Tag: sexual harassment

Former South Korean presidential contender Ahn Hee-jung denied rape accusations by the two women, saying he had "consensual" sex with both

#MeToo: Former South Korean Presidential Contender Acquitted of Sexual Assault Charges

Ahn Hee-jung, the former governor of South Korea’s South Chungcheong province and a one-time presidential contender, was acquitted of sexual assault by coercion by the Seoul Western District Court on Tuesday in what became known as one of the highest profile cases to emerge from the #MeToo movement in the peninsula.

In this Nov. 24, 2014, file photo, journalist Tom Brokaw is introduced before being awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington. A woman who worked as a war correspondent for NBC News says Brokaw groped her, twice tried …

Third Tom Brokaw Accuser Comes Forward

Just days after some 100 women at NBC signed a letter in support of Tom Brokaw, a third woman has come forward to accuse NBC’s elder statesman of sexual harassment and misconduct.

Blake Farenthold

Texas Governor Asks Rep. Farenthold to Pay for Special Election

Texas Governor Greg Abbott asked former U.S. Representative Blake Farenthold (R-TX) to pay for the cost of the special election forced by his resignation. Farenthold announced his exit following a revelation that he used taxpayer funds to settle a sexual harassment claim.

Cristina Garcia (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)

Embattled California #MeToo Leader Made Anti-Asian Comments

California State Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens), one of the female leaders of the “#MeToo” movement in California, reportedly said she wanted to punch an “Asian person” in the face in 2014, according to new allegations.

Vice President Joe Biden leans in to say something to Maggie Coons, next to her father Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., after Biden administered the Senate oath to Coons during a ceremonial re-enactment swearing-in ceremony, Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, in the Old Senate Chamber of Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn …

Politico Dismisses Joe Biden’s ‘Hands-iness’ with Children

In the desperate hope that countless photos and videos of former Vice President Joe Biden’s “handsi-ness” with women and children can be wished away, the far-left Politico published a lengthy piece Monday dismissing the problem.   

Harvey Weinstein

Actors Union Demands End to Hotel Room Auditions

The Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) has called for an end to auditions in private hotel rooms or houses in response to the recent wave of sexual harassment allegations across the industry.

TOPSHOT - South Korean demonstrators hold banners during a rally to mark International Women's Day as part of the country's #MeToo movement in Seoul on March 8, 2018. The #MeToo movement has gradually gained ground in South Korea, which remains socially conservative and patriarchal in many respects despite its economic …

South Korean Film Industry Faces Sexual Assault Crisis

South Korea’s vibrant film industry is facing its own sexual harassment crisis. On Tuesday, the Korean Academy of Film Arts was accused of suppressing details in a female-on-female sexual assault case. Wednesday brought the indictment of Kim Yong-bin, formerly head of the Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival, on a charge of indecent assault.