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Thursday, Feb 22, 2018 at 02:14 PM PST

UNICEF Deputy Steps Down After 'Unsuitable' Messages Surface

UNICEF Deputy Steps Down After 'Unsuitable' Messages Surface

A top UNICEF honcho has resigned following revelations that he reportedly peppered female staffers — at the children’s charity that previously employed him — with “unsuitable and thoughtless” messages. “I want...

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018 at 06:32 PM PST

Milan Fashion Week Opens With #MeToo Moment of Reflection

Milan Fashion Week Opens With #MeToo Moment of Reflection

Milan Fashion Week got underway Wednesday with a moment's pause to put focus on women who have come forward as victims of sexual misconduct.

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018 at 09:56 PM PST

Mavs Launch Probe After Allegations of Workplace Misconduct

Mavs Launch Probe After Allegations of Workplace Misconduct

A report Tuesday evening from Sports Illustrated alleges former Dallas Mavericks president and CEO Terdema Ussery sexually harassed workers in the team's offices for years. Sports Illustrated spoke to...

Monday, Feb 19, 2018 at 03:03 PM PST

Hero, Harasser or Both? Shaun White's Newly Complex Legacy

Hero, Harasser or Both? Shaun White's Newly Complex Legacy

It was expected to be a coronation: snowboarder Shaun White, shredding the halfpipe in an epic performance that won him Olympic gold at Pyeongchang four years after a devastating loss in Sochi and just four...

Monday, Feb 19, 2018 at 10:07 AM PST

Court Told Geoffrey Rush Inappropriately Touched Actress

Court Told Geoffrey Rush Inappropriately Touched Actress

A lawyer accused Oscar-winning Australian actor Geoffrey Rush in court Monday of touching an actress inappropriately on an Sydney stage three years ago while he was starring in a production of "King Lear." Rush...

Monday, Feb 19, 2018 at 07:48 AM PST

NYC Rape Case Prompts Calls to Close Police Sex Loophole

NYC Rape Case Prompts Calls to Close Police Sex Loophole

The 18-year-old woman was driving with two friends near Coney Island in September when the two plainclothes detectives pulled her over and found marijuana. The officers released the two male passengers,...

Sunday, Feb 18, 2018 at 01:25 AM PST

Are Female-Led Companies the Answer to Sexual Misconduct?

Are Female-Led Companies the Answer to Sexual Misconduct?

The Weinstein Co. thought it had found a path to survival. A group of investors led by a respected businesswoman offered to acquire the company, rebrand it and install a female-led board of directors. It was an...

Sunday, Feb 18, 2018 at 04:18 AM PST

British Female Stars Demand End to Sexual Harassment

British Female Stars Demand End to Sexual Harassment

Almost 200 British female entertainment stars called for an international movement to end sexual misconduct across society in a letter published ahead of Sunday's British Academy Film Awards. Kate Winslet,...

Saturday, Feb 17, 2018 at 03:53 AM PST

Stars to Wear Black at UK Film Awards: Will Kate Join Them?

Stars to Wear Black at UK Film Awards: Will Kate Join Them?

The red carpet will be a sea of black as the movement against sexual misconduct takes center stage at the British Academy Film Awards. Many female stars and other guests are expected to dress in monochrome for...

Thursday, Feb 15, 2018 at 01:20 PM PST

Stanford Professor Gets Rape Threat Disguised as Invitation

Stanford Professor Gets Rape Threat Disguised as Invitation

A Stanford law professor received a written rape threat and an unknown white substance in an envelope disguised as a party invitation Wednesday afternoon, prompting authorities to evacuate and shut down several...

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