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Monday, Jul. 12, 2021
She'd just upended her life by going public with sexual harassment allegations against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. And Charlotte Bennett, a former aide to the governor, realized that Saturday night in February that she had no plan for what came next. She was 25 years old, and had never been in...
Thursday, Apr. 29, 2021
In its continuing effort to eliminate sexual harassment and protect its members at work, SAG-AFTRA has instituted two significant initiatives that will help protect and support its members: the first industrywide accreditation for intimacy coordinator training programs and registry, and a tool...
Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021
It's been more than three years since the #MeToo movement launched a culture-shifting conversation about sexual violence. But Tarana Burke, the activist who gave the movement its name, says concrete change has been incremental at best — and especially for Black survivors.
Now, Burke is...
Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020
Judge Overrules Objections To Weinstein Co. Bankruptcy Plan; Accusers To Vote On Proposed Settlement
The judge presiding over the Weinstein Co. bankruptcy has overruled objections to a disclosure statement outlining a revised plan providing about $35 million for creditors, with roughly half that amount going to women who have accused disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct....
Tuesday, Sep. 29, 2020
Disgraced mogul Harvey Weinstein may well spend the rest of his life in prison. But that doesn't mean workers in Hollywood have faith that other harassers and abusers will be similarly punished.
Instead, three years after the explosive Weinstein scandal launched the #MeToo movement, a...
Wednesday, Jul. 29, 2020
A federal appeals court on Wednesday restored a major part of Ashley Judd's lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein, finding that the producer had power over the actor which should make her able to sue under a California sexual harassment law.
A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court...
Tuesday, Jul. 14, 2020
A $19 million settlement between Harvey Weinstein and some of his accusers and the state of New York was rejected Tuesday by a judge.
U.S. District Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein in Manhattan said Weinstein's accusers in the proposed class-action settlement were too varied to be grouped...
Friday, Feb. 21, 2020
The jury in Harvey Weinstein's rape trial indicated Friday that it is deadlocked on the most serious charges, but the judge told the panel it must keep working.
In a note to the judge late in the fourth day of deliberations, jurors asked if it was permissible for them to be hung on one or...
Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020
Jurors in Harvey Weinstein's rape trial started deliberating on Tuesday, weighing charges in the landmark #MeToo case that could put the once-powerful Hollywood mogul behind bars for the rest of his life.
The panel of seven men and five women heard instructions in the law from the judge...
Friday, Feb. 14, 2020
Harvey Weinstein believed he was so powerful he could get away with denigrating aspiring actresses drawn into a world where the Hollywood big shot considered them "complete disposables," a prosecutor told a jury in closing arguments Friday at his New York City rape trial.
"The universe is...