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Geena Davis Talks Tracking Hollywood's Diversity Data, Advocating for Women in STEM, and Not Playing Role Models

The actor, who founded the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media in 2004, discusses its new report on women in STEM, how #MeToo is changing Hollywood, and whom she's playing next.
“Baby, It’s Cold Outside” played a pivotal role in the rise of Islamic fundamentalism

“Baby, It’s Cold Outside” played a pivotal role in the rise of Islamic fundamentalism

“Baby, It’s Cold Outside”—a song written by a Jewish composer that has become a secular Christmas anthem—played a small but crucial role in the rise…
Judge Ralph Strother’s Lenient Plea Deal in Baylor Fraternity Rape Case Draws Comparisons to Brock Turner

Judge Ralph Strother’s Lenient Plea Deal in Baylor Fraternity Rape Case Draws Comparisons to Brock Turner

The sentencing of former Baylor fraternity president Jacob Walter Anderson by Judge Ralph Strother is prompting outraged comparisons to Brock Turner.
Police confirm investigation into ‘possible criminal activity’ at Colorado Buddhist center

Police confirm investigation into ‘possible criminal activity’ at Colorado Buddhist center

The Larimer County, Colorado, Sheriff’s Office has publicly confirmed an investigation into “possible criminal activity” at a meditation center operated by Buddhist leader Sakyong Mipham and his
Gender Bias in Hollywood Is Also Bad for Business, a New Study Says

Gender Bias in Hollywood Is Also Bad for Business, a New Study Says

A new study shows how Hollywood’s gender bias is hurting its bottom line at the box office.
We have a lot to learn from Megan Fox's #MeToo comments

We have a lot to learn from Megan Fox's #MeToo comments

There's a lot to celebrate about the voices amplified by #MeToo. There's also a lot to learn from the voices who still feel uninvited to speak or unheard when they do. In a new interview with the New
Cops Identify Person of Interest in Shooting Threat at Surviving R. Kelly Screening

Cops Identify Person of Interest in Shooting Threat at Surviving R. Kelly Screening

Police investigating a shooting threat at an R. Kelly documentary screening in New York City last week say they’ve identified a person of interest—someone who may have ties to Chicago, Kelly’s
Colorado police investigating alleged sexual assaults by Buddhist leaders

Colorado police investigating alleged sexual assaults by Buddhist leaders

Authorities in Colorado have launched a criminal investigation into allegations of sexual assault against prominent Buddhist leader Sakyong Mipham and members of his organization, Shambhala
What It's Like to Be a Man Paid to Pretend to Attack Women

What It's Like to Be a Man Paid to Pretend to Attack Women

“You have to learn how to say some pretty nasty stuff,” says one of the male instructors at an “adrenal stress training” course.
Harris: Totally unaware of $400K settlement for harassment, retaliation involving longtime senior staffer?

Harris: Totally unaware of $400K settlement for harassment, retaliation involving longtime senior staffer?

Come on, man. The post Harris: Totally unaware of $400K settlement for harassment, retaliation involving longtime senior staffer? appeared first on Hot Air.
Pre-Mueller Report Jitters, Insane Doctors Suggest 6 Fries Limit 12.6.18

Pre-Mueller Report Jitters, Insane Doctors Suggest 6 Fries Limit 12.6.18

In episode 288, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Guy Montgomery to discuss Fortnite emotes attracting lawsuits, the break up of Cardi B and Offset, Trump and Michael Cohen's obstruction of
At CBS, Les Moonves got away with ‘transactional’ sex. A working mom couldn’t get a schedule change.

At CBS, Les Moonves got away with ‘transactional’ sex. A working mom couldn’t get a schedule change.

At CBS News, she asked for a role that would give her “some small measure of predictability” over her schedule so she could work while parenting a young son. From his corner office atop CBS, he was
Les Moonves had a CBS employee "on call" for oral sex

Les Moonves had a CBS employee "on call" for oral sex

“Based on the facts developed to date, we believe that the board would have multiple bases upon which to conclude that the company was entitled to terminate Moonves for cause."

Twitter's 2018 was dominated by protests and K-pop

If you thought Twitter would settle down after the tumult of 2017, you might be in for a surprise. Twitter has posted its 2018 year in review, and there was an ample amount of passion both for
Report Alleges Leslie Moonves Misled CBS Investigation

Report Alleges Leslie Moonves Misled CBS Investigation

Leslie Moonves is alleged to have misled investigators working on behalf of CBS Corp. and attempted to obstruct a probe into claims of sexual harassment during his time at and before he was employed
MeToo: Men in Hollywood and Beyond Should Be Asked About Their Role in Progress, Too

MeToo: Men in Hollywood and Beyond Should Be Asked About Their Role in Progress, Too

It shouldn’t be solely up to women to speak about—or seek to change—sexism in Hollywood.
Amid #MeToo, radio station nixes ‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’

Amid #MeToo, radio station nixes ‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’

A Cleveland radio station says it has stopped playing "Baby, It's Cold Outside" after listeners said the song heard on countless holiday playlists is inappropriate.
Women feel better when they work with other women

Women feel better when they work with other women

Women now make up almost half of the workforce in the United States, but occupations continue to be segregated along gender lines. In the 1970s…
Qatar has a plan to bring gender equality to the Middle East—and it’s working

Qatar has a plan to bring gender equality to the Middle East—and it’s working

Over the last year, #MeToo and Time’s Up have grown from moments in time to a mass movement for change—one that is impacting cultures and…
New ‘Me Too’ Rules for Business Trips End Up Recreating Boys Clubs

New ‘Me Too’ Rules for Business Trips End Up Recreating Boys Clubs

This convenient exclusion strategy has been used on people of color for ages. This is going to shut many women out of business trips and events that could propel their careers forward. -Sarah