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“Aziz, We Tried to Warn You:” Lindy West Reminds Everyone That Feminists Have Been Talking About Consent for Decades

What is more important than discussing what should happen to Aziz Ansari and his career, is understanding how we unlearn problematic lessons about dating and sex. How did we get to a place where women feel like they have to accept shitty sexual experiences like this? And how did we get to a point where guys think it's okay to act this way as long as she doesn't say no?

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Aziz Ansari Accused of Sexual Misconduct

A young woman claims that Aziz Ansari repeatedly ignored her verbal and non-verbal cues to stop pushing for sexual contact after a date in September of 2017.

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Liam Neeson Claims There’s “A Bit of a Witch Hunt” Going on in Hollywood

"There is a bit of a witch hunt happening, too," Liam Neeson said on Ireland's Late Late Show. “There’s some people, famous people, being suddenly accused of touching some girl’s knee or something, and suddenly they’re being dropped from their program or something." Ugh.

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Dan Harmon & Jessica Gao Further Discuss The Issue of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Dan Harmon recently delivered an apology that spoke to a lot of people as an example of how to, first of all, give a real apology, and secondly, have a productive discussion about the issue of sexual harassment in the workplace. Harmon has continued to build upon that conversation on another podcast that he co-hosts with Jessica Gao, a writer on Rick and Morty.

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If You Think the #MeToo Movement Is Gonna Kill Sexy Movies Then Your Idea of Sexy Needs a Revamp

In an article from The Hollywood Reporter an argument is made the upcoming Fifty Shades Freed film which will be plaguing our theaters on Feb. 9, will close the final chapter on the trilogy and "may prove to be the finale for studio-financed sex-fueled film." The reason for this is...the#MeToo movement. Um, what?

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Stan Lee Accused of Groping and Sexually Harassing His Home Care Nurses

Marvel Comics icon Stan Lee has been accused of groping and sexually harassing the nurses who are employed to care for him at his home.

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Rose McGowan Calls Out CAA’s Involvement in #TimesUp

As we said yesterday, Rose McGowan is many things, but she is not silent and this morning she left an angry tweet addressing the agency CAA and its involvement with the #TimesUp initiative.

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NBC’s Reported New Anti-Sexual Harassment Rules Are … Not Great

NBC should definitely make sure these rules—espeially ones based on reporting the behavior of friends and colleagues—don't actually lead to less transparency regarding the line between romantic relationships and potential abuse in the workplace.

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Sexual Assault Allegations Against Max Landis Surface on Twitter

As Netflix's Bright, written by Max Landis and directed by David Ayer, is being released with a massive marketing campaign, a number of people have come forward with allegations about Landis.

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Meryl Streep Targeted by Street Artists—Where is Tarantino’s Poster?

We will never know for a fact how much everyone in Hollywood knew about Harvey Weinstein and his deplorable actions. At the moment the target of people's ire and frustration has landed on the doorstep of actress Meryl Streep. Rose McGowan called out Streep for being part of a boycott that Hollywood actresses have planned to wear black in order to show solidarity with the #MeToo movement. McGowan's tweet, which has since been deleted, said that Steep happily worked for "The Pig."

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Tavis Smiley & Ian McKellen Don’t Understand How Power Affects Consent

Ian McKellen said something hella ignorant. Which is tragic because he is an icon and just one of my favorite actors, but when they f-up you have to call it like you see it.

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Matt Damon: We Know Al Franken & Harvey Weinstein Aren’t the Same

Man, there was a time when I really, really liked Matt Damon, but ever since the Project Greenlight fiasco it has just been a downward spiral from cool liberal dude Matt Damon to "liberal dude mansplainer" Matt Damon.

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Tavis Smiley Suspended From PBS for Alleged Workplace Sexual Misconduct

Yesterday, Variety put out an exclusive statement about the suspension of Tavis Smiley's program from PBS over alleged sexual misconduct.

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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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Salma Hayek Breaks Her Silence on Harvey Weinstein

Just when you think the story of Harvey Weinstein can not become anymore disgusting or terrifying, another voice is added. Salma Hayek has written an op-ed for The New York Times detailing her account of Weinstein's harassment and power-plays throughout her attempts to get the Academy Award-winning movie Frida made.

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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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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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Stephen Colbert Reminds Al Franken What Is & Isn’t His “Right as an Entertainer”

Spoiler: groping women "isn't."

Franken is accused of all sorts of sexual assault. The latest instance involves attempting to forcibly kiss a congressional aide, allegedly claiming such contact is "his right as an entertainer."

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Dear Armie Hammer et al, Men Like Roman Polanski Are Only a “Gray Area” If You Make Them One

It's hard to make it through an Oscar-track press tour without saying something monumentally regrettable, and Hammer, it turns out, is no exception.

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