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A Gay Man Explains The Ridiculous Double Standards Women Experience From His Perspective

With the help of #MeToo movement, a problem we all knew about but rarely discussed has gained a lot more traction. Yet, whenever the conversation turns about sexual violence, many people still try to shift the blame from assailant to the victim. Therefore, many victims are left with, probably, much bigger guilt then the attacker, after having their behavior, choices, lifestyle and especially clothing questioned in an attempt to find out how they have might have provoked the attack. A writer and an activist Josh Weed took to Twitter to…

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Pixars New Short Film Focuses On The Hardships Of Females Trying To Fit In A Male-Dominated Workplace

Purl is faced with similar challenges as Lester when she begins a new job at  B.R.O. Capital “a fast-paced, high energy, male-centric start-up.” Pixar’s SparkShorts project objective is to highlight the studio’s up-and-coming animation artists. “The SparkShorts program is designed to discover new storytellers, explore new storytelling techniques, and experiment with new production workflows.  These films are unlike anything we’ve ever done at Pixar, providing an opportunity to unlock the potential of individual artists and their inventive filmmaking approaches on a smaller scale than our normal fare.” Watch the full short ‘Purl’…

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‘Not OK, Google!’ San Francisco Google employees walk out in protest of sexual harassment

Google employees across from the San Francisco Ferry Building.Image: jack morse / mashable On an unusually warm Nov. 1 morning in San Francisco, scores of Google employees walked out of their downtown office in protest.  The staged walkout had come together quickly, and followed the Oct. 25 news that Google execs paid Android creator Andy Rubin $90 million after determining that allegations of sexual misconduct leveled against him by an employee were likely credible. Those leaving their desks on Thursday in SF were but one part of a global effort…

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‘BoJack Horseman’ creator on the real-life story behind the ‘Me Too’ episode

If you thought Vance Waggoner on 'Bojack Horseman' was too real, you were right.Image: netflix BoJack Horseman is a show that’s so prescient in its satirization of our culture that it often feels like it’s predicting the future. Think back to the Oscars screw-up of 2017, which basically happened to BoJack a year before in Season 3, when Mr. Peanutbutter mistakenly awarded him Best Actor. Comparisons between the show’s Season 4 Episode “Thoughts and Prayers” always come up after a mass shooting, too. Most recently after the Parkland school shooting,…

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Les Moonves to leave CBS ‘effective immediately’ after new sexual misconduct allegations arise

Les Moonves will step down from CBS effective immediately.Image: Taylor Hill/FilmMagic Following numerous sexual harassment allegations against Les Moonves, the CBS head will step down from the company “effective immediately.” On Sunday, CBS announced it had reached a settlement with Moonves, a 24-year veteran of the company, and that he and CBS will donate $20 million to organizations that support the #MeToo movement. SEE ALSO: The Louis C.K. apologists are missing the point The donation will be deducted from severance benefits which may be due to Moonves, and any payments…

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Eliza Dushku’s awful #MeToo story should be read in full

Image: Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP/REX/Shutterstock “When I was 12 years old, while filming True Lies, I was sexually molested by Joel Kramer, one of Hollywood’s leading stunt coordinators.” So begins Eliza Dushku’s heart-wrenching #MeToo Facebook post, which she shared early on Saturday morning. The post goes on to relate, in great detail, the way Kramer allegedly first groomed her and then lured her to his Miami hotel near the set of the 1994 film. SEE ALSO: Oprah’s Golden Globes speech was the emotional call to action America needs It’s a graphic and…

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The internet calls BS on Trump’s claim that he turned down Time’s ‘Person of the Year’

Lol sure, Donnie. Sure.Image: Joe Raedle/Getty Images Unless you repressed all memories of 2016 (and who could blame you), you’ll remember that Time named Donald Trump “Person of the Year.” Now, the president is claiming that the magazine asked him again this year but, like, urgh who can even be bothered? SEE ALSO: Sorry, Cards Against Humanity can’t stop Trump’s wall In a tweet Friday, the president took time from his busy schedule of getting absolutely nothing from his agenda done to make a bold claim about rejecting the magazine’s…

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