Tag Archives: sexual harassment

Quick Hit: “Am I actually any good at writing, or was he just supporting me because he was sexually interested in me?”

TweetScience writer Hannah Waters, who is a friend of mine, has a brave and important piece up at LadyBits about her experience being sexually harassed by an editor. Hannah is speaking out now because earlier this week another writer, Monica Byrne, accused the same person, Bora Zivkovic, editor of Scientific American’s blog network, of harassment. As friends and colleagues rally to defend the [...]
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DC Metro takes sexual harassment seriously with far-reaching new campaign

TweetAs a daily bus rider, I’m comforted knowing that DC’s public transportation thinks sexual harassment is kind of a big deal. Tweet
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Court rules unpaid intern can’t sue for sexual harassment

TweetYou can’t be serious!  A woman who was allegedly sexually harassed while working an unpaid internship cannot sue her harasser because she was unpaid. Via ThinkProgress: When unpaid interns encounter sexual harassment at work, federal law tells them tough luck. Some states and cities have expanded discrimination and harassment definitions to interns, but that does [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetBy Katie and Juliana New report illustrates obstacles for Trans immigrants Guilt, booze and teenage rape More than half of female doctors in Australia sexually harassed by patients Meet the Members of Congress who think they deserve to be paid during the government shutdown.  Fox News thinks all Latin@s eat tacos.  Michelle Rodriguez talks about [...]
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Women: stop getting yourselves sexually harassed!

Tweet When I saw the following headline, I thought I had accidentally stumbled onto The Onion website: Formal complaints over sexism should be last resort for women:  The negative impact of formal reporting outweighs any benefits, writes a lawyer. Instead, define your boundaries early on. But no, I was on The Guardian’s website, in a [...]
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