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MTV study suggests the #MeToo movement might actually be changing how young men behave

The #MeToo movement—i.e., the concentrated effort to make it clear, mostly to men, just how often women in our society face sexual harassment, assault, and threats to their lives on a disturbingly frequent basis—has been going for a while now, powered in part by recent revelations about the attitudes and behaviors of…

Gabrielle Union critiques the #MeToo movement: “I think the floodgates have opened for white women”

Gabrielle Union has a long history of speaking out against sexual predators. The Being Mary Jane star has been forthcoming about her own sexual assault in interviews and her new memoir, We’re Going To Need More Wine. Union’s had to be because, as she recently pointed out to the New York Times, media coverage of sexual…

An incomplete, depressingly long list of celebrities’ sexual assault and harassment stories [UPDATED]

Over the weekend, a campaign started 10 years ago by a black woman, activist Tarana Burke, to encourage “empowerment through empathy” re-emerged as a response to last week’s soul-crushing torrent of sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein. (Actress Alyssa Milano, widely credited with jump-starting the…