Posts tagged "sexual harassment"

The Dumbest Anti-Sexual Harassment Stock Photos

Sexual harassment in the workplace is wrong, and some companies use pictures to illustrate what constitutes inappropriate behavior on the job. Unfortunately, when you search for “sexual harassment” in any…

TruTV | June 21, 2012 - 11:50 am

Jay Smooth Calls On Men To Challenge Anti-Feminist Internet Trolls

All feminist blogger Anita Sarkeesian wanted to do was create a new project aimed at examining common tropes in video games through a feminist lens. Sarkeesian, who blogs at FeministFrequency.com,…

Julie Gerstein | June 20, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Chescaleigh Gets “Cat Called”

You remember Chescaleigh from the “Shit White Girls Say To Black Girls” videos? Of course you do. She’s back, this time with a new video about street harassment in which…

Jessica Wakeman | June 14, 2012 - 9:40 am

The Soapbox: I Am Not Here For Your Viewing Pleasure

The misting of her eyes almost completely distracted me from the words coming out of her mouth. As we stood side by side, overlooking a magnificent skyline view of twinkling…

Daley Quinn | June 13, 2012 - 11:00 am

Morning Quickies: John Travolta Accused Of Sexual Assault By Third Man

A third man has accused John Travolta of a sexual assault, following two lawsuits filed earlier this week by two unnamed masseurs that say the actor came onto them…

Jessica Wakeman | May 11, 2012 - 10:20 am

16 Of The Dumbest Anti-Sexual Harassment Stock Photos

No means no. Sexual harassment in the workplace is wrong, and some companies use pictures to illustrate what constitutes inappropriate behavior on the job. Unfortunately, when you search for “sexual…

TruTV | May 10, 2012 - 9:10 am

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
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