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Harassment

Former Fox News Host Accuses Network Of Hacking And Online Harassment

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 04.24.2017 | Media

Former Fox News host Andrea Tantaros accused former Fox News chairman Roger Ailes and current high-level executives of using electronic surveillance a...

Twitter Inches Forward In Fight Against Abuse

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.01.2017 | Technology

Twitter trolls be warned: Mute is coming for you. On Wednesday, the social media company unveiled a series of new measures in its fight against haras...

Hundreds Of Women Accuse Major Jewelry Chain Of Widespread Sexual Harassment

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 02.28.2017 | Business

Jared the Galleria of Jewelers and Kay Jewelers’ parent company, Sterling Jewelers, is facing a class-action arbitration case from thousands of form...

When Free Speech Turns Into Harassment, It Isn't Okay or Legal

Quora | Posted 02.06.2017 | Politics
Quora

Why are gender pronouns being forced into law? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from ...

The Behemoth

Eric Silfen, M.D. | Posted 01.26.2017 | Politics
Eric Silfen, M.D.

He rocks in The Tower all night long, Bullying and texting his sad, sad song, All the little Alt-ies on Breitbart Street, Love to hear The Donald go t...

Artist Illustrates What To Do If You Witness Hate Speech Or Harassment

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 11.15.2016 | Latino Voices

To say that Muslims, women, people of color and members of the LGTBQ and disabled communities are uneasy after Donald Trump’s win on Nov. 8 is an un...

Stop Exploiting Women's Pain for Clickbait

Danielle Sinay | Posted 10.12.2016 | Women
Danielle Sinay

Social media may provide peepholes into the personal, but a celebrity's private life is not public domain. Public posts are not invitations -- we do not reserve the right to demand their attention. We do not reserve the right to their bodies. And we do not have the right to justify their pain.

Your Free Speech Does Not Eclipse Mine: The Problem of Harassment as an Accepted Form of Expression

Cindy Withjack | Posted 09.29.2016 | Women
Cindy Withjack

A few years ago, after a charming fellow messaged me about slapping my face with his penis, I deleted my Twitter account and made my other social medi...

Street Harassment Isn't Just Annoying: It's Psychologically Damaging

Charlene Haparimwi | Posted 09.07.2016 | Women
Charlene Haparimwi

Street harassment and the effects of what it does to its victims has been a focus in mainstream media recently. From the company Hollaback!’s viral ...

New Study Reveals Drastic Increase in Political Harassment Online

Craig Newmark | Posted 08.04.2016 | Politics
Craig Newmark

Online harassment has been an ongoing problem since the dawn of the Internet despite efforts to curb it, particularly in the last year by Facebook and...

Racist Police Brutality Is An LGBT Issue

Tony Varona | Posted 07.18.2016 | Queer Voices
Tony Varona

The LGBT community reflects the rainbow. The rainbow flag, in fact, is a fitting symbol of our motley movement.

19 Snarky Tweets That Prove #NoWomanEver Enjoys Being Harassed

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 06.20.2016 | Women

No woman ever enjoys being harassed -- and a recent hashtag is highlighting that with some pitch-perfect sarcasm. Created by a 37-year-old woman named...

My Name Is Not 'Ma': Why Street Harassment Is Everyone's Problem

Nancy Arroyo Ruffin | Posted 05.27.2016 | Latino Voices
Nancy Arroyo Ruffin

Harassment of any kind is never cool. We must teach our sons, brothers, uncles, fathers, cousins that it is never OK to impart their sexual desire for a woman when it is unsolicited. We don't want your compliments. It's not flattering or pleasing. All we want is to walk down the street and feel safe.

Voices From the Front Lines of Our Nation's True Bathroom Panic

The Establishment | Posted 05.26.2016 | Queer Voices
The Establishment

For many trans and non-binary people -- especially those of us like me who are early on in our transitions and thus are more likely to have difficulty "passing" as our true genders to society -- there are few things more fraught than the prospect of using a public gendered restroom.

The Law Is the Law: A Call to Defeat HB2 Through Obedience

Eric T. Butler | Posted 05.20.2016 | Queer Voices
Eric T. Butler

The uproar over North Carolina's Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act (HB2) has been impossible to miss. The law, which forces transgender and ...

Muslim Student Called ‘Isis’ In Yearbook Says She’s Being Bullied

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 05.13.2016 | Politics

The 17-year-old Muslim student who was misidentified as "Isis" in her California high school yearbook says she's now facing harassment for speaking ou...

Trump, Lewandowski and the Dynamics of Retaliation: If You Complain, You Will Be Punished

Paul G. Mattiuzzi | Posted 04.28.2016 | Crime
Paul G. Mattiuzzi

Lewandowski's hypothesis of innocence was founded on the assertion that he acted in response to a reasonably perceived threat, within Trump's "protective bubble." The hypothesis invokes what legal theorists refer to as the law of excuses.

Facebook Post Reminds Dudes Not Every Woman Wants To Talk To Them

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 04.21.2016 | Women

One person on Facebook has a message for men who don't understand that a woman's existence in public is not an invitation for male attention. "Just l...

The Cost of a Pervasive Culture of Shame

David M Kirby | Posted 04.19.2017 | Impact
David M Kirby

Humanity collectively perpetuates shame, a self-regulating mechanism to forcibly coerce others into conforming to society's norms. On a basic level, s...

Washington Post Reporter: 'I Could Have Been Anita Hill'

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 04.08.2016 | Women

Veteran reporter Sally Quinn shook a packed theater at Lincoln Center Friday morning with one sentence. "I could have been Anita Hill," she said. Qui...

When Schoolyard Bullies Become Workplace Bullies

Jon Hyman | Posted 04.05.2017 | Parents
Jon Hyman

This is Donovan. He's seven years old. And he has Noonan Syndrome. Noonan Syndrome is genetic disorder caused by one of several genetic m...

Even In My 50s I Still Get Harassed By Men

PK Read | Posted 03.23.2017 | Fifty
PK Read

Men, please, before you demand that a woman be grateful for your unprovoked commentary on her presence or validate you by responding, consider that this is about your needs, your wishes, your demands. It's your problem, not hers.

No One's Asking Trump About Allegations Against Campaign Manager

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.17.2016 | Media

Since former Breitbart News reporter Michelle Fields filed a police report Friday alleging that Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski assaul...

Transgender Oppression (Cissexism) and Conservative Religion

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 02.19.2017 | Religion
Warren J. Blumenfeld

In my recent editorial, Pope Francis Erects and Fortifies Walls, I critiqued the symbolic and literal walls the Catholic Church has and continues to c...

This Is What It's Like To Have A Vagina On The Internet

Hannah Cranston | Posted 12.30.2016 | Women
Hannah Cranston

It shouldn't be my, or any other woman's, responsibility to learn to just cope or go home.