Tag Archives: sexual harassment

Chart of the Day: Sexual harassment and assault at scientific field sites

TweetThough this survey of more than 600 anthropologists, archaeologists, biologists, zoologists, and other scientists wasn’t nationally representative, it suggests that sexual harassment and assault could be one of the reasons contributing to the dearth of women pursing careers in the sciences.  Tweet
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet More on Maya Angelou’s funeral. Good news: the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled against an Arizona law that restricted the use of abortion-inducing medications. Kiera Wilmot, the school-to-prison pipeline, and the consequences of criminalizing school discipline. The women reporters who covered World War II. Tweet
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“Guy grabbed my chest, I yelled real spooky-like, he pooped.”

TweetThat’s the tl;dr version of this amazingly hilarious tale about a lady who was groped while leaving a movie theater in Boston and put her monster voice hobby to good use.  Tweet
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Photo of the Day: Restaurant’s awesome response to customer’s demand that servers “show more skin”

Tweet Recently, a customer at the Atomic Grill in Morgantown, West Virginia complained on UrbanSpoon that the restaurant’s servers should “show more skin.” Because, obviously, as everyone knows, when you go out to eat, you are paying not just for the meal but also the chance to ogle the women whose job it is to serve [...]
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An open letter to my former dentist

Tweet Ed. note: This is guest post from Kiera Butler. Kiera is a senior editor at Mother Jones. Her first book, which is about 4-H, will be published in October 2014.  Dear Dr. B., I’m writing to tell you why I’m taking my business to different dental office. Let me explain: The last time I had [...]
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