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Friday, Apr 13, 2018 at 06:07 PM EDT

#MeToo Founder Tarana Burke: Focus on Survivors, Not Blaming

#MeToo Founder Tarana Burke: Focus on Survivors, Not Blaming

They were honoring stars of Hollywood, the media and literature, but it was longtime activist and MeToo founder Tarana Burke — a name unknown to most people until six months ago — who got the biggest ovation at...

Friday, Apr 13, 2018 at 05:55 AM EDT

Women in the World Summit: Weinstein Accusers Speak Out

Women in the World Summit: Weinstein Accusers Speak Out

An Italian actress who was one of the first women to speak out against disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein said Thursday that the #MeToo movement is "the most important thing" to happen to women since the...

Monday, Apr 9, 2018 at 02:32 PM EDT

Court: Women Can't Be Paid Less Than Men Based on Past Wages

Court: Women Can't Be Paid Less Than Men Based on Past Wages

Employers cannot pay women less than men for the same work based on differences in their salaries at previous jobs, a federal appeals court said Monday. Pay differences based on prior salaries are discriminato...

Monday, Apr 9, 2018 at 10:40 AM EDT

Oscar Winner Geoffrey Rush Sues Paper Over #MeToo Accusation

Oscar Winner Geoffrey Rush Sues Paper Over #MeToo Accusation

Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush has become virtually housebound, barely eats and wakes each morning with a "terrible sense of dread" since a Sydney newspaper alleged inappropriate behavior toward an actress...

Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018 at 12:16 AM EDT

Topless Cosby Protester Was Actress on His '90's Show

Topless Cosby Protester Was Actress on His '90's Show

A topless protester with "Women's Lives Matter" written on her body jumped a barricade and got within a few feet of Bill Cosby on Monday as the comedian walked into a suburban Philadelphia courthouse for the...

Sunday, Apr 8, 2018 at 06:27 PM EDT

Tony Robbins Apologizes for Critical Comments on #MeToo

Tony Robbins Apologizes for Critical Comments on #MeToo

Self-help guru Tony Robbins has apologized for critical comments he made about the #MeToo movement in a video that went viral. In a Facebook post Sunday, Robbins said he fully supports the #MeToo movement...

Wednesday, Apr 4, 2018 at 12:23 PM EDT

Partisan Divide in US on Views of Sexual Harassment: Survey

Partisan Divide in US on Views of Sexual Harassment: Survey

Democrats and Republicans, on the whole, have markedly different views about sexual harassment in the workplace, according to a new, large-scale survey by the Pew Research Center conducted against the backdrop...

Tuesday, Apr 3, 2018 at 07:25 AM EDT

Cosby Jury Selection Off to Slow Start as #MeToo Casts a Shadow

Cosby Jury Selection Off to Slow Start as #MeToo Casts a Shadow

Prosecutors and the defense began the difficult task of picking a jury for Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial Monday amid a powerful #MeToo movement that has pierced the consciousness of the men and women...

Saturday, Mar 31, 2018 at 06:32 PM EDT

6 Months of #MeToo: Hopes Are High for Lasting Impact

6 Months of #MeToo: Hopes Are High for Lasting Impact

Six months after bursting into the spotlight, the #MeToo movement has toppled scores of men from prominent positions and fueled a national conversation about workplace sexual harassment. There is also ample...

Friday, Mar 30, 2018 at 04:43 AM EDT

Mormon Youth Interviews With Bishops Under Scrutiny

Mormon Youth Interviews With Bishops Under Scrutiny

A group of people demanding an end to one-on-one interviews between Mormon youth and lay leaders and the sexual questions that sometimes arise during the meetings plan to march to church headquarters Friday...

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