harassment

Twitter finally rolls out new features to address abuse and harassment

Twitter announces new mute and reporting features to deal with the social media network’s anti-harassment issues.

Bené Viera | November 15, 2016 - 2:36 pm

This woman wrote an amazing rejection letter to an unsolicited dick pic

It’s even better if you read it in the voice of Maggie Smith as the Dowager Countess.

Kelly Kanayama | October 31, 2016 - 3:33 pm

Target Employees Defend A Breastfeeding Mother After She’s Verbally Attacked

Even in the most maternal of contexts, female nipples are still being regarded as inherently perverted sex objects.

Kylie Cheung | June 16, 2016 - 9:30 pm

German Rail Company Introduces Women-Only Cars

Do gender-segregated train cars really do anything to prevent harassment?

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 30, 2016 - 1:00 pm

The Industry Ain’t Safe: This Tumblr Is Collecting Allegations Of Harassment In The Music Industry

A woman who’s worked in the LA music scene for more than six years started The Industry Ain’t Safe as a place to both collect stories of abuse and harassment…

Bronwyn Isaac | January 22, 2016 - 1:30 pm

In Praise Of Using Camera Phones As Defensive Weapons

I’m here to praise the hell out of those everyday videographers, acting in defense of themselves or others, and to also argue in favor of more of us using our camera

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 3, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Gamers Who Harass Women Are Literally Losers, Says New Study

A new study shows that male gamers who harass female gamers are literally losers. The study, conducted by researchers Michael Kasumovic and Jeffrey Kuznekoff, looked at interactions between Halo 3

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 21, 2015 - 9:29 am

Star Of NYC Viral Street Harassment Video Is Suing The Director For $500K

Shoshana Roberts, star of that street harassment awareness video that went viral last fall, is suing director Rob Bliss and Hollaback! for $500,000 according to TMZ. The actress claims that…

Megan Reynolds | July 14, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Anti-Gay Oregon Bakers Were Not Actually Fined $135,000 For Refusing To Make A Gay Wedding Cake

The large fine wasn’t for being bigots, it was for releasing the address of the couple suing them.

Robyn Pennacchia | July 10, 2015 - 11:41 am

On Defining Boundaries & Voicing Discomfort

Men: when you are simply going to get food do you expect to be sexually harassed? Probably not. But as a woman, I know this can happen at any time.

Sydney Leathers | June 23, 2015 - 10:00 am

Woman Sets Fire To Yoga Studio, Can’t Stop Grinning About It

This super enthused arsonist yogi, why you should consider using the female condom, and more in Today’s Lady News…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 26, 2015 - 5:30 pm
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