15 Stories That Show What's Changed And What Hasn't For People Who Have Said #MeToo
These BuzzFeed News stories show how the rise of the #MeToo movement has changed the US — and how far we still have to go.
Throughout this past year of holding men in entertainment to task, the music industry has largely continued to overlook abuse allegations within its most popular genre, exhibiting a troubling lack of accountability. Read it here.
In an unusual legal move, these lawyers are trying to bring #MeToo into a sex offender’s sentencing. Read it here.
A new survey conducted by BuzzFeed News and Ipsos shows a notable partisan and generational divide on the #MeToo movement. Read it now.
These women thought they could finally break free from their convicted abusers. They didn’t expect it’d come with a price tag. Read it here.
When a prominent person is accused of misconduct, they often hire a team of high-priced publicists and lawyers to act as their first line of defense — and business is booming. Read it here.
Grey’s Anatomy, Younger, and The Good Fight are among the many shows that tackled #MeToo over the past year. Read it here.
The fallout from a year of #MeToo forces us to ask how ballet can become less damaging to women and their bodies, and who needs to be included to make that change. Read it here.
—Ellen O'Connell Whittet
When I broke my silence about the powerful man who assaulted me, I wanted my kids to see that the truth matters. Today, I have no idea what to tell them. Read it here.
“I sure hope it sends the message that we hear you, we see you, we take you seriously, and things are changing,” said Sen. Connie Leyva. Read it here.
A year after coming forward about Kevin Spacey, Rapp is certain the #MeToo movement is working — but he’s less sure where he and other male victims belong in it. Read it here.
—Adam B. Vary
A young woman filed a lawsuit and a police report accusing a Texas imam of sexual misconduct. Those who know her say it’s a landmark moment for Muslims saying #MeToo. Read it here.
“It’s robbed me of years of my life. It’s given me zero trust in the system. This is probably why women don’t come forward.” Read it here.
Kids had complained about him for years, according to documents reviewed by BuzzFeed News, but it was a decade before someone finally called the police. Read it here.