Friday, August 14, 2020

Tag: #MeToo

Politicians and sexual aggression

With the sort of voting power women have, it seems strange that they haven’t forced both major political parties to deal with the problem.

Beyond #Metoo, 3 movements making a difference for gender equity

From closing the wage gap and protecting reproductive rights to ending gender-based sexual exploitation, the push to support and empower women and nonbinary people has roots that date back generations.

#MeToo in Indian Country; ‘We don’t talk about this enough’

Sexual harassment in Indian Country is an inconvenient and deeply uncomfortable truth.

From mowing the grass to cutting the flesh

How young women learn to hate their genitals.

‘Untouchable:’ Women testify to Harvey Weinstein’s decades of sexual abuse in...

The film “Untouchable” takes on Harvey Weinstein’s decades of predatory behavior and the system that allowed it to happen, through the stories of survivors of his abuse, from his time as a young music promoter in Buffalo in the 1970s all the way until a series of investigations toppled Weinstein in 2017.

Exclusive: Ex-Harvey Weinstein employee breaks silence on her memo that helped...

Lauren O’Connor was a literary scout at the Weinstein Company who worked closely with Weinstein. In 2015, she penned an internal memo about her boss that would later become famous.

Sanders campaign committee thanks former staffers for letter on ‘incredibly important’...

"Harassment of any kind is intolerable. Hearing the experiences and thoughts of individuals who worked on Bernie’s 2016 campaign is a vital part of our commitment to work within our progressive community to improve the lives of all people."

Lady Parts Justice’s Lizz Winstead talks the Golden Probes

Lizz Winstead, Lady Parts Justice founder, talks about the Golden Probes,her group and the state of women's rights in this county.

The #MeToo movement’s roots in women workers’ rights

An unsung hero of the early 20th century, Rose Schneiderman organized women to fight for laws to protect them from sexual harassment and assault in the workplace.

Where does #MeToo go from here? Women are ‘on fire’ with...

“I hope that it is deep enough that it is forming a strong, cohesive movement among people that will resonate through this country and change the culture.”

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Donald the Dunce: He flunked Poli Sci 101

It’s hard to cheat when the whole world is watching...

‘Silence is complicity’: GOP condemned for doing nothing as Trump openly touts sabotage of...

“Donald Trump knows that if the people are heard in November, he and Republicans up and down the ballot will lose,” said Sen. Elizabeth Warren. “This is what we’re up against—and this is why we have to fight back with all we’ve got.”

Lawsuit filed after police handcuff 8-year-old boy on video

“My son has a disability and the authorities tried to make him a criminal.”

“Listen to the people”: How progressives win

These voices and ideas will not be able to change the poor strategy of the national Democratic Party on their own.

Reactionaries in ragged retreat: A wingnut brew of bottom-dwellers

Trump politics are in shambles, whatever he and lackeys try boomerang, and why should anything change in the next five months?