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After Surviving R. Kelly, What Now? How About Trusting Survivors and Dismantling Systemic Misogynoir?

After Surviving R. Kelly, What Now? How About Trusting Survivors and Dismantling Systemic Misogynoir?

Three nights of television recently rocked the black community—surprising, since they detailed approximately three decades of well-known allegations of predation, exploitation and abuse by R&B
Men's Magazine in Japan Under Fire over Story Listing Campuses Where Drunk Women Were 'Easy'

Men's Magazine in Japan Under Fire over Story Listing Campuses Where Drunk Women Were 'Easy'

The story also included "tips" on how to "coax" intoxicated women into having sex.
Kristen Roupenian’s Power Dynamics

Kristen Roupenian’s Power Dynamics

When Kristen Roupenian’s New Yorker short story “Cat Person” became a five-alarm sensation late last year, critics rushed to explain its popularity in terms of its relatability and quality. In its
Neil deGrasse Tyson’s show pulled from the air as sexual misconduct probe continues

Neil deGrasse Tyson’s show pulled from the air as sexual misconduct probe continues

National Geographic Channel has pulled Neil deGrasse Tyson’s pop culture and science talk show, StarTalk, from the air while Fox Networks Group investigates multiple claims of sexual misconduct
Neil DeGrasse Tyson Is Canceled (for Now) Amid His #MeToo Reckoning

Neil DeGrasse Tyson Is Canceled (for Now) Amid His #MeToo Reckoning

Nat Geo is doing the right thing by investigating, but it's coming pretty late.
Neil deGrasse Tyson’s StarTalk Put on Hold Pending Sexual Misconduct Investigation

Neil deGrasse Tyson’s StarTalk Put on Hold Pending Sexual Misconduct Investigation

For nearly four years, famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has invited celebs to sit and chat about science on the late night show StarTalk. This week, Nat Geo confirmed that they’re putting the

Turn Off R. Kelly and Turn Up For Black Women

This week marks the premiere of the docuseries Surviving R. Kelly, a harrowing account of the people brave enough to speak out against singer and accused sexual predator Robert Sylvester Kelly. Color

Nat Geo continues to put Neil deGrasse Tyson's StarTalk on hold amid sexual misconduct allegations

Nat Geo is keeping Neil deGrasse Tyson's StarTalk off the air after allegations of sexual misconduct were leveled against the scientist and media personality in late November,
Louis C.K. Hates Weed, on Top of Everything Else

Louis C.K. Hates Weed, on Top of Everything Else

Pete Davidson reinforced what we already knew—Louis C.K. sucks.
Why Has the World Gone Easy on Cristiano Ronaldo?

Why Has the World Gone Easy on Cristiano Ronaldo?

On the last Saturday in November, Cristiano Ronaldo took the field with a streak of red lipstick smeared across his cheek. This was no fashion statement. The Portuguese soccer star, who joined the
Robert De Niro Is Always Doing Something

Robert De Niro Is Always Doing Something

Michael Schulman interviews the actor Robert De Niro on getting a pipe bomb in the mail, on his acting career, and on his public denunciation of Donald Trump.
South Korea’s sexist sex-ed curriculum is spurring a private sex-ed industry

South Korea’s sexist sex-ed curriculum is spurring a private sex-ed industry

South Korea’s sex-education program is notoriously sexist. Students are required to receive 15 hours of sex ed per year, starting in elementary school and continuing…
Philip Roth’s American Portraits and American Prophecy

Philip Roth’s American Portraits and American Prophecy

On The New Yorker Radio Hour, how the late Philip Roth captured the heart of the twentieth-century United States.
College track star warned police about her ex-boyfriend 6 times in the 10 days before he killed her

College track star warned police about her ex-boyfriend 6 times in the 10 days before he killed her

Women who are in abusive relationships, or relationships they fear will become abusive, are often told to reach out for help to prevent things from progressing further. Lauren McCluskey, a track
There’s Snapchat video of Kevin Spacey’s alleged assault, police say

There’s Snapchat video of Kevin Spacey’s alleged assault, police say

Spacey is facing a felony charge of indecent assault in a Nantucket bar.

2018 Was the Year of Woke Signaling

If 2017 was the year “woke” broke among the cognoscenti, 2018 was the year it went wholesale, starting with McDonald's.
Baby, It’s Cold If You Give A Sh*t About Sexual Assault Survivors

Baby, It’s Cold If You Give A Sh*t About Sexual Assault Survivors

I'm sure you're all wondering why I've gathered you all here today. You have a little internet family named The Holdernesses to thank. And Harvey Weinstein. And, basically, all sexual assaulters and
Kevin Spacey posts bizarre video ahead of sex-assault arraignment

Kevin Spacey posts bizarre video ahead of sex-assault arraignment

Spacey remains under investigation of sexual assault in Los Angeles for an incident that allegedly occurred in 2016. Prosecutors declined to file charges in a 1992 allegation because of the statute of

4 Powerful Business Execs Who Will Spend Christmas in Jail and/or Jobless

2018 has been a rocky year for large companies and their leaders.

Kevin Spacey's very odd video response to the charges against him

Kevin Spacey will be charged for felony sexual assault that allegedly occurred in 2016 at a bar in Nanucket, Mass. When news broke of Spacey's imminent arraignment on January 7, he posted the above