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# Toxic
Sexist and racist abuse seen as ‘banter’ at London Fire Brigade, review says
A review into the brigade found that female, black and Asian firefighters had to contend with abuse from colleagues.
# UK navy
UK navy launches probe into allegations of sexual harassment on submarines
Britain began admitting women to the navy in 2011.
# Harvey Weinstein
Dancer in Weinstein film tells court he sexually assaulted her
Weinstein has pleaded not guilty to four counts of rape and seven other counts of sexual assault.
# me too
Kevin Spacey cleared in New York sexual assault civil case
The plaintiff was 14 at the time of the alleged assault in Manhattan in 1986, while Spacey was 26
# Court
Kevin Spacey takes to the witness box to deny sex abuse claims
The trial entered its third week today.
# me too
Kevin Spacey faces civil lawsuit over sexual misconduct claim
Rapp claims that during a 1986 party, Spacey lifted him up, and that his hand ‘grazed’ his buttocks while doing so
# me too
Singer R. Kelly sentenced to 30 years over sex crimes
Kelly’s conviction was widely seen as a milestone for the #MeToo movement.
# me too
Mexican mega-church leader sentenced for child sex abuse
Naason Joaquin Garcia is the head of a church which claims five million followers worldwide.
# UK
Harvey Weinstein to be charged with indecent assault against woman in London in 1996
The 70-year-old was convicted of rape and sexual assault and jailed for 23 years in the United States in February 2020.
# Harvey Weinstein
Harvey Weinstein’s rape conviction upheld by appeal court in US
Weinstein was convicted in New York in February 2020.
# me too
Britain's Prince Andrew settles lawsuit with sexual abuse accuser Virginia Giuffre for undisclosed sum
Virginia Giuffre had been suing Andrew for damages of allegations she was trafficked to have sex with him.
Giuffre had been suing Andrew for damages alleging she was trafficked to have sex with him.
Andrew denied the allegation.
As part of the settlement, Andrew says he regrets his association with sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.
Prince Andrew to face US civil case over alleged sexual assault as judge dismisses appeal
Prince Andrew accuser Virginia Giuffre's court settlement with Jeffrey Epstein made public
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# me too
White House ‘deeply concerned’ over Peng Shuai situation. UN demands proof of star's well-being
‘We are calling for an investigation with full transparency into her allegation of sexual assault.’
# Where Is Peng Shuai
Naomi Osaka expresses 'shock' as concerns grow for missing Chinese star Peng Shuai
Peng has not been heard from since alleging that a powerful Chinese politician sexually assaulted her.
# Defence Forces
‘I hated myself’: Female soldiers speak up about abuse in the Defence Forces
Women of Honour, a documentary special on RTÉ Radio, detailed the problems faced by women in Ireland’s defence forces.
# me too
Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo to resign in wake of sexual harassment accusations
Cuomo told a live broadcast that his resignation would take effect in 14 days.
# Domestic Abuse
Evan Rachel Wood accuses Marilyn Manson of 'horrifically' abusing her
The actor said she was “brainwashed and manipulated” by the singer.
# South Korea
Mayor of Seoul found dead a day after being accused of sexual harassment
Authorities have said Park Won-soon took his own life.
# Sexual Harassment
Harvey Weinstein victims to receive €17 million payout
A lawyer who represents some of the women described the payment as “a complete sellout”.
# tara reade
'I am not a criminal': Joe Biden accuser tells TV interview she'll take polygraph if he does too
Biden denies Tara Reade’s accusation of sexual assault.
# Cesar Awards
'Shame': Walkouts at French Oscars as Roman Polanski wins best director
Actor Adele Haenel led the walk-out after the 86-year-old director’s win at the César Awards.
# New York
Harvey Weinstein taken to hospital with chest pains after being found guilty of rape and sexual assault
The disgraced film producer faces a maximum of 29 years in prison.
# me too
Jury to begin deliberations in Harvey Weinstein trial
The movie mogul, 67, faces life in prison if the jury of seven men and five women convict him.
# New York
'Block out the noise': Weinstein lawyer urges jury to 'be unpopular' and acquit movie mogul of rape
In closing arguments, Donna Rotunno said prosecutors had created “an alternative universe” in which the former producer was a “monster”.
# Shiori Ito
Japanese reporter wins damages in high-profile #MeToo rape case against TV journalist
Official figures show that only 4% of women report rape to police.
# Pennsylvania
Bill Cosby loses appeal to overturn his sexual assault conviction
The 82-year-old is currently serving a three and a half year jail term.
# US Court
Harvey Weinstein prosecutors call for higher bail, saying he could try to flee the country
The disgraced Hollywood mogul appeared in court for a hearing on his bail conditions today.
# Roman Polanski
French former model accuses director Roman Polanski of rape
Polanski has previously admitted the statutory rape of a 13-year-old girl in the US.
# me too
Ronan Farrow claims NBC didn't want to publish Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct story
The broadcaster has denied not supporting the journalist’s work.
# IN COURT
Cuba Gooding Jr. faces new charge in New York sex misconduct case
The new charge is contained in a sealed indictment.
# me too
Facing numerous sexual harassment allegations, Placido Domingo says he believes 'all interactions were consensual'
The famed opera singer has seen a number of venues cancel his shows.
# Settlement
Harvey Weinstein reportedly reaches $44 million settlement with alleged victims
Weinstein’s spokesperson declined to comment.
# Olympia
Musician Ryan Adams cancels Dublin shows amid sexual misconduct allegations
The two shows at the Olympia at the end of March have been axed.
# Florida
Police investigate after statue of US sailor kissing nurse is spray-painted with '#MeToo'
Police in Sarasota launched an investigation into who caused the damage – repairs were estimated to be worth $1,000.
# rape myths
Abuse survivor says legal profession should 'bring their morals as well as law books into courtrooms'
Leona O’Callaghan said the government and judiciary needs to stop pointing at each other and step up to make changes.
# me too
Singer Ryan Adams accused of misconduct by seven women, including one who was underage
The New York Times report says Adams used his position in the music industry as leverage.
# Surviving R Kelly
Lady Gaga's statement on R Kelly is case of "better late than never"
The singer was facing criticism for silence on the matter.
# Hollywood
Court dismisses Ashley Judd's sexual harassment claim against Harvey Weinstein
Judd can now pursue defamation claims against the disgraced producer.
Weinstein survivors hit out at Time's Up movement for their promotional video
‘How disappointing and shameful’.
# Louis CK
Louis CK's jokes about Parkland shooting victims and gender identity shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone
His recent outburst shows the importance of de-platforming.
# me too
Court refuses Harvey Weinstein's request to dismiss sex assault case
Weinstein could face life in prison if convicted.