In her first months of college, a young woman has a harrowing encounter with a male student -- and a life-changing one with an older, renowned feminist writer. Meg Wolitzer's "The Female Persuasion" is about friendship, womanhood, ambition, and other…
Prosecutors in the Bill Cosby sexual assault retrial say they are close to wrapping up their case, and a judge has ruled that jurors can hear Cosby's 2005 testimony admitting he gave quaaludes to women. Andrea Constand asserts the comedian…
With all of the revelations of sexual misconduct and the toppling of famous directors, actors and anchors, one would think that it’s easier to come forward and speak out. Nope, says Nell Scovell. The veteran TV writer and creator offers…
By Nell Scovell
As difficult and as awkward as speaking out can be, it’s our responsibility to so many who can’t.
By Nell Scovell
The winners of the annual Pulitzer Prize awards in journalism and the arts were announced Monday, and coverage of the Harvey Weinstein scandal and the resulting #metoo fallout led the way with a joint win for the Public Service Prize…
By Elizabeth Flock
Meg Wolitzer didn't mean to write a novel of the #MeToo movement. But her latest, "The Female Persuasion," explores issues around power, sexual assault, feminism and how women relate.
By David A. Lieb and Summer Ballentine, Associated Press
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens faced mounting calls to resign Thursday following allegations of unwanted sexual aggression toward a woman, but his defense attorneys argued that a criminal indictment against him should be dismissed because of alleged prosecutorial misconduct.
By Associated Press
In an extraordinary letter published Wednesday, Francis also summoned Chile's bishops to the Vatican for an emergency meeting in the coming weeks to discuss the scandal, which has badly tarnished his reputation and that of the Chilean church.
By Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press
A jury of seven men and five women — 10 of them white, two of them black — was selected Wednesday after the defense made accusations of racial discrimination.
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