Posts tagged "sexual harassment"

More Models Speak Up About Photog’s Pervy Ways

This week, the interwebs exploded with the news of fashion photog Terry Richardson’s lewd and inappropriate on-set behavior with his models. Unsurprisingly, several other sources have stepped forward now to…

Leonora Epstein | March 19, 2010 - 2:50 pm

Terry Richardson Hearts Tampons!

Raunchy photographer Terry Richardson doesn’t hide from his sexuality—it’s blatantly there all over his unclothed models, genital Photoshopped madness, and general debauchery that’s conveyed through his photos and blog. Up…

Leonora Epstein | March 17, 2010 - 2:50 pm

ESPN’s Tony Kornheiser Suspended For Slobbering Over Hannah Storm’s “Very, Very Tight Shirt”

Dear Tony Kornheiser, host of “Pardon the Interruption” on ESPN,

You are not Tiger Woods. You are somebody named Tony Kornheiser who I have never heard of before today,…

Jessica Wakeman | February 24, 2010 - 5:10 pm

Boys Exposed To Porn Are More Likely To Sexually Harass Girls

Porn: whether you love it, hate it, or feel indifferent, you can’t deny it influences people just like any other form of media. Generally, “Think of the children!” hand-wringing is…

Jessica Wakeman | January 26, 2010 - 5:10 pm

1 In 3 Women Has Been Sexually Harassed At Work

I was sitting in a closed-door meeting at one of my former places of employment. Out of the five people in the conference room, I was the only woman. I…

Ami Angelowicz | December 11, 2009 - 4:50 pm

Today’s Lady News: Method’s Sexual Harassment Soap Suds Commercial Gets Pulled

Remember that skeevy soap commercial for Method where a woman gets cat-called in the shower by a bunch of bubbles? Well, Method allegedly pulled it offline after viewers complained,…

Jessica Wakeman | December 8, 2009 - 9:45 pm

Today’s Lady News: Method Soap Commercial Thinks Sexual Harassment Is A Joke

Pervy talking soap bubbles that sexually harass a woman while she takes a shower? Catcalling and antagonizing a woman is so hilarious, Method. And to think, I actually used…

Jessica Wakeman | November 23, 2009 - 9:50 pm

Today’s Lady News: Actress & Ex-Playmate Accuses “Entourage” Guys Of Getting Handsy

Actress Irina Voronina said the men of “Entourage” were “very rude and unprofessional” on set and alleged that she and another actress were fired for wanting personal space. The former…

Jessica Wakeman | August 28, 2009 - 8:00 pm

Will A “Model Code of Conduct” Diminish Sexual Harassment And Injuries?

As glamorous as modeling may seem, it’s also chock-full of sexual harassment and other shady business. We open a magazine and see the picture to the left, but in order…

Lily Q | August 25, 2009 - 5:30 pm

Can Gay Men Sexually Harass Straight Women?

Here’s a question: Can gay men sexually harass straight women? We’re aware of three instances in which gay men have felt it appropriate to fondle women without their…

Annika Harris | August 17, 2009 - 5:00 pm

Face Off: How To Tell If You Work At Abercrombie Or American Apparel

Dov Charney, American Apparel’s oft-sued CEO and general pervy slimeball, is at it again. This time around, he’s been accused of discriminating based on looks. Again. Apparently, one of his…

Lily Q | July 31, 2009 - 5:00 pm

Models Open Up About Sexual Harassment In New Modeling Documentary

Even though model Sara Ziff has walked for Chanel and Marc Jacobs and has been the face of Calvin Klein, Gap, Stella McCartney and Dolce & Gabbana, she…

Jessica Wakeman | June 9, 2009 - 4:45 pm

Bob Barker Come On Down! Seven Facts About The Game Show Legend

Former “Price Is Right” host Bob Barker is on tour and signing his new memoir, Priceless Memories. [TMZ] — Although we spent countless sick days glued to his show, we’re…

Simcha | April 25, 2009 - 10:00 am

How Helen Gurley Brown Got Booted From Cosmo

A forthcoming biography of legendary Cosmopolitan editor-in-chief Helen Gurley Brown, Bad Girls Go Everywhere, will reveal how the “Queen of Cosmo” finally got the axe after 32 years. Despite being…

Wendy Atterberry | January 14, 2009 - 12:30 pm

The Daily Squeeze: “Meh,” Sexual Harassment, And A Call Girl’s Apology

“Meh” will be added to the Collins English Dictionary in next year’s 30th anniversary edition. [AP]
Employees who experienced workplace sexual harassment were found to have lower levels of job…

Catherine Strawn | November 21, 2008 - 2:30 pm

NYC Abandons Plans To Stop Public Transit Pervs

While any woman who has ever ridden public transportation most likely has a story about some jerk who copped a feel or a shifty-eyed loser who made her switch cars,…

Simcha | July 21, 2008 - 5:30 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Egyptian Men, Marijuana At Camp, And Girls Gone Wild Identity Confusion

Nearly two-thirds of Egyptian men admitted they have sexually harassed a women. [Reuters]
More than 5,000 marijuana plants were found growing at a Girl Scout camp in Syracuse, IN. Perhaps…

Catherine Strawn | July 18, 2008 - 12:30 pm

Lip Taken Out Of Service

The 670,000 women in the British service industry won’t let you call them sweetheart — or baby, or darling, or sweet cheeks, or even honey. Just like the women in…

Simcha | April 3, 2008 - 6:30 pm

Brave Female Cops Got Your Back

Female police officers working for the transit authority in Boston are going undercover to catch crooks red-handed… while the perps are grabbing them. These brave ladies in blue are allowing…

Simcha | March 24, 2008 - 7:00 pm
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