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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 »

Janese Talton-Jackson's Murder Reminds Me That Entitlement Kills

The 29-year-old mother was murdered after she rebuffed a stranger's advances in a bar. That tragic story reminds me how often people feel entitled to my body. Even friends sometimes deny my selfhood by saying they wish I wasn't a lesbian, so they could date me.  Read more »

A New Website Helps Bystanders Support Victims of Online Harassment

One in four young women have been stalked online. Now, Hollaback is trying to make the internet safer.  Read more »

An A-Z Guide to Being a Muslim Ally

In the face of rising Islamophobia, a Muslim American writer shares 26 things you can do to help.  Read more »

CHVRCHES' Lauren Mayberry Talks Self-Care, Emo Music, and Dealing With Douchebags

In an industry where everyone has an opinion about her look and sound, Lauren Mayberry is standing her ground. Read more »

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