Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Tag: sexual harassment

Celebrities, activists and women’s groups respond to Weinstein guilty verdict

“While the fight to stop the pervasive effects of rape culture is far from over, today is a good day.”

Sanders campaign committee thanks former staffers for letter on ‘incredibly important’...

"Harassment of any kind is intolerable. Hearing the experiences and thoughts of individuals who worked on Bernie’s 2016 campaign is a vital part of our commitment to work within our progressive community to improve the lives of all people."

Harvey Weinstein charged with rape

At least 71 men have fallen from power after similar accusations of sexual misconduct emerged during the #MeToo movement.

Congressman resigns due to sexual harassment claim

Meehan is the second lawmaker this month to announce an abrupt resignation over allegations of sexual harassment.

Florida senator resigns after evidence unearthed of sexual misconduct

Latvala's conduct may even be criminal at this point, and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement has begun conducting a preliminary review.

Another lawmaker resigns after sexual harassment accusations

Seven women, who are all current or former aides at the Alaska Capitol, reported the unwanted sexual advances.

Roy Moore’s loss signals a GOP tearing itself apart ahead of...

The upset win by Doug Jones in Alabama shows the Republicans have nothing to offer and everything to lose.

In patriarchy, sexual “misconduct” not surprising

None of us – women or men – should be surprised, because the United States is a patriarchal society and in patriarchy men routinely claim the right to own or control women’s bodies for reproduction and sexual pleasure.

The Fempire strikes back

If serial sexual predation disqualifies a man from several high profile jobs, in politics and media, why shouldn’t it disqualify a man from being president of the United States?

Mario Batali apologizes for sexually harassing female employees

“He gets wasted, he’s arrogant, and he acts like he’s God’s gift to women.”

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Houston police launch investigation into mounted officer trampling protester on video

“We are aware of a video circulating showing one of our mounted patrol horses and a citizen. We are currently reviewing the circumstances behind the incident.”

An uprising was inevitable

"Being Black in this country means being at war on every front in every space at every moment."

Election spending boosted by secret money tops $100M as IRS ends donor reporting rules

By choosing to keep their donors secret, these groups leave voters in the dark as to exactly who is funding their political activities. And the IRS won't know either.

Police are still killing unarmed black people

So far this year, 390 people have been killed by police, according to a Washington Post database of police shootings.

Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law urge officials to withdraw law enforcement, National...

“We are sounding an alarm regarding the potential deployment of the National Guard, state police and local law enforcement on Tuesday as voters prepare to cast ballots in primary elections."