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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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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Hardly excited about the return of Leslie Knope. “It was a dirty secret that wasn’t discussed.” Cultural appropriation’s “greatest” hits. On the racial empathy gap. The Brewstar-Douglass Projects are coming down. No pill. No prob? The value of suffering. 77% of unpaid interns are women. Girls and the power of the online petition. The latest flash point [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Check out Dean Spade’s trans* politics manifesto. Since when does VICE produce good reporting on sexual violence? Minors with disabilities held in solidarity confinement in San Francisco juvenile hall. Little Libertarians on the prairie. More research on encouraging girls to pursue STEM. The Pentagon’s new plan to combat military sexual assault doesn’t do enough. [...]
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