Chloe Dykstra contemplated suicide after being harassed for assault allegations

In June, actress Chloe Dykstra published a lengthy essay in which she accused an ex-boyfriend of sexually and emotionally abusing her while they were together, and while she didn’t give the man’s name, it was clear from references to him being a “successful podcaster” and “powerhouse CEO of his own company” that…

Rashida Jones and Donald Glover made a PSA about sexual harassment

The #MeToo movement’s helped expose some high-profile creeps, sure, but it’s also given marginalized voices a chance to articulate some basic truths regarding what behaviors need to change in our culture. The logical response is to listen, as one shouldn’t want to make others uncomfortable, but there’s been a vocal…

Campaign to #MuteRKelly gains momentum, joins forces with #TimesUp women of color

The reluctance of the mainstream music industry to engage with the predators in its midst has been well-documented, from Kesha’s legal battle with her accused abuser Dr. Luke to the silence from industry executives on decades of allegations of sexual abuse leveled against R. Kelly. Today, a campaign to pressure Sony…

Krysten Ritter and Melissa Rosenberg on the transformative power of Jessica Jones’ anger

Despite a nearly three-year hiatus, the second season of Marvel’s Jessica Jones hit Netflix on International Women’s Day as fired up as ever. The new episodes find the private eye, played with laconic perfection by Krysten Ritter, dredging up secrets from her own past for a change. She’s still very close to her best…

Time's Up has raised $20 million for its anti-harassment legal defense fund

As reported by Vulture, the Time’s Up initiative spearheaded by women in the entertainment industry has raised $20 million from 20,000 donors for the legal defense fund it established to help victims of sexual misconduct in the workplace. That announcement was made by Tina Tchen, the fund’s administrator, who made the…

Mark Wahlberg is giving all his All The Money In The World reshoot money to #TimesUp

Mark Wahlberg and his agents at WME have spun hard into damage control mode today, announcing that the actor—who was recently blasted in the public sphere for negotiating a $1.5 million reshoot fee on Ridley Scott’s All The Money In The World, while his co-star, Michelle Williams, was paid only a few thousand dollars…

Rebecca Hall vows to give her salary from the new Woody Allen movie to #TimesUp

Vicky Cristina Barcelona actress Rebecca Hall has now become the latest Woody Allen collaborator to express her regret at working with the famous writer-director, who’s been repeatedly accused by his step-daughter Dylan Farrow of sexual assault. IndieWire reports that Hall—who recently filmed for a single day on…

Ivanka Trump liked, apparently misunderstood Oprah’s Golden Globes speech

When Oprah Winfrey delivered her impassioned speech Sunday night, vocalizing solidarity with women and survivors of abuse from all walks of live and looking to a better future for the girls watching at home, she no doubt hoped her message would be championed by women everywhere. What she probably didn’t expect was for…

Actresses will walk the Golden Globes red carpet with women's rights activists 

Tonight’s Golden Globes ceremony is essentially the debut of Time’s Up, a massive new anti-harassment initiative prompted by the allegations against high-level entertainment industry people like Harvey Weinstein and Matt Lauer that seeks to take on all workplace harassment—wether it’s in Hollywood or not. The group is…