Kerry Washington to Star In HBO Anita Hill Film

Kerry Washington will play Anita Hill—the woman who accused U.S. Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment in 1991 which brought the issue of workplace harassment to national attention. » 3/12/15 4:15pm 3/12/15 4:15pm

Hey Sen. Gillibrand, Andrea Mitchell, Who Are the Sketchy Congressmen?

Along with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s “porky” abuse from sketchy Congressmen, MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell added that there are just some “you’d not get in an elevator with.” Dude, who are these old men with a propensity for antiquated workplace sexual harassment? We don’t want to be in an elevator with them either!… » 8/28/14 3:40pm 8/28/14 3:40pm

Reminder: Anita Hill Will Be Here Taking Your Questions Tomorrow

We'll have a post going up tomorrow, Thursday, March 20th at 3:30 p.m. EDT; you can submit your questions there, and Professor Hill will be responding. Meanwhile, check out this interview, in which Hill and director Freida Mock discuss the documentary Anita, which hits theaters this Friday in these select cities. » 3/19/14 4:50pm 3/19/14 4:50pm

Anita Hill Will Be Here Taking Your Questions on Thursday

Freida Mock's documentary Anita hits theaters this week, and on Thursday, Anita Hill will be right here on Jezebel, answering questions from readers. » 3/18/14 4:00pm 3/18/14 4:00pm

Did Anita Hill Make Your Work Life Better? Yes, Yes She Did.

Like Angela Davis before her, Anita Hill was not trying to become a symbol for any movement. But existing in the shadows wasn’t her path once she was subpoenaed in 1991 to testify against then-Supreme Court Justice nominee Clarence Thomas about his penchant for sexual harassment. » 3/14/14 4:00pm 3/14/14 4:00pm

Watch This Anita Hill Documentary Trailer and Remain Calm, I Dare You

On March 21, Anita, the documentary depicting Anita Hill's struggle while accusing Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas of sexual abuse in 1991, hits theaters. If you're like me, just watching the trailer will probably piss you off all over again, until you remember that Thomas actually did make it to the Supreme… » 1/28/14 12:51pm 1/28/14 12:51pm

The Book Of Jezebel: H Is For Hill, Anita

As you may have heard, on October 22nd we'll be publishing our first book, a 300-page, hardcover, illustrated encyclopedia called The Book of Jezebel. In honor of this milestone —which took many years and dozens of contributors to execute—we'll be posting one entry from the book a day, starting with "A" and… » 10/02/13 12:06pm 10/02/13 12:06pm

The Anita Hill Documentary Can Teach a New Generation About Sexual…

Saturday night at the Sundance Film Festival, the documentary titled Anita premiered. In the film, director Frieda Mock takes a look back at a look at Anita Hill and her sexual harassment testimony during Clarence Thomas's 1991 Supreme Court confirmation. Deadline Hollywood reports that Ms.Hill attended the premiere… » 1/21/13 4:20pm 1/21/13 4:20pm

Ginni Thomas Says Anita Hill Call Was "Probably" A Mistake

Clarence Thomas's wife Ginni now acknowledges that asking Anita Hill to apologize may have been a bad idea — but that's totally not why she's stepping down as head of Tea Partier organization Liberty Central. » 12/06/10 2:15pm 12/06/10 2:15pm

Clarence Thomas Was An Intellectually Lazy Binge Drinker

Clarence Thomas's ex Lillian McEwen appeared on Larry King last night to talk about Thomas's alcoholism and "weird" obsessions — and whether the man she knew was qualified to serve on the Supreme Court. » 10/26/10 12:18pm 10/26/10 12:18pm

Clarence Thomas's Ex Speaks Out About His Harassing Habits

Clarence Thomas's ex-girlfriend says he was "obsessed with porn," and now she's shopping a memoir. So is that why Virginia Thomas made her phone call? » 10/22/10 3:33pm 10/22/10 3:33pm

It's Time We All Admit That Ginni Thomas Might Be Stupid

Opinionators are offering a number of explanations for Virginia Thomas's bizarro phone call to Anita Hill: love, innocence, naivete, Ambien. Are we, um, dancing around something here? » 10/21/10 1:57pm 10/21/10 1:57pm

Clarence Thomas's Wife Leaves Ridiculous Voicemail For Anita Hill

In a bizarre turn of events, Clarence Thomas's wife Virginia called Anita Hill earlier this month, asking Hill to apologize for that whole sexual harassment thing. Because, you know, it was her fault. » 10/20/10 9:38am 10/20/10 9:38am

The Solution To Sexual Harassment: Laugh At It?

"Working Girl" (aka Karen Burns) has a novel approach to sexual harassment: just laugh. In a blog post » 10/02/08 1:20pm 10/02/08 1:20pm yesterday on the website of , she writes, "laughter as a weapon comes in five flavors." These include "scornful laughter. As in: "Right. In your dreams."" and "diabolical laughter. As in: 'Great! I've been waiting…

Why I Feel Bad For Both Anita Hill And Clarence Thomas

Not infrequently do I find myself desperate to restore the early nineties. They played Pavement on the radio in the early nineties! And girls didn't dress so slutty. And on that note! This whole Anita Hill Clarence "Don't Call Me Isiah" Thomas rehashalon (Anita, above, was just on Good Morning America) is reminding me… » 10/02/07 12:30pm 10/02/07 12:30pm