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Monday, Dec. 19, 2022
After a month-long trial and nine days of deliberations, Los Angeles jurors on Monday found Harvey Weinstein guilty of the rape and sexual assault of just one of the four accusers he was charged with abusing.
But the three guilty counts involving an Italian actor and model known at the...
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022
The #MeToo movement is having another moment in the spotlight as high-profile sexual assault trials play out in courtrooms from coast to coast.
Five years after allegations against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein triggered a wave of sexual misconduct claims in Hollywood and beyond, he and "...
Monday, Oct. 17, 2022
Once again, disgraced mogul Harvey Weinstein sits in a courtroom, on trial in Los Angeles while the reckoning the accusations against him launched marks a significant milestone this month: It's been five years since a brief hashtag — #MeToo — galvanized a broad social movement.
Wednesday, Apr. 6, 2022
A #MeToo crisis is raging in the Japanese film industry.
A petition signed by top names, including Cannes' Palme d'Or-winning Hirokazu Kore-eda, Cannes Jury Prize winner Koji Fukada and "Under the Sky" director Miwa Nishikawa, expresses outrage over sexual abuse.
"These acts are...
Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022
Congress on Thursday gave final approval to legislation guaranteeing that people who experience sexual harassment at work can seek recourse in the courts, a milestone for the #MeToo movement that prompted a national reckoning on the way sexual misconduct claims are handled.
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, Jul. 1, 2021
When Indira Henard, director of the DC Rape Crisis Center, received the text message Wednesday, she thought she wasn't reading her phone correctly. "Indira oh my god," said the message from a colleague. "Cosby's walking out of prison."
"I put on the news and there it was, and my heart...
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...
Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020
The documentary genre's power of immediacy is evident in "Not Done: Women Remaking America," which includes the still-unfolding possibility of the first Black female vice president and the loss of Breonna Taylor.
The film depicts a powerful female-driven advocacy, one represented by Black...
Monday, Dec. 16, 2019
"Game of Thrones" was both an unprecedented achievement and old-school role model in the TV decade that's rolling its final credits.
Installments of the elaborately produced hit were doled out one at a time by an established outlet, premium cable channel HBO. That was standard TV...