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Boycott Twitter? Women call for day of silence to protest harassment, abuse

Don’t be surprised if your Twitter feed is a lot quieter than usual Friday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 13th, 2017

Twitter Pledges "New Rules" on Hate, Abuse After Boycott

Twitter has promised a new crackdown on "unwanted sexual advances" and "hate symbols" after a storm of protest including a boycott by women......»»

Category: topSource: msnbcOct 14th, 2017

"They Called It "The Rape Room"" - 10 Women Share Chilling Details Of Ken Friedman"s Sexual Abuse

In a bombshell report that has rattled the food world, several former employees of restaurant impresario Ken Friedman shared chilling details of the sexual harassment and a.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 12th, 2017

Twitter Users Trying to Ban ‘Dangerous Conspiracy Theorist’ Mike Cernovich, Who They Accuse of ‘Weaponizing’ Social Media

A petition highlights harassment campaigns allegedly initiated by Cernovich, as well as things he had written in the past about women......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 9th, 2017

Six women sue Weinstein in class action lawsuit

A group of women who have accused Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment and abuse filed a class action lawsuit against the producer......»»

Category: topSource: cnnDec 6th, 2017

Time magazine names the #MeToo "Silence Breakers" as its Person of the Year — spurning Trump

TIME Time magazine named its Person of the Year for 2017. Time chose the 'Silence Breakers,' the women and men who, in 2017, made moves against powerful men accused of sexual harassment and assault. The 'Silence Breakers' inclu.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 6th, 2017

Sexual harassment went unchecked for decades as payouts silenced accusers

Settlements and arbitration kept stories of women who reported abuse unkown, while t.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayDec 1st, 2017

Trump Wouldn’t Win Election Today Because of Sexual Misconduct Allegations, Democrat Says

Donald Trump has been accused of sexual abuse, harassment or rape by more than a dozen women......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 19th, 2017

12 women who say sexual harassment cost them their careers

Rick Wilking/ReutersThe list of powerful men accused of wielding their influence to abuse, harass, and rape women keeps growing. After the dust settles, many of the alleged abusers,.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 16th, 2017

Ex-Soros Trader Sued For Viciously Abusing Women In "Manhattan Sex Dungeon"

Out of all the stories of harassment, abuse and victimization of women that have emerged since the Harvey Weinstein scandal broke last month, this one is possibly the most repugnant. To wit, the New York Post reported Friday that a former portfolio mana.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 3rd, 2017

These are the most prominent allegations to surface as part of the #MeToo campaign around sexual abuse

Christian Hartmann/Reuters As dozens of women have accused top Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault and harassment, women across many in.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 29th, 2017

Gold Star widow breaks her silence, says Trump couldn"t remember husband"s name and said "he knew what he signed up for"

GMA/Twitter The Gold Star widow Myeshia Johnson appeared on "Good Morning America" on Monday. Her husband, Sgt. La David Johnson, was killed in an ambush in Niger early this month. A condolence call President Donald Trump made to Johnson has sparked c.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 23rd, 2017

Mediator: A Long-Delayed Reckoning of the Cost of Silence on Abuse

One reason we’re just hearing about harassment claims against Harvey Weinstein and Bill O’Reilly has to do with nondisclosure agreements signed by the accusers......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytOct 22nd, 2017

From #MeToo to Now What? 7 Actions That Could Actually Help Stop Sexual Harassment

Turn the moment into a movement. A single tweet on Sunday night started what turned out to be monumental week in women’s fight for safety and respect in the workplace. Actress Alyssa Milano used Twitter to .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 20th, 2017

Twitter tightens guidelines amid sex harassment backlash

Twitter has toughened its stance on online sexual harassment and abuse, laying out stronger penalties for misconduct on the social media platform in an email to its Trust and Safety Council seen by Reuters......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersOct 18th, 2017

Twitter toughens guidelines on harassment

Twitter has toughened its stance on online sexual harassment and abuse in an email to its Trust and Safety Council published by Wired. Fred Katayama reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersOct 18th, 2017

Twitter Promises to Toughen Stance on Online Sexual Harassment Amid Harvey Weinstein Scandal

Changes could be coming for hate symbols, too. Twitter has toughened its stance on online sexual harassment and abuse, laying out stronger penalties for misconduct on the social media platform in an email to its Trus.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 18th, 2017

#HowIWillChange: Men of Twitter Pledge to Fight Sexual Harassment and Assault

They want women to know they aren't alone The hashtag #MeToo went viral over the weekend, with thousands of women sharing their stories of sexual harassment and assault on social me.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 17th, 2017

Twitter rolling out new rules after women lead boycott

Twitter CEO announced that the popular social media platform will unveil a stronger set of rules after women led by actress Rose McGowan and others boycotted the platform......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 14th, 2017

Rose McGowan's Twitter account suspended: Women to protest

#WomenBoycottTwitter is trending after actress Rose McGowan’s account was suspended as she tweeted her criticisms of Harvey Weinstein. Nathan Rousseau Smith (@FantasticMrNate) reports.     .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 13th, 2017

Powerful Male Execs Like Harvey Weinstein Are Why Women Like Me Have Shrugged Off Sexual Harassment

But we can't allow money to silence us when we’re victimized. Apparently, once you turn off the lights and the cameras, Hollywood is no different from any other industry that forces women to e.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 12th, 2017