Petition to Fire Reddit CEO Ellen Pao Has Over 100,000 Signatures 

Reddit, a popular site for creepers and fans of upskirt shots, is in the midst of a turmoil of its own making. On Friday the site fired AMA coordinator Victoria Taylor who, by all accounts, was good at her job and beloved by the community. In response, moderators of popular subreddits—many of whom are volunteers of… » 7/05/15 2:15pm Sunday 2:15pm

Reddit Crybabies Protest 'Nazi Cunt' CEO Who 'Censored' FatPeopleHate

Ellen Pao’s been interim CEO at Reddit for more than six months now, but just like any new gig at the sewage treatment plant, she’s still wading through a bunch of shit. Reddit announced yesterday that as part of a new harassment prevention policy, they’re banning five of the worst subreddits. Reddit users calmly… » 6/11/15 5:00pm 6/11/15 5:00pm

Tell Us About All the Maddening Soft Sexism in Your Life

If you are a working woman who has read anything about the Ellen Pao discrimination case, your reaction has likely been one of unease and disappointment. Turns out that soft sexism—something very real, likely something you’ve experienced personally—is a slippery thing to prove in a court of law. But that doesn’t mean… » 4/02/15 2:30pm 4/02/15 2:30pm

Ellen Pao Loses Gender Discrimination Suit Against Kleiner Perkins 

Yesterday Ellen Pao lost her sexual discrimination suit against her former employer, technology venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins. In the $16 million suit, Pao alleged that Kleiner Perkins had passed her over for promotion and excluded her from meetings after she accused a senior partner of sexual harassment. » 3/28/15 1:00pm 3/28/15 1:00pm

VC Firm Would Prefer to Sweep Details of Sex Harassment Suit Under the…

Ellen Pao, the woman who recently filed a sexual harassment suit against her former Silicon Valley employer Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, is fighting right now to see that her case gets taken to trial, something that Kleiner Perkins would really rather not have happen. That's because, according to civil rights… » 7/11/12 10:50am 7/11/12 10:50am

Venture Capital Firm Has a Sexual Harassment Problem

Venture capital isn't necessarily an easy field to be a woman in, seeing as it's a world dominated by men. But one well-known firm, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, has been seen as being slightly more receptive to women joining its ranks. It was one of the first VC firms to hire female partners, and it now has more… » 5/23/12 4:45pm 5/23/12 4:45pm