nate parker

Mel Gibson came to Nate Parker’s defense, which clearly changes everything

Homophobic, racist, anti-Semitic, sexist Mel Gibson thinks Nate Parker was “cleared of all that stuff,” so it’s unfair Birth of a Nation suffered for rape allegations. As if Gibson has…

Bené Viera | December 9, 2016 - 12:55 pm

Gabrielle Union is totally fine with you not seeing ‘Birth of a Nation’ amid sexual assault controversy

After months of intense advertising, the film brought in a measly $7.1 million in ticket sales, not doubt related to the fact that the director, writer, producer, and star hasn’t

Lauren Holter | October 12, 2016 - 3:22 pm

Nate Parker won’t apologize for past rape allegations, despite previously acknowledging issues with consent

His willingness to speak candidly and take part in the conversation both about his own charges and the general culture of consent stand in stark contrast to his brushing away of such

Bronwyn Isaac | October 3, 2016 - 7:06 pm

Nate Parker awkwardly cut off an interview after being asked a question about his rape case

We should never gloss over sexual assault or other forms of abuse, especially when they’re committed by someone whose work claims to stand for liberation and equality.

Kelly Kanayama | September 12, 2016 - 12:41 pm

Gabrielle Union’s moving op-ed about Nate Parker and sexual assault is worth a read

The Birth of a Nation co-star and actress Gabrielle Union penned an op-ed about sexual assault and how the news of Parker’s past sexual assault allegations have profoundly impacted her relationship

Bronwyn Isaac | September 2, 2016 - 4:23 pm

Nate Parker’s Comments About Consent Show How Addictive Male Privilege Can Be

Parker was supposed to be a star this year for Birth of a Nation, a drama about slavery in America. But, the media discovered that when he was 19 years old,

Karen Fratti | August 29, 2016 - 11:35 am

Nate Parker’s ‘The Birth Of A Nation’ Sells For A Record $17.5M At Sundance

Nate Parker’s The Birth of a Nation electrified audiences at Sundance this year, garnering rave reviews and sparking a fierce bidding war. The film tells the story of Nat Turner’s life and the…

Megan Reynolds | January 26, 2016 - 3:45 pm