Warped Tour Bands Urge Singer Accused of Predatory Behavior to Go Away

A group of musicians performing on this year’s Warped Tour are issuing strong condemnations of Jake Mcelfresh, a 23-year-old solo artist who goes by the name Front Porch Step, and who’s been accused of sexual harassment and sexually predatory behavior by numerous teenage girls. Mcelfresh was supposedly pulled from the… » 7/02/15 12:15pm Thursday 12:15pm

Florida College Sued Over Forced Vaginal Exams During Class

Valencia College in Orlando, Florida is the subject of a federal lawsuit filed by two students in the school’s medical diagnostics program. They allege that they were forced to undergo transvaginal probing during class and that faculty supervising made inappropriate comments during the exams creating a frightening and… » 5/19/15 4:40pm 5/19/15 4:40pm

Lawsuit Calls Mergermarket a Gropey 'Boys Club' with a 'Hot List'

A new federal lawsuit alleges that Mergermarket, a respected financial news and data company, is a "boy's club," rife with blatant and aggressive sexual harassment. The two women who filed suit say male employees circulated a "hot list" of the company's most fuckable women and that unwanted sexual touching at… » 2/26/15 3:20pm 2/26/15 3:20pm

CBC Plans to Scrub the Archives of Jian Ghomeshi's Old Show 

At this point, a whopping 23 women have accused former Q host Jian Ghomeshi of sexual assault or harassment. Meanwhile, Ghomeshi's old employer, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, continues to relentlessly flub their handling of the situation. Earlier this week they announced plans to pull down the archived Q » 12/17/14 2:15pm 12/17/14 2:15pm

South Korea Labor Ministry: Ladies, Be Chill About Sexual Harassment

South Korea's Labor Ministry has come under heavy fire after basically advising women seeking employment to explicitly state in job interviews that they are totally cool with sexist jokes in the workplace. And that they had zero plans of getting married. Oh, and that they would be more than happy to make coffee if… » 11/18/14 10:50am 11/18/14 10:50am

Waitress-Groping Finance Bro Doesn't Think Grabbing Ass Is a Big Deal

Yesterday, Kitchenette reported on a glorious Facebook rant by Laura Ramadei, an NYC-based server and bartender who claims she was groped by a customer/hedge-funder named Brian Lederman. Lederman has since responded, saying he never touched Ramadei inappropriately, but — he brags — he has grabbed plenty of other… » 9/17/14 2:00pm 9/17/14 2:00pm