New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo stubbornly fought sexual harassment charges, as many executives do in business.
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CEOs in private industry who have been accused of sexual harassment can cost their companies if they do as New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo did and fight the charges.
The Activision Blizzard Booth is seen during the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles.
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The gaming industry is plagued by accusations of discrimination and harassment. Companies must realize that a commitment to equity and diversity on paper is worthless without real action and change.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, seen here in July 2021, announced on Aug. 10, 2021, that he would resign amid a sexual harassment scandal.
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Four scholars who study the role witnesses play in helping and protecting harassers say the role played by many in Cuomo’s office fit a pattern of silence, complicity and intimidation.
The entrance to Chez Panisse in Berkeley, California.
‘Local, organic, sustainable’ are common buzzwords on US restaurant menus now, but it wasn’t always that way. Alice Waters and her restaurant, Chez Panisse, helped put them there.
Students at Howard University are already calling for Phylicia Rashad’s resignation as dean.
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A single Tweet the day before she took over as dean of the College of Fine Arts at Howard University has led to calls for Phylicia Rashad’s ouster. A scholar on college deans weighs in on what’s next.
Simu Liu plays the title character in the upcoming film Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.
The Marvel Cinematic Universe is becoming increasingly diverse, on and off screen. The franchise’s continued success depends on remaining culturally relevant.
Spurred by the impetus of the #MeToo movement, South Africa’s is the latest film and TV industry to introduce intimacy protocols to guide how intimate scenes are conceived and executed.
Girls face lasting negative effects of sexual harassment.
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A viral TikTok video is helping girls bear witness to the harassment they experience at school.
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As women around the world call out sexual misconduct, the role of men in rooting out misogyny needs to be considered
The Washington Post has been criticized for saying a reporter who was the victim of a sexual assault couldn’t objectively cover topics like the #MeToo movement.
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The concept that journalists should be objective is outdated and impossible. Instead, good reporters use life experiences to ask fresh questions.
Members of the Canadian Armed Forces march during the Calgary Stampede parade in Calgary in July 2016.
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Simply including more women at organizations without addressing underlying power structures and practices does little good. Representation isn’t synonymous with change.
Nawal El Saadawi in 2015.
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Her 1975 novel demonstrated a far more radical feminism than was common in Africa and the Arab world – a precursor of the #MenAreTrash anger of today.
Former Liberal staffer Brittany Higgins.
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Brittany Higgins’ forthcoming memoir will allow her to tell her story in her own words. She’ll join a group of strong women who’ve done just that.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo faces an investigation over an alleged pattern of sexually harassing and intimidating women employees.
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Men accused of sexual harassment, including New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, often refer to their accomplishments in their responses. Their power is their defense, and it blinds them to their victims’ suffering.
Thousands of teenagers have spoken up about sexual violence and harassment in secondary education on the Everyone’s Invited site.
Toxic workplaces and abusive bosses can make our lives miserable and seriously erode our physical and mental well-being. As we return to the office following the COVID-19 pandemic, time may be up for bad bosses.
Could the resignation of Canada’s governor general represent a watershed moment for workers’ rights?
About 60 percent of men in fraternities have admitted to visiting ‘slut pages.’
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College men are posting nude images of college women online without their consent. Do state laws do enough to curtail the practice?
Beth in ‘The Queen’s Gambit,’ is surrounded by a community of male allies in awe of her brilliance.
Can everyday women expect men to dramatically revise their sexist attitudes like the men surrounding the chess whiz in ‘The Queen’s Gambit’? The MeToo utopia answers: Why shouldn’t they?
Cuomo deflected responsibility during his public apology.
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Cuomo used language that people forced to apologize often deploy to avoid taking responsibility and show genuine contrition. An expert on public apologies suggests three don'ts and a do.
Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young leaves the Federal Court in May, 2019.
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In 1886, a Victorian judge deplored the disregard given to women’s rights in cases of sexual slander. Today, women are still fighting to protect their reputations and tell their stories.