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Bigg Boss 16: Why is Rakhi Sawant defending and crying for #MeToo accused Sajid Khan?
Entertainment

Bigg Boss 16: Why is Rakhi Sawant defending and crying for #MeToo accused Sajid Khan?

Not just Sajid Khan, Rakhi Sawant also supported Nana Patekar, when actor Tanushree Dutta exposed him in the #MeToo case. This time Rakhi has gone a step ahead by crying and speaking in favour of Sajid.

#MeToo Movement and Bollywood's dark secrets: How does it feel Sajid Khan to be ousted of Bigg Boss?
Entertainment

#MeToo Movement and Bollywood's dark secrets: How does it feel Sajid Khan to be ousted of Bigg Boss?

Not just Sajid Khan, nothing much has changed in the lives of those who were called out in the #MeToo Movement like Nana Patekar, Vikas Bahl, Kailash Kher and ‘sanskari’ Alok Nath.

DCW chief writes to Union Minister Anurag Thakur, seeks ouster of filmmaker Sajid Khan from Bigg Boss
Entertainment

DCW chief writes to Union Minister Anurag Thakur, seeks ouster of filmmaker Sajid Khan from Bigg Boss

DCW chief Swati Maliwal wrote to Union Minister Anurag Thakur after the channel did not pay heed to the rising demand to oust filmmaker Sajid Khan from Bigg Boss show.

Five years of Harvey Weinstein expose: How #MeToo reshaped media coverage on sexual abuse
World

Five years of Harvey Weinstein expose: How #MeToo reshaped media coverage on sexual abuse

According to a study conducted by the Women's Media Center feminist organisation, the media coverage of #MeToo and sexual assault jumped 52 per cent in 2018 after the initial 'The New York Times' and 'New Yorker' stories dropped

Explained: How the #MeToo movement helped women around the world
World

Explained: How the #MeToo movement helped women around the world

The #MeToo movement, which started in the United States in October 2017, gave millions of women around the world a powerful rallying cry to denounce sexual violence

Good boy gone bad: Twitter cancels Ranbir Kapoor over his old interviews; but is it fair?
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Good boy gone bad: Twitter cancels Ranbir Kapoor over his old interviews; but is it fair?

Actor Ranbir Kapoor now seems less like the boy-next-door (or as KJo calls it ‘Biba Puttar’), but more like a playboy who pretends to be the boy-next-door to the world but behind closed doors is a chauvinistic prick.

Will Smith go the Spacey Way?
Entertainment

Will Smith go the Spacey Way?

Will Smith is paying for his misdeed, but what about his Bollywood counterparts who seem to have gotten away with much worse?

Grammy Awards 2022: Why the Louis CK honour has sent ripples across female comedians, supporters of #MeToo movement
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Grammy Awards 2022: Why the Louis CK honour has sent ripples across female comedians, supporters of #MeToo movement

“Every woman who has been harassed and abused in the comedy business, I hear you and see you, and I am so, so angry,” podcast host Jesse Thorn, who interviews comedians, wrote on Twitter in response to Louis CK's Grammy Award.

We Need To Talk About Cosby: Documentary director W Kamau Bell on how the MeToo case tells the story of America
Entertainment

We Need To Talk About Cosby: Documentary director W Kamau Bell on how the MeToo case tells the story of America

"It doesn’t make sense to talk about Bill Cosby as if he was a solo man in the world. You have to really see how the boys-will-be-boys culture of Hollywood, specifically in the ’60s, invites a kind of behaviour that allows predators to hide," says Bell.

Bill Cosby asks US Supreme Court to not revive his criminal sex assault case
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Bill Cosby asks US Supreme Court to not revive his criminal sex assault case

Bill Cosby, 84, has been free since June 2021, when a Pennsylvania appeals court overturned his conviction and released him from prison after nearly three years

Tanushree Dutta extends support to survivor in Malayalam actress assault case: 'Admire her resilience'
Entertainment

Tanushree Dutta extends support to survivor in Malayalam actress assault case: 'Admire her resilience'

Tanushree Dutta, who initiated India's #MeToo movement, supports the survivor of the Malayalam actor assault case

Book review | With Unbound, #MeToo founder Tarana Burke explains why she felt the need to reclaim the movement
Arts & Culture

Book review | With Unbound, #MeToo founder Tarana Burke explains why she felt the need to reclaim the movement

"If these white women start using this hashtag, and it gets popular, they will never believe that a Black woman in her 40s from the Bronx has been building a movement for the same purposes, using those exact words, for years now."

New videos of Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai emerge but global outcry grows
Sports

New videos of Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai emerge but global outcry grows

Following a global outcry, including from tennis superstars and the United Nations, Chinese state media have released footage purporting to show all is well with Peng

China's #MeToo scandal: Tennis, sex and politics combine as Peng Shuai accuses ex-vice premier of sexual assault
Sports

China's #MeToo scandal: Tennis, sex and politics combine as Peng Shuai accuses ex-vice premier of sexual assault

Peng is a former top-ranked doubles player, taking 23 tour-level doubles titles, including Grand Slams at Wimbledon in 2013 and the French Open in 2014.

Months after release, Bill Cosby faces another sexual assault lawsuit for 1990 hotel room encounter
Entertainment

Months after release, Bill Cosby faces another sexual assault lawsuit for 1990 hotel room encounter

“When Bill Cosby was released, it retraumatized me, it terrified me. I was really horrified for any woman or girl that would come into contact with him," says the accuser.

#MeToo movement for Black women: Why R Kelly's conviction upholds intersectional justice for sexual assault survivors
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#MeToo movement for Black women: Why R Kelly's conviction upholds intersectional justice for sexual assault survivors

R Kelly’s case has been widely viewed as a crucial moment for the #MeToo movement, serving as the first high-profile trial since the national reckoning around sexual misconduct to feature a powerful man whose victims were primarily Black women

The Morning Show Season 2 review: As bingeable and divisive as its predecessor
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The Morning Show Season 2 review: As bingeable and divisive as its predecessor

Season 2 sees the show tackling COVID-19, racism at the workplace, and several other red-button issues, with characteristic verve and energy. However, the old ‘both-sideism’ problem continues to affect The Morning Show.

Explained: Why Time's Up CEO Tina Tchen resigned amid Andrew Cuomo scandal
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Explained: Why Time's Up CEO Tina Tchen resigned amid Andrew Cuomo scandal

Tina Tchen said she's "spent a career fighting for positive change for women" but was no longer the right person to lead the #MeToo-era organisation

R Kelly goes under trial in Brooklyn court over racketeering and sexual abuse allegations
Entertainment

R Kelly goes under trial in Brooklyn court over racketeering and sexual abuse allegations

An anonymous jury made up of seven men and five women have been sworn in to hear the R Kelly case on Wednesday.

For #MeToo attorneys representing survivors, pandemic year is the biggest they have had
Lifestyle

For #MeToo attorneys representing survivors, pandemic year is the biggest they have had

When the Harvey Weinstein revelations erupted in October 2017, launching the reckoning that became known as the #MeToo movement, it caused a "sea change", Debra Katz says.