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The row over Sleeping Beauty is just the latest in a long history of controversy surrounding fairy tales for children.
The tomb of Abelard and Héloise.
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An affair between a philosophy professor and his teenage student became the subject of ballads in the streets of Paris in the 12th century. A scholar asks: Why wasn't it called sexual harassment?
Many prominent women are concerned that France's long history of 'libertinage' is threatened by what they see as a witchhunt against men.
Intersectionality in action: Brazilian women are organizing across class and race lines to decry inequality in a country that remains deeply ‘machista.’
Before #MeToo, Brazilian women launched #MyFirstHarrassment and marched for racial equality. Today, this feminist resurgence is tackling health care, plastic surgery, violence and more.
Oprah Winfrey spoke about the women of the #MeToo movement as she accepted a lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes.
At the Golden Globes, Oprah Winfrey assured girls that the harassment scandals of 2017 will eventually lead to a brighter future. But deep workplace issues will have to be addressed first.
Nonprofit boards should be more diverse than this group, but too often they’re not.
The people leading nonprofits are much less diverse than the communities they serve and there's no reason to expect that to change soon.
Stars of TV Westerns embodied a Cowboy Code.
With mass shootings and sexual harassment reports on the rise, a psychologist reflects on how the evolving nature of male role models in the media may be contributing.
Emma Stone, one of the leading names behind Time’s Up.
A new campaign seeks to support all women affected by sexism, whether famous or not.
Women participate in a protest march for survivors of sexual assault and their supporters in Hollywood, Los Angeles.
Research shows men and women interpret violence and bullying differently.
Kristen Roupenian's Cat Person short story in the New Yorker about the perils of dating in the digital world is flawed – and brilliant as a result.
Doug Jones supporters celebrate his stunning victory.
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It began with a sex scandal. How else?
Director Bernardo Bertolucci, left, discusses a scene from “Last Tango in Paris” with leading actor Marlon Brando and actress Maria Schneider.
The important lessons from one of the most notorious cases of sexual manipulation took place not off-screen but right in front of the camera.
Time magazine recognized the #MeToo movement as its ‘person’ of the year.
Time magazine named the #MeToo movement its 'person' of the year, highlighting the role companies and nondisclosure agreements play in keeping the victims of abuse silent.
A review of the prevalence of child sex abuse around the world shows that one in five females are affected and one in 13 males.
In the wake of the #Metoo movement, and with the goal of transforming toxic masculinity into compassionate masculinity, we must create new spaces to listen to male victims of child abuse too.
More and more powerful men are being brought down by sexual harassment and assault accusations. But what about the president?
Victims everywhere have lost their patience and their fear and are finding willing listeners. A question worth asking is: Why now?
It’s really not that common.
Compared to how prevalent sexual harassment is, false claims are rare.
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Is there something in the way theatre is organised that makes abuse of power so depressingly commonplace?
The question is less why women are speaking up and more why are they only now being heard?
Companies are likely taking notice as more women speak up about workplace harassment.
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Companies have long tended to protect rather than punish high-profile harassers. That may change as the #MeToo movement inspires more women to speak out.
A year ago UK universities introduced big changes in the way they deal with harassment. It was an important step, but there's more to do.