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Sexual Harrassment

Being A Woman In A Big City Is Like Living Under A Permanent Curfew

Mariana Mazzini | Posted 02.03.2016 | Latino Voices
Mariana Mazzini

I find it disheartening that I have to get dressed, put on my make-up, and head out the door with the knowledge that I will face some kind of harassment on the street, and so will many other women.

No Woman Should Be Asked These Questions During A Job Interview

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 01.13.2016 | Technology

Attention hiring managers: Don’t ask a woman about her marital status, plans on having kids or her child-care arrangements during a job intervie...

Progressive Groups Want To See FitzGibbon Media Regroup Without Disgraced Founder

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.19.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The implosion of a progressive public relations giant over allegations of sexual assault and harassment has shaken liberal Washington. ...

This Rabbi Was Expelled For ‘Sexual Misconduct’ And Some Leaders Were Left In The Dark

The Forward | Ashley Calloway | Posted 11.04.2015 | Religion

Rabbi Eric Siroka was quietly expelled from the nation’s leading association for Reform rabbis, the Central Conference of American Rabbis, this...

Assault In Every Light: How Ke$ha Is Speaking Out Against Her Abuse

Unwritten | Posted 10.03.2015 | Women

Originally published on Unwritten by Rachel Connell. It always baffles me how stories of celebrity breakups, nose jobs, and copyright infractions win...

Dear A**hat: An Open Letter to Men On the Internet

Jonathan Chase | Posted 09.17.2015 | Women
Jonathan Chase

Harassing a woman online is on the same level of evil as a man that singles out a woman on the sidewalk, catcalls her, ignores her requests that he leave her alone, and continues to follow her to her car.

Missouri Lawmakers Propose An Intern Dress Code To Stop Colleagues From Harassing Students

The Huffington Post | Jacob Kerr | Posted 08.19.2015 | Politics

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WNBA Takes A Stand Against Isiah Thomas, Sort Of?

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 06.22.2015 | Sports

No ownership stake for now, but still a job.

How to Get Winked at and Harassed at Work

Laura Lifshitz | Posted 05.12.2015 | Women
Laura Lifshitz

The joy I feel in being a regular person in my full-time job and not a trophy employee for some disgustingly inappropriate male boss, shouldn't be uncommon -- it should be the standard. But being a "body" instead of a worker has been a common instance for me in my employed life.

Sexism Affects Female Sex Addiction

Alexandra Katehakis, M.F.T. | Posted 02.04.2015 | Women
Alexandra Katehakis, M.F.T.

It is clear that in order to recover, the female sex addict must receive counseling and support that addresses these issues specifically, rather than a cookie cutter version of addiction recovery in which one size fits all.

A Tale Of Teenage Sexual Harassment

Ravishly | Posted 02.03.2015 | Women

As adults, we know that there's a line. It is our responsibility to respect it and not cross it. I may have been more mature than the average teenage girl, but there were endless intricacies to which I was innocent.

To Harvard and Other Universities: In Protecting Students From Sexual Assault, Don't Disregard Due Process

Michael Shammas | Posted 01.20.2015 | College
Michael Shammas

Yes, Harvard's previous sexual assault policy was utterly inadequate to protect survivors of sexual misconduct -- as are far too many policies still in place at other American universities. But the new policy goes dangerously far in another direction, and law professors were right to call their university out.

The Right to Feel Safe

Monique Villa | Posted 12.29.2014 | Women
Monique Villa

Ask a man about his number one priority when it comes to public transport. Most likely, he will say "speed." Ask a woman the same question and chances are that she will answer "safety."

Big Moments in My Big-Breasted History

TueNight | Posted 08.30.2014 | Women

Boobs can make men stupid, and since you can't hide them, you get to witness a lot of stupidity. Being a mother -- and having a boy -- does make me wonder how ingrained men's love for boobs really is. The answer? Pretty damn ingrained.

I Survived Assault In India, But When I Went to Police, I Was Victim Blamed

Bustle | Posted 07.01.2014 | Women

People were passing by, staring in awe at the scene that was taking place in front of them. Their heads turned sideways as they glanced back at me in horror and surprise. A few people even slowed down to watch him throw me to the ground. But not a single one of them stopped. No one came to help. I was alone.

What I Wish I'd Done When I Was Sexually Harassed

Lea Grover | Posted 05.21.2014 | Women
Lea Grover

If I'd made a scene, I would have been just another "crazy b*tch," and he would have brushed me off that way. If I'd asked him if he'd have harassed me if I was with my children, I'd be playing into the idea that women are somehow only people if they're wives or mothers.

There's a Time and a Place for Everything

Susan Wilson Solovic | Posted 04.06.2014 | Business
Susan Wilson Solovic

If you've seen The Wolf of Wall Street, you probably wouldn't be surprised to know it holds the record for the number of "F" bombs during a movie -- 5...

WATCH: Notorious Clarence Thomas Scandal Back In Spotlight

The Huffington Post | Rhonesha Byng | Posted 01.29.2014 | Black Voices

A film is set to hit theaters featuring the story of Anita Hill, the woman who accused then Supreme Court judge nominee Clarence Thomas of sexual hara...

Fired FINRA Worker Goes To Extreme Lengths For Love

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.09.2013 | Business

Since Ling Chan was fired from her job at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority over her alleged "repeated unwanted" romantic advances towards a...

Colleges in the Real World

Gloria Duffy | Posted 05.30.2013 | College
Gloria Duffy

On college campuses across the United States, controversies are brewing about sexual assault and harassment. At Amherst, the University of North Carol...

2013 - Leadership and the Dance of Men and Women: Some Observations

Tony Smith | Posted 07.20.2013 | Business
Tony Smith

We put leaders (both men and women) on a pedestal, and then relish sharpshooting them down for their less-than-perfect natures. America (and largely the world) has few authentic leaders emerge from the thrashing.

What Happens in Vegas... Corporate 'Sexual' Responsibility?

Christine Bader | Posted 05.11.2013 | Business
Christine Bader

What an employee does outside of the office both reflects on the company and signals how he or she will behave on the job. Which is why, after years of insisting that corporate social responsibility must be all about a company's core business, I began to think differently.

Will Video of a Man Stripped, Beaten and Dragged by Police Be the 'Blue Bra Girl' of the Morsi Regime?

Shadi Rahimi | Posted 04.07.2013 | World
Shadi Rahimi

Amid clashes in Cairo on February 1, two videos simultaneously became viral -- reigniting widespread public debate about the treatment of protesters by the state and the treatment of women by men.

Egypt 'Bodyguards' Take Stand Against Sex Assault

AP | BRIAN ROHAN | Posted 04.04.2013 | World

CAIRO — Amid a growing number of brutal attacks on women protesters in Egypt, one stood out: A mob of men on Cairo's Tahrir Square raped a 19-ye...

Rocky Past For U Of Iowa Official Investigated For Sexual Harassment

AP | RYAN J. FOLEY | Posted 01.15.2013 | College

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The former University of Iowa athletic department official at the center of a sexual harassment investigation had been fired f...