Los Angeles — Hollywood’s leading women took the fight against sexual harassment to national TV, using the annual Golden Globe Awards to voice solidarity with peers who have battled the film and TV industry’s casting couch mentality. The ceremony by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, carried on NBC and hosted by late night personality Seth Meyers, is a prelude to the Academy Awards and a celebration of both movies and TV. But the revelations, starting last year, of widespread harassment by big-time movie moguls, national news figures and other men in positions of power, made this year’s show a stage for women to speak out. That made for a dual effort to balance the aims of the 75th Golden Globes — to honour top works like best TV drama winner The Handmaid’s Tale — and give voice to those who wanted to use the programme to agitate for social justice. Last year’s show attracted a US audience of 20-million viewers. 21st Century Fox walked away with seven awards, the most of any s...

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