Posts tagged "sexual harassment"

Kentucky Mayor Admitted Trading Favors For BJs, But Charges Were Dismissed

Mayor Scott Ellis is also accused of making racial slurs.

Robyn Pennacchia | February 4, 2016 - 3:30 pm

Ex-Trump Staffer: Campaign Is Sexist

Donald Trump is running a sexist campaign, according to a former staffer in Iowa who has filed a discrimination complaint. Elizabeth Mae Davidson says the Trump campaign paid men more…

Newser | February 1, 2016 - 10:11 am

Duggar Homeschooling Leader Accused Of Sexual Abuse By Ten Women

Ten women have come forward to file lawsuits against Bill Gothard, accusing the former leader of the Institute In Basic Life Principles (and friend of the Duggars) of sexual abuse and…

Robyn Pennacchia | January 7, 2016 - 11:00 am

Sexual Abuse Lawsuit Against Duggar Church Dismissed, For Now

The plaintiffs have the option to refile.

Robyn Pennacchia | December 23, 2015 - 1:00 pm

PR Creep Trevor FitzGibbon Reportedly Solicited Nude Photos During A Job Interview

FitzGibbons calls the allegations against him a “distraction.”

Robyn Pennacchia | December 18, 2015 - 3:45 pm

How Las Vegas Strippers Are Fighting Sexual Harassment And Workplace Exploitation

Since 2012, there have been rulings in California, Georgia, New York, and South Carolina which granted dancers worker’s rights and millions of dollars in backlog pay.

Bronwyn Isaac | December 17, 2015 - 2:30 pm

You Have A New (Pervy) Connection On LinkedIn!

Using LinkedIn to sexually harass other professionals? You might be missing the point.

Lauren Duca | December 7, 2015 - 2:41 pm

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
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