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Anita Hill Will Chair a Commission on Sexual Harassment in Hollywood

"I’ve been at this work for 26 years."

Anita Hill, who bravely brought sexual harassment into the national conversation when she testified against Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas in 1991, will chair Hollywood's newly announced Commission on Sexual Harassment and Advancing Equality in the Workplace.

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More Women Come Forward With Stories of Dustin Hoffman’s Sexual Misconduct

The Hollywood Reporter  and Variety shared the accounts of several other women who claim Hoffman harassed them, all of which "have been corroborated by friends and family member in whom the women confided their experience over the years."

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American Treasure Tom Hanks Had a Very Bad Answer to the “What Do We Do About Sexual Predators?” Question

Meryl Streep, Too.

In a BuzzFeed Q&A promoting The Post, Hanks and Meryl Streep got into a discussion about separating the art from the artist. Hanks' response falls short of our own favored stance of "F*ck 'em all." Really short.

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When Are We Going to Start Holding the Complicit Accountable?

No One Gets a Pass

Netflix has reportedly fired the executive who unknowingly told one of Danny Masterson's alleged rape victims that nothing had been done about the The Ranch star because they don't believe his accusers. But when are they going to fire the executives who were actually in charge of keeping Masterson employed?

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“Rotten Apples” Tells You Which Films & TV Shows Have Alleged Harassers Behind or in Front of the Camera

Ever wish there was an IMDB or Rotten Tomatoes-type site that told you loud and clear whether or not someone involved is an alleged predator? Look no further.

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Things We Saw Today: Jada Pinkett Smith Calls Out the Hollywood Foreign Press For Refusing to Even Watch Girls Trip

There were plenty of snubs in the Golden Globes nominations, but Jada Pinkett Smith has some words for the Hollywood Foreign Press specifically regarding Girls Trip. Not only are a lot of people upset over the lack of nominations for the movie and Tiffany Haddish–"hands down the funniest person on screen in 2017"–in particular, but Pinkett-Smith says she couldn't even get voters to watch the movie.

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No Woman Owes You Her Story of Sexual Harassment, Not Even Sarah Huckabee Sanders

It is completely inappropriate to ask a woman–any woman–if she's ever been harassed. Especially in public. Especially by a man who is not engaging in any sort of empathetic reciprocal sharing, but instead demanding the story as if he's journalistically entitled to it. No woman owes anyone her story, not even Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

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Another Woman Has Come Forward Accusing Dustin Hoffman of Sexual Harassment, Assault

Kathryn Rossetter describes the nightly abuse she experienced while working with Hoffman in the 1984 revival of Death of a Salesman.

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“Let’s Go For Round Two”: Three of Trump’s Sexual Harassment Accusers Speak Out. Again.

These women have shared their stories before, and yet still had to see Trump elected. But given the current climate, in which these types of allegations are finally being taken seriously, they're speaking out again.

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What the Hell Was SNL Thinking With This “Sexual Harassment Charlie” Skit?

Last night's "Sexual Harassment Charlie" skit eschewed the "mock predators" approach of most other jokes and went straight for super-reactionary.

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2017 Gender in the Media Retrospective: “Silent No Longer”

For their annual retrospective on gender in the media, The Representation Project highlighted the #MeToo movement and the victims' revolt against institutional, serial sexual assault and harassment.

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Amber Ruffin Apologizing Like a Sexual Harasser on Late Night with Seth Meyers Is the Best Thing You’ll See Today

"I'm sorry your face feels punched."

Amber Ruffin's latest Late Night with Seth Meyers segment is all about how terrible these "apologies" are, and how they don't fool anyone.

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If You Don’t Wanna Help, Your Only Job Is to Shut Up: How Bros Like Michael Rapaport and Ron Perlman Ruin Progress

I can't even with hypocrites who stand in the way of people who are actually trying change how things are done. I can't even with Michael Rapaport and Ron Perlman.

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Terry Crews Is Not Backing Down

Terry Crews has filed a lawsuit against the agent who assaulted him, who just so happens to be Dustin Hoffman's agent as well. Because "abusers protect abusers."

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The Silence Breakers of #MeToo Are TIME’s 2017 Person of the Year

This year, women like Ashely Judd bravely spoke out against prominent men like Harvey Weinstein and started a movement that emboldened and inspired others to speak out against their respective Weinsteins.

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Tracee Ellis Ross Reads a Children’s Book for All the Men Still Confused About Sexual Harassment

Tracee Ellis Ross guest hosted Jimmy Kimmel Live last night and she's bringing things back to the basics with a rhyming children's book that will make all this "harassment" business crystal clear.

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Gabriel Byrne Relates How Kevin Spacey Sexual Abuse Allegations Shut Down The Usual Suspects

Actor Gabriel Byrne spoke frankly about the "predations" of his Usual Suspects co-star Kevin Spacey, revealing that the production was suspended for several days following allegations of sexually inappropriate behavior by Spacey. The movie was filmed in 1995.

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Dustin Hoffman’s Defensive Chat With John Oliver About Harassment Allegations Only Made Things Worse

John Oliver moderated a 20th-anniversary panel for Wag the Dog last night at a screening, and he didn't let the otherwise light tone of the event prevent him from addressing the elephant in the room. Anna Graham Hunter has said that Dustin Hoffman sexually harassed when she was 17, on the Death of a Salesman set, and Wendy Riss Gatsiounis says Hoffman harassed her in 1991. Oliver was not impressed with Hoffman's response.

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Bryan Singer Vanishes From Bohemian Rhapsody Production, Which Is Not at All Suspicious

Director Bryan Singer has apparently gone AWOL from the set of his Freddie Mercury biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody," not returning to production after the Thanksgiving break. Singer's rep says that his absence is due to a "health matter." Because, I mean, why else would Bryan Singer go missing in this climate?

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Trump Accuser Rachel Crooks Disappointed That the President Has Been Forgotten in This #MeToo Moment

Despite our living a unique moment in history after the Harvey Weinstein expose, a "watershed moment" during which women and men finally feel safe enough to come forward en masse to say "me too"—We have been sexually harassed. We have been assaulted. "Us, too"Trump's long history of predatory behavior continues to go unpunished. Yes, collusion with Russia is important, but women's lives don't stop being important because of politics.

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