Sexual abuse has unique effects on people who are members of the same minority group, research suggests. An expert who has studied the issue in detail explains the added issue of cultural betrayal.
If it is wrong to censure art or refuse to display it because of its content, how can it be right to shun it because of the behaviour of the artist?
A new anthology collects the voices of 35 contributors on #MeToo in Australia. The book wades into all the difficult areas, from sexual assault to the culture that enables it.
Many hate the fight against toxic masculinity because they don't want to let go of male identity altogether. They don't have to. They just have to let go of the bad parts.
The judgement is a personal and legal vindication for the actor, but it may have unintended side effects for the #MeToo movement and the reporting of sexual harassment allegations.
Her latest English translation, Happening, has come to be seen as one of the great pieces of writing about abortion.
The backlash against sexual harassment and assault of women in Mexico was slow to get started, but thanks to a Twitter campaign, women in all professions are now beginning to speak out.
Several women recently came forward to complain about "inappropriate conduct" by Joe Biden. Even in the #MeToo age, the allegations appear to have little impact on Biden's status as the front-runner.
A WA police officer was recently found not guilty of indecent assault after pinching a woman's backside, because he did it for laughs.
How do you express, feel, communicate, and embody your sexual desires and pleasures in the prevailing social climate?
From the French Revolution to #MeToo, social movements often burst into the mainstream with what seems like little warning. Cass Sunstein explains why.
Many Renaissance-era masterworks depicted rape and sexual assault as erotic. Beginning in the 1970s, artists worked to redefine rape as a crime of aggression and act of female subjugation.
A brutal rape at Pamplona's 2016 running of the bulls outraged Spain. Then came #MeToo. With ever more Spaniards taking up the feminist mantle, schools – many of which are not coed – lag behind.
A combination of a deep-rooted patriarchal culture, conservative religious values and gender-insensitive law enforcement practices still deters Indonesian women from reporting rape.
Progress on gender equity is harder to achieve, in part because of a belief on the part of some men that women have come too far too soon.
Last year, the word 'intersectionality' hit the mainstream at the Golden Globes as actors attempted to raise awareness for #MeToo and #TimesUp. But what exactly does intersectionality mean?
The #MeToo movement brought to light the extent of sexual violence in the community, largely through the media. But there is still a long way to go to overturn stereotypes and shut down online abuse.
The film's release has been timed for IWD, but powerful female action heroes should now be an everyday matter for movie producers.
Women in countries such as India, Pakistan and others have long organized campaigns against sexual violence – many of which have resulted in stronger laws in these countries.
The visibility of #MeToo makes it easy to overlook the very powerful campaigns against sexual violence in Africa.