Welp. Here's another depressing story about a woman who tried to speak up against workplace sexist bullshit.
It's embarrassing. It's uncomfortable. It's devastating. It's something women my age are taught to think is in the past. But, it's not. It is very much alive in 2012.
Two female employees are suing the Bloomington-Normal Public Transportation System for $250 million because their former boss allegedly harassed them — touching them, making gross gestures, and in one woman's case, talking about her husband's sperm.
This weekend, Katie Roiphe wrote an adorable little column defending the good old days, back when men didn't have to act all weird because they were worried about some brainwashed bra-burner imposing legal castration for on-the-job sexual harassment. You know, back when a gal would understand that a man didn't mean…
"He steps down on her breast hard, and then he pumped his fists in the air as if to say, 'Look, I'm the man,'" says Jessica Franqui's lawyer. That would be her Wall Street boss. Whom she is suing.