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In #MeToo era, Republicans could actually see the number of women in their ranks shrink

The number of women in the House Republican conference could fall by as many as 10, thanks to retirements and the anti-Trump political climate.

April 19, 2018

150 years ago, a group of women fought the patriarchy by eating lunch at this NYC restaurant

Before they were fighting for the right to vote, women were fighting for the right to dine out without the accompaniment of a male chaperone.
April 13, 2018

Who’s Sorry This Week? Tony Robbins, Pope Francis and other public apologies

These celebrities and public figures apologize for their behavior and will try to do better in the future. They appreciate you respecting their privacy at this time.
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April 10, 2018

What If We Didn’t...?: An introduction

For Mic’s latest series, we’re taking a look at the roots of our most pressing matters.
April 6, 2018

Do men accused of misconduct deserve to have their music in event playlists? These DJs weigh in.

Not playing an artist's music at events can "speak volumes," one DJ says.
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April 1, 2018

Rep. Elizabeth Esty pressured to resign following reports of sexual harassment in her office

The Connecticut congresswoman says she will not resign over reports alleging she mishandled sexual misconduct allegations about her former chief of staff.

March 20, 2018

Why suing over employee discrimination is a hell of a lot harder than it should be

Across the U.S., employers can, and do, discriminate over race, color, religion, sex or national origin. And it's difficult to fight back — here's why.
March 15, 2018

‘Thoroughbreds’ and ‘Flower’ are complex movies that respect — and fear — teenage girls

Both movies present noble missions that go awry, and that feel especially timely in our current #MeToo moment.
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March 15, 2018

In the throes of South Korea’s #MeToo, it’s “very hard to speak up”

South Koreans are having their own #MeToo moment, but not without backlash and controversy.
March 8, 2018

How the Time’s Up movement may have changed red carpet commentary forever

There's been a noticeable shift in what women are asked, and how the media covers these events now.
March 8, 2018

‘Jessica Jones’ actor Rachael Taylor on the second season’s newfound relevance in the wake of #MeToo

The second season of Marvel's gritty crime series is now available on Netflix.

March 5, 2018

The 2018 Oscars were proof that Hollywood still has some soul-searching to do

For all the talk of diversity and #MeToo, the academy still honored some men with problematic pasts.
March 5, 2018

At Oscars, Common and Andra Day perform “Stand Up for Something” with BLM, #MeToo movement leaders

Black Lives Matter, #MeToo, indigenous rights and immigrant rights were among the movements represented during Sunday night's Academy Awards ceremony.
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March 4, 2018

#MeToo founder Tarana Burke says E! ‘shouldn’t send’ Ryan Seacrest to the Oscars

Ryan Seacrest's hosting gig on the Oscars red carpet has come under fire amid new allegations of sexual assault.
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Feb. 26, 2018

During South Korea’s #MeToo, 20 people report sexual violence at Olympic resource centers

For the first time ever, sexual violence resource centers are available to Olympic spectators — and yet, nearly two weeks in, only 20 cases have been reported.
Feb. 21, 2018

“Tremendously shocking”: New data shows just how bad Hollywood’s sexual misconduct problem is

Nearly all of the respondents to a new survey said that they have experienced some form of sexual harassment.

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Feb. 9, 2018

‘Newsweek’ executive to return to embattled company after harassment investigation

Dayan Candappa had been put on leave following a BuzzFeed report that he had sexually harassed a female subordinate while at a previous job.
Jan. 31, 2018

Tune-Yards on writing music that reckons with white privilege

We talked with singer-songwriter Merrill Garbus about her band's newest album, her ideas about whiteness and the "callout culture" we're all living in.
Jan. 30, 2018

Here’s how Democrats will put the #MeToo movement on display at the State of the Union

Dozens of members of Congress hope they can use the State of the Union to continue to highlight the #MeToo movement, shining a light on sexual misconduct.
Jan. 29, 2018

Here’s why Sunday’s Grammys have Twitter saying #GrammysSoMale

A Grammys producer implied they didn't have space for album-of-the-year nominee Lorde to perform. U2's Bono performed twice. Sting, who wasn't nominated for anything, also performed.
Jan. 29, 2018

Kesha’s performance was a powerful nod to #MeToo. The Grammys needed more of that.

Music's "biggest night" was light on acknowledgements of the #MeToo movement and Time's Up initiative.

Jan. 25, 2018

Sex-ed advocates say #MeToo is a good start — but our culture still has a lot to learn about consent

"One of the things that’s missing [from modern sex education] is an emotional intelligence and an empathy," said Andrea Barrica, the creator of an online sex-ed platform.
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Jan. 20, 2018

Second Women’s March draws thousands across country as Trump mocks protesters on Twitter

"Get out there now to celebrate the historic milestones and unprecedented economic success," the president said.
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Jan. 19, 2018

US Olympian Aly Raisman to Larry Nassar: “You should have been locked up a long, long time ago”

The three-time Olympic gold medalist delivered a fiery speech in court, as part of a multi-day sentencing period for the disgraced doctor.
Jan. 11, 2018

James Franco’s handling of these sexual misconduct allegations isn’t heroic — it’s manipulative

The Golden Globe-winning actor said recently that he won't "actively refute" claims that he's behaved inappropriately, but describes the accounts as "not accurate."
Jan. 9, 2018

“You are indeed part of the problem”: Ivanka Trump’s tweet on Oprah’s speech has critics perplexed

More than a dozen women have accused President Donald Trump of sexual harassment or assault, leading many to question Ivanka Trump's tweet about Oprah's Golden Globes speech.

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Jan. 9, 2018

The media is officially in the #MeToo movement for the long haul

The Hollywood Reporter has a dedicated team focused on chasing down sexual misconduct tips. At BuzzFeed News, an editor estimates that there are more than 30 sexual misconduct stories in the works.
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Jan. 1, 2018

Time’s Up: Powerful women in Hollywood just released a plan to combat harassment in 2018

Eva Longoria, America Ferrera, Emma Stone, Kerry Washington, Jill Soloway and Shonda Rhimes are all part of a broad coalition of powerful Hollywood women leading the charge.