A deep look inside the byzantine subculture of high-school debate — and the misogyny and toxic behavior that lurked therein — from a onetime participant. Heart-stopping and eye-opening. Boys who were strong debaters were said to possess Good Debater Syndrome, meaning that their skill made them seem more attractive to their female peers. For girls, […]
Ten years after calling Letterman out for creating a hostile work environment for women, Nell Scovell gets to talk with him about it.
Rebecca Traister asks how NBC can possibly change its misogynist culture if it keeps the same bad actors at the top.
Monica Lewinsky reframes her understanding of sexual consent as it applied to her relationship with Bill Clinton through the lens of the #MeToo moment.
On the 20th anniversary of Ken Starr’s investigation of President Bill Clinton, Monica Lewinsky reconsiders her relationship with Clinton — 27 years her senior — through the lens of the #MeToo moment, and realizes that given their power differential, the word “consensual” might not perfectly apply.
Shiori Ito reported her rape to the police, who were prepared to arrest her alleged assailant, a journalist named Noriyuki Yamaguchi, after conducting a two-month investigation. Then prosecutors suddenly dropped the case.
A multi-media expose of the ongoing sexual harassment and misconduct toward women at Ford Motor Company. Despite numerous lawsuits filed and settled in the 1990s, a threatening culture has persisted and led to a new round of litigations. Reporters Susan Chira and Catrin Einhorn investigate whether that culture can survive the #MeToo revolution. What will […]
Investigations into sexual misconduct perpetrated by powerful men across several industries had the biggest impact in 2017.