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Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018 at 01:24 PM CDT

A Year Into #MeToo, What's Next For the Movement?

A Year Into #MeToo, What's Next For the Movement?

By the end of her impassioned speech last week in front of a crowded hotel ballroom, Alyssa Milano was choking back tears. The words "Me Too," the actress and activist told her audience, would continue to ring...

Sunday, Oct 14, 2018 at 07:15 AM CDT

#MeToo Inspires Wave of Old Misconduct Reports to Colleges

#MeToo Inspires Wave of Old Misconduct Reports to Colleges

For 35 years, Ruth D'Eredita tried to dismiss her former professor's behavior — the way he touched her, groped her and kissed her. But last year, as dozens of women came forward to share similar encounters with...

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 09:31 PM CDT

Union: NYPD Detective Didn't Withhold Weinstein Information

Union: NYPD Detective Didn't Withhold Weinstein Information

Manhattan's district attorney dropped part of the criminal sexual assault case against Harvey Weinstein on Thursday after evidence emerged that a police detective had coached a witness to stay silent about...

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 at 11:40 AM CDT

Arts Professionals Respond in the Year Since #MeToo Movement

Arts Professionals Respond in the Year Since #MeToo Movement

In the year since the entertainment industry was rocked by sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein, arts professionals are trying to respond in multiple ways. Some in the industry are doubling down...

Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 at 04:41 PM CDT

Manhattan DA Drops Part of Harvey Weinstein Case

Manhattan DA Drops Part of Harvey Weinstein Case

Manhattan's district attorney dropped part of the criminal sexual assault case against Harvey Weinstein on Thursday after evidence emerged that a police detective had coached a witness to stay silent about...

Saturday, Oct 6, 2018 at 07:41 PM CDT

#MeToo Movement Sends Hollywood Figures Into Exile, Not Jail

#MeToo Movement Sends Hollywood Figures Into Exile, Not Jail

The #MeToo movement has sent dozens of once-powerful Hollywood players into exile, but few of them have been placed in handcuffs or jail cells. And it's increasingly apparent that the lack of criminal charges...

Saturday, Oct 6, 2018 at 04:14 PM CDT

Charges Rare for Hollywood Figures in Year Since Weinstein

Charges Rare for Hollywood Figures in Year Since Weinstein

The #MeToo movement has sent dozens of once-powerful Hollywood players into exile, but few of them have been placed in handcuffs or jail cells. And it's increasingly apparent that the lack of criminal charges...

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018 at 08:30 PM CDT

Study Finds 1 in 3 Executives Changed Behavior After #MeToo

Study Finds 1 in 3 Executives Changed Behavior After #MeToo

Although media coverage of the #MeToo movement has typically focused on public figures, the movement has also reshaped how companies handle and work to prevent sexual harassment allegations on a daily basis,...

Friday, Oct 5, 2018 at 08:19 AM CDT

Ellen Discusses Sexual Assault During Interview With Guthrie

Ellen Discusses Sexual Assault During Interview With Guthrie

Ellen DeGeneres sat down with Today's Savannah Guthrie on DeGeneres’ daytime talk show to talk about a wide range of topics, but got incredibly candid as she opened up about being a victim of sexual abuse...

Thursday, Oct 4, 2018 at 06:52 AM CDT

FBI Report Shows Almost 20 Percent Increase in Reported Rapes

FBI Report Shows Almost 20 Percent Increase in Reported Rapes

New FBI data shows there has been a spike in reported rapes in the four years since the agency changed its definition of rape, but experts remain unsure how to interpret the numbers. The FBI’s annual crime...

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