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#me too

Mira Sorvino said that 'naming and shaming' doesn't do enough for #MeToo and she's right

Sorvino was one of the first women to accuse Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct.

Pamela Anderson should ask why some men 'feel paralysed' by #MeToo, but she may not like the answer

‘I’ll probably get killed for saying that.’

From TheJournal.ie Topshop billionaire Philip Green named as businessman at centre of UK #MeToo gagging order Parliamentary Privilege This post contains videos

Topshop billionaire Philip Green named as businessman at centre of UK #MeToo gagging order

Labour peer Peter Hain named Green in the House of Lords today.

From TheJournal.ie Hillary Clinton says Bill's affair with Monica Lewinsky was not an abuse of power because 'she was an adult' Me Too This post contains videos

Hillary Clinton says Bill's affair with Monica Lewinsky was not an abuse of power because 'she was an adult'

Bill Clinton has also been forced to defend his behaviour in recent months.

From TheJournal.ie Lynn Ruane on sexual assault: 'I carried a shame that wasn’t mine for years before I told anyone' New Savi Report

Lynn Ruane on sexual assault: 'I carried a shame that wasn’t mine for years before I told anyone'

It’s been 16 years since the Savi – Sexual Abuse and Violence in Ireland – report, and it’s high time Ireland has another one, writes Lynn Ruane.

Trump might think it's a scary time to be a young man, but it's always been scary to be a woman

As Halloween approaches, let’s consider the truly terrifying aspects of everyday life.

From TheJournal.ie Why Christine Blasey Ford's testimony is both 'extraordinary' and 'typical' Sexual Assault This post contains videos

Why Christine Blasey Ford's testimony is both 'extraordinary' and 'typical'

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre said a person “may carry out a serious sexual assault without even recognising they have done so”.

Prime Time was wrong to ask if #MeToo has gone too far - it hasn't gone far enough

‘We have to keep talking about sexual violence and recognise it doesn’t always happen in a darkened alley but that often it happens in bedrooms’.

From TheJournal.ie Accuser of Trump's Supreme Court nominee feared Kavanaugh would 'rape' her Testimony

Accuser of Trump's Supreme Court nominee feared Kavanaugh would 'rape' her

Brett Kavanaugh accuser says his actions left her “drastically altered”.

From TheJournal.ie Lawyers for Brett Kavanaugh accuser hand over statements backing up Blasey Ford Supreme Court Nominee

Lawyers for Brett Kavanaugh accuser hand over statements backing up Blasey Ford

Blasey Ford and Kavanaugh are set to face the senate committee on Thursday.

Dame Judi Dench's defence of Kevin Spacey, while disappointing, is not surprising

A number of men have accused Spacey of sexual misconduct.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump calls Brett Kavanaugh accuser 'drunk' and 'messed up' Supreme Court Nominee

Donald Trump calls Brett Kavanaugh accuser 'drunk' and 'messed up'

“The second accuser has nothing. She thinks maybe it could have been him, maybe not,” Trump told reporters in New York.

From TheJournal.ie Bill Cosby back in court to face sentencing for sexual assault Pennsylvania

Bill Cosby back in court to face sentencing for sexual assault

The 81-year-old faces a maximum potential sentence of 30 years for drugging and molesting Andrea Constand at his Philadelphia mansion.

Sean Penn believes the spirit of #MeToo movement is to 'divide men and women'

‘I think it’s too black and white.’

Lily Allen's account of sexual assault reveals we still have a long way to go to tackle how rape is reported

Lily Allen was able to run away to stop her sexual assault becoming rape, but some women can’t.

From TheJournal.ie CBS boss leaves TV station following sexual harassment allegations Me Too

CBS boss leaves TV station following sexual harassment allegations

Leslie Moonves was one of the most respected executives in Hollywood until he was publicly accused earlier this year.

Rose McGowan released a statement cutting all ties from Asia Argento following recent allegations

Rose’s partner claims to have text messages in which Argento admits to the allegations.

If you only read one thing today, let it be comedian Michaela Coel's lecture on sexual assault

She called on the media industry to change in the MacTaggart lecture.

Rose McGowan claims Democrats protected Harvey Weinstein

“He was their de facto cult leader and their star”.

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm sorry': Casey Affleck opens up in the wake of #MeToo Me Too

'I'm sorry': Casey Affleck opens up in the wake of #MeToo

Affleck’s name became associated with a long list of men who have abused power in Hollywood.

Vanessa Hudgens says High School Musical "derailed" her career

Leave our childhoods alone!

Casey Affleck commented on the sexual misconduct allegations against him and people have very mixed feelings

“I behaved in a way and allowed others to behave in a way that was really unprofessional.”

Evangeline Lilly won't do nude scenes anymore after a "bad experience" on the set of Lost

She played Kate in the ABC show for six years.

Stanford rapist claims he only wanted 'sexual outercourse' and FYI this needs to be cancelled

Sexual violence doesn’t have to involve a P in the V, say it louder for the people in the back.

From TheJournal.ie 'This is not a trivial offence, but a sexual assault': Female reporter groped during World Cup report Me Too This post contains videos

'This is not a trivial offence, but a sexual assault': Female reporter groped during World Cup report

Julieth Gonzalez Theran said she was determined to keep doing her job.

From TheJournal.ie How many people need to take a stand to instigate social change? Study

How many people need to take a stand to instigate social change?

A study examined this question – and came up with a definite figure.

From TheJournal.ie Pixar's John Lasseter quits Disney over sexual harassment complaints Me Too

Pixar's John Lasseter quits Disney over sexual harassment complaints

Lasseter apologised in November last year to “anyone who has ever been on the receiving end of an unwanted hug or any other gesture they felt crossed the line”.

Woody Allen thinks he should be 'the poster boy' for the #MeToo movement

Allen was accused of sexually assaulting his adopted daughter Dylan in 1992.

From TheJournal.ie Cannes Film Festival was a 'hunting ground' for Harvey Weinstein Asia Argento

Cannes Film Festival was a 'hunting ground' for Harvey Weinstein

Yesterday. a young actress lodged a complaint for rape against French film director Luc Besson.

Game Of Thrones' Emilia Clarke absolutely hates the phrase 'strong female characters', FYI

Speaking at Cannes, she also weighed in on the #MeToo movement.

Harvey Weinstein's accusers say blaming his ex-wife Georgina Chapman is "distracting" from the victims

Anna Wintour defended the Marchesa designer in this week’s Vogue.

Georgina Chapman, Harvey Weinstein's ex-wife, breaks her silence: Should her career be saved?

Anna Wintour and Scarlett Johansson think yes

From TheJournal.ie New York's attorney general resigns after he was accused of assaulting four women Me Too

New York's attorney general resigns after he was accused of assaulting four women

Eric Schneiderman has stood down from his position.

From TheJournal.ie R Kelly says campaign to boycott his music a 'public lynching of a black man' Times Up Movement

R Kelly says campaign to boycott his music a 'public lynching of a black man'

The Time’s Up movement has called on Kelly’s record label and streaming services such as Spotify to drop the R&B star.

Amy Schumer opened up to Oprah about her experience with sexual assault

“They don’t say it’s probably gonna be a guy you know really well. It could be your husband. It could be your friend.”

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