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CELEBRITIES AFFECTED BY HARVEY WEINSTEIN RESPOND TO HIS ARREST

Last Friday, disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was formally arrested in New York City on charges that he raped one woman and forced another to perform oral sex. He appeared in Manhattan Criminal Court for only 10 minutes. Weinstein's lawyer, Benjamin Brafman, paid his $1 million bail. The charges against Weinstein include first-degree and third-degree…

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BILL COSBY’S CONVICTION & THE FUTURE OF THE #METOO MOVEMENT

On April 26th, a jury found Bill Cosby guilty of drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand, the former director of operations for Temple University’s women’s basketball team, in 2004. Cosby intially met Constand in 2002 through a mutual friend. Before the assault, the two shared a mentor-mentee relationship. In 2005, after confiding in her mother…

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ACTIVISTS & CREATORS TAKE THE STAGE FOR THE TRIBECA DISRUPTIVE INNOVATION AWARDS

The ninth annual Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards took place on April 24th, honoring a diverse selection of disruptors, revolutionaries and game-changers. Hosted by journalist Tamron Hall, the event's honorees included Questlove, #MeToo founder Tarana Burke, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Beatrice Fihn and atom bomb survivor Koko Kondo. Naomi Wadler, the 11-year-old #NeverAgain activist who was…

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ZIRKOVA ONE+TOGETHER CELEBRATES #METOO FOUNDER TARANA BURKE

On April 13th, Zirkova One+Together Vodka hosted an intimate evening with Tarana Burke, founder of the #MeToo movement that has empowered and offered comfort to countless women worldwide as society begins to tackle and discuss sexual violence. In 2006, Burke was inspired to start the movement after a 13-year-old girl who attended the youth camp…

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SOLIDARITY, POWERFUL SPEECHES & BLACK GOWNS: GOLDEN GLOBES 2018 HIGHLIGHTS

Last night in California, stars gathered for the Golden Globe Awards, this year's ceremony was hotly anticipated following the unveiling of Time's Up, an initiative founded by powerful Hollywood women (including Reese Witherspoon, Ashley Judd, Salma Hayek and Eva Longoria) to fight sexual misconduct in all industries and reach gender parity in various facets of…

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SEXUAL MISCONDUCT ‘SILENCE BREAKERS’ NAMED TIME MAGAZINE’S 2017 PERSON OF THE YEAR

Time Magazine announced a group of women and men—including #MeToo founder Tarana Burke and actors Rose McGowan and Terry Crews—who have spoken out about sexual harassment and assault, dubbed "The Silence Breakers," as its Person Of The Year 2017. The cover image features Taylor Swift, Ashley Judd and Susan Fowler, public figures who have contributed to…

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STARTING WITH TERRY RICHARDSON, THE FASHION INDUSTRY FIGHTS ABUSE

Last week, the Telegraph broke the news of an internal memo written by Condé Nast International's executive vice president, James Woolhouse, announcing that the company will no longer work with photographer Terry Richardson due to his longstanding history of sexual assault allegations. Woolhouse's memo instructed that any work already commissioned from Richardson but not yet published should…

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