This is how the patriarchy dies, not with a whimper but with a cataclysmic bang. One day, women wake up with a new power; their power is unprecedented and incomprehensible, exhilarating and frightenin...
To the droves of women speaking up about sexual harassment and discrimination, the Trump administration's message is clear: Shut up. Behind the scenes, and mostly through executive orders, the White...
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 15: Actress Lena Dunham attends The 2nd Anniversary Party for Lenny, in partnership with Cole Haan at The Jane Hotel on September 15, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)
Last month, an anonymously sourced spreadsheet full of "Shitty Media Men" began circulating. The list, which sprang up shortly after the first Harvey Weinstein story broke, was live for only about 12...
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Lena Dunham, the creator and star of HBO's "Girls," generated widespread controversy last week after issuing and then walking back a statement defending Murray Miller, a writer and producer on the sho...
CENTURY CITY, CA - SEPTEMBER 16: Louis C.K. attends FX and Vanity Fair Emmy Celebration at Craft on September 16, 2017 in Century City, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)
The producer was commenting on the prevalence of sexual exploitation in Bollywood.
U.S. long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad, meets with a group of fellow endurance swimmers to answer skeptics about her record-breaking crossing of the Florida Straits last week, on a conference call in Huntington Beach, California September 10, 2013. Nyad vigorously defended on Tuesday her record-breaking, 110-mile (177-km) swim from Cuba to southern Florida after skeptics raised questions about the grueling trek. A triumphant Nyad, 64, staggered ashore in Key West, Florida, on Sept. 2, after having swum about 53 hours, to become the first person to complete the treacherous crossing without a shark cage. Nyad's swim was her fifth attempt and only successful one. The highly publicized crossing sparked a social media debate about whether her journey meets the requirements to break the world record. REUTERS/Alex Gallardo (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT SWIMMING TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
Five women accused Louis C.K. of sexual misconduct in a New York Times report published on Thursday. Most of the allegations involved displays of masturbation without explicit consent. Comedians Dana...
Harvey Weinstein and Walt Disney Co. CEO Robert Iger pose for a photo at a Golden Globe Awards Cocktail Party in 2013.
For five decades, long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad has been publicly discussing how her swim coach repeatedly assaulted her when she was 14. She knows her situation is not unique, and she hopes that c...
VIDEO FRAME GRAB: In this 2005 frame from video, Donald Trump (center)prepares for an appearance on 'Days of Our Lives' with actress Arianne Zucker (right). He is accompanied to the set by Access Hollywood host Billy Bush (left). (Obtained by The Washington Post via Getty Images)
Many at the top of of the entertainment giant during its ownership of Weinstein’s Miramax said they were in the dark. Is that true? Tell us.
A plaque briefly marked the spot where President Donald Trump made his comments on the "Access Hollywood" bus about groping women without their consent. According to CNN, someone installed the satiric...
VIDEO FRAME GRAB: In this 2005 frame from video, Donald Trump prepares for an appearance on 'Days of Our Lives' with actress Arianne Zucker (center). He is accompanied to the set by Access Hollywood host Billy Bush. (Obtained by The Washington Post via Getty Images)
Living in an ashram on the banks of the Ganges in the foothills of the Himalayas it sometimes takes me an extra few days or even more to catch up with world events. With no television, the news is lim...
Most Americans, regardless of political leaning, believe the sexual harassment and assault accusations against film producer Harvey Weinstein, according to a HuffPost/YouGov poll. But there's a conspi...
Director Oliver Stone is accused of molesting Carrie Stevens at a dinner party a couple of decades ago. The actress and model called him out after Stone appeared to defend producer Harvey Weinstein's actions, remarks he has since walked back.
‘Dismissing my experiences of harassment as ‘not that bad’ is second nature.’
"As the father of four daughters, this is the kind of sexual predation that keeps me up at night," actor Matt Damon said of the allegations against producer Harvey Weinstein.
Actress Carrie Stevens says the Harvey Weinstein scandal reminded her of when Stone grabbed her like “a toy.” Stone had defended Weinstein earlier in the week.
Kurdish wedding dress, Van, Turkey.
"As someone who knows fans of country music, I was horrified by the mass shooting at a concert in Las Vegas" ― said no one ever. That's because you only need to be human to understand that fatally gun...
Mona* and her sister managed to get out of China, but their troubles aren't over back home in Cambodia.
Gülmay Gümüşhan is fighting to end child marriage in Turkey, one business at a time.
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KAMPONG CHAM, Cambodia ― Sixteen-year-old Mona* sits on the floor of her family's one-room wooden hut, cradling her plump 3-month-old daughter. As light pours in through the cracks of a shuttered wind...
Woman Looking Through Window While Traveling In Airplane
Eye-witness claims the accused carried the injured boy to a car to be shifted to a hospital on the orders of two teachers.
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The friendly skies are getting friendlier ― and safer ― for some women traveling by themselves. Delhi-based airline Vistara introduced a new program in March aimed at ensuring the comfort and safety o...
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Hope the other medical boards are listening and follow suit.
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Earlier it was believed that militants killed him.
Warning: Readers may find some content below triggering. Twenty yeas ago, when she was 16 years old, Thordis Elva was raped by her then-boyfriend, Tom Stranger, who was 18 at the time. Thordis had be...
The police reportedly told her it was a part of investigation.
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Every third woman has experienced this.
The cop was probing the molestation case of the minor girl.
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She was hit on her head with bricks and had sustained severe injuries to her skull and brain.
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She was found lying in a duct of the building.
The police shot at Shivaram Reddy after he attacked them with a knife.