sexual harassment

Because Street Harassment Is Hilarious, Dude Asks 200 Random Women For Sex

This is so RIP Society that it deserves the RIP Society crown: Whatever, a site devoted to “pranks/social experiments/randomness,” filmed an American bro wilking around Europe sexually harassing 200 different…

Jessica Wakeman | August 8, 2014 - 11:30 am

This Short Documentary Provides An Emotional, Frustrating Look At Street Harassment

This short documentary from Vocativ takes a look at just how widespread and dangerous street harassment is. In the film, hidden cameras show us the nauseating frustration of simply walking down a…

Claire Hannum | August 3, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Make It Stop: “Strange Men Won’t Stop Calling Me ‘Baby’!”

Make It Stop is a new weekly column in which Anna Goldfarb — the blogger behind Shmitten Kitten and Shlooby Kitten — tells you what’s up. Want a fresh take on a

Anna Goldfarb | July 31, 2014 - 11:00 am

Sometimes I Wish I Hadn’t Written So Much About Sex

A few months ago, Amelia and I were talking about rape threats against women who write online. It seems like it happens to feminist writers Zerlina Maxwell, Amanda Hess and…

Jessica Wakeman | July 29, 2014 - 10:00 am

Study: Women In STEM Careers Are Facing Sexual Harassment During Fieldwork

As tough as it can sometimes be to foster young women’s interest in the science, tech, engineering and math (STEM) fields, an even greater struggle awaits once they begin a…

Claire Hannum | July 17, 2014 - 4:30 pm

Ex-Tinder Executive Sues Company For Alleged Sexual Harassment

Whitney Wolfe, Tinder’s former VP of marketing, is suing the hookup/dating app for sexual harassment, alleging that the startup’s CMO, Justin Mateen, in particular subjected her to ongoing demeaning behavior.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 1, 2014 - 10:30 am

Creepster Dov Charney Fired From American Apparel

Dov Charney is out at American Apparel (finally). The board of directors voted last night to oust him as CEO and president of the clothing line that he himself…

Jessica Wakeman | June 19, 2014 - 11:00 am

These Girls Are Using Art To Combat Street Harassment And I’m Loving It

The awesome ladies behind the non-profit Hollaback have turned to art as a method of fighting back against street harassment. Hollaback NYC held a “Girl Power” art workshop in a Brooklyn…

Claire Hannum | June 16, 2014 - 1:30 pm

4 Counterarguments To The Most Common Excuses For Workplace Sexual Harassment

I find myself talking to people about workplace sexual harassment a lot.  We live in a society that sees itself ideally as merit-based – you get what you earn.  My…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 4, 2014 - 10:00 am

Kirsten Dunst Implies That Actresses Ask To Be Sexually Harassed

Sofia Coppola: I feel like you and I are so on the same page about how to approach things. Have you ever worked with a director you didn’t agree…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 18, 2014 - 4:30 pm

What Double Standard Drives You Crazy?

Oh, good ol’ double standards! Reddit asked its users yesterday which double standard they hate most in modern society and commenters, both male and female, had some pretty sobering (and funny)…

Claire Hannum | April 3, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Interns Deserve Protection From Sexual Harassment, Too

Unpaid interns in New York City are now protected from sexual harassment and racial/religious/sexual discrimination, following the passage of a bill that protects them on the job even if…

Jessica Wakeman | March 28, 2014 - 6:30 pm

Frisky Q&A: Academy Award-Winning “ANITA” Director Freida Lee Mock

Before she transcribed this interview, our intern told me that she wasn’t entirely sure who Anita Hill was. I could hardly blame her. Even with a segment on the Anita Hill

Jessica Wakeman | March 13, 2014 - 10:00 am

Former Model Charlotte Waters Outs Herself As Terry Richardson’s Alleged Victim

Charlotte Waters, a 24-year-old nurse’s assistant in L.A., has identified herself as the former model who took to Reddit to accuse Terry Richardson of sexual coercion and inappropriate behavior back…

Jessica Wakeman | March 12, 2014 - 6:00 pm

The Soapbox: Replacing Sexism With Racism Is Not a Proper Hollaback

This post is reprinted from The Huffington Post with the permission of its authors.

What’s the biggest myth about street harassment? That men of color comprise the majority…

Emily May and Courtney Young | March 9, 2014 - 12:00 pm

“ANITA” Documentary Explores Anita Hill’s Sexual Harassment Nightmare

Many Frisky readers are too young to remember the 1991 Supreme Court confirmation hearing of Clarence Thomas, then a federal circuit judge. One name you might recall is Anita Hill.

Jessica Wakeman | January 28, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Internet Harassment Is Way Worse For Women, Unshockingly

Not long ago, I had a conversation with my father about how literally every woman I know with an active presence online – whether it was as a journalist, as…

The Mary Sue | January 14, 2014 - 2:45 pm

Another One Bites The Dust: New York Politician Resigns After Sexual Harassment Accusations

A New York State politician accused of sexually harassing more than half a dozen staffers resigned from the state legislature last night.

Dennis Gabryszak, an Assemblyman from the…

Jessica Wakeman | January 13, 2014 - 12:40 pm

New York State Assemblyman Dennis Gabryszak Accused Of Sexual Harassment

Just when you thought politicians could keep it in their pants … ha, ha, you were wrong.

New York State Assemblyman Dennis Gabryszak has been accused of sexual harassment…

Jessica Wakeman | December 23, 2013 - 5:30 pm

The Soapbox: Unwanted Touching Is Unacceptable At Any Age (Yes, Even Age 6)

This piece is crossposted with permission from RebeccaHains.Wordpress.com.

In this week’s news, a six-year-old boy in Colorado was suspended from school. The reason? He had repeatedly kissed one…

Rebecca Hains | December 13, 2013 - 2:00 pm
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