Tag Archives: sexual harassment

What to do if you can’t tell the difference between sexual harassment and sexual liberation

TweetCrossposted at Of Means and Ends. 1) Stop publishing articles about feminism. 2) Stop talking to women, just to be safe. Guardian writer David Foster has faced a fierce and well-deserved backlash to an inane article blaming feminists for stifling sexual liberation by calling out sexism. Tweet
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A snake?! Lawmaker sexually harasses teen at a hearing

Tweet“I am usually a very shy person, and now I am more outgoing. I was able to teach those children about certain things like snakes that we have and the turtles that we have. … I want to do something toward that, working with children when I get older.” These inspiring words come from a [...]
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Harassment and the law for women in Cairo

TweetThis is material from my blog Opinion Ate It The last year has been tumultuous in Egypt, for men and women. However, the recent constitution and continued protest marking the 2nd anniversary of the revolution, which ousted former ruler Hosni Mubarak have brought little reprieve to Egyptian women. Sexual harassment is so rampant that it [...]
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Using Title IX to combat bullying

TweetThis blog was cross-posted from The Bilerico Project. Blogger Devi Rao is a Fellow at the National Women’s Law Center. We know that bullying and harassment of LGBTQ kids in school is a serious problem. Many of these stats will not be news to you: More than 8 out of 10 LGBTQ students have experienced [...]
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Rest in Peace, Arlen Specter: Speaking Ill of the Dead

Tweet Ed. note: This post is part of the second round of the Feministing “So You Think You Can Blog” contributor contest (background here). Stay tuned all week as our six finalists take turns turns covering the blog and giving us a sense of their personal contributor style. The winner of the contest and newest [...]
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