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'It was like tending to a disgusting baby': life as a Harvey Weinstein employee
Weinstein with former assistant Zelda Perkins at Cannes in 1998. Photograph: courtesy of Zelda Perkins ‘He was a manipulative bully. He would mimic people when…
3 days ago
Nolte: Media Accused of Ignoring Flaws in Harvey Weinstein Accusers' Allegations
The far-left Nation is accusing the establishment media of ignoring the myriad of flaws and contradictions in the criminal case against disgraced Hollywood…
3 days ago
Why Harvey Weinstein Might Walk
Harvey Weinstein arrives at a Manhattan courthouse as jury deliberations continue in his rape trial. (Seth Wenig / AP Photo) “ I don’t think anyone is prepared…
3 days ago
As Weinstein verdict comes in, what has #MeToo wrought?
Weinstein was hauled before a Manhattan court last month , to answer a multitude of charges of rape and sexual assault. Over 100 women have gone on record…
5 days ago
'Until I met my debt mentor, I couldn't always feed my kids'
When her oldest daughter left home, Audie had to go part-time in order to be there for her two younger children after school. Previously, she'd made ends meet…
5 days ago
Who We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About Weinstein
Annabella Sciorra in “Jungle Fever.” Credit... 40 Acres & a Mule Filmworks Skip to contentSkip to site index Critic’s Notebook After Annabella Sciorra told her…
5 days ago
How To Take Smart Notes With Org-mode · Jethro Kuan
While writing the documentation for Org-roam, it occurred to me that Ihave a lot to say that doesn’t truly belong in the documentation. Iwrote Org-roam because…
5 days ago
Why I am Not Impressed With Modern Africa
Dynast Amir at The Grand Mosque of Djenne The first time I stepped foot into Africa was December of 2011. Prior to that, I was actually planning on enjoying a…
5 days ago
Did the Early Internet Activists Blow It?
Photo illustration by Natalie Matthews-Ramo/Slate. Photos by Devonyu/iStock/Getty Images Plus, OnstOn/iStock/Getty Images Plus and Apple. This article is part…
5 days ago
'Prostitution is seen as a leisure activity here': tackling Spain's sex traffickers | Annie Kelly
Anti-trafficking police officers speak to a woman in Colonia Marconi, Madrid. All photographs: Ofelia de Pablo and Javier Zurita/The Guardian O n a sunny…
7 days ago
Unbelievable: Why nobody believed this 18-year-old had been raped
Netflix's Unbelievable tells the true story of how a young woman recanted her account of rape after being disbelieved, only for her sexual assault to be…
10 days ago
Almost No One Is Falsely Accused of Rape
Chuck Grassley and Orrin Hatch listen to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh during Senate hearings. Photo: Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call,Inc. Much mention has…
10 days ago
Women 'lie about sexual past'
Women lie when it comes to discussing their sex lives to stop themselves from being seen as promiscuous, according to research. The study answers a conundrum…
10 days ago
Woman jailed for 10 years for making series of false rape claims
Jemma Beale, 25, was branded ‘manipulative’ by the sentencing judge.Photograph: Metropolitan Police/PA A woman who made a series of false rape claims and sexual…
10 days ago
Yes, Sometimes Women Lie About Rape
False accusations of rape are rare, but we should stop pretending they don’t exist. Photo by Stokkete/Thinkstock In the emotionally charged conversation about…
10 days ago
Why are some so keen to believe women lie about rape? | Coffee House
Julie Bindel 8 January 2020 12:00 PM 8 January 2020 12:00 PM Share Are women inherently dishonest? We must be, particularly when accusing men of rape. This is…
10 days ago
Women Don't 'Cry Rape'
Skip to content News » Best Countries Home Overall Rankings Rankings Index Countries Index Data Explorer News Resources Methodology FAQ Download 2020 Rankings…
10 days ago
12 Women Who Lied About Being Raped And Why They Did It
Two sensational rape stories in the media have brought to light the question of false allegations, prompting many to wonder just why a woman would lie about…
10 days ago
Reddit’s Female Dating Strategy offers women advice — and a strict rulebook for how to act
A woman recently went to Reddit for advice : her fiancé had financially ruined her due to a gambling addiction, and she wasn’t sure what to do. Members of…
10 days ago
You Should Be Eating More Canned Fish
W henever I bring up my love of canned fish, my friends and colleagues morph into picky children. Canned seafood has a bad reputation in the United States, and…
13 days ago
Will Spotify Ruin Podcasting?
Hi, Welcome to BIG, a newsletter about the politics of monopoly. If you’d like to sign up, you can do so here . Or just read on… Today I’m going to write about…
13 days ago
Sing a song of sex work – why no one needs a Pretty Woman musical | Suzanne Moore
Sanitising sex work ... Richard Gere and Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman.Photograph: Allstar/Touchstone/Sportsphoto Ltd I covered the Cannes film festival once…
14 days ago
Kelly Catlin journal: Trying to balance grad school and pro racing – VeloNews.com
LATEST STORIES Tech Podcast: The Keeper 2020 is all about gravel and e-bikes and smart-bikes and materials and versatility Bernal, Alaphilippe to start Tour…
14 days ago
Inside Kelly Catlin's amazing rise and tragic fall – VeloNews.com
LATEST STORIES Tech Podcast: The Keeper 2020 is all about gravel and e-bikes and smart-bikes and materials and versatility Bernal, Alaphilippe to start Tour…
14 days ago
Matt Damon and Russell Crowe helped kill earlier New York Times expose about Harvey Weinstein, writer says
Oscar winners Matt Damon (L) and Ben Affleck hold the awards they won for best original screenplay for the film “Good Will Hunting” a 1997 executive produced by…
14 days ago
No One Can Explain Why Planes Stay in the Air
In December 2003, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the first flight of the Wright brothers, the New York Times ran a story entitled “Staying Aloft; What…
15 days ago
Opinion | I Don’t Want to Be the Strong Female Lead
Credit... Hokyoung Kim Skip to contentSkip to site index Opinion I Don’t Want to Be the Strong Female Lead In pop culture, women are often objectified and…
15 days ago
Lesbian flings, prostitution & abuse lies: Oprah’s ‘hidden’ life
Oprah Winfrey — who built a billion-dollar empire persuading everyone from celebs to average Joes to reveal the truth about themselves — is a big phony when it…
17 days ago
‘Uncomfortable’ White Women & What’s Hiding In Plain Sight
“Uncomfortable.” This was the word that stood out to me upon reading the slew of comments in a local community Facebook thread on Super Bowl night in my mostly…
17 days ago
How Afrobeats Helped Pave The Diaspora's Road Back Home
Unbothered UK is a community celebrating everything it means to be a black British woman today. As our sisters in America mark Black History Month this…
19 days ago
Radical feminists attempting to BAN sport chat in the workplace will isolate, not include women
Leadership expert and apparent oracle on all female interests, Ann Francke, head of the Chartered Management Institute, claims “unchecked” workplace…
20 days ago
Why Men Think Plant-Based Meat Will Turn Them Into Women | Scribd
Burger King’s inaugural commercial for the Impossible Whopper, the plant-based burger it launched internationally in November, is dominated by burly men biting…
20 days ago
Greta Is Our MLK. That's Not Necessarily a Good Thing. - Wrong Kind of Green
Above: Arnold Schwarzenegger and Greta Thunberg in Austria, May 2019 I n September of last year, a young girl stood in a Washington DC congressional building to…
21 days ago
The Women's March has gotten much smaller. That's partly by design.
An estimated 100,000 people attended the Women's March in Washington, DC, on January 19th, 2019. Jose Luis Magana/AP Three years ago, nearly half a million…
21 days ago
Unstoppable
A film by Matthew Underwood on the life of the extraordinarily tough, talented and inspirational Mike Mitchell.
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26 days ago
Matthew Underwood, Film-maker
Matthew honed his filmmaking craft in the eclectic Nashville music scene, curating work with a strong narrative focus. He has since collaborated with brands such as Facebook, AT&T, Rolling Stone, and Evan Williams Bourbon. Alongside music videos and commercials, Matthew has continued to develop both narrative and documentary projects. His work has taken him to over a dozen countries and across the entire United States. This global experience has informed his craft, leading him to intentionally pursue stories that introduce him to new people and cultures, both near and far. Matthew believes deeply in the power of stories and their ability to enlighten, to inspire, and to create empathy.
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26 days ago
The case against an upskirting law
Earlier this month, the Crown Prosecution Service announced that 47 rape and serious sexual assault cases were to be stopped because vital evidence had been…
4 weeks ago
Nell Cox, Film Director
Director of AT&T's "Operator" (1969), "A to B" of the same year and the pilot for "Ghostwriter".
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5 weeks ago
I’m not 50, but it’s a relief to be invisible to men like Yann Moix
Un cochon sexiste? Yann Moix.Photograph: Foc Kan/Getty Images I ’m writing this standing up in an Apple store in New York, here in the city for 24 hours without…
5 weeks ago
The Narcissistic Injury of Middle Age
Oliver Herford ( Phenomenal Fauna /Library of Congress) “I feel invisible.” I often hear variations on that statement from people who are middle-aged or older,…
5 weeks ago
Is the Rolf Harris conviction safe
We should all now be very worried, in fact seriously worried – If these rich and famous celebrities can be criminally convicted and sent to prison on no more…
5 weeks ago
Jodi Arias: A Look Back at the Murder That Landed the "Sex-Crazed" Photographer in Jail
When Travis Alexander broke up with his girlfriend, Jodi Arias, he reportedly told friends, "Don't be surprised if one of these Sundays, I don't show up and you…
5 weeks ago
The older I get, the more shocked I am at how middle-aged women are screwed over
We’re often told that being a middle-aged woman is great. You might become invisible, but that just means you no longer have to give a fuck about anything. You…
5 weeks ago
Middle-Aged Women and the Men Who Disdain Them | Dame Magazine
The picture is of a middle-aged white man, slightly grizzled, not terrible-looking, peering out at the viewer with a quizzical, slightly combative squint.…
5 weeks ago
I'm Middle-Aged, A Woman, And Invisible | Ravishly
I didn’t realize how much I valued my sexual attractiveness until it was “gone.” I’ve been mentoring a young woman in my industry (marketing and content…
5 weeks ago
Young men giving up on marriage: ‘Women aren’t women anymore’
Fewer young men in the US want to get married than ever, while the desire for marriage is rising among young women, according to the Pew Research Center. Pew…
5 weeks ago
I’m 47 and my love life is better than ever!
Melanie Notkin goes on several dates a week and enjoys them all — even if they don’t result in serious relationships. Photographer: Tamara Beckwith/NY Post;…
5 weeks ago
Silicon Valley Abandons the Culture That Made It the Envy of the World
Peter Macdiarmid / Somerset House / Getty For decades, whole regions, nations even, have tried to model themselves on a particular ideal of innovation, the…
5 weeks ago
Why Japan is so successful at returning lost property
F For most, losing a wallet or purse is more than an inconvenience. While smartphones now let us make contactless payments, hold our travel cards and help us to…
5 weeks ago
I went to see a movie, and instead I saw the future
A few days ago my wife and I went to see Uncut Gems at a Regal theater in Chicago. We booked our ticket online, reserved our seats, showed up 15 minutes ahead…
5 weeks ago
November 2019 – GHGGuru Blog
By Frank Mitloehner Millions of people grapple with the effect their lifestyle choices have on climate change, often leading them to draw comparisons between…
5 weeks ago
The Breaking Point: Why Do Women Initiate Divorce More Than Men?
A recent study by the American Sociological Association found that women initiate two thirds of all divorces, a staggering 69% to be exact. An even higher rate…
6 weeks ago
Women Initiate Divorce Much More Than Men, Here's Why
Douglas LaBier Ph.D. The New Resilience Divorce Wives report more dissatisfaction with their marriages than their husbands. Posted Aug 28, 2015 THE BASICS How…
6 weeks ago
How Ghana's historic homecoming is changing Africa
Your Privacy Your Privacy When you visit our website, we may store or retrieve information on your browser, mostly in the form of cookies. This information…
6 weeks ago
The MTA Is Going After an Etsy Artist Over a New York Subway Map It Didn’t Make
On Tuesday afternoon, Jake Berman got an email from Etsy informing him that one of his listings had been removed from its website for copyright infringement.…
6 weeks ago
Lab-grown food is about to destroy farming – and save the planet | George Monbiot
Illustration: Matt Kenyon I t sounds like a miracle, but no great technological leaps were required. In a commercial lab on the outskirts of Helsinki, I watched…
6 weeks ago
The Man Who’s Spending $1 Billion to Own Every Pop Song
Top highlight Merck Mercuriadis at his home in London. Photography: Sandra Seaton Music mogul Merck Mercuriadis raised hundreds of millions of dollars to buy…
6 weeks ago
Opinion | Black Britons Know Why Meghan Markle Wants Out
Black Britons Know Why Meghan Markle Wants Out It’s the racism. Ms. Hirsch is the author of “Brit(ish): On Race, Identity and Belonging.” Meghan, Duchess of…
6 weeks ago
Feminist Writer Germaine Greer Predicts Meghan Markle Will ‘Bolt’ From Harry
Germaine Greer and Meghan Markle. Photo: Dave Benett/Getty Images/Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images The much-anticipated wedding of Prince Harry (fifth in line to…
6 weeks ago
25-Year-Old Nigerian Inventor Releases First Nigerian Made Fiber Sports Car | The African Exponent.
The untamed technological ambitions of the young creatives and inventors all across Africa is an attestation of a generation that is hungry to deliver…
6 weeks ago
The fading use of indigenous languages in African households
Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was one of the speakers at the 7th Annual International Igbo Conference this year. The one day conference discussed…
6 weeks ago
Liverpool’s 30-year boycott of The Sun is one of the most successful of all time
19th July 2018 Many, if not most, visitors arrive into Liverpool by train. As you exit Liverpool Lime Street, like most stations, you come face to face with a…
7 weeks ago
Monthly Review | Black Feminism and the Combahee River Collective
Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor is the author of From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation (Haymarket Books, 2016) and the editor of How We Get Free—Black Feminism and…
7 weeks ago
Killing Sulaimani- How The Butcher of the People Became an Anti-Imperialist Hero - Hawzhin Azeez
Facebook Twitter Tumblr Reddit Share We live in a world where we often forget that multiple truths can co-exist at the same time. In an era of media…
7 weeks ago
Lies, the Bethlehem Doctrine, and the Illegal Murder of Soleimani - Craig Murray
In one of the series of blatant lies the USA has told to justify the assassination of Soleimani, Mike Pompeo said that Soleimani was killed because he was…
7 weeks ago
Mansplaining convention coming to Orlando promises to 'Make Women Great Again'
Search Articles Search Locations Search Events Blogs Bloggytown by comment Screenshot via 21 Studios/YouTube Organizers say it is "destined to be the…
7 weeks ago
Understanding ADOS: The Movement to Hijack Black Identity and Weaken Black Unity
-CLICK TO DOWNLOAD PDF VERSION- By Jessica Ann Mitchell Aiwuyor January 2, 2020 Introduction: The term “American Descendants of Slavery” (ADOS) was created in…
7 weeks ago
How White Feminists Oppress Black Women: When Feminism Functions as White Supremacy
Share 4K 4K Shares Author Recent Posts Monnica T. Williams, Ph.D., ABPP Monnica T. Williams, Ph.D., ABPP, is a board-certified clinical psychologist and…
7 weeks ago
Why people are not ready for bitcoin?
Why people are not ready for Bitcoin? Bitcoin is far from mass adoption. Photo by Niels Steeman on Unsplash If we ask “why”, we will get all the same answers:…
7 weeks ago
Bitcoin is the greatest scam in history
Artyom Geodakyan / TASS via Getty Images This story is part of a group of stories called Uncovering and explaining how our digital world is changing — and…
7 weeks ago
2019 Person of the year: A friend of our mind | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News
Dr. Arikana Chinombori Quao Africa’s story, of colonization, subjugation, dehumanization, want misery, poverty, neo-colonisation, wars, bad leadership and all…
7 weeks ago
Why do so many women have rape fantasies?
Share this article via facebook Share this with Share this article via email Share this article via messenger Share this article via sms Share this article via…
7 weeks ago
The Uncomfortable Truth about Rape
The this article was written by Sydney Watson Rape has always been an inevitable talking point of feminism. In fact, any time I have immersed myself in feminist…
7 weeks ago
Study Reveals Female Rape Victims Enjoyed the Experience
Editorial note: among the thousands of articles published over the years of AVfM’s existence, a tiny handful are cited over and over again by dishonest critics…
7 weeks ago
Let's Not All Freak Out About Carrie Fisher's Autopsy
C arrie Fisher’s autopsy has revealed the beloved actress and writer had traces of cocaine and other illegal drugs in her body when she died. And while this…
7 weeks ago
Vanity Presses and Self-Publishing Today: What You Need to Know
"Vanity publishing" or "subsidy publishing" describes an arrangement by which a publisher (a "vanity press" or "subsidy publisher") creates bound copies of…
8 weeks ago
Briton found guilty of making false claim of rape in Ayia Napa
A British woman is escorted outside the courthouse after a custody hearing in Paralimni, Cyprus last July.Photograph: Katia Christodoulou/EPA A British woman…
8 weeks ago
Strobist: Ray Flash vs. Orbis vs. AlienBees ABR800 Review, Pt. 1
Ray Flash vs. Orbis vs. AlienBees ABR800 Review, Pt. 1 Ring light has, for me, gone from a curiosity to what I consider to be an essential part of my lighting…
8 weeks ago
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