Archive | Sexual harassment

Alamo Drafthouse’s Long History of Minimizing Sexual Assault and Harassment

Every time Jill Lewis goes back to the Alamo Drafthouse movie theater where she worked for a decade, she sees the face of a man she learned to fear because of his sexually aggressive behavior. It’s right there on the wall: one of the faces on a mural, painted to celebrate their favorite customers, in […]

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Hillary Protecting Staffer Accused Of Harassment Is Bad, But Let’s Have Some Goddamn Perspective Please

The story broken by the New York Times today that revealed Hillary Clinton protected a male staffer accused of sexual harassment during her 2008 campaign against President Obama does not look good for the former first lady and Secretary of State. However, it is important to keep perspective on the …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: Why I Believe Stormy Daniels Spanked Trump With A Forbes Magazine

According to details released by Mother Jones magazine last weekend, Donald Trump asked porn star Stormy Daniels to spank him with a copy of Forbes Magazine. Adding to the story’s ridiculousness, she claims that she spanked him with an issue of Forbes that featured him and his family …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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How to Create an Anonymous Collaborative Google Sheet

In a new piece on The Cut, writer Moira Donegan reveals that she created the “Shitty Media Men” list, the anonymous collaborative Google Sheets spreadsheet naming prominent men in media who have assaulted, harassed, or otherwise used been shitty to the women they work with. The list went viral overnight and helped…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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The #MeToo Sexual Harassment Hysteria Is A Pretext For Women To Take Power And Money From Men

Nothing ever happens in a vacuum, and no movement suddenly blossoms into existence without some kind of endgame in mind. And if you were wondering what the final phase of the whole #MeToo phenomena might resemble, the November 17 edition of Newsweek spelled it out for you in living color. “Pop goes the weasels,” the […]

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Sexual Misconduct Is Rampant At Ford’s Chicago Plants, Say The Women Who Work There

In August, Ford announced it would pay up to $10.1 million to settle a racial- and sexual-harassment investigation at two Chicago plants. There were almost no details, but Ford said it “took appropriate action” against those violating policy. But as an extensive and damning New York Times investigation found, it…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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How to Report Sexual Harassment

In the deluge of sexual-harassment allegations over the last few months, one question keeps coming up: Why didn’t the victims report at the time? Well, for a bunch of reasons: they didn’t think anyone would believe them, or they didn’t think it was “bad enough” to warrant an HR complaint, or they believed that…Read more… […]

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IMS Ibiza will examine health, wellness, and sexual harassment for 11th rendition

The International Music Summit will be returning to the dance music capital of the world, Ibiza, for the eleventh rendition of the three-day educational and motivational thought-leadership forum. Industry leaders and artists from the international electronic music sector, come together every year to throw a spotlight onto the complex challenges and emerging opportunities in today’s ever-evolving industry. This […]

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Roy Moore Campaign Trots Out Latest Defense: “Many Women Who Weren’t Molested”

I genuinely believed this could never happen in a supposedly civilized country like America. If electing a sexual predator to the presidency wasn’t bad enough, Republicans in Alabama are now working diligently to put an accused pedophile into the Senate, and trotting arguments out like …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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How to Cope With the Current News Cycle as a Sexual Abuse Survivor

The current wave of sexual abuse news is causing thoughtful people everywhere to feel disgust, sadness and rage on behalf of those victimized. But for some of us who have endured such violence, the relentless coverage and subsequent backlash are taking us to an even more disturbing place. Here, we take a look at how…Read […]

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We Need to Talk About the MTA’s Sexual Assault Problem

My first encounter with sexual assault coincided with another traumatic event. I was 12 years old when the Twin Towers fell, and two days later, I returned to Hunter College High School on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. The dust hadn’t settled, and the city scrambled to find some semblance of normalcy. Later, New…Read […]

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Jimmy Kimmel is Destroying Roy Moore on Twitter

When you’re a 70 year old sex offender running for political office, it’s probably not a great idea to engage in a Twitter war with a professional comic who is a) smarter than you, b) funnier than you, and c) not a sex offender.  But no, Alabama’s Roy Moore seems to think he can match […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: How I Dealt With the Man Harassing My Wife

As a 6ft tall male who weighs roughly 185lbs and has spent over 30 years practicing various combat arts, there aren’t too many men I’m physically afraid of. This isn’t to say I’m an invincible superhero, but I can go out at night and walk through a sketchy neighborhood knowing that if anything …Continue reading […]

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Any Common Dirtbag Can Get an Under-the-Desk Office Lock Button

Matt Lauer, recently fired from NBC’s Today for sexually harassing women in terrible ways for years, had a door lock button under his desk. Who the hell installed that? we all wondered. But the answer may be: nobody. You can just buy one off Amazon.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Know Workplace Sexual Harassment When You See It

Since the New York Times broke the story of Harvey Weinstein’s many, many years of predatory sexual behavior, the floodgates have opened. Men in fields from entertainment to journalism to politics have been accused of sexual harassment and assault, taking down the unlikeable and repugnant (Weinstein) to the honored…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Determine If Your Colleague Is Being a Total Sleaze With The ‘Dazed & Confused’ Law

The hits keep coming: Yesterday Laura McGann, writing for Vox, published an account of the sexual-misconduct allegations against New York Times reporter Glenn Thrush. Thrush, who is 50 and an established, respected journalist, reportedly made passes at young female colleagues, passes that ranged “from unwanted groping…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Republicans Release #DemMeToo in Support Victims of Sexual Harassment by Democratic Leaders

(WARNING: SATIRE! Eh, maybe…) In the first year of the Trump Presidency there hasn’t been much in the way of compromise or even to be thankful about. But Republicans are trying to remain positive that bipartisanship is possible. And the issue of Democratic sexual harassment is something they feel …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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