Monday, June 25, 2018

How power differentials can make LGBT actors vulnerable to sexual harassment, assault

The power differentials that exist in Hollywood make many people in the entertainment industry vulnerable to sexual harassment, assault or advances —...

How historians helped recreate ancient Egypt in Assassin’s Creed: Origins

An Egyptologist explains how she studied things as large as civilizations and as small as grains of sand to make sure Ubisoft's...

Ballet Victoria cuts ties with former Royal Winnipeg Ballet instructor Bruce Monk

A B.C. ballet company says it has cut ties with a former Winnipeg instructor who was fired in 2015 for allegedly taking...

NPR news chief resigns after harassment report

Michael Oreskes was ousted Wednesday as National Public Radio's news chief following accusations by two women that he suddenly kissed them while...

Brett Ratner, Dustin Hoffman the latest to be accused of sexual harassment, misconduct

Hollywood's widening sexual harassment crisis has ensnared prominent film director and producer Brett Ratner, accused by six women in a Los Angeles...

Brett Ratner, Dustin Hoffman accused of sexual harassment, misconduct as scandal grows

Hollywood's widening sexual harassment crisis has ensnared prominent film director and producer Brett Ratner, accused by six women in a Los Angeles...

Tegan and Sara to appear in Archie Comics

Calgary pop twins Tegan and Sara are headed to the Archie Comics universe. http://www.cbc.ca/news/entertainment/tegan-sara-archie-comics-1.4382039?cmp=rss

Playwright digs deep into legend of Alberta’s pioneering black cowboy

It's said John Ware could ride the wildest horses without being thrown from the saddle, tame the meanest broncos, and walk across...

Prince Harry talks youth leadership at Obama Foundation event

Prince Harry has made a stop in Chicago to talk about youth leadership during a summit planned by the Obama Foundation. http://www.cbc.ca/news/entertainment/prince-harry-obama-foundation-summit-1.4381106?cmp=rss

Ontario actor planning to sue Weinstein for damages over alleged sexual assaults

An Ontario actor plans to launch a civil suit against Harvey Weinstein, alleging the disgraced Hollywood producer sexually assaulted her nearly two...