User: lgbt Topic: Sexual Minorities
Category: Harassment
Last updated: Nov 16 2017 20:46 IST RSS 2.0
 
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London theatre receives 20 claims of inappropriate behaviour against Kevin Spacey 16.11.2017 Hindu: Home
London’s Old Vic theatre says it has received allegations of “a range of inappropriate behaviour” against Kevin Spacey. The theatre said on November 16 the 20 allegations deal with incidents between...
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Bisexual women are more prone to sexual assault 16.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Sexual harassment, rather any form of sexual coercion, has been prevalent against women since ages. But a new study reveals that bisexual women are at a higher risk of sexual assault in comparison to straight women and lesbians.
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Bisexual women face higher rates of sexual violence 16.11.2017 New Kerala: World News
Bisexual women face higher rates of sexual violence
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Man claims Kevin Spacey groped him 11.11.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
Freelance marketing consultant Andy Holtzman says actor Kevin Spacey groped him and became "incredibly angry" when rejected.
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'The casting couch exists everywhere' 8.11.2017 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'Assault, abuse and exploitation in the name of gender happens everywhere in any industry. This is the state of affairs. I do not believe in jumping the gun and naming people. Then, everyone will have a field day and the point would be lost. You have to go by the law. You need to evidence to name a person. We are living in a country where domestic rape is not illegal.' Intelligent words from Qarib Qarib Singlle actress Parvathy.
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Bhopal gang-rape: IG, SP shifted out 5.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Madhya Pradesh government on Sunday ordered the transfer of Inspector General of Police, Bhopal, Yogesh Chaudhry and Superintendent of Police, Railways, Anita Malviya in wake of the gang-rape of a young woman here on Tuesday and the delay in filing her complaint.
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'House of Cards' employees accuse Spacey of sexual assault 3.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Eight current and former employees who worked on Netflix's "House of Cards" have accused actor Kevin Spacey of sexual assault.
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Spacey seeks treatment amid sexual misconduct allegations 2.11.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
Actor Kevin Spacey, who is facing multiple allegations of sexual misconduct, is now seeking evaluation and treatment.
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More actors accuse Kevin Spacey of sexual harassment 1.11.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
Mexican actor Roberto Cavazos and actor-director Tony Montana are the latest celebrities to accuse actor Kevin Spacey of sexual misconduct.
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Celebrities slam Kevin Spacey's apology to Anthony Rapp 30.10.2017 Deccan Herald - Entertainment
Kevin Spaceys apology to actor Anthony Rapp has been received negatively by a lot of celebs with many blasting him for trying to divert attention from the sexual misconduct allegations by coming out as gay. The "Star Trek: Discovery" has accused Spacey of sexual assault when he was just 14. Following Rapps revelation Spacey took to Twitter to apologise and also opened up about his sexuality saying he is now living "as a gay man". "It Gets Better" creator Dan Savage condemned the "House of Card" actors statement, saying "Theres no amount of drunk or closeted that excuses or explains away assaulting a 14- year-old child." "Billy on the Street" host Billy Eichner tweeted, "That Kevin Spacey statement. Nope. Absolutely not. Nope" That Kevin Spacey statement. Nope. Absolutely not. Nope. — billy eichner (@billyeichner) October 30, 2017 Rose McGowan, who was one of the people to accuse Harvey Weinstein of rape, said that the focus should be on the victim, not the accused. "Keep focus on #AnthonyRapp BE ...
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I will now on be a gay man: Kevin Spacey 30.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Actor Kevin Spacey says he has now decided to "live as a gay man" after being accused of sexual misconduct by actor Anthony Rapp, who has accused Spacey of traumatising him when he was 14-year-old.
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Anthony Rapp accuses Spacey of sexual assault, actor comes out as gay 30.10.2017 Hindu: Home
Spacey apologises to Rapp saying that he ‘does not remember’ any such encounter, says would have been ‘deeply inappropriate drunken behaviour’
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UN expert warns against LGBT rights violations 28.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Immediate action is needed to stop human rights violations based on sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, a UN human rights expert has said.
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State's transgender policy favours repealing Section 377 26.10.2017 Deccan Herald - News
The Karnataka State Policy for Transgender-2017, which got the approval of the State Cabinet on Wednesday, envisages that all educational institutions have separate toilets for transgenders besides doing away with Section 377 of the IPC. Briefing reporters after the Cabinet meeting, Law Minister T B Jayachandra said a five-year time line has been set to implement the provisions of the policy, which seeks to end discrimination faced by sexual minorities. The policy recommends that all levels of formal education system should have reservations for transgender students and a column in application forms for transgender identity. Jayachandra said that the Cabinet discussed whether transgenders should be allowed to use both "men" and "women" toilets but several ministers felt separate toilets would be more suitable. Interestingly, under the head 'law and legal support,' the policy talks about building up public support to strike down Section 377 (which criminalises unnatural sexual activities). It also talks ...
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Diversity concerns flare up at Amazon after harassment accusations 22.10.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Amazon's handling of Price has set off confusion, debate and finger-pointing inside the company
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#MeToo campaign: A collective catharsis 17.10.2017 Hindu: Technology
How the #MeToo movement is giving people a sense of the magnitude of sexual harassment
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Sex with wife below 18 is rape, rules Supreme Court (Third Lead) 11.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Supreme Court on Wednesday said sex with wife below 18 years of age is rape, striking down the provision of criminal law that permitted sex with a wife aged between 15 and 18.
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SC says sex with minor wife amounts to rape 11.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down the provision of criminal law that permitted sex by a husband with his minor wife between the age of 15 to 18 years in a child marriage case.
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Sex with wife below 18 is rape: Supreme Court 11.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Supreme Court on Wednesday said sex with wife below 18 years of age is rape, striking down the provision of criminal law that permitted sex with wife aged between 15 and 18.
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68 things you cannot say on China's internet 25.9.2017 China News Headlines, Latest China News and Live Updates - Times of India
The guidelines ban material that depicts excessive drinking or gambling; that sensationalizes "bizarre or grotesque" criminal cases; that ridicules China's historical revolutionary leaders, or current members of the army, police or judiciary; or that "publicizes the luxury life."
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