In October 1942, Errol Flynn was one of the world’s biggest movie stars. When two teenage girls accused him of rape, his trial became a public spectacle and an insight into sexual double standards.
If history is any indication, space exploration will need to contend with and prevent sexual harassment and assault during missions and training.
A new report has highlighted ‘systemic’ verbal, emotional and sexual abuse of women’s soccer players. Many feared retaliation if they spoke out, while others didn’t think it was their place.
Laurie Penny’s new book Sexual Revolution offers a muddled perspective on this moment of profound cultural change, in contrast to Australian journalist Amy Remeikis’ powerful new work.
Zadie Smith’s first play delivers on what women want.
What happens when a Chinese #MeToo moment meets authoritarian legality?
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.
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.
It’s not the sole answer to fixing structural inequalities, but as a profession committed to addressing harassment and abuse on set, it’s clearly needed
A viral TikTok video is helping girls bear witness to the harassment they experience at school.
A review of some cases offers a window into why very few civil sexual harassment claims make it to trial.
Forty years since Fame showed the vulnerability of performing arts students, we can still do more to protect them. As we resume physical contact, we can use performance to renegotiate safe intimacy.
Women with less income and less education may be hurt most by gender discrimination.
When you play ‘devil’s advocate’, you minimise the problem.
In our competitive and underfunded arts sector, power relationships are ever present. To address power imbalances, major structural change is needed.
The term ‘gaslighting’ is now liberally used but what does it mean and where did it come from?
Primary prevention programs with a footballing focus aim to change behaviours and attitudes among men towards women.
Australians are more aware of domestic violence and sexual assault than before. But a worrying proportion blame victims for abuse, think women are lying, and don’t believe consent is always necessary.
Writerly acts of confession are garish, they are vulgar and dazzling, but they are the only form of disobedience at many a woman writer’s disposal.
A culture of silence suggests for every headline about sexual harassment, many more cases go unreported.