Women’s Group Sends President Trump a Powerful Message—Projected Onto His Own Hotel



That’s the message that women’s group Ultra Violet projected onto the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., tonight ahead of President Trump’s first State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress. UltraViolet describes itself as “a 1,000,000 strong community that leverages high-profile media moments to hold decision makers accountable, create a cost for sexism, and shine a light on the people and policies that are improving all women’s lives.” And boy, did they take advantage of tonight’s high-profile moment.

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Women’s Group Shines Light On Trump Sexual Assault Allegations Before State Of The Union

(Huffington Post)

A women’s rights group used the occasion of Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address to bring renewed attention to allegations of sexual assault against the president.

UltraViolet, an organization aimed at fighting sexism in politics, media and pop culture, projected a message onto Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday evening, just hours before the president was scheduled to deliver his remarks. 

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Steve Wynn accused of pattern of sexual misconduct; Wynn Resorts stock drops 10%

(Los Angeles Times )

Nita Chaudhary, co-founder of the women’s advocacy group UltraViolet, called on the board of the casino company to fire Wynn and for the Republican National Committee to remove him as finance chair.

“Steve Wynn needs to go,” Chaudhary said in a statement. “He is a predator of the worst kind who used his position of power to sexually coerce his female employees.”

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Puzder resurfaces in Trump’s White House in spite of #MeToo movement


Nita Chaudhary, co-founder of the women’s advocacy group UltraViolet, agreed, saying that allegations of domestic abuse against Puzder disqualified him from serving in the administration. She added that “only a person with a history like Donald Trump could fail to see this.”

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Pantone’s color of the year is connected to LGBTQ rights


Karin Rowland, chief campaigns officer for UltraViolet, said in a phone call Thursday that Pantone’s choice is more than timely.

“The color has a lot of resonance now,” she said, referring to the fight for women’s equality and issues about sexual assault and harassment.

Before Fox News fired longtime host Bill O’Reilly earlier this year, the group protested at company headquarters. The demonstrators’ signs included the signature ultra violet hue — highlighting the word “sexual predator.”

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Donald Trump Can’t Escape His Low Approval Ratings-Even During Thanksgiving


The women’s advocacy group UltraViolet announced that it’s running a series of anti-Trump TV ads from Tuesday through Sunday in Palm Beach, Florida, where the president will be spending time at his Mar-a-Lago resort. The clips will appear during Fox & Friends and Saturday Night Live, two programs Trump has proven he watches often.

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Does your generation determine how you perceive sexual harassment?

(USA Today)

Karin Roland, 35, is chief of campaigns for UltraViolet, the national feminist anti-rape group that deploys high-profile gestures to get its messages across (they recently sent up a plane with a banner, “Hollywood: stop enabling abuse,” to fly over the Hollywood sign). Roland is a late GenXer/early millennial who thinks the deluge of women coming forward to accuse Weinstein and others will get the attention of young women entering the workforce.

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A “Stop Enabling Abuse” Banner Flew Over Hollywood Today, In Response to the Culture That Enabled Harvey Weinstein

(W Magazine)

The plane was chartered, and message written, by the women’s advocacy group UltraViolet, which has hardly been lacking in inspiration over the past year. In April, it sent the message “Fox: #DropOReilly, The Sexual Predator” flying over New York and Fox News’s headquarters to demand that the network fire its host Bill O’Reilly, whose settlements surrounding sexual assault amounted to $13 million. And just last week, lest we forget that a man repeatedly accused of sexual abuse is currently the president, UltraViolet also set up a truck blaring Donald Trump‘s infamous Access Hollywood tape on loop in front of the White House, one year after it surfaced.

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Women’s Advocacy Group to Fly Plane Over Hollywood: ‘Stop Enabling Abuse’


Women’s advocacy group UltraViolet has chartered a plane to fly over Hollywood on Tuesday morning with a banner bearing the words “Hollywood: Stop Enabling Abuse.”

The organization made the move as a response to the unfolding scandal surrounding Harvey Weinstein. They also called out the industry for “its willingness to cover up decades worth of sexual abuse” from the producer and normalization of his behavior.

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Trump’s lewd ‘Access Hollywood’ tape is playing on repeat for 12 hours on the Mall

(Washington Post)

“We wanted to play the tape on loop to remind the people who the president said he is — a proud sexual predator,” said Emma Boorboor, a campaign director for UltraViolet.

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