Betsy DeVos’ predecessor says new Title IX rules will dissuade victims from reporting sexual assault

“One of the likely effects of the rules as currently proposed is that people who today would report what happened to them and be protected will now be afraid to do so."

Betsy DeVos releases new rules on sexual harassment and assault that expand rights of the accused

The proposed rules will give accused students full due process rights and raise the bar for what constitutes as sexual harassment.

Christine Blasey Ford nominated for distinguished alumna award after Kavanaugh testimony

A UNC professor said nominating Ford "recogniz[es] that the simple act of speaking one’s truth, especially when that truth involves sexual assault, is an act of bravery.”

Tarana Burke says #MeToo has been misconstrued: “The hashtag wasn’t about taking anybody down”

“People have weaponized #MeToo as opposed to seeing it as a tool,” Tarana Burke, founder of the #MeToo movement, said.

Woman used son’s photo to promote #HimToo and people on Twitter turned it into a viral meme

Pieter Hanson said he doesn't agree with his mother's message.

Susan Collins defends Kavanaugh’s temperament, says she doesn’t believe he assaulted Blasey Ford

“I do believe that she was assaulted," Collins said about Christine Blasey Ford, "but I do not believe that [Brett Kavanaugh] was the assailant.”

Connie Chung opens up about a sexual assault in her 20s: “I wish I could forget”

The esteemed journalist shared her experience in an open letter addressed to Christine Blasey Ford.

Illeana Douglas describes alleged sexual assault by Les Moonves: He put “his tongue down my throat”

The actor opened up to the hosts of 'The View,' saying, "All I wanted to do was tell him what a team player I was going to be."

Language experts on Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony — and how words impact if women are believed

"If you’re overly emotional, you’re criticized for that. If you’re not emotional enough, you’re criticized for that, too.”

With #WhyIDidntReport, sexual assault survivors remind Trump about the dangers of rape culture

Trump criticized for tweets about Christine Blasey Ford's alleged assault.

Sean Penn thinks the #MeToo movement is trying to “divide men and women”

"This is a movement that was largely shouldered by a kind of receptacle of the salacious.”

Woman who accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct speaks out for first time

“Now I feel like my civic responsibility is outweighing my anguish and terror about retaliation," the woman said about coming forward publicly.

Michigan State University hid decades of Larry Nassar sexual assault allegations, lawsuit claims

One woman says Nassar raped, drugged and impregnated her when she was 17.

LA district attorney declines to charge Kevin Spacey, Anthony Anderson or Steven Seagal

The statue of limitations had passed in two cases.

California passes bills to prevent silencing of sexual harassment victims

The bill would restrict mandatory arbitration clauses and nondisclosure agreements for sexual misconduct cases.

Asia Argento denies sexual assault allegations: “I am deeply shocked”

Argento called the report "absolutely false."

Lawyer for Harvey Weinstein says he never admitted to exchanging sex for movie roles

A columnist who quoted Weinstein as admitting to the behavior now says he "misrepresented" their conversation.

UK police are investigating 3 new allegations of sexual assault against Kevin Spacey

Spacey is now under investigation for a total of six incidents in the U.K.

Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty to rape and criminal sex act charges

Weinstein entered his plea in a New York City courtroom Tuesday morning.

Queer in the kitchen: A frank look at the challenges for LGBTQ chefs, bartenders and restaurateurs

In an industry that's known for hospitality, restaurants and bars can still be uncomfortable places for marginalized individuals.

Harvey Weinstein surrenders to police, faces rape charges

Weinstein, whose name became synonymous with the now widespread #MeToo movement, turned himself in on Friday.

Bill Cosby found guilty in sexual assault retrial

The comedian, who was charged with three counts of aggravated indecent assault, faces a maximum sentence of 10 years for each count.

Here’s everything you missed from week one of Bill Cosby’s sexual assault retrial

Testimonies from Andrea Constand, Janice Dickinson and other Cosby accusers.

Black Women’s Blueprint is planning justice ride to Pennsylvania ahead of Bill Cosby’s retrial

Black women activists say society must continue to work toward dismantling rape culture.

Here’s how the Academy Awards handled Casey Affleck’s absence

Affleck bowed out after backlash against his presumed presence at the 2018 Oscars.
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#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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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.

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.

Casey Affleck won’t be presenting at the 2018 Oscars

Affleck reportedly told the Academy that he will not be attending the ceremony.
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Aziz Ansari issues statement on sexual assault allegation, says encounter was “consensual”

The Master of None star said he was “surprised and concerned” to learn a woman he'd date felt that he had assaulted her.