Posts tagged "sexual harassment"

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

WTF: Creepy Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner Only Gets Three Years Probation

Former San Diego mayor Bob Filner, who resigned in August after he was accused of sexual harassment and assault by 18 women, has been sentenced to three months of home…

Jessica Wakeman | December 9, 2013 - 2:40 pm

Mall Santa Arrested For Groping Elf

A mall Santa in Massachusetts was arrested for allegedly groping an 18-year-old woman playing an elf. [AP]
White House party crasher Michaele Salahi and Neal Schon from Journey…

Jessica Wakeman | November 26, 2013 - 10:20 am

RIP Society: Cop Chased, Tasered Woman For Refusing To Show Her Breasts

The police have done some pretty disgusting stuff before but this one takes the cake: A woman alleges Haskell, Arkansas, police officer Brandon Carter showed up at her workplace, demanded…

Jessica Wakeman | November 5, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Gross: Pilot Accused Of Squeezing 14-Year-Old Girl’s Butt During A Flight

Flying the friendly skies got a little too friendly, apparently. An airline pilot who flies for Delta has been accused of groping a 14-year-old girl’s butt while flying as a…

Jessica Wakeman | October 30, 2013 - 5:00 pm

We’re Breaking Up: Federal Air Marshal Arrested For Taking Upskirt Photos

Dear U.S. Air Marshal Adam Joseph Bartsch AKA Adam,

I’m beyond disappointed, Adam. As an air marshal, you should know how to behave on an airplane, especially when you’re on active…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 18, 2013 - 12:20 pm

The Skeevy Dudes Of Simple Pickup Motorboat For Money For Breast Cancer Awareness

Let’s get one thing straight: I would not permit the bros behind YouTube channel Simple Pickup to motorboat me for any amount of money for any cause. That would be…

Rachel Krause | October 16, 2013 - 1:20 pm

Gropey Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner Facing Charges By Three Women

Super creepy former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner is facing sexual harassment and assault charges from three women who were allegedly victimized by him. Filner resigned in August after 18

Jessica Wakeman | October 15, 2013 - 1:40 pm
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