Led by the Model Alliance’s founder Sara Ziff, the new “Respect" program asks brands, modeling agencies and media outlets to sign a legally binding agreement to protect models.
As Fox Sports Mexico reporter Maria Fernanda Mora was doing a live report outside Guadalajara stadium, she turned and hit a fan with her microphone because, she said, he inappropriately touched her.
"He proceeded to laugh hysterically and said 'you’re an American, you probably liked it,'" Leanna Carr shared of her experience being groped.
Executives at CBS News had previously been made aware of inappropriate and harassing behavior by former “CBS This Morning” co-anchor Charlie Rose, according to an investigation into the matter by the Washington Post. The report, based on interviews over a five-month period with 107 current and former CBS News employees as well as two dozen others […]
Despite Sweden’s reputation for progressive gender politics, two women have had to leave their positions in the wake of sexual abuse and harassment scandal for which they are being held responsible rather than the man who committed the crime. Sara Danius was the first woman to serve as head of the Swedish Academy, a centuries-old committee which has awarded the Nobel Prize in literature since 1901, and Katarina Frostenson was a poet and member of the academy who was also forced to leave her work. Frostenson’s husband, Jean-Claude Arnault, is accused of sexual assault and harassment by 18 women over a 20-year period (Arnault has denied the claims and remains under investigation).
Like cheerleaders, restaurant servers, models, and flight attendants are routinely encouraged to grin and bear sexual harassment when it occurs.
Adult film star Stormy Daniels, fresh off a 60 Minutes interview in which she detailed her alleged affair with President Trump, took time on Easter Sunday to respond to an offensive tweet leveled at her that claimed she did not have the right to say she was assaulted because she is a porn star. Daniels took the poster to task, noting that they had implied that “women with certain jobs cannot be assaulted.” This cuts to the very core of consent, because despite how we morally judge (or don’t judge) sex workers and adult performers, if they are not consenting to a sex act, it is, in fact, assault.
A high school custodian was arrested in Massachusetts after it was found that “unusual structural modifications” had been made to a Northampton High School girls’ bathroom. Police and school officials immediately began an investigation, and in a letter to parents, John Provost, the school superintendent, wrote that maintenance staff were fixing a leak when they discovered several holes in the wall between the first-floor girls bathroom and the custodians’ closet, Western Mass News reported. “Because these unauthorized modifications raised concerns for student privacy, we immediately contacted the Northampton Police Department to investigate.
For decades — centuries, even — fashion designers have created clothing in reaction to the political climate. And this season is no exception.
Female students called the dress code, which banned everything from tube tops to open-toed shoes, "degrading" and "unreasonable."
Animal Kingdom star Ellen Barkin took to Twitter today in the wake of Terry Gilliam’s comments on the #MeToo and Time’s Up movement saying, “My hard won advice: never get into an elevator alone with [Terry Gilliam].” The Emmy-award winning actress didn’t expand on her tweet, but it certainly raised some eyebrows in the Twitterverse. This is not the first time Barkin has come forward about Gilliam. Earlier this year, she said, “Oh [Terry Gilliam], why couldn't you keep…
The video of a college student distancing herself from the man has resonated with women fed up with men invading their personal space.
Update: A representative for Harvey Weinstein says he is working on a documentary not about himself, but about the "opioid crisis." Furthermore, they assert that he is in 12-step treatments in addition to sex addiction rehab. Five months after fleeing to sex rehab in Arizona, Harvey Weinstein has still not completed the 45-day inpatient course at Gentle Path at the Meadows. According to the New York Times ’ multiple sources, the former titan of Tinseltown has instead been dabbling in a variety of outpatient classes while tending to his increasingly complicated legal defense.
ABC isn’t just defending Ryan Seacrest, they are standing firmly behind him, reports the Hollywood Reporter. The embattled host is currently under scrutiny for allegations of sexual misconduct by his former stylist, Suzie Hardy, when they worked together at E! News. Disney/ABC, which purchased the rights to American Idol in 2016, is rebooting the series after its Fox finale two years ago, with Seacrest returning to hosting duties.