Posts Tagged sexual harassment

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Feminist Fuck No: It’s Not The Penis That Makes Men Sexual Harass Women, It’s Power

Early this week, Democratic candidate for Michigan’s Attorney General Position, Dana Nessel, released a provocative ad for election campaign asking: which candidate do you trust most not to show you their penis in a professional setting?

Early this week, Democratic candidate for Michigan’s Attorney General Position, Dana Nessel, released a provocative ad for election campaign asking: which candidate do you trust most not to show you their penis in a professional setting?

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Dear New York Times: Matt Lauer Isn’t a Martyr. Don’t Make Him One.

In law school, we spend a lot of time thinking about the “theory of the case”: what’s the problem, who’s the victim, who’s the villain. It turns out that how you define the problem directly informs the kind of solution that a judge, a lawmaker, or, say, the readers of the New York Times, are primed to accept.

In law school, we spend a lot of time thinking about the “theory of the case”: what’s the problem, who’s the victim, who’s the villain. It turns out that how you define the problem directly informs the kind of ...

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Pelosi Bungles #MeToo

On Meet the Press yesterday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi declared a “zero-tolerance” policy on sexual harassment. Minutes later, she broke her own policy.

On Meet the Press yesterday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi declared a “zero-tolerance” policy on sexual harassment. Minutes later, she broke her own policy.

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We need to confront gendered violence in our movement spaces

It’s easy to talk about gendered violence from conservative men because, well, their ideology is often consistent with their douchebaggery. When you’ve devoted your entire career to ranting against abortion rights on television or groping your way to a white-supremacist presidency, there’s a pretty clear and obvious connection between your stated values (sexist) and your actions (violent). 

It’s easy to talk about gendered violence from conservative men because, well, their ideology is often consistent with their douchebaggery. When you’ve devoted your entire career to ranting against abortion rights on television or ...

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What Does it Mean to Break Silence?

After the Trump — and the Cosby — and the Weinstein — and the Toback — revelations, we heard the same question asked over and over again: How can everyone know that sexual harassment and assault are happening, and still not admit that it is happening? Why are sexual assault and harassment so often “open secrets”? 

After the Trump — and the Cosby — and the Weinstein — and the Toback — revelations, we heard the same question asked over and over again: How can everyone know that ...

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These women are making revolution in one of India’s most conservative universities

The women students of Banaras Hindu University (BHU), one of India’s premier institutions of higher education, are only served vegetarian food. They’re not allowed to stay out of their university accommodation past 8 pm.

The women students of Banaras Hindu University (BHU), one of India’s premier institutions of higher education, are only served vegetarian food. They’re not allowed to stay out of their university accommodation past 8 pm.

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Why Yale Graduate Teachers Were Arrested for Fighting Workplace Sexual Harassment

[Eds. note: This post was co-written by Will Bloom, Emily Villano, Jordan Laris Cohen, Charles Du, Amit Jain, Zak Manfredi, Kate Redburn, and Dana Bolger, students at Yale Law School.]

Yesterday morning twenty-three graduate teachers at Yale were arrested after shutting down the streets of New Haven to demand the administration address the pervasive sexual harassment they face as workers at the university. They called on Yale to begin negotiating a union contract that would strengthen protections against harassment of graduate teachers.

[Eds. note: This post was co-written by Will Bloom, Emily Villano, Jordan Laris Cohen, Charles Du, Amit Jain, Zak Manfredi, Kate Redburn, and Dana Bolger, students at Yale Law School.]

Yesterday morning twenty-three graduate teachers at Yale were arrested ...

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