Tag Archives: sexual harassment

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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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetLaverne Cox >>>>>>> Justin Bieber. Speaking of which: the trailer for “Orange is the New Black,” Season 2, is out. Sexual harassment of unpaid interns is no longer legal in New York. Judge throws out B. Scott’s discrimination lawsuit against BET. Florida man was kicked out of his rec basketball league after singing about his [...]
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The intellectual defense of sexual harassment (Hint: there isn’t one)

TweetI read a piece in The Guardian yesterday that said sexual harassment is bad but sometimes it’s not actually sexual harassment just sexual liberation being misinterpreted. I didn’t know that this needed to be said, but apparently it does: there is no intellectual argument to be made in the defense of sexual harassment. Really. Try as [...]
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The new Anita Hill documentary and speaking in public as a woman

Tweet Perhaps what was so deeply gratifying about watching then outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s testimony before both the Senate and House Foreign Relations committees in January 2013, was her confident and authoritative voice as she fielded questions of asinine scrutiny over the Obama Administration’s response to the attacks in Benghazi in September [...]
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Teen superhero chases down flasher for two miles

Tweet Real-life girl superhero 16-year-old Jodie Schofield was walking home from school in Manchester, England the other day, when a middle-aged creep exposed himself to her. Enraged — particularly by the fact that the flasher was laughing about it – she took off after him. Tweet
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