Tag Archives: sexual harassment

“I like my girls chubby.” And other comments male colleagues made to Senator Gillibrand about her body

TweetSenator Kirsten Gillibrand decided to give us a little taste of some of the comments about her body that she’s received from her colleagues — who are, might I remind you, elected officials given the privilege of representing the people in our great nation’s governing legislative body — during her tenure. An interview with People, along [...]
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Flowchart of the Day: Should you catcall her?

TweetPlayboy, which recently rebranded its digital site with some SFW content, has a handy flowchart to help you answer this age-old question: Read on to find out the one scenario in which it is A-okay to yell sexually suggestive comments at her in public. Tweet
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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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