harassment

Backtalk: Weinstein, #MeToo, Everything is Terrible

This week, Dahlia and Amy talk-yell about all of the sexual harassment and assault allegations against Hollywood producer, Harvey Weinstein, and its impact on the industry and beyond. Following breaking stories from the New York Times and the New Yorker, more than 40 women... Read more »

#YouToo: We Need to Talk About Loophole Women

They are the collateral damage of a long-brewing disaster, a crucial bit of circuitry in a dangerous system. Read more »

Douchebag Decree: This Whole Rotten System

Maybe this is finally the tipping point. Read more »

Douchebag Decree: Hollywood is Full of Creeps

Weinstein isn’t the only powerful man in Hollywood whose patterns of predatory sexual behavior have been an open secret for years. Read more »

Kesha’s Not Alone: A.K. Karrasch on the Music Industry’s Abuse Problem

Abusive men are running music.  Read more »

Popaganda: Video Games and Identity

Video games are a huge piece of our pop culture industry. People who don’t play games maybe think that they’re a weird, dorky niche that only a few people play. But that’s exactly the opposite of true. Globally, video games are a $91 billion industry. Fifty-nine percent of people in... Read more »

It’s Us Failing Them, Not Them Failing Us: Disconnected Adults are the Problem in 13 Reasons Why

We need to be prepared to give substantial support and access to responsible care, not dismissive suggestions about finding a hobby, getting more fresh air, or how teens shouldn’t care what people think of them Read more »

Chris Brown, Johnny Depp, and the Politics of Ex Abuse

There are many ways ex abuse can occur. It can be happen through stalking, threats, or by using children from the relationship as leverage for continued violence.  The method can also be financial, such as withholding the financial compensation ordered by the court. At its worst, ex abuse... Read more »

Monumental Misogyny: On Female Statues, Public Space, and Harassment

Women in public space—sentient or not—are not only underrepresented, but also threatened, harassed, and belittled as a matter of course. Read more »

Trump, Roger, and Other Ailments at Fox News: Enough of the Billshit

Sexual harassment is systemic, and the culture at Fox allowed Ailes, O’Reilly, and presumably countless other men to prey on women in the workplace while covering up their own crap at the same time. Read more »

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