Posts tagged "sexual harassment"

7 Girls Kicked Off High School Basketball Team For Complaining About Handsy Coach

You’d think the school might want to investigate, but no.

Robyn Pennacchia | November 19, 2015 - 12:30 pm

SXSW Caves To Pressure To Reinstate Sexual Harassment Panels After ‘GamerGate’ Debacle

Annual Austin, TX event South By South West recently dealt with the venom of the dangerous Gamergate community – who threatened violence if they planned to go through with two…

Katrin Higher | November 1, 2015 - 11:00 am

Duggar-Affiliated Homeschool Ministry Sued By Five Women Over Sexual Abuse

Bill Gothard of the Institute for Basic Life Principles has been accused of sexual misconduct by over 30 women.

Robyn Pennacchia | October 23, 2015 - 2:00 pm

BBC Reporter Gets Harassed During Report About Street Harassment

In a moment of perfectly macabre poetic justice, BBC Reporter Sarah Teale managed to get street harassed during a segment on getting street harassed. My misandry wings are growing!

Katrin Higher | September 27, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Texas Cop Stands His Ground Against Server Who Didn’t Want Him Groping Her

Officer Kenneth Lee Sheka may face disciplinary actions for his conduct.

Robyn Pennacchia | September 10, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Missouri GOPers To Solve Sexual Harassment By Telling Interns How To Dress

Sure! Let’s place the blame on the way interns dress and not on the legislators who harass them!

Robyn Pennacchia | August 19, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Franchesca Ramsey Explains Why The Whitewashing Of “Stonewall” Is BS

Rioters Sylvia Rivera and Marsha P. Johnson probably won’t even be portrayed in the film.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 7, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Someone Wrote A Nazi-Holocaust Survivor Romance Novel

…And that’s going over about as well as you’d think.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 6, 2015 - 5:30 pm

LSU Professor With Tenure Fired For Saying Swear Words In Class

If using profanity in the workplace constitutes sexual harassment, we should all be fired. …

Megan Reynolds | June 30, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Now The World Will Know Just How Disgusting Dov Charney Really Is

We tried to make this a little more palatable for you. …

Megan Reynolds & Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 23, 2015 - 4:50 pm

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

Women’s Soccer Is A Feminist Issue

Did you know there’s a women’s World Cup this year? Also, read about the Womanless Weddings of the early 1900s.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 16, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Designer Elie Tahari Sued For Sexual Harassment

Ew, what a scumbag. …

Robyn Pennacchia | June 15, 2015 - 10:58 am

Mall Cop Guns Down Woman Who Filed Sexual Harassment Complaint Against Him

Alexander Kozak, a 22 year-old security guard at the Coral Ridge Mall in Iowa, has been arrested after gunning down and killing 21 year-old Andrea Farrington, who worked at a…

Robyn Pennacchia | June 15, 2015 - 9:15 am

Did Jen Kirkman Call Out Louis C.K. For Being A Gross Perv On Her Podcast?

For awhile now, there have been murmurings on the internet and within comedy circles that beloved comedian Louis C.K. is a total creep to women, understood to be an open secret that…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 29, 2015 - 12:00 pm

The Soapbox: Professional Sports Doesn’t Care About Women

On Tuesday, the New York Liberty—resident WNBA team at Madison Square Garden—announced that Isiah Thomas would be coming on board as president and part-owner of the team.If that name sounds…

Jillian Ashley Blair Ivey | May 8, 2015 - 10:30 am

Instagram Specifically Bans Female Nipples, Is Totes Fine With Male Nipples

Instagram’s new guidelines specifically ban images of female nipples except in the case of breastfeeding mothers, post-mastectomy breasts, and artwork.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | April 17, 2015 - 5:00 pm

UN Report Finds 35 Percent Of Women Worldwide Have Experience Sexual Or Physical Violence

A new United Nations report finds that 35 percent of women worldwide have experienced sexual and/or physical violence.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 9, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Hillary Clinton Is Having Brainstorming Sessions With Elizabeth Warren

Hillary Clinton met with Elizabeth Warren to brainstorm policy in December. [New York Times]
A new strain of HIV has been identified in Cuba. [MSN]
Women scientists in Nigeria…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 17, 2015 - 6:30 pm
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