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What the Gretchen Fullido complaint tells us about sexual harassment

Oct 20, 2018 - 6:05 PM

Power imbalance is a key issue in any sexual harassment complaint, says an expert

Ateneo students file sexual harassment case vs professor

Oct 15, 2018 - 9:25 PM

Complaints from several students will now be part of official investigations conducted by the university

CASE FILED. A formal case composed of testimonies of sexual harassment is filed vs a longtime male professor. Photo by Sofia Tomacruz/Rappler

Pope defrocks 2 Chilean bishops for sex abuse of minors

Oct 13, 2018 - 7:47 PM

(3rd UPDATE) A total of 167 bishops, priests, and lay members of the church are now under investigation for sexual crimes committed in the South American country since 1960

VISIT. Chile's President Sebastian Pinera (2L) and his wife Cecilia Morel (R) exchange gifts with Pope Francis (2R) during a private audience at the Vatican on October 13, 2018. Photo by Alessandro Bianchi/POOL/AFP

House approves bill on stiffer penalties vs sexual harassment on 2nd reading

Oct 09, 2018 - 6:33 PM

House Bill 8244 also seeks to expand the definition of sexual harassment in the office, schools, and training institutions

NO TO SEXUAL HARASSMENT. Lawmakers seek to increase penalties for sexual harassment in the workplace and schools.

#MeToo in Europe: New laws on consent and catcalling

Oct 07, 2018 - 4:00 AM

Here is a look at how 5 countries in Europe are affected by the #MeToo movement

LAWS. There are new laws on consent and catcalling in 5 countries in Europe. Rappler file photo

Lawyer says text messages in Gretchen Fullido complaint taken out of context

Oct 06, 2018 - 7:36 PM

Lawyer Evalyn Ursua says the story behind Fullido's 'baseless charge of sexual harassment' is a complex one, and involves 'personal, professional, and political matters'

'BASELESS.' Lawyer Evalyn Ursua defends her clients against a sexual harassment complaint filed by reporter Gretchen Fullido. Rappler screenshot

Ces Drilon says Gretchen Fullido's allegations against her 'unthinkable'

Oct 06, 2018 - 3:02 PM

'As a victim of sexual harassment once before, it is unthinkable for me to say what Gretchen Fullido alleges I did,' the ABS-CBN executive says

CES DRILON. The ABS-CBN executive faces libel complaints from reporter Gretchen Fullido. Screenshot from Instagram.com/cesdrilon

Gretchen Fullido files sexual harassment, libel complaints against ABS-CBN execs

Oct 05, 2018 - 8:53 PM

The entertainment reporter accuses two executives of sending her text messages with sexual innuendos and requesting sexual favors

GRETCHEN FULLIDO. The entertainment reporter, pictured here at the 2014 Star Magic Ball, files criminal cases against her colleagues at ABS–CBN. File photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

Ateneo starts probe of professor accused of sexual harassment

Oct 04, 2018 - 8:54 PM

The matter, brought up by the student council, has been elevated to the Ateneo de Manila University’s official investigating body, says Loyola Schools Vice President Maria Vilches

Ateneo professor faces sexual harassment complaint

Oct 04, 2018 - 2:22 PM

(UPDATED) 'We commit to protecting our students and lobbying for their safety and dignity,' says the university's student council

MISCONDUCT. The Ateneo Student Council is gathering testimonies from students as evidence in a case to be filed against a university professor for alleged sexual harassment. File photo by Katerina Francisco/Rappler

Court sentences Egypt activist who slammed sexual harassment

Sep 30, 2018 - 1:30 AM

Amnesty International denounces the 'disgraceful' verdict against Amal Fathi who, it says, is sentenced 'simply for her courage to speak out against sexual harassment'

Paris prosecutors hunting man in viral video who assaulted woman

Aug 04, 2018 - 2:30 PM

Marie Laguerre posts a video on Facebook of man punching her in broad daylight outside a cafe after she angrily responded to his sexual harassment

French woman Marie Laguerre who posted online a video in which she is seen being hit by a man in the street, poses for pictures on August 1, 2018, in Paris. Paris prosecutors have opened an inquiry after a young woman posted a shocking video of a man punching her in broad daylight outside a cafe after she angrily responded to his sexual harassment, legal sources said on July 30, 2018. Marie Laguerre, a 22-year-old student, wrote on Facebook last week that she was returning home when the man started making lewd comments -- "not the first time it had happened to me that day".  / AFP PHOTO / ALAIN JOCARD

Harvey Weinstein seeks to toss sex crimes case over 'warm' emails

Aug 04, 2018 - 10:29 AM

Harvey Weinstein's lawyer discloses emails from his alleged rape victim, in which she said 'I love you'

(FILES) In this file photo taken on June 05, 2018 (FILES) In this file photo taken on June 5, 2018 Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein enters Manhattan criminal court in New York.  Harvey Weinstein's defense lawyer on Friday, August 3, 2018, demanded that a New York court dismiss the sex crimes charges against him, explosively disclosing "warm" emails between the disgraced Hollywood tycoon and his alleged rape victim, in which she said "I love you." / AFP PHOTO / EDUARDO MUNOZ ALVAREZ

Canada woman breaks silence on PM groping allegation

Jul 07, 2018 - 3:16 PM

'I issue this statement reluctantly, in response to mounting media pressure to confirm that I was the reporter who was the subject of the Open Eyes editorial, published in the Creston Valley Advance in August of 2000,' Rose Knight says in a statement.

HEAD OF STATE. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses a press conference at the conclusion of the G7 summit in La Malbaie, Quebec, June 9, 2018. Photo by Lars Harberg / AFP

Antonio Banderas: Salma Hayek stayed mum on abuse 'to protect us' from Harvey Weinstein

Jun 10, 2018 - 11:43 AM

The actor says he personally called up the Mexican actress after learning of the pain she went through against the movie producer

PICASSO. Antonio Banderas attends the 'Genius: Picasso' premiere during the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival at BMCC Tribeca PAC on April 20, 2018 in New York City.  Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival/AFP

8 women accuse Morgan Freeman of inappropriate behavior, harassment

May 25, 2018 - 1:02 AM

(UPDATED) The CNN investigation was triggered by harassment experienced by one of its entertainment reporters at a press junket

INAPPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR. Actor Morgan Freeman  is facing sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior from women multiple women. File photo  by Frederic J. Brown/ AFP

Lewd gov't official verbally harasses reporter

May 20, 2018 - 8:45 PM

The government official also has a habit of pausing in the middle of press briefings to 'compliment' female reporters

Power in Her Story: Women publishing books for women

May 19, 2018 - 4:27 PM

Power in Her Story, a women-centered publishing house, releases its first book. 'I Love my Body,' to teach kids that they own their body. It is written by women's rights advocate Nikki Luna and illustrated by Julienne Dadivas

How a Pasig village allows catcalling, harassment

May 06, 2018 - 3:15 PM

The Kawilihan Village board of directors is taking a soft stance on catcalling incidents inside the subdivision

CATCALLING. A Pasig village allows catcallers to go scot-free.

No Nobel Literature Prize after #MeToo turmoil

May 04, 2018 - 11:54 PM

For the first time in almost 70 years there will be no Nobel Literature Prize this year

NO WINNER. Anders Olsson, the acting permanent secretary of the Swedish Academy, annonunces that the Swedish Academy has decided to postpone the award of the 2018 Nobel literature prize, during an interview to the Swedish newsagency TT News Agency in Stockholm, May 4, 2018. Photo by Janerik Henriksson/ TT News Agency / AFP

Japan pop star accused of forcibly kissing teen – reports

Apr 25, 2018 - 9:00 PM

Tokio member Tatsuya Yamaguchi is accused of asking a high school girl to come to his apartment in Tokyo in February, and forcibly kissing her

Geoffrey Rush 'virtually housebound' in defamation case

Apr 09, 2018 - 5:03 PM

The 66-year-old actor is suing Sydney's 'Daily Telegraph' on allegations he engaged in inappropriate behavior while working at the Sydney Theatre Company

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - SEPTEMBER 14: Geoffrey Rush attends The Hollywood Reporter and SAG-AFTRA Inaugural Emmy Nominees Night presented by American Airlines, Breguet, and Dacor at the Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills on September 14, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. Rich Fury/Getty Images for THR/AFP

Disgusted netizens take on Facebook page teaching men how to 'pick up' women

Apr 03, 2018 - 5:55 PM

Netizens call the PUA Academy page a 'manifestation of toxic masculinity,' through which men learn how to sexually harass women and treat them as conquests

Japanese women confront grim taboo by saying 'me too'

Apr 01, 2018 - 1:20 PM

In patriarchal Japan, where a culture of silence persists when it comes to sexual assault and harassment, raising the alarm comes at a price

WOMEN SPEAK OUT. In this picture taken on January 30, 2018, Japanese journalist Shiori Ito, who accused a television newsman of raping her in 2015, poses for a picture in Tokyo. Photo by Behrouz Mehri/AFP

TodayxFuture promoter called out for sexually inappropriate behavior

Mar 16, 2018 - 7:24 PM

(UPDATED) Austin Castañeda issues an apology on Twitter

TODAYXFUTURE. The owner of the Cubao club apologizes for sexually inappropriate behavior

Australia's scandal-hit deputy PM quits

Feb 23, 2018 - 12:14 PM

(UPDATED) Barnaby Joyce has been front-page news in Australia for two weeks since it emerged he had left his wife of 24 years for his younger former media adviser, who is now expecting their baby boy

'Three Billboards' tops Baftas as 'Time's Up' campaign shares stage

Feb 19, 2018 - 8:03 AM

'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri' captures 5 Baftas in an emotionally charged ceremony that featured fashion and rhetoric in support of the fight against sexual harassment

WINNERS. British-Irish filmmaker Martin McDonagh (L), producer Peter Czernin (2L), US actor Sam Rockwell, and British producer Graham Broadbent (R) pose with citation reader US actress Frances McDormand (2R) after receiving the award for Best Film for 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri' at the BAFTA British Academy Film Awards at the Royal Albert Hall in London on February 18, 2018. Ben Stanstall/AFP

Until when can victims file cases vs sex offenders?

Feb 18, 2018 - 10:00 AM

The law prescribes a certain period of time within which an offender may be prosecuted for a crime

NY state sues Weinstein Company for failing to protect staff

Feb 12, 2018 - 8:09 AM

The lawsuit comes 4 months after the Hollywood mogul's downfall over allegations of sexual harassment, assault and rape now leveled against the producer by more than 100 women over 40 years

THE ACCUSED. This file photo taken on May 22, 2015 shows US producer Harvey Weinstein arriving for the screening of the film 'The Little Prince' at the 68th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes. Loic Venance/AFP

Vegas tycoon Steve Wynn quits resorts firm over harassment claims

Feb 07, 2018 - 11:38 AM

(UPDATED) Steve Wynn: 'I have reached the conclusion I cannot continue to be effective in my current roles'

STEPPING DOWN. In this file photo, Steve Wynn speaks at the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) 2014 at The Venetian Las Vegas on September 30, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

U.S. casino mogul resigns from Republican finance post

Jan 28, 2018 - 10:36 AM

Las Vegas casino billionaire Steve Wynn steps down as Republican National Committee finance chairman, following allegations of decades of sexual misconduct

RESIGNED. In this file photo taken on May 17, 2011, Steve Wynn speaks at a press conference in Macau. Mike Clarke/AFP

Up to 175 years in jail for disgraced USA Gymnastics doctor

Jan 25, 2018 - 7:43 AM

'I've just signed your death warrant,' Judge Rosemarie Aquilina says as she hands down what amounts to a life sentence to the 54-year-old Nassar

[OPINION | Dash of SAS] Of sexual predators and sexual klutzes

Jan 21, 2018 - 6:00 PM

'Men like Harvey Weinstein need prison but men like the sexual bully who only thinks of his own gratification, the sexual klutz and all those in between need re-education.'

Aziz Ansari latest actor to be accused of sexual harassment

Jan 15, 2018 - 3:45 PM

'I took her words to heart and responded privately after taking the time to process what she had said,' says the 'Master of None' actor in his response

SANTA MONICA, CA - JANUARY 11: Actor Aziz Ansari attends The 23rd Annual Critics' Choice Awards at Barker Hangar on January 11, 2018 in Santa Monica, California. Christopher Polk/Getty Images for The Critics' Choice Awards /AFP

'Feminist' Catherine Deneuve apologizes to sex assault victims

Jan 15, 2018 - 1:19 PM

'It is to them and them alone that I offer my apologies,' says Catherine

(FILES) This file photo taken on February 14, 2017 shows French actress Catherine Deneuve posing for photographers during a photocall for the film "Sage Femme" (The Midwife) in competition at the 67th Berlinale film festival in Berlin.  Feminists and one of the women who accused fallen Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein of rape turned on French actress Catherine Deneuve on January 10, 2018 after she signed an open letter attacking the #MeToo movement for leading a witch-hunt against men. / AFP PHOTO / John MACDOUGALL

Famed photographer Mario Testino accused of sexual harassment

Jan 14, 2018 - 8:33 AM

The allegations are the latest in a deluge of accusations concerning influential figures in entertainment, media, fashion and politics

IN ACTION. In this file photo, Stella Maxwell and Mario Testino attend 'Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between' Costume Institute Gala - O at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. John Lamparski/Getty Images/AFP

Trump lawyer arranged pre-election hush money for porn star – report

Jan 13, 2018 - 2:57 PM

'These are old, recycled reports, which were published and strongly denied prior to the election,' a White House official says

Netizens say sexual abuse is 'not a laughing matter'

Jan 12, 2018 - 7:07 PM

While many lauded Josiah Weihman for being courageous enough to share his story, there are some who seem to disregard the issue

WATCH: Man slaps Harvey Weinstein at Arizona restaurant

Jan 12, 2018 - 2:35 PM

Weinstein has kept a low-profile since a wave of women accused him of sexual harassment and rape

HARVEY WEINSTEIN. The Hollywood mogul deals with backlash following allegations of sexual abuse and rape. File photo shows Weinstein speaking at an event at MTV Studios in March 2017. Photo by Dave Kotinsky / Getty Images North America / AFP

The effects of sexual harassment on children

Jan 11, 2018 - 8:55 PM

Clinical psychologist Karina Therese Fernandez, executive director of the Ateneo Bulatao Center for Psychology Services, says the most common long-term effect of sexual abuse is depression

Catherine Deneuve among French women criticizing #MeToo movement

Jan 10, 2018 - 7:01 PM

About 100 French women signed an open letter against the movement started by women in the wake of the Hollywood sexual abuse scandal

CATHERINE DENEUVE. The French actress, shown in this file photo attending a press conference for the film 'Sage Femme,' is among the French performers, writers, and academics criticizing the #MeToo movement. Photo by John Macdougall/AFP

Baguio high school basketball coach accused of sexual harassment

Jan 10, 2018 - 6:16 PM

Fil-Am Josiah Weihman shares a painful secret he has kept for 14 years involving his former high school coach, and hopes others would come forward

TEAM PHOTO. Josiah Weihman (bottom left) and the rest of his highschool basketball team pose for a photo with  coach Leo Arnaiz (top right). Photo from Josiah Weihman's Facebook page

James Franco accused of sexual misconduct

Jan 10, 2018 - 1:39 PM

The New Times cancels a Time Talk scheduled with the actor following the allegations

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 27: Actor James Franco attends IFP's 27th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards on November 27, 2017 in New York City. Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for IFP/AFP

Hollywood gets party season started at glitzy Golden Globes

Jan 07, 2018 - 11:14 PM

The champagne-drenched Hollywood Foreign Press Association's annual prize-giving is a draw for filmmakers and actors looking to create some buzz ahead of March's Academy Awards

GOLDEN GLOBES 2018. President of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association Meher Tatna, Golden Globe Ambassador Simone Garcia Johnson, host Seth Meyers, CEO of Dick Clark Productions and Executive Producer Allen Shapiro, EVP of Television for Dick Clark Productions and Executive Producer Barry Adelman, and Mayor of Beverly Hills Lili Bosse roll out the red carpet during the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards Preview Day at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 4, 2018, in Beverly Hills, California. Photo by Valerie Macon/ AFP

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Is it too late now to say sorry?

Jan 02, 2018 - 11:51 AM

'The question remains: is it enough to say sorry, now that the physical and psychological damage has been done?'

And they all fall down

Jan 02, 2018 - 11:50 AM

The Hollywood men accused in 2017 of sexual misconduct

Top Hollywood women launch anti-harassment plan

Jan 01, 2018 - 9:29 PM

The group Time's Up also calls on women to wear black at Sunday's Golden Globes as a statement against gender and racial inequality, as well as raise awareness about its efforts

NO TO HARASSMENT. In this file photo, Ashley Judd accepts the WMC Speaking Truth To Power Award onstage as Gloria Steinem looks on at the 2017 Women's Media Awards in New York City. Judd and Steinem are among the members of the group Time's Up. Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Women's Media Center/AFP

That's so 2017: 7 trends we can't wait to leave behind this year

Jan 01, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Letting go is hard, but sometimes holding on is harder

Miss America suspends CEO over misogynistic emails

Dec 23, 2017 - 10:05 PM

The Miss America organization suspends executive chairman and CEO Sam Haskell after he was accused of misogynistic, fat and slut-shaming language over leaked internal emails