminal trial in Brooklyn.

#metoo-movement, #black-people, #brooklyn-nyc, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #kelly-r, #racketeering-and-racketeers, #sex-crimes, #social-media

Why R. Kelly’s Trial Is Captivating Black Audiences Online

On the internet, both supporters and detractors of the singer have shown intense interest in the criminal trial in Brooklyn.

#metoo-movement, #black-people, #brooklyn-nyc, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #kelly-r, #racketeering-and-racketeers, #sex-crimes, #social-media

R. Kelly Trial Nears End, as Prosecutors Paint Portrait of a Predator

During the first day of closing arguments in Brooklyn, a prosecutor sought to knit together the government’s sprawling racketeering case.

#metoo-movement, #brooklyn-nyc, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #kelly-r, #racketeering-and-racketeers, #sex-crimes

Prosecutors in R. Kelly Case Rest After 5 Weeks of Searing Testimony

The R&B superstar’s lawyers began their defense on Monday; it appeared unlikely that Mr. Kelly would take the stand.

#metoo-movement, #aaliyah, #kelly-r, #racketeering-and-racketeers, #sex-crimes

Prominent Chinese #MeToo Figure Vows to Appeal After Losing Case

Zhou Xiaoxuan, a former television intern, became a leading voice in the movement after accusing a star presenter of assault.

#metoo-movement, #china, #china-central-television, #communist-party-of-china, #sex-crimes, #sexual-harassment, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #womens-rights, #zhou-xiaoxuan

Tarana Burke Talks About the Surprising Origins of #MeToo

Tarana Burke discusses her new memoir, “Unbound,” and how she turned away from one movement to found another.

#metoo-movement, #books-and-literature, #burke-tarana, #central-park-jogger-case-1989, #civil-rights-movement-1954-68, #content-type-personal-profile, #selma-ala, #sex-crimes, #sexual-harassment, #unbound-my-story-of-liberation-and-the-birth-of-the-me-too-movement-book

Alibaba Manager Not Charged in China’s Latest #MeToo Moment

Prosecutors declined to charge the man, who a co-worker said had assaulted her, an allegation that highlighted sexism in the Chinese tech scene.

#metoo-movement, #alibaba-group-holding-ltd, #china, #computers-and-the-internet, #discrimination, #sex-crimes, #sexual-harassment, #women-and-girls, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

Supermodels Speak Out Against Sexual Harassment

As former models prepare to offer testimony against Gérald Marie, their former agency boss, big names like Carla Bruni, Paulina Porizkova and Karen Elson are offering their support.

#metoo-movement, #christensen-helena, #elite-model-management, #elson-karen, #jovovich-milla, #marie-gerald, #model-alliance-the, #models-professional, #otis-carre, #paris-france, #porizkova-paulina, #sarkozy-carla, #sex-crimes, #sexual-harassment, #women-and-girls, #your-feed-fashion, #ziff-sara

Despite the Cosby Ruling, Andrea Constand Feels Like a ‘Symbol of Hope’

As she releases her memoir, Constand details her reactions to the court decision that overturned Bill Cosby’s conviction on sexual assault charges.

#metoo-movement, #canada, #constand-andrea, #content-type-personal-profile, #cosby-bill, #decisions-and-verdicts, #pennsylvania, #supreme-courts-state, #the-moment-standing-up-to-bill-cosby-speaking-up-for-women-book

Alphonso David Fired as Human Rights Campaign President Over Cuomo Ties

Mr. David, who previously worked as a lawyer for Andrew Cuomo, was identified in a report as having advised the former governor on how to handle sex harassment allegations.

#metoo-movement, #cuomo-andrew-m, #david-alphonso-b-1970, #human-rights-campaign, #sexual-harassment

The Real Problem with Sex Between Professors and Students

We need to get beyond the habit of viewing all kinds of exploitative, creepy or troubling sex solely through the lens of consent. 

#metoo-movement, #colgate-university, #colleges-and-universities, #dating-and-relationships, #louisiana-state-university, #sexual-harassment, #title-ix-gender-discrimination-legislation, #women-and-girls

Monica Lewinsky Is (Reluctantly) Revisiting ‘That Woman’

As a producer on the new FX series “Impeachment,” she hopes to reframe her story and boost her burgeoning Hollywood career. But that doesn’t mean the experience has been easy.

#metoo-movement, #brown-tina, #clementi-tyler, #clinton-bill, #content-type-personal-profile, #cumming-alan, #feldstein-beanie, #fx-tv-network, #jones-paula-corbin, #lewinsky-monica-s, #television, #tripp-linda-r, #united-states-politics-and-government

In R. Kelly Trial, the Verdict May Hinge on a Circle of Enablers

Accusations of sexual misconduct have long followed the R&B star. But central to the charges against Mr. Kelly are the people who prosecutors say made a pattern of abuse possible.

#metoo-movement, #brooklyn-nyc, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #kelly-r, #racketeering-and-racketeers, #sex-crimes, #weinstein-harvey

Time’s Up C.E.O. Resigns Amid Crisis Over Cuomo Ties

The departure is the latest fallout from revelations that group leaders advised the former New York governor on handling harassment allegations.

#metoo-movement, #appointments-and-executive-changes, #cuomo-andrew-m, #sexual-harassment, #tchen-tina, #times-up, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

Woman Says R. Kelly Made Her Have Sex With Someone Else as Punishment

The second accuser to testify against the R&B star during his trial was once among his vocal supporters, but she said on Tuesday that Mr. Kelly had instructed her to lie.

#metoo-movement, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #kelly-r, #pace-jerhonda, #sex-crimes

Turmoil Was Brewing at Time’s Up Long Before Cuomo

The prominent anti-harassment charity, criticized for its relationship with the former New York governor, is facing an identity crisis over its ties to those in power.

#metoo-movement, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #burke-tarana, #conflicts-of-interest, #cuomo-andrew-m, #derosa-melissa, #hollywood-calif, #kaplan-roberta-a, #new-york-state, #reade-tara, #rhimes-shonda, #sex-crimes, #sexual-harassment, #simmons-russell, #tchen-tina, #times-up, #washington-dc, #winfrey-oprah, #witherspoon-reese

Chuck Close, Artist ofOutsized Reality, Dies at 81

He found success with his large-scale Photorealist portraits, becoming one of the leading artists of his generation. Late in life he faced allegations of sexual harassment.

#metoo-movement, #art, #close-chuck, #deaths-obituaries, #disabilities

Chuck Close, Artist of Outsized Reality, Dies at 81

He found success with his large-scale Photorealist portraits, becoming one of the leading artists of his generation. Late in life he faced allegations of sexual harassment.

#metoo-movement, #art, #close-chuck, #deaths-obituaries, #disabilities

R. Kelly Trial Will Involve Marriage to Aaliyah

The R&B star is on trial after years of delays. He is accused of commanding a criminal enterprise that recruited women and underage girls to have sex with him.

#metoo-movement, #black-people, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #kelly-r, #sex-crimes, #sexual-harassment, #women-and-girls

What You Need to Know About the R. Kelly Trial

For decades, Mr. Kelly has faced allegations of sexual abuse of women and girls. Now he is being tried on federal racketeering charges.

#metoo-movement, #brooklyn-nyc, #kelly-r, #sex-crimes, #surviving-r-kelly-tv-program, #weinstein-harvey

R. Kelly Trial: Decades of Accusations in the Making

The R&B artist was acquitted in 2008. But the culture around allegations of sexual misconduct has shifted dramatically since then, and he faces more formidable charges this time.

#metoo-movement, #aaliyah, #blakey-g-robert, #brooklyn-nyc, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #kelly-r, #organized-crime, #racketeering-and-racketeers, #sex-crimes, #surviving-r-kelly-tv-program

Former Supermodel Accuses Elite Model Agency Executive of Rape

Carré Sutton accuses a former executive at a modeling agency of sexual assault, and a second employee of enabling the attacks.

#metoo-movement, #casablancas-john, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #elite-model-management, #manhattan-nyc, #marie-gerald, #models-professional, #new-york-child-victims-act-2019, #otis-carre, #paris-france, #sex-crimes, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #tapscott-trudi

Cuomo Resigns Amid Scandals, Ending Decade-Long Run in Disgrace

Gov. Andrew Cuomo was unable to withstand a barrage of sexual harassment allegations that led most of his allies to abandon him.

#metoo-movement, #appointments-and-executive-changes, #cuomo-andrew-m, #governors-us, #hochul-kathleen-c, #james-letitia, #new-york-state, #politics-and-government, #sexual-harassment

R. Kelly Criminal Trial: A Timeline of the Allegations

The R&B singer has faced a trail of accusations since 1996. On Monday, he goes on trial in Brooklyn.

#metoo-movement, #aaliyah, #brooklyn-nyc, #chicago-sun-times, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #child-pornography, #kelly-r, #racketeering-and-racketeers, #rhythm-and-blues-music, #sex-crimes, #sexual-harassment, #surviving-r-kelly-tv-program

What We Are Not Teaching Boys About Being Human

It turns out that there is a bizarre absence of fully realized human beings in my sons’ fictional worlds.

#metoo-movement, #books-and-literature, #emotions, #friendship, #men-and-boys, #parenting

Andrew Cuomo and the Quislings of Albany

Cuomo, time’s up.

#metoo-movement, #cuomo-andrew-m, #cuomo-christopher, #david-alphonso-b-1970, #derosa-melissa, #new-york-state, #sexual-harassment, #times-up, #womens-rights

With #MeToo Case Against Kris Wu, China Hits Out at Celebrities

The detention of Kris Wu, a popular Canadian singer, has been hailed as a rare victory for the movement. But Beijing, wary of social activism, has cast it as a warning to celebrities.

#metoo-movement, #canada, #celebrities, #china, #communist-party-of-china, #exo-music-group, #fans-persons, #louis-vuitton, #sex-crimes, #sexual-harassment, #women-and-girls, #wu-kris-1990, #zhou-xiaoxuan

Cuomo’s Counsel, a Key Figure in Sexual Harassment Inquiry, Will Resign

Judith Mogul, a special counsel to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, was a central figure in at least one of the harassment complaints against the governor.

#metoo-movement, #cuomo-andrew-m, #ethics-and-official-misconduct, #governors-us, #mogul-judith, #new-york-state, #sexual-harassment, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

Amar Ramasar, City Ballet Dancer, To Retire After Texting Scandal

Amar Ramasar, a principal dancer who was denounced by colleagues for sharing vulgar texts, will leave the company in May.

#metoo-movement, #dancing, #new-york-city-ballet, #ramasar-amar-1981, #sexual-harassment

What We Learned From Mena Suvari’s Book on the ‘Dark Part’ of Her Life

In her new memoir, the “American Beauty” and “American Pie” actor opens up about years of sexual abuse and drug addiction, as well as an “eerie” moment with Kevin Spacey.

#metoo-movement, #american-beauty-movie, #american-pie-movie, #los-angeles-calif, #spacey-kevin, #suvari-mena

Batali & Bastianich to Pay $600,000 Settlement in Sexual Harassment Case

An investigation by the New York State attorney general describes a culture of widespread sexual harassment and retaliation at the Batali & Bastianich Hospitality Group.

#metoo-movement, #bastianich-joseph, #batali-mario, #batalibastianich-hospitality-group, #chefs, #del-posto-manhattan-ny-restaurant, #friedman-ken, #lupa-manhattan-ny-restaurant, #restaurants, #sexual-harassment, #spotted-pig-manhattan-ny-restaurant

‘Nobody Believed Me’: How Rape Cases Get Dropped

While the Me Too movement led to greater awareness about the prevalence of rape, prosecutors in New York City still struggle to prove sexual assault accusations.

#metoo-movement, #city-college-of-new-york, #district-attorneys, #fordham-university, #law-and-legislation, #manhattan-nyc, #police-department-nyc, #sex-crimes, #sexual-harassment, #vance-cyrus-r-jr, #weinstein-harvey

Privacy Is Still a Victim When Rape Cases Hit the Justice System

Britain is struggling to end its dependence on the traumatizing seizure of data from victims’ phones. Pervasive rape culture is making it difficult.

#metoo-movement, #assaults, #cosby-bill, #courts-and-the-judiciary, #great-britain, #jury-system, #search-and-seizure, #sex-crimes, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #university-of-glasgow, #women-and-girls

There’s One Man to Blame for Bill Cosby’s Release

The roots of the Cosby reversal were years in the making.

#metoo-movement, #celebrities, #cosby-bill, #courts-and-the-judiciary, #law-and-legislation, #pennsylvania, #sex-crimes

‘Overwhelmed and Devastated’: Cosby’s Accusers on Decision to Free Him

Many of the women who accused Bill Cosby of sexual misconduct, and worse, said they were disheartened by the ruling of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

#metoo-movement, #cosby-bill, #decisions-and-verdicts, #pennsylvania, #sex-crimes, #sexual-harassment, #supreme-courts-state, #women-and-girls

Bill Cosby to Be Freed as Court Overturns His Sex Assault Conviction

The entertainer has been serving a three-to-10-year sentence in a prison outside Philadelphia.

#metoo-movement, #constand-andrea, #cosby-bill, #decisions-and-verdicts, #prisons-and-prisoners, #sex-crimes, #sexual-harassment

As Scott Stringer’s Campaign Reeled, the Media Was Confounded

Handling a delicate allegation of sexual misconduct is a lot more challenging than covering a horse race.

#metoo-movement, #adams-eric-l, #biaggi-alessandra, #bowman-jamaal, #content-type-personal-profile, #democratic-party, #elections-mayors, #kim-jean-political-lobbyist, #logan-teresa-1973, #new-york-city, #news-and-news-media, #niou-yuh-line, #ocasio-cortez-alexandria, #pastor-patricia, #sexual-harassment, #stringer-scott-m, #voting-and-voters

An Accusation Blew Up a Campaign. The Media Didn’t Know What to Do.

Handling a delicate allegation of sexual misconduct is a lot more challenging than covering a horse race.

#metoo-movement, #adams-eric-l, #biaggi-alessandra, #bowman-jamaal, #content-type-personal-profile, #democratic-party, #elections-mayors, #kim-jean-political-lobbyist, #logan-teresa-1973, #new-york-city, #news-and-news-media, #niou-yuh-line, #ocasio-cortez-alexandria, #pastor-patricia, #sexual-harassment, #stringer-scott-m, #voting-and-voters

‘I Don’t Care if You Looked Sexy. If You Wore a Skirt That Day. It’s Not Your Fault.’

Readers are moved by a woman breaking her silence about a rape by a professional baseball player 18 years ago. Also: G.O.P. threats; books on paper.

#metoo-movement, #baseball, #books-and-literature, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #sex-crimes, #sexual-harassment, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voter-registration-and-requirements, #women-and-girls

Furor in China Over Artwork Ranking Women by Their Looks

Critics called the piece, which shows thousands of unsuspecting college students, a misogynistic affront, eight years after it was on display in a different museum to little reaction.

#metoo-movement, #art, #china, #museums, #privacy, #sexual-harassment, #shanghai-china, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

I Am Breaking My Silence About the Baseball Player Who Raped Me

A professional athlete raping a reporter is a story about power in our society, and how men wield it against women.

#metoo-movement, #athletics-and-sports, #baseball, #major-league-baseball, #sexual-harassment, #women-and-girls

Victoria’s Secret Swaps Angels for ‘What Women Want.’ Will They Buy It?

The embattled lingerie giant is attempting the most extreme brand turnaround in recent memory: an effort not just to redefine itself but also the very idea of what “sexy” is.

#metoo-movement, #chopra-priyanka, #gu-eileen, #l-brands-inc, #lingerie-and-underwear, #rapinoe-megan, #sampaio-valentina, #shopping-and-retail, #victorias-secret, #wexner-leslie-h, #women-and-girls

France Drops Rape Investigation of Prominent Intellectual

Olivier Duhamel was accused of sexually abusing his teenage stepson. Prosecutors said they had closed the case because the statute of limitations had expired.

#metoo-movement, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #duhamel-olivier, #france, #sex-crimes

Movie Museum Rethinks Exhibitions in Response to a Changing World

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, opening in September, has redesigned its galleries amid social movements like Black Lives Matter.

#metoo-movement, #academy-awards-oscars, #academy-museum-of-motion-pictures, #academy-of-motion-picture-arts-and-sciences, #black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #discrimination, #kramer-bill-museum-executive, #los-angeles-calif, #minorities, #movies, #museums

How the World Learns About Bosses Behaving Badly

One firm is guiding employees through the process of going public with stories that companies go to great lengths to keep private.

#metoo-movement, #discrimination, #lioness-media-relations-firm, #nondisclosure-agreements, #scorah-amber, #sexual-harassment, #steinhorn-ariella, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

Scott Stringer Is Accused of Sexual Misconduct by 2nd Woman

The woman, Teresa Logan, accused Mr. Stringer of sexual harassment and making unwanted advances while she was working for him at a bar and restaurant he co-owned in 1992.

#metoo-movement, #bars-and-nightclubs, #elections-mayors, #logan-teresa, #new-york-city, #pastor-patricia, #sexual-harassment, #stringer-scott-m, #uptown-local-manhattan-ny-bar, #workplace-environment, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

I Feel Great About My Neck

It took me to my mid-40s to learn not to depend on anyone else’s approval of my appearance.

#metoo-movement, #beauty-concept, #ephron-nora, #neck, #weight, #women-and-girls