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Sexual Harrassment

Sexism Affects Female Sex Addiction

Alexandra Katehakis, M.F.T. | Posted 12.05.2014 | 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 12.04.2014 | Women
Ravishly

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 11.20.2014 | 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 10.29.2014 | 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
TueNight

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
Bustle

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...

CEO Accused Of Demanding Sex Acts From Employee

AP | KATE BRUMBACK | Posted 11.09.2012 | Business

ATLANTA -- A former female employee has filed a police complaint alleging the CEO of Waffle House demanded she perform sexual acts on him in exchange ...

RAINN Day Conversations Shed New Light on Sexual Violence

Milkshake | Posted 11.26.2012 | Impact
Milkshake

Jerry Sandusky. "Legitimate" rape. Daniel Tosh. The women's health care debate. If there were ever an era in which sexual violence was inextricably linked to many of the most talked-about headlines, this would be it.

Spandex & Boa-Clad Man Arrested For Harassment At Mall

The Huffington Post | Eliza Fisher | Posted 08.16.2012 | Los Angeles

Scott Basko didn't stand out at the Glendale Galleria for his zebra-print spandex outfit, feather boa, and fishnet tights. Instead, the 44-year-old...

Fighting Sexual Harassment in the Fields

Greg Asbed | Posted 09.25.2012 | Home
Greg Asbed

For too long, the industry responded to accusations of farm labor abuse with denial and opposition. But today there exists a better way forward embraced by the vast majority of Florida growers.

Journalist Recounts Horrifying Sexual Assault In Cairo's Tahrir Square

The Huffington Post | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 06.26.2012 | World

On Sunday in Cairo's Tahrir Square, tens of thousands of Egyptians gathered to celebrate the official announcement that Mohammed Morsi would become Eg...

WATCH: Does This Really Make You A 'Pervert'?

Posted 06.25.2012 | New York

A man who identifies himself as "John Zippy" is being called out for his rather creepy hobby documenting women riding the subway (usually focusing on ...

Former Wisconsin DA Pleads No Contest To Ethics Violations

AP | TODD RICHMOND | Posted 08.15.2012 | Crime

MADISON, Wis. — A former Wisconsin prosecutor accused of rampant sexual harassment agreed Friday to plead no contest to six ethics violations, m...

US: Sexual Violence, Harassment of Immigrant Farmworkers

Human Rights Watch | Posted 07.16.2012 | World
Human Rights Watch

(New York) – Hundreds of thousands of immigrant farmworker women and girls in the United States face a high risk of sexual violence and sexual h...

Penis Dumplings Allegedly Served At Fancy Chinese Restaurant

Posted 04.14.2012 | New York

A Chinese restaurant in midtown is proving to be one classy joint, allegedly forming penis-shaped dumplings to serve to patrons -- but not before dang...