sexual harassment

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

Herman Cain Group Calls Accuser Karen Kraushaar An “Ugly Bitch”

Yesterday we learned, courtesy of a New York Post columnist, that Herman Cain’s sexual harassment accuser Sharon Bialek is too pretty to be credible as a victim because she must…

Jessica Wakeman | November 9, 2011 - 12:20 pm

Herman Cain Wants To Lick This Ice Cream Off Your Supple Body

HarassMint Chocolate Chip with Fondled Fudge Chunks and Assaulted Peanuts? Oh, Herman Cain, you had this coming. Even if it is a spoof. [BuzzFeed] …

Jessica Wakeman | November 8, 2011 - 4:20 pm

Fifth Woman, Donna Donella, Accuses Herman Cain Of Sexual Harassment

A fifth woman has accused Herman Cain, that charming roué, of sexual harassment. Donna Donella, 40, of Arlington, Virginia, said Cain tried to get her to set him up with…

Jessica Wakeman | November 8, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Alleged NYC Subway Groper Caught (And Was Turned In By His Brother!)

Last week, we were kvelling about Shyane DeJesus, a 22-year-old college student in New York City who fought back when she was groped by a man while waiting for a…

Jessica Wakeman | November 7, 2011 - 4:40 pm

Sharon Bialek, Herman Cain’s Fourth Sexual Harassment Accuser, Comes Forward

This afternoon, Sharon Bialek, the fourth woman accusing GOP presidential nomination wannabe Herman Cain of sexual harassment, held a press conference in New York to describe how she met with…

Jessica Wakeman | November 7, 2011 - 3:20 pm

The Woman Who Beat Up Her Subway Groper Gets Animation Treatment

We get some weird email here at The Frisky and the weirdest one I’ve received today is definitely the main item from yesterday’s Today’s Lady News column … animated. Yes,…

Jessica Wakeman | November 4, 2011 - 1:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Woman Opens A Can Of Whoop-Ass On Subway Pervert

Shyane DeJesus, 22, a senior at City College in New York City, was waiting for the subway when she felt a man grope  her on the thigh…

Jessica Wakeman | November 3, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Herman Cain’s Sexual Harassment Accuser Wants To Speak Out

Over the weekend, the politics blog Politico dropped the bomb that Herman Cain, a Republican frontrunner for the presidential nomination, was accused of sexual harassment twice by women who later…

Jessica Wakeman | November 3, 2011 - 2:40 pm
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