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Google Is Struggling to Remake Itself for the #MeToo Era

Google Is Struggling to Remake Itself for the #MeToo Era

As in so many cases of sexual harassment, it was not the incident that sparked the most outrage, but the employer’s response. 
In 2012, Andy Rubin, the Google executive who developed the Android
Virginia lt. gov.’s accuser says she has no political agenda despite “smear campaign” defense

Virginia lt. gov.’s accuser says she has no political agenda despite “smear campaign” defense

Women’s advocates say that this Democrat vs. Democrat showdown could provide an opportunity to move beyond politics and look more closely at the allegations themselves.
NBC: Fairfax reaction to Tyson was “F*** that b****”; Update: Fairfax aide denies; Update: Partial denial, anyway

NBC: Fairfax reaction to Tyson was “F*** that b****”; Update: Fairfax aide denies; Update: Partial denial, anyway

VA Dems: Yeah, we're "evaluating" Fairfax and allegation. The post NBC: Fairfax reaction to Tyson was “F*** that b****”; Update: Fairfax aide denies; Update: Partial denial, anyway appeared first on
Virginia Lt. Gov. Fairfax accuser told friend at Stanford about 2004 sexual assault

Virginia Lt. Gov. Fairfax accuser told friend at Stanford about 2004 sexual assault

The woman at the center of a sexual assault scandal involving Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax is a Stanford University fellow scheduled to appear at a symposium next week on sexual violence and the
Shambhala hires firm to investigate itself, leaves women who reported abuse picking up the pieces

Shambhala hires firm to investigate itself, leaves women who reported abuse picking up the pieces

The head of the Buddhist group Shambhala International drunkenly kissed and groped a woman without her consent, pressured other women into sex, and sought sex from his female students for years,
Media in no hurry to believe accuser of Virginia Lt. Governor

Media in no hurry to believe accuser of Virginia Lt. Governor

Believe all women? The post Media in no hurry to believe accuser of Virginia Lt. Governor appeared first on Hot Air.
Refuse Club Is the New Fashion Label Challenging the Anti-#MeToo Movement in China

Refuse Club Is the New Fashion Label Challenging the Anti-#MeToo Movement in China

A pair of young designers are making a bold statement in support of feminism in their native country.
Spotify, eBay set standard for fertility benefits, study finds

Spotify, eBay set standard for fertility benefits, study finds

FertilityIQ's survey also indicates some companies implicated by the #MeToo movement improved their fertility benefits in 2018.
Changes to sexual harassment laws could open California employers to increased liability

Changes to sexual harassment laws could open California employers to increased liability

California businesses should be aware of new laws and new training requirements regarding sexual harassment in the workplace.
Louis C.K. joked about kids getting shot. A Parkland father responded with a forceful routine.

Louis C.K. joked about kids getting shot. A Parkland father responded with a forceful routine.

Instead of blasting Louis C.K. on Twitter for jokes the comedian made at the expense of survivors of the Parkland, Florida mass shooting, Manuel Oliver rebuked the comedian by trying to outshine him
Buddhist teacher arrested for alleged child sex abuse

Buddhist teacher arrested for alleged child sex abuse

Police in Boulder, Colorado arrested a former teacher in the Buddhist group Shambhala International on allegations he sexually assaulted a 13-year-old girl. William L. Karelis, 71, turned himself in

After #MeToo, whole industries have been blacklisted by insurers for sexual harassment liability coverage

A new report from Betterley Risk Consultants, shared with The Intercept, reveals that many of the world's largest insureres will no longer conside whole industries for "employment practices liability

Stephanie Beatriz Says Directing Her ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ #MeToo Episode Was ‘Painful’

The sitcom star makes her behind-the-camera debut tackling some tough subject matter.
Op-Ed | Why Are We Still So Reluctant to Hold Abusive Musicians Accountable?

Op-Ed | Why Are We Still So Reluctant to Hold Abusive Musicians Accountable?

The views and opinions expressed in this piece are those solely of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the position of Highsnobiety as a whole. In one of the most devastating scenes of six-part
A Korean court overturned a ruling to find a powerful politician guilty of sexual assault

A Korean court overturned a ruling to find a powerful politician guilty of sexual assault

When the #MeToo movement exploded in South Korea last year, the most powerful figure to be accused of sexual misconduct was Ahn Hee-jung, a former…
The future of #MeToo in China hinges on a lawsuit against the country’s most famous TV presenter

The future of #MeToo in China hinges on a lawsuit against the country’s most famous TV presenter

In 2015, the detention of five female activists who handed out stickers against sexual harassment on public transport seemingly sent feminism in China underground. Yet…
Accused Rapist Bryan Singer Could Make Over $40M for 'Bohemian Rhapsody'

Accused Rapist Bryan Singer Could Make Over $40M for 'Bohemian Rhapsody'

In light of the allegations against him, the prospect of the hefty paycheck is frustrating many in Hollywood.
A landmark Sotheby’s auction is giving overlooked female artists belated recognition

A landmark Sotheby’s auction is giving overlooked female artists belated recognition

When we think of the Old Masters—seminal artists of the pre-1800 Western art world—most people think of those giants of the European art scene. Even…

'Alien' documentary director says iconic film was 'unconsciously a #MeToo movie'

Memory: The Origins of Alien just landed on Earth at the opening night of this year's Sundance Film Festival, and though the documentary is about 1979's Alien, it shed light on a relevant social issue
'We Hear You. We See You. We Believe You': Terry Crews and More Help #MeToo Center Survivors in a New PSA Campaign

'We Hear You. We See You. We Believe You': Terry Crews and More Help #MeToo Center Survivors in a New PSA Campaign

In the recent rush to bring sexual predators to justice, the survivors of sexual violence are often lost in the shuffle of debates, rhetoric and sensationalism that ensues. But the Me Too movement,