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Wendy Kaminer, "Hate Speech," and Campus Censorship

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Greg Lukianoff

Check out Wendy Kaminer's great column, "Debating Hate Speech," over at The Atlantic: Last week I engaged in an online Intelligence Squared debate abo...

Subway Harassment: When It Happens to You

Lilit Marcus | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Lilit Marcus

This morning, like most mornings, I took the M subway train from my neighborhood in Brooklyn to the office. At my subway stop, a man came and sat dow...

Glee's Gay Suicide PSA: It Got Worse

Leah Anthony Libresco | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Leah Anthony Libresco

Popular TV show Glee has had a tendency to go off the rails when it tackles serious issues. The show's irreverent, ironic tone had led them to strike...

NYC Women React To Legislation Against Street Harassment

AP | SARA KUGLER FRAZIER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Whistles, catcalls and lewd come-ons from strangers are all too familiar to New York City women, who say they are harassed multiple t...

The Bullying Years: A Survival Guide for Gay Kids

Gary Cohan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gary Cohan

Stay tough, stay hopeful, stay healthy and stay alive because, I promise you -- as a gay man, a medical doctor and, most importantly, as a survivor -- it absolutely does get better.

Sainz and the Jets: A Modern Day Cliché

Natalie Holder-Winfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Natalie Holder-Winfield

It's one of the oldest clichés: if Ines Sainz hadn't worn that outfit, the New York Jets would have treated her like a lady.

New Media, Old Problem

Kevin Cathcart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Kevin Cathcart

Stories of teens driven to suicide by antigay taunting are all over the news and today is the day we stop ignoring the problem.

A Cure For Cat-Calling?

Giulia Rozzi | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Giulia Rozzi

Two weeks ago as I walked a short three blocks from the subway to my home in Brooklyn at 11pm I was harassed by seven men. Sorry, I meant seven mons...

BP Logos Removed From Vehicles Due To Harassment

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

BP is stripping its logo from trucks and machinery in the Colorado town of Durango in response to what a spokesman is calling "routine abuse from the ...

When Victims of Discrimination Take Matters Into Their Own Hands

Natalie Holder-Winfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Natalie Holder-Winfield

As an employment lawyer who conducts compliance training, I know that some companies view diversity, anti-discrimination, and harassment training as a frill.

Daniel Van Plew Charged With Harassment After Tackling Teen Playing "Ding Dong Ditch"

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

BETHLEHEM, N.Y. — A homeowner in his underwear chased down and tackled one of four teens who rang his doorbell and fled in a late-night prank ca...

Man Threatened Nancy Pelosi Using 'Untraceable' magicJack

Switched.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

According to Ars Technica, San Francisco resident Gregory Giusti used magicJack, a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) provider, to make 48 harassing ...

Arthur Delaney

Bruce Shore Pleads Not Guilty To Felony Charge For 'Harassing Email' To Jim Bunning

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Bruce Shore, a 51-year-old unemployed man from Philadelphia, pleaded not guilty to felony email harassment on Friday in a Kentucky federal court, wher...

Arthur Delaney

Bruce Shore, Unemployed Philadelphia Man, Indicted For 'Harassing Email' To Jim Bunning

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When Sen. Jim Bunning complained on the Senate floor in February that he'd missed the Kentucky-South Carolina basketball game because of a debate on u...

Kevin Trudeau SENTENCED: Infomercial King To Jail For Contempt Of Court

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Infomercial king Kevin Trudeau has been sentenced to 30 days in jail for contempt of court. The sentence comes after Trudeau persuaded visitors to hi...

New York Times Paterson Bombshell: Paterson Aide David W. Johnson Sold Cocaine, Has Been Violent

New York Times | Danny Hakim and William K. Rashbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

David W. Johnson has worked for Gov. David A. Paterson for much of his adult life. He began as a young, ambitious intern from Harlem when Mr. Paterson...

Report: Race Matters in Judicial Decision-Making

Mike Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Green

If people of all races are to believe in judicial fairness, a more diverse bench is a good place to start.

Kevin Trudeau, TV Pitchman, Accused Of Harassing Judge After Thousands Of Fans Email Support

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A federal judge today ordered infomercial pitchman Kevin Trudeau to appear before him at 1 p.m. to explain why he asked thousands of his customers to ...

Gay Teen's Harassment Suit To Get U.S. Deparment Of Justice Attention

AP | MICHAEL HILL | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

MOHAWK, N.Y. — The bullying by classmates and taunts of "homo" only got worse after Jacob began dyeing his hair and wearing eyeliner in eighth g...

Russian Activist Uses Blog-Power to Beat FSB

Oleg Kozlovsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Oleg Kozlovsky

Thanks to bloggers' active support, we managed to defeat the seemingly unbeatable Russian Federal Security machine.

Sexting? Cyberbullying? MTV Thinks There's A Thin Line

Tina Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tina Wells

I was pleased to hear that MTV is taking the lead on bringing cyberbullying to their wide audience of young people. Their multi-year initiative, "A Thin Line," is intended to empower youth to stop the spread of digital abuse.

No Boys Allowed: Pink Taxi Cabs Exclusively For Women

Huffington Post | Tam Vo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Women in Puebla, Mexico who are tired of being gawked and leered at by cab drivers have a new option - female-only taxis. Pink Taxi is a government-...

US Diplomats Shown Hostility In Pakistani Actions

AP | ANNE GEARAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan has held up visas for U.S. diplomats, military service members and others, apparently because of hostility within the count...

From the G20 Talks: Pittsburgh Police Harassing Non-Violent Citizen Groups

Dave Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dave Cooper

This week Pittsburgh is trying to put on its best face for the International Coal Conference and the G20 Summit of world leaders. Yet Pittsburgh has shown itself to be an example of police harassment.

Three Laws to Protect Americans from Sexual Discrimination

Steve Hildebrand | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Hildebrand

The children and workers in this country need Obama to protect them on the playground and in the workplace.