MeToo Articles

In conversation with Keisha Thompson, the new Artistic Director and CEO of Contact

In conversation with Keisha Thompson, the new Artistic Director and CEO of Contact

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy interviews Keisha Thompson – the youngest, first Black, first female and first Mancunian Artistic Director and CEO of Contact, who has been involved with the company for 15 years
Take it Further than the Dance Floor: Why is Spiking so Absent Onscreen?

Take it Further than the Dance Floor: Why is Spiking so Absent Onscreen?

Despite the growing prominence of spiking, film and TV seem to address the issue all too infrequently. Here’s why!
MANIFF 2021: iGilbert

MANIFF 2021: iGilbert

Adrien Martinez explores social isolation, relationships, and subjectivity in the digital age through the eyes of an obsessive, lonely, and damaged outcast.
Opinion: Can we separate the art from the artist?

Opinion: Can we separate the art from the artist?

In light of the raft of sexual misconduct allegations within the film industry, Zofia Gryf-Lowczowska discusses whether or not we truly can separate art from its artist
The Academy consistently ignore this generation’s most dynamic cinema – but why wouldn’t they?

The Academy consistently ignore this generation’s most dynamic cinema – but why wouldn’t they?

George Walker criticises the shortsightedness and exclusivity of the film industry
Is gender equality close to being achieved in Hollywood?

Is gender equality close to being achieved in Hollywood?

Emily Wain argues that the inequality surrounding directors needs addressing for the film industry to progress
Review: An Impossible Love

Review: An Impossible Love

A film for women, about women, An Impossible Love is a powerful reminder of the dangers of toxic masculinity
Protests in Chile over Pablo Neruda’s legacy

Protests in Chile over Pablo Neruda’s legacy

In Chile, students, writers, and feminist campaigners have protested a decision to rename the Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport to the Pablo Neruda International airport. They argue that Neruda, the renowned love poet, doesn’t deserve this celebration as he openly admitted to raping a maid in his 1977 memoir. He wrote that: “One morning, I […]
Review: House of Cards – Season 6

Review: House of Cards – Season 6

Adrian Kanyoli gives his take on the final season of the hit TV series and explores its significance in this post-Weinstein world
Anna Burns wins the 2018 Man Booker Prize

Anna Burns wins the 2018 Man Booker Prize

Gurnaik Johal discusses Anna Burns’ novel Milkman, which has made her the first Northern Irish writer to win the Man Booker Prize
Brett Kavanaugh hearing: #MeToo is not enough

Brett Kavanaugh hearing: #MeToo is not enough

Eleanor McLaughlin speaks of the recent appointing of Brett Kavanaugh as Supreme Court Justice and the impact of this vote for victims of sexual misconduct.
#MeToo needs to include the male victims of sexual assault

#MeToo needs to include the male victims of sexual assault

Becky Mcnutt argues that the success of movements like #MeToo and #WhyIDidntReport in challenging cultures of sexual assault on women need to start incorporating male victims of rape and abuse.
The rise and fall of #MeToo

The rise and fall of #MeToo

Hollywood and U.S. politics are undoubtedly intertwined. Despite the #MeToo movement, both are still bound by a mistreatment of women.
#MeToo in the age of Kavanaugh, Hockenberry, and Ghomeshi

#MeToo in the age of Kavanaugh, Hockenberry, and Ghomeshi

Alexandra Walker argues that the #MeToo movement is in danger of normalising cases of sexual assault which could contribute towards the lack of protest in the Republican party against Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation as Supreme Court Justice.
The inspirational ‘Women in Media’

The inspirational ‘Women in Media’

Kizzy Bray reports from the People’s History Museum on the inspiring stories of the women involved in 2018’s Women In Media Conference
Reclaim the night: as told by those who marched

Reclaim the night: as told by those who marched

Liv Clarke retells her own experience, and interviews a fellow marcher and previous organiser for annual march for women’s rights
Hylas and the Nymphs: more than meets the eye

Hylas and the Nymphs: more than meets the eye

Initiating a pertinent debate or a publicity stunt? Florrie Badley considers the implications of Manchester Art Gallery’s recent removal of a canonical Victorian painting
Time’s Up – Back to black at the Golden Globes

Time’s Up – Back to black at the Golden Globes

Fashion is a configuration of culture and identity and it has often proved to be a powerful tool. This was very recently demonstrated by the most powerful and influential figures in Hollywood at the 75th Golden Globes on 7 January 2018. 2017 was the year that saw the film industry riddled with multiple accusations of sexual harassment from […]

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