Posts Tagged sexual harassment

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I’m a teen victim of sexual harassment and here’s why Free The Nipple matters to me

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In December 2014, three female friends and I decided to have a winter photo shoot. I chose not to wear a bra beneath my dress — silly me, a 16-year-old girl prioritizing her personal comfort over misogynistic cultural norms? Ridiculous.

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In December 2014, three female friends and I decided to have a winter photo shoot. I chose not to wear a bra beneath my dress — ...

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Three ways lawmakers can fight workplace sexual harassment

The Supreme Court has recognized sexual harassment in the workplace as a form of illegal discrimination for almost 30 years. But almost any woman could tell you that, duh, just because something’s illegal doesn’t mean it doesn’t happen.

The Supreme Court has recognized sexual harassment in the workplace as a form of illegal discrimination for almost 30 years. But almost any woman could tell you that, duh, just because something’s illegal doesn’t mean ...

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We need to make workplace sexual harassment safer to report

Luisa* worked as a line cook for a large fast food restaurant chain. Like so many other low-wage working women, she was harassed on the job by a male supervisor: he propositioned her and made sexual comments, groped her and tried to kiss her at work, and stalked her after hours.

Luisa* worked as a line cook for a large fast food restaurant chain. Like so many other low-wage working women, she was harassed on the job by a male supervisor: he propositioned her and made ...

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Sexual harassment is harassment, even if you’re wasted

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I wish I still had that picture on my Instagram of the guy at a Rutgers University football game with a T-shirt that said “There’s no drunk without RU.” Clever, right? 

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I wish I still had that picture on my Instagram of the guy at a Rutgers University football game with a T-shirt that said “There’s no drunk without ...

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Though she lost her case, Ellen Pao put sexism in Silicon Valley on trial

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I was on the edge of my blue, cushiony seat that I had squeezed through rows of observers to find. Journalists were tap-tapping away at their keyboards as they updated live blogs and churned out stories on deadline.

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site.

I was on the edge of my blue, cushiony seat that I had squeezed through rows of observers to find. Journalists were tap-tapping away at their keyboards ...

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