DALLAS (AP) — A Texas judge on Monday accepted a plea bargain allowing a former Baylor University student accused of raping a woman at a fraternity party to avoid serving jail time, marking at least the third time the judge has approved probation for men accused of sexually assaulting Baylor students.
In the age of #MeToo, Courtney Love’s lyrics about violence against women resonate far and wide.
Sean Penn offered his thoughts on the #MeToo movement, saying the spirit of it is “to divide men and women.”
Penn was on NBC’s “Today” on Monday morning with Natascha McElhone to discuss their new Hulu series “The First.” McElhone said the show’s strong female characters were informed by the #MeToo movement. Penn disagreed.
A woman accusing Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct more than 30 years ago came forward publicly Sunday, detailing her allegations about the Supreme Court nominee in an interview with The Washington Post.
On Friday at the Greater Grace Temple in Detroit, friends, family members, fans, music icons and powerful politicians came together to celebrate the life of Aretha Franklin. But after singer Ariana Grande took the stage to sing “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman,” a funeral fit for a queen also served as a reminder that there isn’t a single place in this country where a woman can feel safe from sexual assault and harassment.