Posts tagged "sexual harassment"

Morning Quickies: John Travolta Accused By Second Masseur Of Grabby Grope

A second masseur has accused John Travolta of groping him during a massage. The suit claims Travolta allegedly asked for a massage at an Atlanta motel and requested an…

Jessica Wakeman | May 9, 2012 - 10:20 am

Morning Quickies: John Travolta Did Not Grope That Masseur’s Penis, Says John Travolta

John Travolta totally denied a masseur’s claims that he groped the man’s penis and scrotum during a massage session at the Beverly Hills Hotel in January.  In a statement…

Jessica Wakeman | May 8, 2012 - 10:20 am

Evening Quickies: John Travolta Sued By Masseur For Alleged Penis Grope

John Travolta is being sued by a $200-an-hour masseur who claims the actor touched his leg, scrotum and penis during a massage at the Beverly Hills Hotel. The masseur…

Jessica Wakeman | May 7, 2012 - 6:00 pm

“She-Hulk” Lives: 24-Year-Old Boston Woman Catches Subway Perv

Just call her She-Hulk: a 24-year-old redhead went Marvel Comics on a subway perv who exposed himself to her while riding the Boston T. The anonymous woman said she was…

Jessica Wakeman | April 23, 2012 - 2:40 pm

Bartenders Claim Pervy Ghost Likes To Pinch Their Butts

Talk about sexual harassment in the workplace: Bartenders at a pub in the UK say someone in their bar is indiscriminately pinching their butts. But it’s not a patron whose…

Jessica Wakeman | April 17, 2012 - 4:40 pm

Open Letter To The Man Who Propositioned Me For Sex On The Subway

Dear Man Who Propositioned Me For Sex On The Subway,

Why is it that after I respectfully responded “no, thanks” to your subway sex proposition, you found it…

Tiffanie Drayton | March 28, 2012 - 2:00 pm

How Do You Respond To Street Harassment?

Yesterday afternoon, I was on my way to the supermarket to pick up some soup. I was picking up soup because I’m feeling deathly sick and not in the best…

Julie Gerstein | March 27, 2012 - 9:00 am

Judge Tosses “Sex Slave” Lawsuit Against American Apparel’s Dov Charney

Dov Charney’s hipster skeezbaggery is well-documented. However, a Brooklyn judge has tossed a $260 million lawsuit against the American Apparel CEO — brought by a former worker who said…

Jessica Wakeman | March 23, 2012 - 9:20 am

Chart: Good Cat Calls Vs. Bad Cat Calls

The other day Winona and I were walking back from getting sandwiches (women always be eating sandwiches!) and a guy on the street told me that he liked my tights.

Julie Gerstein | March 2, 2012 - 10:20 am

Goldie Hawn Recalls Sexual Harassment On The Casting Couch

“I go to this big Park Avenue apartment; I’ve never been in so much wealth … He [writer Al Capp] thunders through the door … and he said, ‘Well I’m…

Jessica Wakeman | January 18, 2012 - 9:20 am

Dov Charney Describes His Sexual Harassment Charges Thusly: “I Like To Fool Around With Girls”

“It’s getting strange, you know? Things are strange. Like, at our company, we’re all about gay rights–everyone’s sexuality is human. But, there’s still the conservatives, the scared people, just looking…

Jessica Wakeman | December 29, 2011 - 12:40 pm

Hands Off! Alleged Subway Groper Gets Shot By Cop

It’s been rough going for men who grope women and girls on public transit. Last month, some creep on the New York City subway got the crap beaten out of

Jessica Wakeman | December 12, 2011 - 2:40 pm

Paulina Porizkova Says Models Thought Sexual Harassment Was “Compliments”

“What people called sexual harassment, we called compliments. When a 16-year-old girl is flattered by a man pulling out his penis, that’s noteworthy.”
This quote from the model Paulina

Jessica Wakeman | December 8, 2011 - 10:20 am

Herman Cain Suspends Campaign After Affair Accusation

Because being accused of an affair is apparently worse than being accused of sexually harassing a bunch of women, Herman Cain has suspended his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination.

Jessica Wakeman | December 5, 2011 - 10:22 am

Ginger White Claims 13-Year-Long Affair With Herman Cain

Ginger White, an Atlanta businesswoman, came forward yesterday to claim she has had a 13-year-long affair with Herman Cain, who is vying to be the GOP’s presidential nominee. Herman Cain…

Jessica Wakeman | November 29, 2011 - 10:20 am

Herman Cain Sexual Harassment PSA

The best moment of the 2012 campaign so far happened when Herman Cain assured American voters that for all the women who have claimed he sexually harassed them, there are…

Jessica Wakeman | November 21, 2011 - 10:20 am

Today’s Lady News: Herman Cain’s Wife Gloria Cain Stands By Her Man

Gloria Cain, wife of GOP presidential nominee wannabe Herman Cain, is standing by her man in the face of sexual harassment accusations by numerous women. [The Daily Beast]…

Jessica Wakeman | November 14, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Katie Roiphe’s NYT Op-Ed Dismissive That Sexual Harassment Actually Exists

As my 68-year-old, Fox News-watching, Republican-voting father tells it, once upon a time you could compliment a woman in the workplace. You were allowed say “nice dress” or “you look nice…

Jessica Wakeman | November 14, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Herman Cain Jokes About Anita Hill, Because That’s Appropriate

Poor Herman Cain just can’t catch a break, can he? Why, he can’t even make a joke about Anita Hill without those screeching harpies telling him it’s inappropriate to joke…

Jessica Wakeman | November 11, 2011 - 2:20 pm
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