Wie der Deutsche Bundestag MeToo-Fälle im eigenen Haus ignoriert. In Gesprächen mit BuzzFeed News Deutschland berichten rund ein dutzend Frauen von sexueller Belästigung im Bundestag. Öffentlich sprechen wollen die wenigsten. Die Gefahr, die eigene Karriere zu gefährden, scheint zu groß. Für Betroffene gibt es zu wenig geeignete Anlaufstellen. Die Recherche von Pascale gibt es hier. […]
'Impeachment without trial': #MeToo pariah Kevin Spacey evokes Frank Underwood in new VIDEO
After a year-long absence following an avalanche of sexual assault and misconduct allegations during the #MeToo movement, Hollywood star Kevin Spacey came back from the dark in the guise of his ‘House of Cards’ character. “I know what you want. You want me back,” the actor can be seen saying in video titled ‘Let Me […]
Recommended Reading: ‘A Christmas Carol,’ Music and #MeToo, and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Modern online media is all about the signal boost, so every Friday here at Flavorwire, we take a moment to spotlight some of the best stuff we’ve read online this week. Today, we’ve got a deep dive into the writing of A Christmas Carol, a look at #MeToo’s impact (or lack thereof) on the music industry, and pieces on […]
‘Grossly predatory’: Sex professor points ‘MeToo’ finger at God over Virgin Mary
A Minnesota professor has taken aim at Christmas, putting the Bible under the MeToo spotlight by arguing that the virgin birth story shows God as the ultimate sexual predator. Eric Sprankle, a professor of clinical psychology and sexuality studies at Minnesota State University, opened the proverbial can of worms this week, tweeting that “The virgin […]
‘PC stuff is getting ridiculous’: Radio stations axe Christmas classic due to #MeToo concerns
Many consider it a Christmas classic but radio stations are refusing to play the song ‘Baby It’s Cold Outside’ because it’s lyrics have run afoul of the #MeToo movement. However fans are now pushing back against the banishment. The yule-tide favorite was originally recorded for the 1949 film Neptune’s Daughter and it went on to […]
Brooklyn Nine-Nine Cast Previews Amy's #MeToo Episode: 'You See a Side of Her That You've Never Seen Before'
Brooklyn Nine-Nine is moving forward with a #MeToo storyline in Season 6. The episode, which is focused on Melissa Fumero’s Amy, marks the directorial debut of Fumero’s co-star, Stephanie Beatriz. “I’ve never done an episode like this,” Fumero tells TVLine. “You see a side of her that you’ve never seen before.” For Fumero, having Beatriz […]
Voices from the 20th Mumbai Film Festival: #MeToo, Affordable Art and 5 Great Films
The Mumbai Film Festival began as a modest affair, though with the sponsorship of Fox’s Star network and telecom giant Reliance Jio in recent years, it’s exploded into a prestigious destination for cinema the world over. This year, the festival’s 20th, saw both premieres of Indian art-house films as well as arrivals of various 2018 […]
Murphy Brown Recap: Murphy Comes to Grips With Her Own #MeToo Moment
Need to catch up? Check out our previous Murphy Brown recap here. Murphy Brown tackled the #MeToo movement this week, as Murphy was rocked by a painful memory from her distant past. Murphy’s TV show has to complete a mandatory sexual harassment seminar, which everyone groans about — except Pat, who’s excited to participate. (“Today, […]
A chilling effect of #MeToo in academic medicine
The #MeToo movement has brought down powerful men for allegations of sexual misconduct, but a commentary in a medical journal has found an unflattering side effect. It says #MeToo is preventing women in the medical profession from receiving mentorship opportunities from their male peers.
Has #MeToo changed how women experience travel?
Yet travel is the hard wall into which such assertions slam—and slide limply to the ground. When you’re off home turf, you don’t get to reframe how safety is perceived. Your priority is to stay safe. To this end, the Australian government’s advisory service, Smart Traveler, offers 2,000 words of advice; upwards of 50 tips […]