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Aziz Ansari’s Sexual Missteps Are Not Everybody’s Business

Aziz Ansari's accuser and the website that published her account should both be ashamed of themselves for turning such a private matter into a global embarrassment for a man who is imperfect like all of us, a man who wasn’t given a chance to tell his side of the story before being lambasted in the one-click world of online media. What happened to accountability, journalistic responsibility, and privacy?

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Roy Moore, John Conyers, Charlie Rose and #metoo

As I sit here this morning sipping my coffee, I am heartbroken and sick as allegation after allegation surfaces in the wake of #metoo. Triggered by the disgusting allegations against Harvey Weinstein, the floodgates are open and no one is spared. Not on the right, not on the left. Women, …

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EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Director Courtney Laine Self on Presenting Mae West’s 1927 Broadway Hit ‘SEX’

Mae West wrote 'SEX' in the mid-1920s, just after the peak of first-wave feminism hit with the passage of the 19th Amendment in 1920. First-wave feminism was about suffrage and other basic political inequalities. 'SEX' more directly challenges gender roles and expectations and illustrates the hypocrisy and tragic consequences of societal gender inequities. So, West was more in line with second-wave feminism – which didn’t happen until the 1960s!

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