The peppy mixed messaging of I Feel Pretty is only the latest reminder: American culture doesn’t fully know what it’s talking about when it talks about attractiveness.
The secular guru has preached a gospel of individual solutions to individual problems. But when it comes to sexual abuse, as to so much else: It’s not enough.
Russell Simmons, Stormy Daniels, he said, she said: Americans are desperately seeking truth in machines that are unable to provide it.
Released to the public 20 years ago, Viagra changed the way Americans have sex—and the way they talk about it.
Three of the young women who spoke on Saturday made silence awkward. And shameful. And, in all that, striking.
The original sitcom reveled in complexity. In the premiere of its highly anticipated reboot, though, it has simplified politics down to easy partisanship.
For years, the restaurateur played a jerk with a heart of gold. Now, he’s the latest celebrity chef to be accused of sexual harassment.
Diversity. Intersectionality. Representation. The 2018 Academy Awards knew the words to say; whether Hollywood can follow them up with action is a different matter.
Revisiting a film embraced by the 1968 generation
It’s a thoroughly modern irony: The host who will set the tone for the #MeToo Oscars got his start on a show that gleefully ogled women.
The spokesperson for the National Rifle Association has long used the logic of motherhood in her defense of guns. This week, though, she faced an unexpectedly powerful foe: kids.
From Donald Trump to recent op-eds, the male perspective remains—stubbornly, perniciously—the default point of view.
It’s an age-old story, and a uniquely tiresome one: a woman’s reputation, sold out to sell stuff.
During her 2008 presidential campaign, The New York Times reports, Clinton shielded an adviser who had been accused of sexual harassment.
A central character’s demise in the NBC drama initially came as a shock. Until it turned into the opposite.
A viral story highlights the lingering difference between the language—and the practice—of consent.
Out of the Harper’s Media Men list saga comes an essay that asks urgent questions about the politics of authorship.
With the story it is rumored to be publishing, the magazine has offered yet another reminder of the fragility of the current iteration of #MeToo.
The hottest accessories on Sunday’s red carpet? Words.
With a wear-black protest in the works, Sunday’s Golden Globes could represent a shift for Hollywood’s most vapid tradition.
A just-announced collective of more than 300 women in Hollywood is attempting to fight sexual harassment in their own industry—and, crucially, far beyond.