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N.H. State Rep: Harassment Policy Violates My Rights to Jokingly Harass People

The New Hampshire House of Representatives has been an amazing repository for good ideas lately. In December, we had that fun incident where a female state rep was harassed by her male colleagues for condemning a sexist bill. Now, we have a couple of state reps bravely taking a stance against a new harassment policy,…

Cool Guy with 'Team USA' Face Tattoo Jerks-Off on Subway for Over 30 Minutes

New York police are on the look out for a man who reportedly masturbated at a woman for more than 30 minutes on a Manhattan-bound 2 train on Sunday afternoon. His identifying features are a khaki jacket, a white t-shirt, and—less obviously—a tattoo reading “TEAM USA” stamped in bold letters on his forehead. What a…

Trevor FitzGibbon Allegedly Hounded a Woman for Sex, Nude Photos Under Guise of a Job Offer

Major progressive public relations firm FitzGibbon media abruptly shut down yesterday amid numerous allegations that its founder Trevor FitzGibbon sexually harassed and sexually assaulted female staffers. One woman who says she was harassed during a job interview said Friday that FitzGibbon obliquely propositioned her…

Major Progressive PR Firm Shuts Down Amid Accusations of Sexual Assault Against Founder 

FitzGibbon Media, a major public relations firm in Washington, D.C., that worked with a host of progressive personalities and organizations including Wikipedia, Julian Assange, the ACLU and Chelsea Manning, closed abruptly on Thursday. Several staff members alleged that Trevor FitzGibbon, the firm’s president, had…

Woman to Hillary Clinton: Does Believing Rape Victims Include the Women Who Accused Your Husband? 

A woman at a New Hampshire campaign event Thursday asked Hillary Clinton about rape and sexual harassment allegations against Bill Clinton. The questioner pointed out that Clinton has said assault survivors have “the right to be believed.” It was as awkward as you’d expect.

Celebrated Astronomer at UC Berkeley Sexually Harasses Students for Years, Receives Light Warning 

Geoff Marcy, an astronomer at the University of California at Berkeley, has been revered the world over for his pioneering research, even marked as a potential Nobel Laureate. Now he has been singled out as a serial perpetrator of sexual harassment, reigniting conversations in the science community about making…

Congressman Accused of Paying Staffer For Months After He Was Dismissed for Sexual Harassment 

North Carolina Republican Congressman Mark Meadows, currently one of the people leading the charge to defund Planned Parenthood, is accused of paying his chief of staff for months after multiple women complained they were being sexually harassed by the man. The chief, Kenny West, was first banned from the…

Unhappy Trails: Female Truckers Say They Faced Rape and Abuse in Troubled Training Program

Close to a decade ago, hungry for a change, Tracy left a stable but dull office job in the upper Midwest and hit the road. She took a bus to Iowa, where she enrolled in truck driving school. Eight days later, she says, with minimal classwork, bookwork, or driving time, she left with a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)…