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# metoo - Last month October 2022

Outrage in Australia as high-profile rape case abruptly ends in mistrial
# Canberra
# Canberra

Outrage in Australia as high-profile rape case abruptly ends in mistrial

Oct 27th 2022, 11:47 AM 42,856 Views 0 Comments

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
# Kevin Spacey
# Kevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey due in New York court for sexual abuse of teen in 1986

Oct 5th 2022, 8:40 AM 9,190 Views 0 Comments

The two-time Oscar-winning actor became one of the first performers to be caught up in the #MeToo movement in 2017.

# metoo - This year 2022

Opinion: Why has the internet turned against Amber Heard and is this the end of #MeToo?
# Defamation
# Defamation

Opinion: Why has the internet turned against Amber Heard and is this the end of #MeToo?

Updated May 31st 2022, 7:00 PM 56,798 Views 0 Comments

Seána Glennon looks at the wider implications of the contentious defamation trial on the #MeToo movement.

# metoo - Last year 2021

MeToo and the big screen: 'People aren't saying to me anymore - oh, that's just what he's like'
# Rose Plays Julie
# Rose Plays Julie

MeToo and the big screen: 'People aren't saying to me anymore - oh, that's just what he's like'

Sep 21st 2021, 7:30 PM 12,354 Views 0 Comments

We talk to the two stars of new Irish film Rose Plays Julie about how the film explores the theme of sexual violence.

# metoo - All time

High-profile sexual harassment case in China reaches trial, six years after alleged incident
# Metoo
# Metoo

High-profile sexual harassment case in China reaches trial, six years after alleged incident

Dec 2nd 2020, 11:49 AM 25,945 Views 0 Comments

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
# David Guillod

Hollywood producer arrested in new sex assault allegation

Oct 29th 2020, 10:45 PM 58,784 Views 0 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

Maeve Higgins: Irish women in comedy - I see you, I hear you and here's how we can change things

Jun 26th 2020, 7:00 AM 22,753 Views 51 Comments

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'
# Metoo
# Metoo

Film director Spike Lee apologises after defending Woody Allen and criticising 'cancel culture'

Jun 14th 2020, 7:10 PM 30,140 Views 0 Comments

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'
# My Dark Vanessa
# My Dark Vanessa

Writing in the #MeToo era: 'It was intimidating taking on something in fiction that was happening in real time'

Mar 31st 2020, 7:00 PM 11,915 Views 6 Comments

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
# New York
# New York

Harvey Weinstein will be sentenced today - he could face 29 years in prison

Mar 11th 2020, 7:00 AM 11,529 Views 25 Comments

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
# Inquiry
# Inquiry

Placido Domingo says he is 'truly sorry' after investigation finds multiple harassment complaints from women

Feb 25th 2020, 11:35 AM 20,522 Views 0 Comments

The investigation was carried out by the US union representing opera performers.

The downfall of Harvey Weinstein: a timeline
# Time's Up
# Time's Up

The downfall of Harvey Weinstein: a timeline

Feb 24th 2020, 10:31 PM 17,168 Views 0 Comments

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
# New York
# New York

Harvey Weinstein threatened with jail after using his phone in court

Jan 7th 2020, 5:09 PM 28,725 Views 0 Comments

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
# Rape Trial
# Rape Trial

Harvey Weinstein has bail increased to $5 million for mishandling electronic ankle monitor

Dec 11th 2019, 10:46 PM 25,440 Views 0 Comments

“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
# Sarah Greene
# Sarah Greene

'He's a pig': Dublin Murders actress Sarah Greene says Weinstein told her he'd launch her Hollywood career

Oct 25th 2019, 9:18 PM 58,061 Views 26 Comments

“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
# Metoo
# Metoo

Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty to sexual assault charges as trial delayed to next year

Aug 26th 2019, 9:43 PM 14,120 Views 0 Comments

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
# Massachusetts
# Massachusetts

Kevin Spacey could avoid trial for sexual assault after accuser declines to testify

Jul 9th 2019, 7:24 AM 29,170 Views 54 Comments

The actor was charged with indecent assault and battery in January.

Joe Biden defends himself after being accused of inappropriate behaviour by female politician
# Presidential Race
# Presidential Race

Joe Biden defends himself after being accused of inappropriate behaviour by female politician

Mar 31st 2019, 6:56 PM 25,318 Views 39 Comments

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
# Olympia
# Olympia

Musician Ryan Adams cancels Dublin shows amid sexual misconduct allegations

Mar 1st 2019, 10:15 AM 30,410 Views 42 Comments

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
# Metoo
# Metoo

Man fined for exposure among 24 people reported for sexual assault at Irish colleges in six years

Feb 17th 2019, 9:30 AM 32,414 Views 19 Comments

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
# MuteRKelly
# MuteRKelly

New evidence allegedly shows R. Kelly having sex with 14 year-old girl, victims' lawyer claims

Feb 15th 2019, 7:22 AM 56,368 Views 24 Comments

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
# Metoo
From The Daily Edge
# Metoo

'It felt like power': Sarah Silverman viewed her own past conduct through a #MeToo lens

Jan 14th 2019, 11:40 AM 6,794 Views 0 Comments

‘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
# Metoo
# Metoo

Bernie Sanders apologises for 'unacceptable' sexual harassment by campaigners during US presidential bid

Jan 10th 2019, 10:36 PM 24,468 Views 27 Comments

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
# Hollywood
# Hollywood

Court dismisses Ashley Judd's sexual harassment claim against Harvey Weinstein

Jan 10th 2019, 7:53 AM 36,626 Views 0 Comments

Judd can now pursue defamation claims against the disgraced producer.

Weinstein survivors hit out at Time's Up movement for their promotional video From The Daily Edge

Weinstein survivors hit out at Time's Up movement for their promotional video

Jan 9th 2019, 4:32 PM 5,747 Views 0 Comments

‘How disappointing and shameful’.

'Because of her I was never a victim': Saoirse Ronan says her mother protected her from abuse in Hollywood
# Metoo
# Metoo

'Because of her I was never a victim': Saoirse Ronan says her mother protected her from abuse in Hollywood

Jan 3rd 2019, 9:53 AM 50,780 Views 19 Comments

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
# Metoo
From The Daily Edge
# Metoo

Lady Gaga says male support for #MeToo is 'remarkable' while founder is concerned over public perception

Nov 30th 2018, 9:11 AM 2,874 Views 0 Comments

‘We want to hear your voices.’

Pamela Anderson should ask why some men 'feel paralysed' by #MeToo, but she may not like the answer
# Me Too
From The Daily Edge
# Me Too

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

Nov 7th 2018, 4:28 PM 7,071 Views 6 Comments

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

Nicole Kidman says her marriage to Tom Cruise protected her from sexual harassment
# Metoo
From The Daily Edge
# Metoo

Nicole Kidman says her marriage to Tom Cruise protected her from sexual harassment

Oct 16th 2018, 6:22 PM 10,782 Views 1 Comment

‘I got married very young.’

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

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

Oct 7th 2018, 8:00 PM 32,870 Views 11 Comments

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'
# Kathryn Mayorga
# Kathryn Mayorga

FIFA maker EA Sports issues statement to describe Cristiano Ronaldo rape allegations as 'concerning'

Oct 5th 2018, 12:04 PM 22,410 Views 0 Comments

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
# US Supreme Court
# US Supreme Court

Hundreds arrested at protest against nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to US Supreme Court

Oct 5th 2018, 7:23 AM 16,995 Views 72 Comments

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
# US Supreme Court
# US Supreme Court

War of words in Washington after FBI probe finds 'no hint of misconduct' against Kavanaugh

Updated Oct 4th 2018, 9:07 PM 36,250 Views 110 Comments

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'
# Metoo
From The Daily Edge
# Metoo

Ellen DeGeneres didn't speak about her sexual assault because girls are 'taught not to say anything'

Oct 4th 2018, 8:57 AM 7,691 Views 0 Comments

‘Why did you wait so long?’

Donald Trump says it's a 'scary' and 'difficult' time for young men in America
# Metoo
# Metoo

Donald Trump says it's a 'scary' and 'difficult' time for young men in America

Oct 2nd 2018, 8:02 PM 21,921 Views 70 Comments

Trump was again asked about Brett Kavanaugh by reporters today.

Sexual harassment lawsuit filed against actor Kevin Spacey by Californian masseur
# Metoo
# Metoo

Sexual harassment lawsuit filed against actor Kevin Spacey by Californian masseur

Sep 29th 2018, 11:22 AM 14,286 Views 0 Comments

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
# Metoo
From The Daily Edge
# Metoo

Modern Family's Sarah Hyland has disclosed details of her sexual assault

Sep 28th 2018, 4:16 PM 28,808 Views 0 Comments

‘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
# Hysterical
From The Daily Edge
# Hysterical

Olivia Munn's ostracization by castmates reveals why 'hysterical' women are still afraid to speak out in the age of #MeToo

Sep 10th 2018, 9:00 PM 9,940 Views 5 Comments

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
# Metoo
# Metoo

What would make a person more likely to report sexual harassment? This survey wants to find out

Sep 8th 2018, 8:00 AM 13,258 Views 29 Comments

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre wants to hear people’s experiences so it can support other survivors of sexual harassment.

Rose McGowan released a statement cutting all ties from Asia Argento following recent allegations
# Me Too
From The Daily Edge
# Me Too

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

Aug 28th 2018, 8:11 AM 7,549 Views 1 Comment

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

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