#MeToo movement

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'Readers want the victims’ stories': the writers exposing sexual abuse in France
France’s response to #MeToo was unenthusiastic but its attitude towards sex is coming under increasing scrutiny in a wave of memoirs alleging abuse

Fleur Macdonald

25, Feb, 2021 @4:46 PM

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'People think it’s some weird rite of passage': standing up to sexual harassment in comedy
Live comedy’s lack of regulation has enabled sexist and predatory behaviour but a group of female standups have ambitious plans to overhaul the industry

Rachael Healy

22, Feb, 2021 @11:16 AM

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The way Britney’s life was consumed holds a mirror to our own
Britney Spears may have been hounded for years by the media, but it’s only now that we can evaluate what that really says about us, says Eva Wiseman

Eva Wiseman

21, Feb, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Indian ex-minister loses #MeToo defamation case
Priya Ramani cleared of defamation over sexual assault accusation against Mobashar Jawed Akbar

Hannah Ellis-Petersen in Delhi

17, Feb, 2021 @4:53 PM

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'A very dangerous epoch': historians try to make sense of Covid
Experts say it is not just the pandemic that makes these feel like unusually significant times

Esther Addley

13, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Was Marilyn Manson hiding abusive behaviour in plain sight? | Barbara Ellen
For too long, the music industry has passed off misogyny, and worse, as rock ‘n’ roll excess, just part of the backdrop

Barbara Ellen

06, Feb, 2021 @6:00 PM

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What Promising Young Woman gets right about sexual assault | Emma Brockes
The furore about Carey Mulligan’s ‘hotness’ speaks to the heart of the film, says Guardian columnist Emma Brockes

Emma Brockes

05, Feb, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Sex scene coaches could stir up difficult memories for female actors
Intimacy coordinators are catching on in film and TV, but one says it’s female directors and actors who can be uneasy about the role

Alex Mistlin

02, Feb, 2021 @12:01 AM

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'They said I wasn't hot enough': Carey Mulligan hits out again at magazine review
Variety review of black comedy Promising Young Woman prompts actor to speak out on industry’s institutionalised sexism

Catherine Shoard

28, Jan, 2021 @10:52 AM

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Nora Roberts speaks out after attacks on casting of Alyssa Milano in adaptation
The bestselling novelist says she is ‘sincerely appalled’ by some readers’ anger at news that the #MeToo activist will star in a Netflix adaptation of Brazen Virtue

Alison Flood

27, Jan, 2021 @2:10 PM

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Vive l'indifférence! Netflix's Room 2806 exposes France's #MeToo apathy
Centred on a sex-assault case involving former French presidential hopeful Dominique Strauss-Kahn, this docuseries reveals worryingly outdated attitudes

Amelia Gentleman

15, Jan, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Denmark launches children's TV show about man with giant penis
Critics condemn idea of animated series about a man who cannot control his penis, but others have backed it

Helen Russell in Jutland

06, Jan, 2021 @11:43 AM

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