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Oct 28, 2019. 7 comments

NBC Will Release Victims From Their Confidentiality Agreements, but They Have to Ask First

NBC Will Release Victims From Their Confidentiality Agreements, but They Have to Ask First

On an October 25 broadcast of The Rachel Maddow Show featuring Catch and Kill author Ronan Farrow , NBC announced that the network will release employees who have been victims of sexual misconduct at the network from confidentiality agreements provided that they individually ask to be released.

The move is likely in response to Farrow’s allegations that network executives knew about rampant...

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Oct 18, 2019. 10 comments

Former NBC News Anchor Linda Vester on Matt Lauer Allegations: 'Everybody Knew'

Former NBC News Anchor Linda Vester on Matt Lauer Allegations: 'Everybody Knew'

Linda Vester, the former NBC News anchor who accused Tom Brokaw of sexual harassment, says network executives knew former Today host Matt Lauer was “dangerous” even before allegations that he raped a co-worker at the Sochi Olympics.

Vester recently appeared on Fox News, where she also once hosted a show, to say that NBC had “enabled” alleged abusers instead of taking any meaningful steps to...

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Ashley Reese Ashley Reese Sep 30, 2019. 6 comments

Another Woman Has Accused Al Franken of Groping

Another Woman Has Accused Al Franken of Groping

Another woman has come forward accusing former Al Franken of groping her, bringing the number of women who have alleged misconduct against the comedian and former senator up to nine. The news of the allegation comes just days after a doting interview with Conan O’Brien and the announcement that Franken will be hosting a SiriusXM radio program.

The woman told New York magazine that Franken...

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Rebecca Fishbein Rebecca Fishbein Sep 25, 2019. 3 comments

Accused Sexual Harasser Placido Domingo Withdraws From Met Opera

Accused Sexual Harasser Placido Domingo Withdraws From Met Opera

Placido Domingo, the celebrated opera star and recent subject of a slew of sexual harassment allegations, has withdrawn from the New York Metropolitan Opera.

The Associated Press reports that Domingo “agreed to withdraw from all future performances at the Met, effective immediately,” according to a statement from the Met Opera. Domingo was supposed to perform the title role in the Met’s...

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Sep 22, 2019. 7 comments

New Lawsuit Claims Charlie Rose Used His Show as a 'Sexual Hunting Ground'

New Lawsuit Claims Charlie Rose Used His Show as a 'Sexual Hunting Ground'

A former lead makeup artist who worked with Charlie Rose for over two decades has filed a lawsuit against Rose and Bloomberg L.P., alleging that she suffered years of verbal and physical abuse along with sexual harassment and assault while working for Rose.

Gina Riggi, who began working with Rose in 1995, says that the work environment felt like a “sexual hunting ground,” claiming women who...

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Tracy Clark-Flory Tracy Clark-Flory Sep 10, 2019. 14 comments

Google Employees Say Their Careers Were Stymied After Reporting Harassment and Discrimination

Google Employees Say Their Careers Were Stymied After Reporting Harassment and Discrimination

Last fall, news emerged that Google had issued massive payouts to executives accused of workplace sexual harassment, which prompted 20,000 employees to walkout in protest—an effort to push the company to do better. Now, nearly a year later, the degree of that “better” seems questionable. A dozen current and former Google employees say that they are afraid to report workplace problems for...

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Tracy Clark-Flory Tracy Clark-Flory Aug 20, 2019. 21 comments

The Lie of MeToo Going 'Too Far'

The Lie of MeToo Going 'Too Far'

We haven’t even hit the two-year anniversary of the viral MeToo movement and, already, two high-profile men are making successful comebacks. Today, the Washington Post reports that political commentator Mark Halperin, who was accused by multiple women of sexual harassment and physical assault, has landed a new book deal about the 2020 campaign, to the outrage of some of his alleged victims....

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Maria Sherman Maria Sherman Aug 16, 2019. 3 comments

Harvey Weinstein May Face Yet Another Indictment Leading Up to Sexual Assault Trial

Harvey Weinstein May Face Yet Another Indictment Leading Up to Sexual Assault Trial

According to Page Six, Harvey Weinstein may face yet another indictment leading up to his sexual assault trial on September 9.

The charge centers around Sopranos actor Annabella Sciorra, who claims Weinstein raped her in her Gramercy Park apartment in 1993. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. presented her case in front of a grand jury with the aim that she could testify against...

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Emily Alford Emily Alford Aug 12, 2019. 17 comments

Marianne Williamson Believes in 'Redemption' for Former Bernie Adviser Accused of Sexual Harassment

Marianne Williamson Believes in 'Redemption' for Former Bernie Adviser Accused of Sexual Harassment

Marianne Williamson does not believe in depression, but she does believe in redemption for men accused of being fucking creeps. The newest addition to the Williamson team is former Bernie Sanders adviser Robert Becker, who was accused of sexual harassment and assault by a subordinate who says he forced his tongue into her mouth at the 2016 Democratic National Convention.

A staff member on...

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Maria Sherman Maria Sherman Aug 07, 2019. 4 comments

After Sexual Abuse Allegations, James Levine Is Still Getting a Settlement

After Sexual Abuse Allegations, James Levine Is Still Getting a Settlement

According to the Guardian, The New York Metropolitan Opera has settled its lawsuits with disgraced conductor James Levine, who the organization fired after finding what they allege to be “credible evidence that Mr. Levine had engaged in sexually abusive and harassing conduct both before and during the period when he worked at the Met.” Levine worked as the Met’s music director for four...

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Maria Sherman Maria Sherman Aug 07, 2019. 15 comments

Casey Affleck Is an Ally Now?

Casey Affleck Is an Ally Now?

Casey Affleck, alleged sexual harasser, all around creep and Hollywood person, has been slowly but surely making his way back into a comeback nearly a decade after two women filed sexual harassment lawsuits against him in 2010. (In case you’ve forgotten: the suits were settled out of court for undisclosed amounts.)

Affleck paid a visit to Dax Shepard‘s Armchair Expert podcast to talk about...

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Lauren Evans Lauren Evans Aug 06, 2019. 12 comments

Afton Williamson Identifies Demetrius Grosse As the Guest Star Who Allegedly Harassed Her

Afton Williamson Identifies Demetrius Grosse As the Guest Star Who Allegedly Harassed Her

Over the weekend, Afton Williamson announced that she’d quit her role on The Rookie citing of racism and sexual harassment on set. On Monday night, she revealed in an Instagram post the names of the people she said were responsible.

Williamson said the showrunners ignored her complaints of “racial discrimination/racially charged inappropriate comments” from the head of the show’s hair...

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Frida Garza Frida Garza Aug 06, 2019. 8 comments

Emma Watson Launches Free Legal Hotline for Workplace Sexual Harassment Advice

Emma Watson Launches Free Legal Hotline for Workplace Sexual Harassment Advice

Emma Watson has launched a new hotline for women in England and Wales—which is, according to the actress-activist, the first hotline in the area to offer free specialized legal advice for women with questions about workplace harassment.

The goal of the hotline, which is also backed by Time’s Up United Kingdom, is to help women hold their employers accountable, by making legal advice more...

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Rebecca Fishbein Rebecca Fishbein Aug 05, 2019. 12 comments

The Rookie's Afton Williamson Quits Show After Showrunner Allegedly Ignored Racist Bullying, Sexual Harassment

The Rookie's Afton Williamson Quits Show After Showrunner Allegedly Ignored Racist Bullying, Sexual Harassment

Afton Williamson, a series regular on ABC’s cop show The Rookie, has quit the show ahead of its second season, alleging the showrunners ignored her complaints about racism, bullying, and sexual harassment on set.

According to Deadline, Williamson, who portrayed training officer Talia Bishop, told executive producer/showrunner Alexi Hawley that she endured “racial discrimination/racially...

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Rebecca Fishbein Rebecca Fishbein Jul 31, 2019. 19 comments

NYPD Cop Says No One Helped When Fellow Officers Sexually Harassed & Attempted to Assault Her

NYPD Cop Says No One Helped When Fellow Officers Sexually Harassed & Attempted to Assault Her

An officer with the New York Police Department has filed a lawsuit alleging that one of her fellow officers repeatedly sexually harassed her, and another, in a harrowing incident, attempted to force her to perform oral sex on him. Meanwhile, she says, her superiors refused to intervene.

According to the New York Post and the New York Daily News, the suit is filed by Danielle Campo, an officer...

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Anna Merlan Anna Merlan Jul 26, 2019. 22 comments

The New Yorker Seriously Mischaracterized the Story of One of Al Franken's Accusers

The New Yorker Seriously Mischaracterized the Story of One of Al Franken's Accusers

This week, the New Yorker ran a long piece by Jane Mayer re-examining the sexual harassment allegations against Al Franken, a piece which minimized the accusations themselves while giving Franken ample space to defend himself . While the piece contained some unflattering new revelations about Leeann Tweeden’s story, the conservative radio host who made the first public accusation, it was...

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Esther Wang Esther Wang Jul 23, 2019. 21 comments

Kirsten Gillibrand Doesn't Regret Calling for Al Franken to Step Down

Kirsten Gillibrand Doesn't Regret Calling for Al Franken to Step Down

While seven current and former senators who called for Al Franken to resign at the end of 2017 now feel bad about their decision, Kirsten Gillibrand is not one of them. Speaking at a Bustle Digital Group event on Monday night, Gillibrand shared that she does “not have any regrets” about her leading role in pushing for Franken to step down.

“There was 34 other senators that called on him to...

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Rebecca Fishbein Rebecca Fishbein Jul 08, 2019. 21 comments

Kip Pardue Fined $6K For Allegedly Masturbating in Front of Co-Star

Kip Pardue Fined $6K For Allegedly Masturbating in Front of Co-Star

Actor Kip Pardue has been fined $6,000 by the Screen Actors Guild union after a woman co-star accused him of sexually harassing her on set and masturbating in front of her in their shared dressing room.

According to Page Six, actor Sarah Scott accused Pardue of sexually harassing her in 2018 on the set of TV movie Mogulettes. Per Page Six:

The “Remember the Titans” actor, 43, was accused of...

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Lauren Evans Lauren Evans Jul 02, 2019. 10 comments

Former USC Gynecologist Pleads Not Guilty to Charges of Sexually Abusing 16 Patients

Former USC Gynecologist Pleads Not Guilty to Charges of Sexually Abusing 16 Patients

Dr. George Tyndall, the USC gynecologist accused of sexual misconduct by hundreds of women, pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges that he abused 16 patients over the course of his decades-long career at the campus health center.

Tyndall made his first appearance in court since he was arrested and charged with 29 felonies last week, the Los Angeles Times reports. The 72-year-old appeared...

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Hazel Cills Hazel Cills Jun 27, 2019. 9 comments

USC Gynecologist Accused of Abusing Patients Charged With Multiple Felonies

USC Gynecologist Accused of Abusing Patients Charged With Multiple Felonies

Dr. George Tyndall, the University of Southern California gynecologist who nearly 400 women so far have accused of sexual misconduct, was arrested on Wednesday and charged with 29 felonies.

The Los Angeles Times reports that the felonies are connected to the allegations of 16 women and incidents that occurred between 2009 and 2016. District Attorney Jackie Lacey, when presented with further...

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