18 Manufacturers Taking Motion and Donating to Assist the Black Lives Matter Motion

June 2, 2020

Protests proceed throughout the nation in response to George Floyd’s demise, and companies are talking up by exhibiting their help for the Black Lives Matter motion. We need to spotlight manufacturers which can be taking motion and exhibiting solidarity with the Black group, so we’re spotlighting corporations donating cash to vital causes just like the NAACP Authorized Protection and Academic Fund, the Equal Justice Initiative, Reclaim the Block, the ACLU, The Bail Undertaking, and lots of extra worthy organizations.

Be a part of us in recognizing manufacturers which can be working to make a distinction in these difficult occasions. Take a second to see which manufacturers are stepping ahead and making tangible contributions to the Black Lives Matter motion. Although it might really feel small, thoughtfully purchasing is vital proper now and we admire that these corporations are utilizing their affect to be part of progress.

Sean Penn says spirit of a lot of #MeToo motion is to ‘divide women and men’

September 17, 2018

Sean Penn has opened up concerning the #MeToo motion, saying it divides women and men and “it is too black and white.”

“I would prefer to assume that none of it was influenced by what they name the motion of #MeToo. I feel it is influenced by the issues which are creating by way of the empowerment of girls who’ve been acknowledging one another and being acknowledged by males. This can be a motion that was largely shouldered by a type of receptacle of the salacious. Nicely, we do not know what’s a truth in lots of the circumstances. Salacious is as quickly as you name one thing a motion that can be a sequence of many particular person accusers, victims, accusations, a few of that are unfounded.”

“I am gonna say that ladies that I discuss to, not in entrance of a digital camera, that I take heed to, of all walks of life, that there is a widespread sense that’s not represented in any respect within the dialogue in the case of the media dialogue of it, the dialogue the place if Sean Penn says this, so and so’s going to assault him for saying this, due to that. I do not need it to be a pattern, and I am very suspicious of a motion that will get glommed on to in nice stridency and rage and with out nuance. And even when folks attempt to talk about it in a nuanced method, the nuance itself is attacked.”


Donald Trump Mocking The #MeToo Motion Is Vomit-Inducing

July 6, 2018

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Donald Trump being president is among the greatest logs feuling the #MeToo hearth, so it is solely pure he’d ultimately attempt to piss everywhere in the flames.

Not solely did POTUS make a mockery of the motion throughout a Thursday rally in Montana, he did so whereas insulting Senator Elizabeth Warren‘s heritage in the identical breath.

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After providing to donate $ 1 million to a charity of Warren’s alternative, if she may show her Native American background, Trump stated he would make the politician (whom he affectionately calls “Pocahontas”) take a DNA check if she ran towards him within the 2020 election.

That is the place the #MeToo jab got here in. He barked to the group:

“I will get a kind of little kits and in the course of the talk, when she proclaims she’s of Indian heritage — as a result of her mom stated she has excessive cheekbones, that is her solely proof. We’ll take that little package, however we’ve to do it gently, as a result of we’re within the ‘Me Too’ era, so we’ve to be very mild.”

Oh, gently fuck off.

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Being an accused sexual assaulter, Trump has change into one of many greatest opponents of #MeToo. He is argued for due course of earlier than, which is necessary — nonetheless, making a joke of such a motion makes him appear like… nicely, a joke of a president.

However we already knew all that.

Not less than Warren was fast to clap again at Trump’s feedback, calling consideration to the migrant youngster disaster occurring resulting from his shitty immigration coverage. She tweeted:

Simply one other day within the States.

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Woody Allen Thinks He is The Unsung Hero Of The #MeToo Motion!

June 4, 2018

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You’ve got received all of it mistaken about Woody Allen… in response to Woody Allen.

The Annie Corridor director opened up about his ideas on the #MeToo motion months after his estranged son Ronan Farrow ignited the hearth together with his Harvey Weinstein exposé.

Whereas he made it clear he helps the trigger, Woody thinks it is somewhat unfair that he is grouped with alleged predators who’ve a a lot larger variety of accusers than he does — and says he ought to as a substitute be handled as an ally! Nay, a HERO!

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Chatting with Periodismo Para Todos (Journalism for All), the filmmaker mused that he needs to be the “poster boy” for #MeToo. Why? As a result of not one of the girls he is labored with over time have accused him of sexual misconduct!

He defined:

“As I say, I am an enormous advocate of the #MeToo motion. I really feel after they discover individuals who harass harmless ladies and men, it is a good factor that they are exposing them. However you understand I, I needs to be the poster boy for the #MeToo motion. As a result of I’ve labored in motion pictures for 50 years. I’ve labored with tons of of actresses and never a single one — massive ones, well-known ones, ones beginning out — have ever, ever urged any type of impropriety in any respect. I’ve all the time had an exquisite report with them.”

That is proper, girls, your savior has been wrongly mislabeled a villain this complete time!

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As a result of not like Weinstein or Kevin Spacey, Woody has solely confronted one messy allegation — and he says his daughter Dylan Farrow‘s sexual abuse declare is lengthy prior to now:

“That is one thing that has been completely checked out 25 years in the past by all of the authorities and all people got here to the conclusion that it was unfaithful. And that was the top, and I’ve gone on with my life. For it to return again now, it is a horrible factor to accuse an individual of. I am a person with a household and my very own youngsters. So after all it is upsetting.”

Regardless of his title being thrown within the flames, Woody confirmed he helps the lengthy overdue motion, persevering with:

“I believe in any state of affairs the place anybody is accused of one thing unjustly, it is a unhappy factor. I believe all people would agree with that. Everybody desires justice to be executed. If there’s something just like the #MeToo motion now, you root for them, you need them to convey to justice these horrible harassers, these individuals who do all these horrible issues. And I believe that is a very good factor.”

However what’s not a very good factor, he added, is unfairly being grouped with monsters who’ve been charged with rape and different felony intercourse crimes:

“What bothers me is that I get linked with them. Individuals who have been accused by 20 girls, 50 girls, 100 girls of abuse and abuse and abuse — and I, who was solely accused by one girl in a toddler custody case which was checked out and confirmed to be unfaithful, I get lumped in with these folks.”

All of us really feel so very sorry for him, do not we?

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Thandie Newton explains feeling shut out from the Time’s Up motion

April 22, 2018

Thandie Newtown has opened up about being an advocate for ladies in movie for 20 years and not too long ago feeling shunned by the Time’s Up motion.

She sexually mistreated throughout an audition with an unnamed director when she was 18 years previous.
“Who needs to be the primary individual to say, ‘This man raped me, and he’s additionally the pinnacle of a studio, or he’s a director?’ That’s arduous.”

She wasn’t invited to be a part of Time’s Up, a second she describes as “very painful”. 
“I wasn’t scorching sufficient. I wasn’t mainstream sufficient and I wasn’t going to be on the Oscars this 12 months, though I’m having a renaissance in my profession.”