Tag: MeToo

A Tidal Wave of Sex Abuse Lawsuits Is About to Hit New York’s Catholic Churches and Boy Scouts

An unprecedented wave of lawsuits from sex abuse survivors is expected to flood New York courthouses on Wednesday, when the state hands survivors a one-time-only opportunity to sue their attackers — no matter how long ago the abuse took place. Only a handful of states have ever opened up so-called “lookback windows,” which temporarily suspend […]

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Appeal Hearing for Bill Cosby’s Sexual Assault Conviction Begins

Bill Cosby departs the Montgomery County Courthouse on the first day of sentencing in his sexual assault trial on Sept. 24, 2018 in Norristown, Penn.Photo: Mark Makela (Getty Images) Bill Cosby’s appellate team (Kristen Weisenburger and Barbara Zemlock) is hoping to throw out his sexual assault conviction at an appeal hearing scheduled for Monday, Aug. […]

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#ETTU?

The fall of 2017 dumps you roundly in the wrong. You catch yourself musing aloud to a friend, regarding Louis C.K.’s admission of masturbating in front of a large minority of his industry, about whether his having asked the women’s permission first shouldn’t count for something. Under her hard, silent look, you are forced to […]

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Eric Bolling Is Failing Up

In 2007, Eric Bolling was new to Fox News; after a successful run as an oil trader on Wall Street, he had landed a job as a financial analyst on Fox Business. The jauntily named show he hosted, Happy Hour, was a far cry from the incendiary, conservative rabble-rousing for which he’d later become known, […]

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Black Women Are More Likely to Be Sexually Harassed on the Job, a Study Finds

Photo: iStock Reports of sexual harassment in the workplace are down among women overall, but the decline is far less steep among black women, signaling they are at greater risk. That’s according to a study published in the journal Gender, Work and Organization and written by New Jersey researchers Dan Cassino of Fairleigh Dickinson University […]

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MTV Movie & TV Awards Yank Jason Mitchell’s Best Performance Nod Following Misconduct Allegations

Jason Mitchell in Atlanta, June 2018Photo: Paras Griffin (Getty Images for Sony Pictures Entertainment) The bells continue to toll for embattled actor Jason Mitchell. The MTV Movie & TV Awards have dropped him from contention for this year’s “Best Performance in a Show” award for his work in Showtime’s The Chi following allegations of misconduct […]

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Harvard Was Right to Fire Ron Sullivan

When Harvard Law School professor Ron Sullivan lost his esteemed position as faculty dean of Winthrop House last weekend, and withdrew from Harvey Weinstein’s defense team, he secured a new one in the process: poster child in the war against campus political correctness. Throughout this week, prominent pundit-lawyers and right-of-center journalists have mourned Sullivan’s fate […]

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