Sex in society

January 16, 2018 - 9:26 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Timothee Chalamet says he will donate his salary for an upcoming Woody Allen film to charities fighting sexual harassment and abuse. The breakout star of "Call Me By Your Name" announced the donations on his Instagram account, becoming the latest actor to distance himself from Allen...
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January 15, 2018 - 11:12 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa is caught in a legal fight with a conservative Christian student group that denied a leadership position to a gay student. The case pits a university policy barring discrimination based on sexual orientation against the religious beliefs of a 10-member...
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January 15, 2018 - 9:41 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Catherine Zeta-Jones says her husband, Michael Douglas, is "110 percent" in support of the movement against sexual harassment. Earlier this month, Douglas issued what he called a pre-emptive denial of allegations, yet to be published, that he harassed an employee in the 1980s and...
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This combination of 2008 and 2017 photos shows photographers Bruce Weber, left, and Mario Testino. On Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, The New York Times reported that male models have accused Weber and Testino of unwanted advances and coercion. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, Michael Sohn)
January 13, 2018 - 7:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In a sweeping new sexual misconduct investigation, The New York Times reported Saturday that several male models have accused famed photographers Bruce Weber and Mario Testino of unwanted advances and coercion. Fifteen current and former models told the Times that Weber's demands...
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FILE - In this May 31, 2006 file photo, Katie Couric and Matt Lauer, co-hosts of the NBC Today" program, open her farewell broadcast in New York. Couric told People in a story published Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018: “I had no idea this was going on during my tenure or after I left.” She left NBC in 2006 to anchor the “CBS Evening News” and has been criticized for not speaking out in the more than a month since Lauer was fired. The show’s network, NBC, said an investigation of a Lauer colleague’s detailed complaint showed “inappropriate sexual behavior.” Since, other women have reportedly accused him of harassment and assault.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
January 13, 2018 - 3:55 pm
Katie Couric, who was Matt Lauer's "Today" co-host for several years, broke her silence Saturday on sexual misconduct allegations against him. Couric told People magazine: "I had no idea this was going on during my tenure or after I left." She departed NBC in 2006 to anchor the "CBS Evening News"...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, July 13, 2016 file photo, Irish actor Liam Neeson speaks during a press conference to promote his new film "Operation Chromite" in Seoul, South Korea. Actor Liam Neeson says that the Hollywood sexual harassment scandal has sparked "a bit of a witch hunt.” (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
January 13, 2018 - 8:32 am
LONDON (AP) — Actor Liam Neeson says the Hollywood sexual harassment scandal has sparked "a bit of a witch hunt." Asked about the issue on the Irish broadcaster RTE, Neeson said: "There's some people, famous people, being suddenly accused of touching some girl's knee or something and suddenly they'...
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FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2011 file photo, chief conductor Charles Dutoit rehearses with the Philadelphia Orchestra in Philadelphia. Six more women have stepped forward to accuse the prominent conductor of sexually assaulting them in the United States, France and Canada, including a musician who says the maestro raped her in 1988. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
January 12, 2018 - 7:17 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Conductor Charles Dutoit's name has become so toxic following accusations of sexual assault that Canada's national broadcaster has stopped saying his name on air when radio stations play his music. Canadian Broadcasting Corp. spokeswoman Emma Bedard said Friday that CBC...
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FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2016, file photo, Missouri Gov.-elect Eric Greitens and his wife Sheena speak to the media in St. Louis after she had been robbed at gunpoint the day before. Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens appears to be bracing for a fight to preserve his political life after admitting to an extramarital affair but denying anything more. Greitens met Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, with Cabinet members and placed calls to rally support while his attorney issued firm denials to a smattering of allegations related to the 2015 affair. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
January 12, 2018 - 6:22 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens appeared to remain in the good graces of some Republicans Friday as he sought forgiveness and a political path forward following his admission of an extramarital affair. Though expressing disappointment about the affair and concern about some...
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Gal Gadot, center, Patty Jenkins and the crew of "Wonder Woman" accept the award for best action movie at the 23rd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
January 12, 2018 - 1:13 am
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — It was a good night for women at the Critics' Choice Award, which honored women-centered stories like "Big Little Lies," ''The Handmaid's Tale" and "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel." ''Wonder Woman" was named best action movie and star Gal Gadot accepted a special award for...
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Colorado Rep. Jessie Danielson, D-Wheat Ridge, left, wears black as she holds her 6-month-old daughter, Isabelle Beth Kabza, as the Colorado House of Representatives convenes for the start of the 2018 session Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, in the State Capitol in Denver. Lawmakers are starting the session amid tension over unresolved sexual misconduct allegations against some of their colleagues, which led some female lawmakers to wear black clothing to Wednesday's opening. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
January 10, 2018 - 7:43 pm
DENVER (AP) — Colorado lawmakers started their new legislative session Wednesday amid tension over unresolved sexual misconduct allegations against some of their colleagues, including one case in which a female lawmaker maintains she felt threatened after rejecting the sexual advances of a fellow...
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