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#MeToo: What Happened to the Accused? #MeToo: What Happened to the Accused?

Last October, Jezebel began a post to keep track of the men who had been accused of sexual misconduct. The men who have been publicly accused of rape, harassment, sexual assault by victims who, until #MeToo, would have gone ignored. We quickly realized that there were simply too many to keep track of and abandoned the…

A Miami Uber Driver Raped a Passenger, Called It a Job 'Perk' A Miami Uber Driver Raped a Passenger, Called It a Job 'Perk'

A 26-year-old Miami woman was allegedly raped over Labor Day weekend in 2017 by her Uber driver.

A Conversation About Repair  A Conversation About Repair 

It has been a year, or in some cases less, but they are back: Louis CK, Jian Ghomeshi, John Hockenberry, and other men who left their jobs or retreated from public view following allegations (and outright admissions) of sexual abuse and harassment.

The Latest Bad Kavanaugh-Related Take: Bring Back Prohibition  The Latest Bad Kavanaugh-Related Take: Bring Back Prohibition 

As we all collectively drown in an ocean of bad takes in the wake of Brett Kavanaugh’s sexual assault allegations, here’s a real innovative one: a guy thinks we should bring back the temperance movement.

A Woman in Missouri Was Raped Hours After Attending a #MeToo Rally A Woman in Missouri Was Raped Hours After Attending a #MeToo Rally

A Missouri woman was raped just hours after attending a #MeToo rally at Park Central Square in Springfield, MO on Saturday, the Springfield News-Leader reports.

Mourning for the Void  Mourning for the Void 

Last December, a former Def Jam music executive named Drew Dixon told The New York Times that Russell Simmons raped her in 1995 after a period of aggressive sexual harassment at work. At the time of the alleged assault, Dixon was just 24, with successful projects under her belt and a platinum record. But even though…

Melania Trump Says Women Accusing Men of Sexual Assault Must 'Show the Evidence' Melania Trump Says Women Accusing Men of Sexual Assault Must 'Show the Evidence'

First Lady Melania Trump says she supports survivors of sexual assault and thinks they “need to be heard,” but also asserts that they must have “really hard evidence” to support their accusations.

Tina Turner Describes Abusive and Brutal Sexual Relationship With Ike Turner in New Memoir Tina Turner Describes Abusive and Brutal Sexual Relationship With Ike Turner in New Memoir

The Daily Mail has acquired a harrowing excerpt from Tina Turner’s upcoming memoir, My Love Story, in which the singer details an abusive sexual relationship with her late ex-husband, Ike Turner. She writes that she didn’t want to marry him, even in 1962, but with four children between them she “didn’t have much…

Tarana Burke on Me Too, 12 Years and 1 Year Later: 'Keep Your Head Down, Keep Moving Forward'  Tarana Burke on Me Too, 12 Years and 1 Year Later: 'Keep Your Head Down, Keep Moving Forward' 

In a Senate floor speech announcing her support for now-Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, Maine Republican Susan Collins applauded the “#MeToo movement” as “needed” and “long overdue.” She then proceeded to hand a lifetime appointment to a man accused of sexual assault and harassment by multiple women. According…

Republicans Want to Turn November Into a Referendum on Victims  Republicans Want to Turn November Into a Referendum on Victims 

In the wake of Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing, mockery of sexual assault victims seems to have become a Republican talking point: Donald Trump openly mocked Dr. Christine Blasey Ford at a rally, his son mocked a then-anonymous Ford with an Instagram post, and other Republican officials and candidates have been…

Mazie Hirono Says Susan Collins Can't Have It Both Ways on Christine Blasey Ford and #MeToo: 'What Is That?' Mazie Hirono Says Susan Collins Can't Have It Both Ways on Christine Blasey Ford and #MeToo: 'What Is That?'

Senator Mazie Hirono, Hawaii Democrat and voice of reason amidst the madness, found Senator Susan Collins’s response to Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony “insulting.”

Start Your Monday With These Angry Letters to the Editor Over Jian Ghomeshi's Comeback Essay Start Your Monday With These Angry Letters to the Editor Over Jian Ghomeshi's Comeback Essay

After Jian Ghomeshi published a cover story in the New York Review of Books October issue, which was awful not just in terms of its weepy, disingenuous plea for forgiveness and dual victimization but also because of its terrible writing, the NYRB had a serious mess to clean up. Editor Ian Buruma was fired as a result…

Thank Native Women for Sen. Murkowski's Vote Against Kavanaugh Thank Native Women for Sen. Murkowski's Vote Against Kavanaugh

Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, one of the key swing votes in Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation, has broken with her party and says she will vote against confirming Kavanaugh.

Well This Is a Truly Deranged Ad From 'Moms for Kavanaugh' 

Here’s a not at all extremely intense or insane ad put out by an organization called Catholic Vote in support of Brett Kavanaugh.

North Carolina GOP Official Shares Fake Photo of Christine Blasey Ford, Says She Wasn't a Hot Teen North Carolina GOP Official Shares Fake Photo of Christine Blasey Ford, Says She Wasn't a Hot Teen

A North Carolina official is the latest, and perhaps grossest, example of the Republican party’s desire to mock sexual assault survivors.

The FBI Finished Its Kavanaugh Investigation and Republicans Are Ready to Ram Through His Confirmation The FBI Finished Its Kavanaugh Investigation and Republicans Are Ready to Ram Through His Confirmation

The FBI completed its investigation into sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, and now Republicans are ready to rush the fuck through his confirmation.

Study Confirms That Sexual Abuse and Harassment Cause Dangerous Health Side Effects Study Confirms That Sexual Abuse and Harassment Cause Dangerous Health Side Effects

Boys will be boys, and women will forever be changed, mentally and physically, by the harmful side effects of sexual abuse and harassment.

Senate Republicans Reach a New, Wholly Unsurprising Low Senate Republicans Reach a New, Wholly Unsurprising Low

On Tuesday, Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee, ever eager to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to a lifetime appointment on the Supreme Court, released a statement filled with lurid personal details from a man who says he is the former boyfriend of Julie Swetnick, the third woman who has publicly come forward…

9 Women Arrested After Staging Anti-Kavanaugh Protest at Joe Manchin's Campaign Office 9 Women Arrested After Staging Anti-Kavanaugh Protest at Joe Manchin's Campaign Office

Nine women in West Virginia were arrested early Tuesday morning after staging a daylong sit-in at Democratic Senator Joe Manchin’s campaign office. The protesters were demanding Manchin vote “no” on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, who has been accused of sexual assault and misconduct by three women.

West Virginia Women Are Occupying Joe Manchin's Office, Demanding a 'No' Vote on Brett Kavanaugh West Virginia Women Are Occupying Joe Manchin's Office, Demanding a 'No' Vote on Brett Kavanaugh

A group of women are occupying the campaign office of West Virginia Democrat Joe Manchin, demanding the senator vote against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

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