TOBACK UPDATE: Law enforcement getting involved, more than additional 200 women contact me with their stories. https://t.co/AMGZFdqurb
— Glenn Whipp (@GlennWhipp) October 24, 2017
- The Writer’s Guild of America publicly condemns James Toback, as another 200 women come forward to accuse him of sexual harassment.
- Further sexual misconduct allegations in the entertainment industry have lead to the resignation of Amazon Studios’ director, Roy Price, a fashion magazine ban on photographer Terry Richardson’s work, and accusations by Alice Glass that she left the band Crystal Castles due to persistent sexual abuse by co-founder, Ethan Kath.
- What makes someone a feminist? Meghan Murphy debates Jamia Wilson on Al Jazeera.
- Women’s rights activists call for protest after Portuguese judges upheld light sentences for two men who claimed they beat a woman with a nail-spiked club on account of her committing “adultery,” an offence the Bible deems punishable by death.
- Last week, a trans-identified male was convicted of sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl in the bathroom of a private home. Michelle Martinez, formerly Miguel Martinez, could be sentenced to as many as 70 years in prison.