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# metoo

Last year
Opinion: Consent matters whether you've just met or you've been together for years
Dr Caroline West says we know about ‘red flags’ in relation to consent, but it’s worth thinking about ‘green flags’, the signs that work.
Outrage in Australia as high-profile rape case abruptly ends in mistrial
Brittany Higgins, 27, alleged that former conservative staffer Bruce Lehrmann, 27, raped her on a couch inside a parliamentary office.
Kevin Spacey due in New York court for sexual abuse of teen in 1986
The two-time Oscar-winning actor became one of the first performers to be caught up in the #MeToo movement in 2017.
Opinion: Why has the internet turned against Amber Heard and is this the end of #MeToo?
Seána Glennon looks at the wider implications of the contentious defamation trial on the #MeToo movement.
All time
MeToo and the big screen: 'People aren't saying to me anymore - oh, that's just what he's like'
We talk to the two stars of new Irish film Rose Plays Julie about how the film explores the theme of sexual violence.
High-profile sexual harassment case in China reaches trial, six years after alleged incident
Zhou Xiaoxuan has accused state TV host Zhu Jun of groping and forcibly kissing her in 2014.
Hollywood producer arrested in new sex assault allegation
David Guillod has pleaded not guilty to earlier charges.
Maeve Higgins: Irish women in comedy - I see you, I hear you and here's how we can change things
Irish comedian Maeve Higgins offers support to Irish women in the industry on the back of revelations about the behaviour of some male comedians.
Film director Spike Lee apologises after defending Woody Allen and criticising 'cancel culture'
Lee called Allen “a great, great filmmaker” in an interview on Friday.
Writing in the #MeToo era: 'It was intimidating taking on something in fiction that was happening in real time'
We spoke to the author Kate Elizabeth Russell about what inspired her controversial but critically-acclaimed novel.
Harvey Weinstein will be sentenced today - he could face 29 years in prison
Last month, the disgraced Hollywood mogul was convicted of sexual assault and rape.
Placido Domingo says he is 'truly sorry' after investigation finds multiple harassment complaints from women
The investigation was carried out by the US union representing opera performers.
The downfall of Harvey Weinstein: a timeline
Here’s how things played out for the movie mogul since allegations against him arose.
Harvey Weinstein threatened with jail after using his phone in court
Jury selectoin began today in what is expected to be a lengthy court trial.
Harvey Weinstein has bail increased to $5 million for mishandling electronic ankle monitor
“If you have any further medical issues, the court will not be terribly understanding,” the judge said.
'He's a pig': Dublin Murders actress Sarah Greene says Weinstein told her he'd launch her Hollywood career
“My money’s on you. Ima make you a star,” Greene recalled him saying in an interview with the Daily Telegraph.
Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty to sexual assault charges as trial delayed to next year
Weinstein laughed and said “not really” when he was asked by the judge whether he wanted to go to trial.
Kevin Spacey could avoid trial for sexual assault after accuser declines to testify
The actor was charged with indecent assault and battery in January.
Joe Biden defends himself after being accused of inappropriate behaviour by female politician
Biden’s defence comes amid a growing row about a kiss on the campaign trail
Musician Ryan Adams cancels Dublin shows amid sexual misconduct allegations
The two shows at the Olympia at the end of March have been axed.
Man fined for exposure among 24 people reported for sexual assault at Irish colleges in six years
There were no reports of sexual assault by students in half of Irish colleges between 2012 and 2018.
New evidence allegedly shows R. Kelly having sex with 14 year-old girl, victims' lawyer claims
The tape is different to one used in a 2008 trial, when Kelly was acquitted on child pornography charges.
'It felt like power': Sarah Silverman viewed her own past conduct through a #MeToo lens
‘I think there was a part of me that got off on making me uncomfortable.’
Bernie Sanders apologises for 'unacceptable' sexual harassment by campaigners during US presidential bid
It was the first time the senator directly addressed the issue, which has come to light in recent months.
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’.
'Because of her I was never a victim': Saoirse Ronan says her mother protected her from abuse in Hollywood
The three-time Oscar nominee credits her mother’s presence with keeping her away from abusive behaviour in the industry.
Lady Gaga says male support for #MeToo is 'remarkable' while founder is concerned over public perception
‘We want to hear your voices.’
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.’
Nicole Kidman says her marriage to Tom Cruise protected her from sexual harassment
‘I got married very young.’
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.
FIFA maker EA Sports issues statement to describe Cristiano Ronaldo rape allegations as 'concerning'
The footballer’s relationship with his sponsors could be in jeopardy over the allegations.
Hundreds arrested at protest against nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to US Supreme Court
Thousands of protesters marched against the expected appointment of Kavanaugh in Washington yesterday.
War of words in Washington after FBI probe finds 'no hint of misconduct' against Kavanaugh
A final vote on Kavanaugh’s nomination to the US Supreme Court is expected to take place on Saturday.
Ellen DeGeneres didn't speak about her sexual assault because girls are 'taught not to say anything'
‘Why did you wait so long?’
Donald Trump says it's a 'scary' and 'difficult' time for young men in America
Trump was again asked about Brett Kavanaugh by reporters today.
Sexual harassment lawsuit filed against actor Kevin Spacey by Californian masseur
The complainant alleges that Spacey groped him during a massage session two years ago.
Modern Family's Sarah Hyland has disclosed details of her sexual assault
‘He was a friend.’
Olivia Munn's ostracization by castmates reveals why 'hysterical' women are still afraid to speak out in the age of #MeToo
The actress hadn’t been informed she was sharing a scene with a registered sex offender so she asked for it to be cut.
What would make a person more likely to report sexual harassment? This survey wants to find out
The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre wants to hear people’s experiences so it can support other survivors of sexual harassment.