• #MeToo July 11, 2021 2:35 pm

    For Top #MeToo Legal Duo, a Pandemic Year Brings No Pause

    The pandemic hasn’t slowed down two of the most prominent #MeToo attorneys, who say they’re having their busiest year ever

  • DONALD TRUMP July 9, 2019 7:24 am

    US Women's Team Boldly Embraces Off-the-Field Activist Role

    Setting itself apart from other great American sports teams, the U.S. women’s soccer team is embracing a front-line role in social justice causes even as it savors a fourth world championship. The players are now world leaders in the push for gender equity in the workplace, having sued the U.S. Soccer Federation for equal pay and treatment vis-a-vis the men’s...

  • law November 26, 2019 8:20 am

    Governor Scandal Hangs Over Busy Day for Virginia Government

    One of the busiest days on the Virginia legislature’s calendar began under a cloud of suspense Tuesday as Gov. Ralph Northam weighed whether he can continue in the job amid the fallout over a racist photo on his 1984 medical school yearbook page.

  • The Associated Press February 5, 2019 9:48 pm

    Northam Huddles With Staff Amid Calls to Resign

    Embattled Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam met with some of his top administration officials Monday amid calls for him to resign over a racist photo in his 1984 medical school yearbook. The image shows one person in blackface and another in a KKK hood and robe. On Friday, Northam said he was in the image but then denied it a day later.

  • CONGRESS October 24, 2018 7:21 am

    A Year Into #MeToo, What's Next For the Movement?

    By the end of her impassioned speech last week in front of a crowded hotel ballroom, Alyssa Milano was choking back tears. The words “Me Too,” the actress and activist told her audience, would continue to ring out as long as society needed them, “reverberating off every closed door, bouncing off every glass ceiling.” “This movement is not going anywhere,”...

  • DONALD TRUMP September 23, 2018 1:18 pm

    Thursday Hearing for Kavanaugh Accuser Stuck on Last Details

    Plans to hold a high-stakes hearing next week with testimony from Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, teetered with uncertainty Sunday as a Senate panel scrambled to resolve potentially make-or-break details, such as potential witnesses who could corroborate her decades-old sexual assault claim. Sen. Lindsey Graham, a Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee, said lawyers for Ford...

  • DONALD TRUMP September 17, 2018 11:26 pm

    Hearing Sets Up Dramatic Showdown Between Kavanaugh, Accuser

    Republicans on Monday abruptly called Brett Kavanaugh and the woman accusing him of sexual assault decades ago to testify publicly next week, grudgingly setting up a dramatic showdown they hoped would prevent the allegation from sinking his nomination to the Supreme Court. Senate leaders announced the move under pressure from fellow Republicans who wanted a fuller, open examination of the...

  • CEO March 31, 2018 6:33 pm

    6 Months of #MeToo: Hopes Are High for Lasting Impact

    Six months after bursting into the spotlight, the #MeToo movement has toppled scores of men from prominent positions and fueled a national conversation about workplace sexual harassment. There is also ample evidence that the movement has some staying power that will make it a force six months from now and beyond as lawmakers across the nation enact an array of...

  • Attorney March 19, 2018 11:29 pm

    Ex-Employee Sues Celebrity Chef, Claiming Sexual Harassment

    A woman who was formerly employed as a manager by celebrity chef Mike Isabella sued him and his business partners Monday alleging sexual harassment. Isabella denied the allegations. Chloe Caras is seeking an unspecified amount for pain and suffering, back pay and punitive damages. Isabella, who competed on the cooking reality shows “Top Chef” and “Top Chef: All-Stars,” has about...

  • CEO March 19, 2018 1:18 pm

    #MeToo Movement Starting to Show Generational Divides

    Where there has been solidarity and safety in numbers in the #MeToo movement, there is now also an increasingly apparent generational divide. And it’s not just among women. Compared to their elders, younger women are seen as generally more willing to speak out about being sexually harassed, and bring a new set of expectations to their sexual relationships. There are...

  • Atlanta December 1, 2017 7:55 pm

    Quick Firing Not an Option in Political Sex-Misconduct Cases

    When sexual misconduct allegations surface in the private sector, a boss can say, “You’re fired” — as Matt Lauer, Charlie Rose and others can attest. In the political world, it’s never that simple....
    Rep. John Conyers has refused to step down even after House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi urged the veteran Democrat from Detroit to do so. Democratic Sen. Al Franken...

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