What happens when five actors and the President and Vice President of the United States release a YouTube video? It spreads all over the internet—and that's the point. ...
On Monday Taylor Swift won her court case against former radio talk show host David Mueller, when the jury ruled he groped the singer during a meet-and-greet before one of her concerts in 2013. Mueller actually sued Swift first, in 2015, saying he lost his job because of Swift’s allegations. Not one to be intimidated, Swift counter-sued,...
Last week’s New York Times report revealing decades of sexual harassment allegations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein—and the subsequent New Yorker investigation documenting accounts of assault and rape—sparked an important conversation online among people who have experienced sexual assault at work. ...
I was raped by a man I was dating this past May, and then he raped me again in June. In August, I decided to go public, calling out my attacker by name on Twitter. That tweet was retweeted over 200 times, which prompted two cease and desist orders from my attacker and his lawyer, filled with threats....
I Was Sexually Assaulted in College. This Is How I Started Healing, and What I Do to Cope With Triggers in Today's News Cycle
My sophomore year at Syracuse University was about to begin, and I was so excited to see my friends and get back to class. I'd returned to campus early for peer adviser training, and few students were around. One night, some girlfriends and I decided to go out, since we didn't have classes yet and we didn't need...
What women have known for years is starting to become impossible to ignore, thanks to recent headlines: No profession is spared from sexual harassment and assault. ...
Over the past year, accusations against men like film producer Harvey Weinstein and the horrifying behavior of former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar have had an eye-opening effect on how we perceive sexual assault and harassment. Inspiring things started to happen, too—like the explosion of the #metoo movement. Hearing women share their stories...
Thousands of people across the globe have taken to Twitter to share the heartbreaking reasons—from embarrassment to shame to fear for their lives—they didn't report their sexual assault. The hashtag #WhyIDidntReport was at the top of the trending list on the platform on Friday, and it came on the heels of Christine Blasey Ford's allegation that she was sexually...
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