MEN’S STUDIES MONTHLY
We’re All Mad Here: Weinstein, Women, and the Language of Lunacy LongReads
“He has demons.” The language of madness is the last resort for a society that can no longer deny the evidence of structural oppression and violence.
By Laurie Penny
„Not a great many women, certainly, given the bone-deep knowledge drilled into us from birth that we were put on this earth to protect men from, among other things, the consequences of their actions. We’ve been raised to believe that men’s emotions are our responsibility. Even the men who hurt us.“
By Laurie Penny · TIME
By Laurie Penny · The Guardian
How The Brazen Are Falling LongReads
By Danielle Tcholakian
When he returned, he was wearing a bathrobe and holding a bottle of lotion. “He asks me to give a massage. I was, like, ‘Look, man, I am no fucking fool,’ ” Argento said. “But, looking back, I am a fucking fool.”
Argento, who insisted that she wanted to tell her story in all its complexity, said that she didn’t physically fight him off, something that has prompted years of guilt.
“If I were a strong woman, I would have kicked him in the balls and run away.”
She said that she told Weinstein, “I am not a whore,” and that he began laughing. He said he’d put the phrase on a T-shirt.
By Danielle Tcholakian · LongReads
Hollywood? It’s finished, claims Oscar-winning director who fled to New York The Guardian
Paul Haggis, who depicted LA’s racist underbelly in Crash, says Harvey Weinstein scandal is another sign of the film capital’s need for radical change
By Vanessa Thorpe
“People have been hoping for a new trend of more serious American film-making for a while,” Haggis said. “I remember when I was Oscar-nominated for Crash in 2006, the other contenders were all serious films, Capote, Brokeback Mountain, Good Night, and Good Luck and Munich, so I thought Hollywood had turned a corner. But people told me, rightly, that it was just an anomaly.”
The Weinstein allegations The Guardian
A list of the accusations made against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, who has denied many of the allegations
„We were talking on the sofa when he suddenly jumped on me and tried to kiss me. I had to defend myself. He’s big and fat, so I had to be forceful to resist him. I left his room, thoroughly disgusted.“
Donald Trump’s sexual harassment accusers hope president goes way of Weinstein The Guardian
Three of the women who accused Trump of making unwanted sexual advances feel the culture may finally change but worry about men’s relative silence
By Lucia Graves
“My pain is everyday with bastard Trump as President. No one gets it unless it happens to them. NO one!”
Sad you had to go through it. My pain is everyday with bastard Trump as President. No one gets it unless it happens to them. NO one!
— Jill Harth (@jillharth) October 10, 2017
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