An author-editor’s libel lawsuit over allegations that he had committed sexual assault, widely cited as a prime example of backlash against the #MeToo movement, has been settled out of court.
Harvey Weinstein is asking New York’s highest court to overturn his 2020 rape conviction, arguing that the judge betrayed his right to a fair trial by “succumbing to the pressure” of the #MeToo movement.
Jurors in Los Angeles have found Harvey Weinstein guilty of rape at his second sexual misconduct trial.
NEW YORK (AP) — A woman who accused a former top adviser to New York Attorney General Letitia James of unwanted kissing filed a lawsuit Tuesday alleging the Democrat and her office ignored previous warnings about his behavior.
More than three dozen women have filed a lawsuit in New York against writer and director James Toback, accusing him of sexual abuse.
An attorney for Harvey Weinstein at his Los Angeles sexual assault trial told jurors that the prosecution’s case relies entirely on asking them to trust accusers who have proved they were untrustworthy.
A jury has ordered Academy Award-winning filmmaker Paul Haggis to pay at least $7.5 million to a woman who accused him of rape.
Author Hélène Devynck is among dozens of women who have spoken out recently to accuse France’s most famous TV presenter of rape, sexual abuse or harassment that occurred between 1981 and 2018.
Photographers and videographers hovered outside in the walkway between two large old courthouses in lower Manhattan.
The #MeToo movement is having another moment in the spotlight, with a slate of high-profile sexual assault trials playing out in courtrooms from coast to coast.
Opening statements are expected Wednesday in a civil case brought by a publicist who accused Oscar-winning filmmaker Paul Haggis of raping her almost a decade ago.
Once again, disgraced mogul Harvey Weinstein sits in a courtroom, on trial in Los Angeles while the reckoning the accusations against him launched marks a significant milestone this month.
Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. has resolved his New York City forcible touching case with a guilty plea to a lesser charge and no jail time after complying with the terms of a conditional plea agreement reached in April.
The second week of Kevin Spacey’s federal trial starts Tuesday in a #MeToo-era case against the actor in New York — but no criminal charges are involved.
Five years after women’s stories about him made the #MeToo movement explode, Harvey Weinstein is going on trial in Los Angeles, where he once was king of the Oscars.
Recent weeks have seen an especially intense set of revelations about sexual assault and misconduct in U.S. churches.
Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg is praising an appeals court’s ruling that upholds Harvey Weinstein’s rape conviction and 23-year prison sentence.
Films like “It Follows” and “The Guest” have already made Maika Monroe something of a modern scream-queen with a feminist bent.
Legal experts and victims’ advocates say celebrity chef Mario Batali’s acquittal on sexual assault charges underscores the inherent difficulties of prosecuting such cases nearly five years into the #MeToo era.
Celebrity chef Mario Batali has been cleared of sexual misconduct following a criminal trial in Boston.
The Dutch public prosecutor’s office has opened a criminal investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct at the “The Voice of Holland” talent show.
A #MeToo crisis is raging in the Japanese film industry. A petition expressing outrage over sexual abuse has been signed by dozens of filmmakers and follow recent reports about abuse allegations in the industry.
Congress has given final approval to legislation guaranteeing that people who experience sexual harassment at work can seek recourse in the courts.
The U.S. House has passed legislation barring contracts that force people to settle sexual assault or harassment cases through arbitration rather than in court, a process that often benefits employers and keeps misconduct allegations from becoming public.
The controversy surrounding Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai’s accusations of sexual assault against a former top politician continues to cast a shadow over the Beijing Winter Olympic Games that officially begin on Friday.
Hundreds of people have protested in Amsterdam in a #MeToo demonstration sparked by allegations of sexual impropriety linked to a popular Dutch TV talent show.
Dutch talent show “The Voice of Holland” has been taken off air in the Netherlands amid a sexual misconduct scandal.
A former employee of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba says human resources and upper management wouldn’t deal with her accusation of sexual assault.
When tennis star Peng Shuai disappeared from public view this month after accusing a senior Chinese politician of sexual assault, it caused an international uproar.
Three months after a damaging scandal forced the departure of its top leader, Time’s Up is announcing a “major reset,” pledging to rebuild from the ground up.