Hundreds of Professors Condemn Yale's Thomas Pogge After Sexual Assault Allegations  

More than 200 professors have signed an open letter condemning Yale professor and highly influential ethicist, Thomas Pogge, after a Buzzfeed report alleged that he had sexually harassed numerous students and abused his position of power. “Such behavior undermines efforts to create an inclusive and respectful climate…

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Ivanka Trump, For One, Is Convinced Her Dad Is ‘Not a Groper'

You know what’s bad? When you are so numb to the fact that a pair of chapped lips superglued to a hairball is running for president that you don’t even find it all that weird, at first, that his daughter Ivanka is going around clarifying that said hairball does not “grope” people. But it is weird! America, let us…

Former Berkeley Dean Who Admitted to Sexually Harassing Employees Now Accuses University of Shaming Him 

In March, Sujit Choudhry, then dean of UC Berkeley School of Law, announced that he would take an “indefinite leave of absence” from his position after Tyann Sorrell, his executive assistant, filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against the university. Now, the Wall Street Journal reports that Choudhry, who remains a…

Fired Cal Coach Who Asked Reporter For Three-Way Gets Nevada Job, Releases Docs Which Prove Nothing

Yann Hufnagel was fired less than a month ago from his job as an assistant basketball coach at Cal for violating the school’s sexual harassment policy, yet he’s already landed on his feet with a similar job at the University of Nevada. Hufnagel is a brilliant recruiter, so he was always going to get another job, but…

A Chat About Confirmation, a Movie About Anita Hill vs. A Lot of People We Hated

Before being sworn in as a Supreme Court Justice in 1991, Clarence Thomas first had to confront the truth. Anita Hill, then a professor at the University of Oklahoma, had accused Thomas of sexually harassing her when she worked for him at the Department of Education and U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Commission.…

At UCLA, Protests Over the University's Decision to Welcome Back Professor Accused of Sexual Assault

Students and faculty at the University of California at Los Angeles are protesting the university’s decision to welcome back Gabriel Piterberg, a history professor who has been accused by two graduate students of serial sexual harassment and assault. The protestors argue that UCLA’s decision to allow Piterberg back,…

Columbia Professor Sues University Over Three Years of Alleged Sexual Harassment By Colleague 

An assistant professor at Columbia University’s business school has filed a Title IX gender discrimination lawsuit against the university, alleging that she was sexually harassed by a male colleague. Columbia officials, she charges, “dismissed and belittled” her claims. The suit also says that the school “does not…

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Cal Investigation Finds Assistant Coach Sexually Harassed Reporter Who Accused Him Of Trying To Trade Sex For Access

Yesterday, the University of California-Berkeley fired assistant basketball coach Yann Hufnagel for violating the school’s sexual harassment policy. Hufnagel tweeted that he would soon be exonerated of a “fruitless claim by a reporter.” However, Deadspin has obtained a copy of Cal’s investigation into the matter, and…

Berkeley School of Law Dean Downgraded to Professor After Admitting He Sexually Harassed Employees

Shortly after executive assistant Tyann Sorrell filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against UC Berkeley School of Law dean Sujit Choudhry, the University announced that he would be taking an “indefinite leave of absence” from the deanship. Choudhry, who acknowledged in a university investigation that he had groped and…

UC Berkeley Law School Dean Who Admitted to Sexually Harassing Female Employees Is Being Sued 

A complaint filed on Tuesday against University of California Berkeley Law School dean Sujit Choudhry and the University of California Board of Regents alleges that Choudhry sexually harassed his executive assistant beginning in 2014. In the lawsuit, Choudhry’s executive assistant Tyann Sorrell claims that he began…