#MeToo movement

France Passes Bill to Make Catcalling and Street Harassment Illegal

France Passes Bill to Make Catcalling and Street Harassment Illegal

by Christina Santi   Aug 06, 2018

On Wednesday, French lawmakers passed a bill that will outlaw lewd catcalling and other forms of street sexual harassment. Beginning in September, those forms... Read More

Tarana Burke

Tarana Burke on Launching Social Platform for #MeToo (VIDEO)

by Christina Santi   Jun 05, 2018

EBONY caught up with Me Too founder Tarana Burke at the 23rd Annual Champion Awards Gala (May 15) and discussed the online platform the activist will be launching this summer. Burke is... Read More

russell simmons

Russell Simmons Supports #MeToo Despite Sexual Assault Allegations

by Christina Santi   May 04, 2018

Although hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons is facing multiple allegations of sexual misconduct, including rape, he issued a statement on Instagram declaring his support of... Read More

R.Kelly Accuser Questions #MeToo Movement: What About Us?

R.Kelly Accuser Questions #MeToo Movement: What About Us?

by Jessica Bennett   Mar 15, 2018

Jerhonda Pace has had enough of going ignored, as the woman who claims to be one of R. Kelly’s sexual assault victims feels his... Read More

Levi’s Presents “She’s Revolutionary” with #MeToo Creator Tarana Burke

Levi’s Presents “She’s Revolutionary” with #MeToo Creator Tarana Burke

by Christina Santi   Mar 09, 2018

Tarana Burke was pushed to the limelight after being honored as TIME’s Person of the Year for her creation of #MeToo. To celebrate Women’s... Read More

Remy Ma on Witnessing Abuse as a Child: It Was the Norm

Remy Ma on Witnessing Abuse as a Child: It Was the Norm

by Jessica Bennett   Jan 30, 2018

In support of the anti-sexual assault Time’s Up movement, several celebrities wore a white rose to Sunday nights Grammy ceremony, including Bronx rapper Remy... Read More

Kobe Bryant Wasn’t Impressed by Miami’s Trayvon Martin Protest

Does Kobe Bryant’s Oscar Nomination Go Against the #MeToo Movement?

by Jessica Bennett   Jan 24, 2018

Kobe Bryant has done what few other athletes have, which is land himself an Oscar nomination for Best Animated Short Film for his movie,... Read More

Man Accused of Molesting Girl Put on Blast for All Social Media to See

Man Accused of Molesting Girl Put on Blast for All Social Media to See

by Zahara Hill   Dec 07, 2017

Before the #MeToo movement drew attention to the ubiquity of sexual assault, Iyonah Fard, 23, had already made a ripple in what’s become a nationwide... Read More