harassment

One Angry Man: Amy Schumer's Kurt Metzger Problem

Schumer can hang out with Metzger on her own time, but if we want to watch her show without abetting rape culture, Schumer needs to provide us with a show that doesn’t have Kurt Metzger in it. Read more »

Pokémon NO: How the Game Can Be a Venue for Harassment

Street harassment is nothing new, but Pokémon GO creates a new avenue for harassing people in public. Read more »

Who Did a Fox News Exec Turn to for Advice on Sexual Harassment Scandal? Donald Trump

After Gretchen Carlson filed suit against Fox executive Roger Ailes, sources say he turned to an old buddy for strategy. Read more »

Trolls Target Leslie Jones of "Ghostbusters" With Racist Abuse

Why won’t Twitter do more to protect their users from harassment?  Read more »

Fists Up! Workers at Babeland NYC Vote to Unionize

Workers hope that joining the union and negotiating a contract will provide added job security and allow them to raise concerns about workplace harassment without fear of retaliation.  Read more »

In "Confirmation," It's Clear Senators Aimed to Make Us Distrust Anita Hill

The new HBO film starring Kerry Washington pushes viewers to consider how Anita Hill was pilloried for speaking out against harassment.  Read more »

Meet Shine Squad, A Group of Women Shining Light on Sexism in Progressive Spaces

“It’s assumed that we’re better or beyond these kinds of problems, when in fact it’s pervasive in subtle and overt kinds of ways.” Read more »

Game Changer: Why gaming culture allows abuse… and how we can stop it

More people are finally taking notice of the abuse. But there’s still a dearth of discussion on why it’s happening. Read more »

For An Adjunct Professor, Academic Power Dynamics Feed into Rape Culture

Part-time professors rely on student evaluations and often have little clout on campus. So what happens when they're sexually harassed by students?  Read more »

Melissa Harris-Perry Recounts the Fear of a Near-Attack in Iowa

A guy approached her muttering about “Nazi Germany” and she did the right thing—listen to her gut.  Read more »

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