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Want to Do Better By the Caregivers in Your Life? Here's Some Advice - and an App - For That

Want to Do Better By the Caregivers in Your Life? Here's Some Advice - and an App - For That

Just a few years ago, it might have been surprising to see a labor activist walk the red carpet at the Golden Globes, or sit down for a Q&A with the stars of a major new movie. That was then. Now,
Colorado police investigate alleged sexual assault by former Shambhala teacher

Colorado police investigate alleged sexual assault by former Shambhala teacher

Police in Boulder, Colorado, have launched an investigation into at least one allegation of sexual assault by Buddhist teacher William L. Karelis while he was a member of the group Shambhala
When a brilliant economist is accused of harassment, can you separate the research from the man?

When a brilliant economist is accused of harassment, can you separate the research from the man?

Accusations that Harvard economist Roland Fryer sexually harassed his research assistants rocked the academic world when the news broke Dec. 14. Economists on twitter expressed…
2018 is the year women tried to reclaim anger but failed

2018 is the year women tried to reclaim anger but failed

No fewer than three books on female anger came out in 2018: Good and Mad, Rage Becomes Her, and Eloquent Rage, all of which emphasize…
From Peppa Pig to giant babies, these memes took over China’s internet in 2018

From Peppa Pig to giant babies, these memes took over China’s internet in 2018

This year, Chinese people went collectively mad over a TV show that told the tale of a lowly maid’s ascent to a position of power…
SAG-AFTRA, DGA, WGA and Other Hollywood Unions Team Up to Fight Sexual Harassment

SAG-AFTRA, DGA, WGA and Other Hollywood Unions Team Up to Fight Sexual Harassment

SAG-AFTRA, Actors Equity, the Directors Guild of America, the Writers Guild of America East, and the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees have jointly joined a pledge to combat
Harvey Weinstein Still Set to Face Trial Next Year for Criminal Charges

Harvey Weinstein Still Set to Face Trial Next Year for Criminal Charges

Harvey Weinstein was in court today hoping to see sexual assault criminal charges against him dismissed; a judge did not rule in his favor.
If you’re an Indian man opposed to #MeToo, be ready to stay single

If you’re an Indian man opposed to #MeToo, be ready to stay single

Indian women have had it with men who don’t support their causes. Most millennial women in India are unwilling to date men who don’t sympathise…
My Bikini Audition from Hell Shows How Little Hollywood Has Changed

My Bikini Audition from Hell Shows How Little Hollywood Has Changed

While the industry has taken some positive strides, change is slow and you still have to deal with gross, unprofessional men.
The Year in Good Men

The Year in Good Men

Naomi Fry writes about the good men of 2018, including Timothée Chalamet, Axl Rose, LeBron James, and the hockey mascot Gritty.
Priests accused of child sex abuse living in Baltimore Jesuit community

Priests accused of child sex abuse living in Baltimore Jesuit community

At least four Catholic priests the church believes are guilty of child sex abuse are living at a home for retired clergy in Baltimore, Maryland, ThinkProgress has learned. The Maryland Province
Great news, women: Economic parity is only 202 years away

Great news, women: Economic parity is only 202 years away

Feminism was the word of the year in 2017, and the pickup continued into this past year, too. More women than ever were elected to…
‘Orange is the New Black’ actress levels accusations of sexual misconduct against Geoffrey Rush

‘Orange is the New Black’ actress levels accusations of sexual misconduct against Geoffrey Rush

A star of the prison comedy drama, "Orange is the New Black," said she was the victim of sustained sexual interest from actor Geoffrey Rush, culminating in the Academy Award winner exposing himself to

Megan Fox deserves better

We owe Megan Fox an apology.
CBS Claims Commitment to Ending Harassment. Its Actions Say Otherwise (Column)

CBS Claims Commitment to Ending Harassment. Its Actions Say Otherwise (Column)

At this point, a new breaking sexual harassment case at CBS isn’t exactly a surprise. Over and over again, powerful CBS company men from producers to executives to the ex-CEO himself have made
You can now visit the Medusa statue that #MeToo made famous

You can now visit the Medusa statue that #MeToo made famous

Bek Andersen was scrolling through her Instagram feed, looking for something to cheer her up. It was Oct. 6, the day the US Senate voted…
CBS paid Eliza Dushku $9.5M after she was allegedly fired for objecting to sexist behavior

CBS paid Eliza Dushku $9.5M after she was allegedly fired for objecting to sexist behavior

The investigation report cites Dushku’s treatment as an example of a broader cultural treatment of women at CBS, where Les Moonves was recently ousted as CEO after several women accused of him of
Two investment bank chiefs call their industry’s #MeToo excuses “paranoid and fundamentally wrong”

Two investment bank chiefs call their industry’s #MeToo excuses “paranoid and fundamentally wrong”

To the claims of bankers that working with women in the age of #MeToo is too risky, Richard Handler and Brian Friedman, the CEO and…
How a wink charmed Indians on Google in 2018

How a wink charmed Indians on Google in 2018

The FIFA World Cup, the price of bitcoin, and a winking actress were among the favourite topics India searched for on the internet in 2018.…