Bollywood actress Tanushree Dutta has opened the floodgates.
Pope Francis has finally, and for the first time, admitted the Church has a problem with priests sexually abusing nuns.
Twenty-five years ago, an Irish nun handed a report to the Catholic Church that detailed sexual abuse against nuns by priests worldwide. It was ignored. But now nuns are finally sharing their stories.
Rudolph Valentino and Agnes Ayres in The Sheik (1921).
Panned as rubbish when it was published in 1919, The Sheik spawned a legendary movie and hundreds of desert romances, despite its questionable central theme.
The issue of consent leaves room for interpretation by judges and juries.
In New Zealand, sexual crimes are describes as “crimes against religion, morality and public welfare”, not as crimes against a person. This disparity in language underscores the inequity in how the law treats women.
Gov. Ralph Northam has fumbled his apology.
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Trying to figure out if Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam or other would-be penitents are sincere? A scholar who analyzed dozens of recent apologies offers a user's guide.
Tom Stewart fought to bring the sexual abuse that he endured as a Boy Scout to light.
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These reorganizations may provide roadmaps for other nonprofits to follow if they face abuse allegations in the #MeToo era.
Gillette backed up its campaign by US$3 million in charitable donations, but the brand has been criticised for appropriating the #MeToo movement.
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Gillette recently made headlines with their controversial campaign against toxic masculinity, but other brands appear to be better at taking action.
Does the new #MeToo-inspired Gillette ad for men’s razors represent a cultural shift in ads directed at men? Here’s a still from the new ad.
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The new #MeToo-inspired Gillette ad for men's razors has attracted some negative attention from men. Is the ad aimed at men or women? If men, does it represent a cultural shift in ads for men?
Gillette’s ‘The best a man can be’ advertisement has dared to be different in how it speaks to its male audience.
How do you celebrate masculinity without also acknowledging toxic masculinity in the #metoo era?
Who knew a razor blade company could become so controversial?
Gillette isn't the only male-centric brand to have recently challenged masculine stereotypes. But advertising research can help us understand why it's been getting the most flack.
The backlash against the Gillette ad shows how painfully little distance we as a society have covered since the #MeToo movement.
Gillette’s ‘the best a man can get’ campaign exemplifies a new type of corporate political activism.
Gillette’s controversial advertisement is an important sign the #metoo movement has changed the global zeitgeist.
Colette, photographed by Henri Manuel.
The French writer's work and life make perfect cinematic subjects.
Encounters with ‘the Entity’.
John of God, the Brazilian spiritual leader accused of sexual assault, exploited women with a network of people dependent on him for money and power.
Screenshot of ‘Elaine Luria for Congress: Sea Change.’
Despite the #MeToo movement, women in politics still face challenges in talking openly about gender equality.
An image from the International Space Station captures plumes of smoke from California wildfires on August 4, 2018.
From the curious to the serious – a bird's eye view of the unique ways in which The Conversation covers the world.
The Kavanaugh hearings were about the only thing Congress has done with a link to #MeToo.
In the last year, workplace culture faced major upheaval for working women. We at The Conversation put together our reporting on that very topic from 2018.
Protesters stand outside the CBS shareholder’s meeting.
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An employment law expert explains why it's time CEOs had to follow the same rules and harassment policies as every other employee.
The absence of strict law enforcement against perpetrators has meant institutions of higher education continue to have high numbers of sexual violence cases.
About 9,200 Americans report sexual harassment at work every year.
Two-thirds of people who report workplace sexual harassment say they lost their jobs or are retaliated against in other ways. Most never receive any money.