TIME interview with #MeToo founder Tarana Burke and Christy Haubegger, a Creative Artists Agency executive who helped start Time’s Up, about what they see as the similarities and differences between their two organizations.
As sexual misconduct continues to dominate the news, The New York Times gender editor, Jessica Bennett, is providing updates and analysis and a new newsletter on women, gender and society is coming soon.
The 2018 awards season will forever be remembered as the first after The New York Times and The New Yorker blew the lid off of the rampant sexual harassment and, in some cases, assaults happening in Hollywood with the complicity of an alarming number of people in the industry.
Vine, Lauren Le. “After The Time's Up Awards Season, Will Hollywood Actually Take Action?” Refinery29, Refinery29, 9 Mar. 2018, www.refinery29.com/2018/03/193030/metoo-times-up-awards-season-hollywood-change.
Up to 2 million people gathered in cities around the world as part of an international day of action in solidarity with the Women’s March on Washington after the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States.
Khomami, Nadia. “Protests around World Show Solidarity with Women's March on Washington.” The Guardian, Guardian News and Media, 21 Jan. 2017, www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/jan/21/protests-around-world-show-solidarity-with-womens-march-on-washington.
Oxnevad, Emma. “Intersectional Feminism, Not 'White Feminism,' Will Strengthen the Women's Movement.” Chicago Tribune, 1 May 2018, www.chicagotribune.com/voiceit/yourvoice/ct-hoy-intersectional-feminism-not-white-feminism-will-strengthen-the-women-s-movement-20180501-story.html.
In 1997, Tarana Burke sat across from a 13-year-old girl who had been sexually abused. The young girl was explaining her experience, and it left Ms. Burke speechless. That moment is where the Me Too campaign was born.
She likes pink, will dance to Blurred Lines, occasionally fakes an orgasm… and worries that the sisterhood would not approve. America's brightest new essayist talks about the dark side of her fierce, funny writing
The term "feminism" has different meanings to different people across the world; but for Malala Yousafzai, she sees it as another expression for equality — a matter that the Nobel Peace Prize laureate takes very seriously.
Brown, Lauren Alix. “Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: ‘Sometimes It Feels like the Universe Is Conspiring against Me.’” Quartzy, Quartz, 11 Dec. 2017, quartzy.qz.com/1133732/chimamanda-ngozi-adichie-talks-about-feminism-and-raising-her-daughter-in-a-gendered-world/.