Sexual Harrassment

Woman shares evidence of relationship with Roy Moore when she was a teenager

A Roy Moore sexual misconduct accuser has come forward to present evidence that the two went out on dates when she was a teenager. Several women have accused U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexual assault and misconduct and Moore has continued to deny the allegations against him and has gone as...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 3:22pm

Shedding light on how workplace sexual harassment affects immigrant women

In the wake of #MeToo and Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court despite the sexual assault allegations brought against him, the Brooklyn Historical Society is highlighting a less-talked about plight: The sexual harassment immigrant women face in the workplace. Wednesday’s...

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 1:25pm

Congresswoman Kaptur says women’s clothing can be ‘invitation’ forsexual harassment

Last week, three male congressmen resigned after sexual misconduct allegations against them caused major controversy: Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) and Reps. John Conyers (D-Mich.) and Trent Franks (R-Ariz.). During a private Democratic Caucus meeting to discuss these recent events on Wednesday, Rep....

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 3:58am

Celebrities join the #MeToo movement

If you’ve been on Facebook or Twitter this week, you’ve probably seen the words Me Too taking over most of your feed. There two little words behind a big movement on social media aimed at drawing attention to the prevalence of sexual harassment and sexual assault against women. The...

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 10:23am

Harvard professor put on leave following sexual harassment allegations

A Harvard University professor has been placed on leave following sexual misconduct allegations by more than a dozen women. Jorge Domínguez, a Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) government professor, was put on administrative leave on Sunday, the Harvard Crimson reported. The move comes...

Monday, March 5, 2018 - 3:35pm

Jeffrey Tambor officially fired from 'Transparent' amid sexual harassment allegations

Transparent star Jeffrey Tambor has officially been fired from the series after an internal investigation by Amazon Studios. He will not reprise his role in the forthcoming fifth season. Tambor was accused of sexual harassment by two transgender actresses. Trace Lysette, a Transparent cast...

Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 4:14pm

Hillary Clinton didn't fire adviser accused of sexual harassment: Report

Hillary Clinton chose not to fire an adviser to her 2008 presidential campaign who was accused of sexual harassment, the New York Times reported Friday. Burns Strider, Clinton's faith adviser, was accused of harassing a younger female aide. Clinton's campaign manager recommended that he be...

Friday, January 26, 2018 - 4:13pm

Manhattan DA creates workplace sexual violence task force

In an effort to engage and encourage victims of workplace sexual violence to report incidents, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance on Thursday announced the creation of a new task force specifically to handle such accounts. Assistant DA Vanessa Puzio will head the Work-Related Sexual Violence...

Friday, January 26, 2018 - 2:45pm

UPDATE: After Golden Globe win, 5 women accuse James Franco of sexual misconduct

Updated, Jan. 11, 2018: Since two women in the Hollywood industry came forward Sunday night accusing 39-year-old actor/director James Franco of sexual misconduct, more have spoken up. In an exclusive L.A. Times article published this morning, three new women who were students of Franco's...

Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 10:54am

Michael Douglas denies upcoming sexual misconduct claims

Michael Douglas is giving you classic denial right now. Catherine Zeta-Jones’ husband is reportedly preemptively denying sexual misconduct claims in an attempt to get ahead of a report accusing him of some damning allegations. According to Deadline, Variety and The Hollywood Reporter were...

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 12:28pm

Why is everyone wearing black at the Golden Globes?

In overall protest against recounted sexual harassment in Hollywood and in response to TIME’S UP, an initiative fronted by 300+ celebrities and industry natives opposing such harassment, the 75th Annual Golden Globes red carpet features a lot of black. Officially announced Monday, the...

Sunday, January 7, 2018 - 7:50pm

Hollywood women start TIME'S UP campaign against sexual harassment

"The clock has run out on sexual assault, harassment and inequality in the workplace. It’s time to do something about it," reads an initiative launched Monday by 300+ Hollywood women. It’s called TIME’S UP, and it came just in time for the New Year. Among those involved...

Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 1:46pm

This site lets you know if a film is linked to sexual misconduct allegations

Ever wonder if your favorite movie was directed by someone accused of sexual misconduct? Or, if a character you used to cherish as a kid was played by a now-alleged predator? You might not have before 2017, which has proven to be a year of blaring allegations against notable names from the hills of...

Monday, December 18, 2017 - 8:41pm

Sen. Joe Manchin says he will not pursue investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against Trump

West Virginia Democrat Senator Joe Manchin says he has no plans to call for an investigation into President Trump over sexual assault allegations, saying he has “moved on” from all of it and wants the president to focus more on the issues in the country. “I’m not going to...

Monday, December 18, 2017 - 5:17pm

#MeToo founder to drop ball in Times Square on New Year’s Eve

The #MeToo “silence breakers” have the designation of being Time magazine’s most influential “person” of 2017, and now, the movement’s founder, Tarana Burke, will usher in the new year live from Times Square. Burke, who began the Me Too movement a decade ago,...

Monday, December 18, 2017 - 4:27pm

Majority of Americans say Trump should resign over sexual-misconduct allegations

A majority of Americans say President Trump should resign over allegations of his sexual misconduct. According to a Public Policy Poll released Thursday, 53 percent of those surveyed said that Trump should resign over the allegations of 19 women who say he sexually harassed them.  Only 42...

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 5:28pm

Taylor Swift, self-proclaimed bad ass, wants her sexual abuser to pay up

Taylor Swift was named one of the silence breakers of the #MeToo movement after a public sexual assault case this summer. Colorado radio DJ David Mueller sued Swift for $3 million in damages because he was fired from his radio co-host job in 2013 after she claimed he lifted her skirt and...

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 6:50am

See the 'Standards of Conduct' letter the Oscar Academy is sending to members

The Oscar Academy sent all of its members a “letter of conduct” in the wake of the many sexual harassment and assault allegations coming out of Hollywood, specifically the recent claims against movie director Harvey Weinstein who has been accused of decades of sexual assault and...

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 5:32pm

70% of Americans say Congress should investigate Trump for sexual harassment: Poll

Seventy percent of Americans believe that Congress should investigate President Trump for sexual harassment, according to a Quinnipiac poll released Wednesday. Only 25 percent said Trump shouldn't be investigated. Sixteen women accused Trump of sexual misconduct before the presidential...

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 6:21pm

Weinstein employees procured penile injections for his erectile disfunction:Report

A new report called Weinstein’s Complicity Machine reveals how producer Harvey Weinstein was able to hide his deeds for decades, including making his employees procure penile injections for him. According to the report from The New York Times, payoffs to women date back as far as 1990 and...

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 9:22pm