Jocelyn’s Recent Stories
Arts Sep 23Inspiring speeches on diversity and equal pay rule Emmy night
Billy Porter became the first openly gay actor to win best actor in a drama. Other actors issued calls to action over equal pay and transgender rights.
Arts May 07At the Met Gala, ‘extra’ feathers, bling and Susan Sontag
The sartorial theme of this year's gala was "camp"— not summer camp, but the aesthetic of camp and its influence on fashion. It wasn't an easy theme to grasp; the instructions for guests were to dress with "studied triviality."…
Politics Sep 26Anita Hill says Kavanaugh hearing isn’t a referendum on #MeToo movement
"Remember, #MeToo is about raising awareness. Just because the Senate's awareness hasn't been raised, doesn't mean that the rest of us haven't evolved and learned," Hill told The Associated Press in a telephone interview.
Nation Sep 05LeBron James says in Kaepernick reference: ‘I stand with Nike’
Closing his remarks at an award ceremony Tuesday, the basketball superstar said he stood "for anybody who believes in change." He added: "I stand with Nike, all day, every day."…
Nation May 24Morgan Freeman apologizes amid accusations of sexual harassment
Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman apologized on Thursday to anyone who may have felt "uncomfortable or disrespected" by his behavior, after CNN reported that multiple women have accused the A-list actor of sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior on movie sets and…
Nation Oct 14Nearly 3 decades later, Anita Hill sees the needle moving on sexual harassment
It’s been 26 years since Anita Hill, soft-spoken and deliberate in her bright blue suit, sat before a Senate panel and detailed the lurid sexual harassment charges that would transfix a nation. Clarence Thomas went on to the Supreme Court,…
Politics Nov 09After Trump’s victory, shock and despair for women who supported Clinton
Shock. Despair. A punch to the gut. Hopelessness. Countless female Clinton supporters used those words Wednesday to describe their feelings. Some spoke of collapsing in tears, or seeing strangers do the same — on the subway, or on the street.
Nation Oct 23Trump’s ‘nasty woman’ remark adds to woes with female voters
The GOP presidential nominee had another bad week, leading some to wonder whether his popularity with female voters had reached rock bottom.
Politics Oct 15For Clinton, a daily dose of faith along with politics
At about 5 a.m. each day — maybe a little later on weekends — an email from the Rev. Bill Shillady arrives in Hillary Clinton's inbox.
Politics Sep 26Clinton as communicator, from Wellesley to campaign trail
NEW YORK — Hillary Clinton has said it herself: She's not the most naturally gifted public communicator.