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Lady Gaga’s words on feeling ashamed after sexual assault are a difficult but vital listen

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Hollie Richardson
  • Believe Me The Cyprus Rape Case
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The proof that sexual abusers in the workplace will finally get their day of reckoning

The Harvey Weinstein verdict is just the start.

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Liar Season 2: Joanne Froggatt and Katherine Kelly as Laura and DI Renton
People

How will Liar season 2 feel different in a post-MeToo world?

Joanne Froggatt and Katherine Kelly, who lead the ITV drama, have issued a timely warning over how we judge women.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Caitlin Dulany (C) speaks at Silence Breakers Hold Press Conference In Los Angeles Following Guilty Verdict In Harvey Weinstein Trial at Los Angeles City Hall on February 25, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images)
People

All hail the Silence Breakers: Weinstein truly “messed with the wrong women”

The women who brought down Weinstein have a message for us, and we need to sit up and pay attention.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Harvey Weinstein found guilty of rape
Life

How to cope when someone you love has committed a heinous crime

Weinstein was a predator hiding in plain sight – but his ex-wife shouldn’t have to talk about his crimes.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Harvey Weinstein: “The guilty verdict is huge – but will his punishment fit his crimes?”

Women around the world are hoping their cynicism will be proven wrong.

People

The powerful stories of the six women who brought down Harvey Weinstein

“It was so disgusting that my entire body started to shake like a seizure.”

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Jessica Rapana
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Life

Women are fighting back against victim-blaming with this powerful new hashtag

#WhereIPutMyself was triggered by an interview with Harvey Weinstein’s lawyer.

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Jessica Rapana
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People

Harvey Weinstein’s lawyer says she’s “never put herself in the position” to be sexually assaulted

“I never put myself in a vulnerable circumstance.”

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Jessica Rapana
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Aimee, Maeve and Otis in Sex Education Season Two.
Life

Why those bus scenes in Sex Education season 2 are so important

Sex Education isn’t a show to shy away from difficult subjects – and the latest season proves it.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

Young women still don’t feel safe in Britain’s public spaces, and it’s not OK

Street harassment and a sense of underlying fear are pervasive, according to a new report.

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Anna Brech
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People

Harvey Weinstein is convinced a career comeback is just around the corner

“It would take a bit of work.”

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Jessica Rapana
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Lauren Geall
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Rose McGowan responds to Weinstein’s “forgotten man” comments in a powerful statement

“I didn’t forget you, Harvey. My body didn’t forget you,” she wrote.

Life

“The real reason we should all be upset about Uber”

Grow up: your bank balance really isn’t what’s at stake here.

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Kayleigh Dray
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LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 01: Reese Witherspoon attends a special screening of Apple's "The Morning Show" at The Ham Yard Hotel on November 1, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images for Apple)
People

Reese Witherspoon still feels “guilt” and “extreme anger” over teenage sexual assault

“I sometimes get really upset and it runs the gamut from sad to heartbroken to extreme anger,” says The Morning Show star.

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Kayleigh Dray
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People

Christine Blasey Ford honoured for empowering others with sexual assault testimony

Psychology professor hailed as an advocate for change, one year on from her accusations against Brett Kavanaugh.

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Anna Brech
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Jeffrey Epstein and Donald Trump
People

A new TV series about Jeffrey Epstein is coming to HBO

A closer look at the paedophile financier, his inner circle and why he evaded justice for so long.

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Anna Brech
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harvey weinstein Me Too movement anniversary
Long Reads

The untold story of the breast cancer survivor who helped to bring down Harvey Weinstein

Laura Madden was recovering from breast cancer when she received a call from journalist Jodi Kantor. What she did next was integral to Weinstein's downfall.

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Natalie Cornish
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One in four young women would be afraid to report being sexually assaulted at work.
People

“Why I won’t report being sexually assaulted by my colleague”

A quarter of young women say they would be scared to report sexual assault at work, for fear of the repercussions.

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Two years of the Me Too movement: read our most powerful essays

It’s been two years since the allegations against Harvey Weinstein first came to light. A lot has changed.

Life

Dakota Johnson’s powerful collection of real life sexual assault stories is surprisingly uplifting

It's difficult but crucial listening.

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Megan Murray
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