By banishing the work of great artists, we are punishing everyone

I have a new fear. And this one’s a doozy. Having weathered more than one social-­media s- -t storm, I’m one column away from the round of mob opprobrium that sinks my career for good. A single unacceptable sentiment, a word usage misconstrued, a sentence taken out of context suffices these days to implode a reputation decades in the making and […]

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Notoriously sexy video game toned down because of #MeToo

The “Dead or Alive” series is known as much for its female characters and their preposterous physiques. The game has even been known for the programming of specific exaggerated “breast physics” — but not this time. The game’s director and producer, Yohei Shimbori, admitted that the #MeToo movement and other shifts in society since “Dead or Alive 5” was released […]

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Bernie Sanders staffers seek to address ‘predatory culture’ during 2016 campaign

More than two dozen people who worked on Bernie Sanders’ 2016 campaign have called for a meeting with the senator and his top aides — saying there’s been talk in recent weeks about a “predatory culture” that developed while he was running. The former staff members sent Sanders and his principal campaign committee a letter, which was published online Sunday […]

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‘Orange Is The New Black’s’ Yael Stone Publicly Accuses Geoffrey Rush Of Inappropriate Behavior

When Geoffrey Rush didn’t respond to Yael Stone’s email, she decided to go public with her story. Star of Netflix’s Orange is the New Black, Yael Stone, has come forth with allegations regarding inappropriate behavior against herself by fellow actor, Geoffrey Rush. According to an interview Yael did with the New York Times, accusations have been made of inappropriate behavior. […]

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Long Island nuns push for change amid growing ‘#ChurchToo’ movement

Two Long Island nuns have become defiant “#ChurchToo” activists, posting public messages to end abuse in “faith communities” at the same time their convent supervisor, a priest accused of sexual misconduct, was allowed to return to his Brooklyn church. The Greek Orthodox sisters, shown in their habits, began their Instagram and Facebook campaigns in October as Rev. Gerasimos Makris was […]

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Women’s March founder calls on current leadership to step down

The woman who first called for a women’s march after the election of President Trump is now calling for the group’s current leadership to step aside — slamming them as anti-Semitic and anti-gay rights. Teresa Shook, a retired lawyer based in Hawaii, called out Women’s March, Inc., board members Bob Bland, Tamika Mallory, Linda Sarsour and Carmen Perez in a […]

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Pamela Anderson calls #MeToo movement ‘a bore,’ urges ‘common sense’

Pamela Anderson is not a supporter of the #MeToo movement. In a new interview with Australia’s “60 Minutes” on Sunday, the former Playboy model slammed #MeToo, claiming it has gone “too far.” “I think this feminism can go too far,” Anderson said. “I’m a feminist, but I think that this third wave of feminism is a bore.” She added, “I […]

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Kip Pardue accused of sexual misconduct during sex scene

Actress Sarah Scott accused co-star Kip Pardue of sexual misconduct while filming a sex scene together — and despite the best efforts of the Time’s Up and #MeToo movements, she has seen very little progress in any action being taken to rectify the situation. Scott, 35, claims that while filming an intimate scene for a TV project called “Mogulettes” — […]

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Rose McGowan clarifies #MeToo comments following explosive interview

Rose McGowan set the record straight Sunday following her explosive interview with the UK’s Sunday Times magazine, in which she appeared to criticize the #MeToo movement. “I never said #MeToo is a lie. Ever,” the actress tweeted. “I was talking about Hollywood and Time’s Up, not #MeToo. Ugh. I’m so tired of erroneous s–tstorms. #MeToo is about survivors and their experiences, […]

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