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After Weinstein Scandal, a Plan to Protect Models

The Harvey Weinstein news has spurred an outcry on sexual harassment from women far from Hollywood. Now some of that outrage is taking a new shape, beyond the repeated revelations, and has begun to influence the legal system. On Monday, New York State Assemblywoman Nily Rozic, a Democrat from Queens, announced she would introduce an amendment to the state’s current anti-discrimination laws. If passed, it would extend certain protection to models, putting designers, photographers and retailers (among others) on notice that they would be liable for abuses experienced on their…

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How men can help after Weinstein and #MeToo

It’s been more than two weeks since the “open secret” about Harvey Weinstein landed in The New York Times and then the New Yorker and then just about every media outlet in the country. Two exhausting weeks for women. We’ve been publicly sharing our experiences of harassment or assault – some of us for the first time – using the #MeToo hashtag. Privately, we’ve been communicating with other women in our industries, comparing names of men to watch out for. Play VideoDon’t Play Up Next Man training with Log Play…

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Lupita Nyong'o accuses Harvey Weinstein of harassment

Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o has accused movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of harassment. She spoke out in a New York Times article, saying she was lured to his room under false pretences. He then said that he wanted to give her a massage, she claimed, saying she initially thought he was joking. Weinstein faces allegations of sexual misconduct and assault from dozens of women. He has “unequivocally” denied having “non-consensual sex”. Tarantino knew about Weinstein’s alleged misconduct No way back for Weinstein, says Tom Hanks Nyong’o, who won a best supporting…

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Harvey Weinstein: Tarantino knew about film mogul's alleged misconduct

US film director Quentin Tarantino has admitted knowing for years about movie mogul Harvey Weinstein’s alleged misconduct toward women. “I knew enough to do more than I did,” Tarantino told the New York Times. His comments come as Los Angeles police are investigating Weinstein over a suspected sexual assault in 2013. He already faces allegations of sexual misconduct and assault from dozens of women. He has “unequivocally” denied having “non-consensual sex”. “There was more to it than just the normal rumours, the normal gossip. It wasn’t second-hand. I knew he…

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Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o details several painful encounters with Harvey Weinstein

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Lupita Nyong’o has come forward about her encounters with Harvey Weinstein in an op-ed in the New York Times, writing that not only did Weinstein attempt to ply her with alcohol when she met with him at a restaurant, but after they moved the meeting to his home to watch a film screening, tried to give her a massage. At a later meeting, the Oscar-winning actress wrote Weinstein propositioned her in a hotel restaurant. Entertainment –

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Tom Hanks says no way back for Harvey Weinstein

Film star Tom Hanks has said there is no way back for movie mogul Harvey Weinstein following allegations of sexual misconduct and assault. “We’re at a watershed moment, this is a sea change,” Hanks told the BBC. “His last name will become a noun and a verb. It will become an identifying moniker for a state of being for which there was a before and an after.” Mr Weinstein “unequivocally denies” allegations of sexual assault, harassment and rape. “Everybody has stories about some aspect of the ‘casting couch’,” Hanks said….

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