Archive for 2020
Conspiracy Theories, Other Misnomers, and Reductive Generalizations
Expressions that help maintain socio-cultural inequities
FKA twigs Sues Shia LaBeouf, Citing ‘Relentless’ Abusive Relationship
The lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles by the musician, accuses the actor of sexual battery, assault and infliction of emotional distress. By Katie Benner and Melena Ryzik Dec. 11, 2020 + Updated Jan. 22, 2021 Just after Valentine’s Day in 2019, the musician FKA twigs was in a car speeding toward Los Angeles. At the wheel was her boyfriend, […]
“America’s favorite charity” exposed for silencing survivors
Three women filed federal charges against United Way Worldwide, accusing CEO Brian Gallagher of targeting them after they spoke up about sexual harassment. Two were fired. United Way Accused Of Retaliation Against Women Employees
Netflix Dropped Chris D’Elia Show After Sexual Misconduct Allegations
Last month, Mr. D’Elia was the subject of multiple accounts from women who said that the comedian made sexual advances toward them when they were younger.
In the Wake of #metoo
The #metoo movement has given survivors the chance to share stories that many have been carrying around as secrets for a long time, sometimes for decades.
Understanding Sexual Violence in Context
Sexual Assault Awareness Month came and went in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. Yet sexual violence, along with other global crises, is as relevant and urgent as ever. Our choices for US president are now Donald Trump and Joe Biden, who both have evaded testimonies from women of sexual assault and rape.