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Euripides’ Medea and Her Terrible Revenge Against the Patriarchy

Euripides’ dismissal by some as a misogynist sits uncomfortably alongside his complex and sympathetic female characters. By Paul Salmond The Athenian poet Euripides was the last of the three great Greek tragedians, after Aeschylus and Sophocles -- and also the least successful. Greek tragedies were...

#AppleToo Demands Accountability at Apple

Several Apple employees have recently launched a campaign called #AppleToo to cast light on issues of discrimination at Apple. The group formed last week. The #AppleToo campaign aims to create a movement for employees to speak out on the marginalization...

Zoe Kazan to Star in New Movie on Weinstein Scandal

Zoe Kazan and Carey Mulligan have signed up to a new film centering around the Harvey Weinstein scandal that rocked Hollywood. Kazan in The Weinstein Scandal Movie Greek-American actress Kazan will be playing Jodi Kantor, who along with reporter Megan Twohey...

Greek Director Dimitris Lignadis to Remain Detained on Rape Charges

The investigating magistrate and the prosecutor ruled that former National Theater director and actor Dimitris Lignadis should be further detained until trial.

#MeToo Greece: PM Vows to Apply Stricter Laws for Sexual Abuse

Mitsotakis announced on Thursday that he will bring about new legislation to tighten sex abuse laws and help victims, while endorsing the #MeToo movement. 

Greek National Theater Director Investigated for Abuse of Refugee Children

The public prosecutor's office of Greece launched an investigation on Monday into the possible involvement of NGOs with Dimitris Lignadis

Greek Minister Calls for Official Investigation into Sexual Harassment Claims

Greek Culture Minister Mendoni called for an investigation into sexual harassment and abuse claims against the director of the Greek National Theater

#MeToo Movement in Greece Spreads from Sport to Entertainment

The #MeToo movement, the global social movement against sexual abuse and sexual harassment, is now spreading like wildfire in Greece. Following allegations of sexual abuse in the sport of sailing, Greek women are now speaking about harassment by male directors...

MSNBC President Accused of Showing Off Inappropriate Photo of Maria Menounos

MSNBC President Phil Griffin is at the center of a firestorm of allegations of inappropriate behavior and sexual harassment at the moment -- and one involves "Access Hollywood" host Maria Menounos. The claim is made in the book "Catch and...

Gilles Marini Speaks Out on Sexual Harassment in Hollywood

The #MeToo campaign that emerged after the expose of Harvey Weinstein's multiple instances of sexual harassment and assault has brought a lot of celebrities forward with their stories of harassment in the industry; one of the more recent stars...