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Anita Hill on sexual harassment, Ginny Thomas, Slutwalks, and more

Last week, I interviewed Anita Hill for our Feministing Five series to commemorate the 20th anniversary of her famous testimony before the U.S. Senate. The interview was filled with so much goodness that I had to write a follow-up post with more of her insights, which you’ll find below.

And don’t forget, if you’re in the New York area, come hang out with Feministing writers/editors and hear a great lineup of speakers (including Anita herself, of course!) and performances at Hunter College’s “Sex, Power and Speaking Truth: Anita Hill 20 Years Later” conference, which Feministing is sponsoring!

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How far she thinks we’ve come in the past 20 years regarding sexual harassment:

We’ve come far because now women can ...

Last week, I interviewed Anita Hill for our Feministing Five series to commemorate the 20th anniversary of her famous testimony before the U.S. Senate. The interview was filled with so much goodness that I had to ...

The Feministing Five: Anita Hill

This month marks the 20th anniversary of Anita Hill’s testimony during the confirmation hearing for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas. It’s an important time to note the anniversary, with the recent SlutWalks to end sexual violence and cases of sexual assault implicating top leaders around the world, including Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Julian Assange and the Australian Defence Force Academy. Clearly, this is not a dated issue.

Hill’s testimony transformed the way this country views sexual assault and harassment. As Joan C. Williams, professor of law at the University of California Hastings College of Law in San Francisco, says, “Young women entering the workforce for the first time may not even know her name, but Anita Hill ...

This month marks the 20th anniversary of Anita Hill’s testimony during the confirmation hearing for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas. It’s an important time to note the anniversary, with the recent SlutWalks to ...

Anita Hill, still courageous 20 years later

I almost lost my breakfast this morning when the Tom Joyner Morning Show news break informed me about Virginia Thomas’ antics. Almost 20 years after the fact, this is what Clarence Thomas’ wife had to say to Anita Hill, via ABC NEWS:

Good morning, Anita Hill, it’s Ginny Thomas,” said the voice. “I just wanted to reach across the airwaves and the years and ask you to consider something. I would love you to consider an apology sometime and some full explanation of why you did what you did with my husband. So give it some thought and certainly pray about this and come to understand why you did what you did. OK, ...

I almost lost my breakfast this morning when the Tom Joyner Morning Show news break informed me about Virginia Thomas’ antics. Almost 20 years after the fact, this is what Clarence Thomas’ wife had to say to ...

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