Tag: me too

How Did We Get Here, Terry Crews?

Terry Crews attends NBC’s ‘America’s Got Talent’ Season 14 Kick-Off on March 11, 2019 in Pasadena, California. Photo: Amy Sussman (Getty Images) Remember when Tyra Banks spoke for America and bellowed a “We were all rooting for you!” cry to America’s Next Top Model contestant Tiffany? Today, let’s direct that energy to one Mr. Terry […]

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Winter Is Coming: Trump’s Female Opposition Will Be Wearing White to the State of the Union

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) talks to fellow members of Congress during the first session of the 116th Congress at the U.S. Capitol January 03, 2019 in Washington, DC.Photo: Win McNamee (Getty Images) When Donald Trump approaches the podium to wheeze through his sad little State of the Union address Tuesday night (when most of us […]

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Will Hollywood Listen to GLAAD’s Bold Stand Against Bryan Singer?

It seemed like the controversy surrounding Bohemian Rhapsody’s initial director, Bryan Singer, reached a whole new level on Wednesday when a scathing report from The Atlantic detailed four new allegations of sexual assault against him. It lead to the GLAAD announcing on Thursday in an exclusive with Variety that they pulled the Queen biopic from […]

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Why Do We Silence Black Girls and Women Who are Survivors of Sexual Violence? 

Today, conversations about sexual violence and harassment towards women have infiltrated popular culture, the news and beyond. But despite the prevalence of sexual violence towards black girls and women, we remain almost invisible in these conversations. You see, the legacy of sexual violence towards black women, and our subsequent silencing runs deep. In her seminal […]

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Leaving Neverland, a Documentary Based on Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Michael Jackson, to Premiere at Sundance 2019

Michael Jackson prepares to enter the Santa Barbara County Superior Court to hear the verdict read in his child molestation case June 13, 2005 in Santa Maria, California. After seven days of deliberation the jury has reached a not guilty verdict on all 10 counts in the trial against Michael Jackson. Jackson was charged in […]

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Leaving Neverland, a Documentary Based on Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Michael Jackson, to Premiere at Sundance 2019 [Updated]

Michael Jackson prepares to enter the Santa Barbara County Superior Court to hear the verdict read in his child molestation case June 13, 2005 in Santa Maria, California. After seven days of deliberation the jury has reached a not guilty verdict on all 10 counts in the trial against Michael Jackson. Jackson was charged in […]

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R. Kelly Threatens to File Federal Lawsuit Against Lifetime If It Airs Documentary 

R. Kelly performs during The Buffet Tour on May 7, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. Photo: Daniel Boczarski (Getty Images) The much-anticipated night of Lifetime’s Surviving R. Kelly has come and right on schedule, Robert Kelly is threatening legal action. According to TMZ, Kelly’s lawyer Brian Nix is threatening to file a federal lawsuit against Lifetime […]

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R. Kelly Threatens to File Federal Lawsuit Against Lifetime If It Airs Documentary [Updated]

R. Kelly performs during The Buffet Tour on May 7, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. Photo: Daniel Boczarski (Getty Images) The much-anticipated night of Lifetime’s Surviving R. Kelly has come, and right on schedule, Robert Kelly is threatening legal action. According to TMZ, Kelly’s lawyer Brian Nix is threatening to file a federal lawsuit against Lifetime […]

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Salim Akil Accuser Amber Dixon Brenner Says Love Is ____ Cancellation is ‘A Bit of an Acknowledgement’ of What She’s Been Through

Actress Amber Dixon Brenner attends the premiere of RADiUS and The Weinstein Company’s ‘Escobar: Paradise Lost’ on June 22, 2015 in Hollywood, California. Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez (Getty Images) Hearts were broken when OWN announced the cancellation of its romantic drama, Love Is ___, supposedly inspired by the real life love story of Mara Brock […]

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For Idris Elba, It’s Simple: ‘The #MeToo Movement Is Only Difficult If You Have Something to Hide’

Idris Elba addresses the crowd during the The Best FIFA Football Awards Show on September 24, 2018 in London, England. Photo: Dan Istitene (Getty Images) Much like any pushback directed toward men ever in history, Tarana Burke’s #MeToo movement has ruffled the feathers of the peen plumage. Hollywood even sent itself into a tizzy about […]

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‘He Had This Shut Down’: Drea Kelly Speaks Out About Surviving R. Kelly Screening Evacuation 

Drea Kelly attends TV One’s ‘Rickey Smiley For Real’ season 2 premiere at SCADshowPhoto: Marcus Ingram (Getty Images for TV One) Imagine being silenced and shamed for years after trying to tell your truth about an abusive and prominent celebrity, then finally being able to broadcast that truth, only for it to be cut short […]

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‘On Call’ Oral Sex, Destroyed Evidence and Other Findings From the Sexual Misconduct Investigation of Former CBS Boss Les Moonves

Photo: Jordan Strauss (Invision/AP) Les Moonves, the former chairman and chief executive of CBS, is in deep shit. CBS’ board of directors hired a team of outside lawyers to look into the deluge of sexual misconduct allegations levied against him. And as the New York Times found out, the results aren’t pretty. Advertisement Their findings— […]

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Understanding the Female Psyche in Light of the “Me Too” Movement

With the Me Too movement underway in the past year women from all walks of life, renowned or not, have been coming forward to share vulnerable experiences of sexual assault and misconduct. Women have been speaking out against the alleged misconduct of actors, politicians, movie moguls, and Supreme Court justices. Women have been speaking out on […]

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Why the Democratic Party Hasn’t Canceled Keith Ellison—For Now

Photo: Jacquelyn Martin (AP Photo) Less than a month after Al Franken was accused of groping a woman, the U.S. senator from Minnesota resigned from his seat under pressure from his Democratic colleagues. Two months have passed since Rep. Keith Ellison, also a Democrat from Minnesota, was accused of assaulting a woman. He is still […]

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