Joe Biden Says Anita Hill 'Was Vilified' and Expresses Regret, But It's Not Enough

I really, really want to like Joe Biden. Though his record on progressive policies is mixed, he’s like the white grandpa I didn’t know I had. During his long career he has strengthened policies against campus sexual assault, helped pass the Violence Against Women Act, which he also wrote. He’s one of the most vocal…

In Light of the Sexual Assault Allegation Against Brett Kavanaugh, Anita Hill Says Accusers Still Go Unheard

Nearly three decades after she was famously subjected to an eight-hour grilling by an all-white, all-male Senate Judiciary Committee about her allegations of sexual harassment against Clarence Thomas, Anita Hill says it remains “incredibly difficult” for accusers to report abuse. In a statement on Friday, Hill invoked…

Joe Biden on Anita Hill: 'I Feel Really Badly That She Didn't Feel Like the Process Worked' 

Joe and Jill Biden spoke with outgoing Glamour editor-in-chief Cindi Leive during the magazine’s annual Women of the Year event on Monday, and the conversation inevitably turned towards sexual assault. Over the course of his career the former VP has shaped himself into a prominent women’s rights advocate, leading the…

Joe Biden Gave a Very Long, Somewhat Self-Congratulatory Speech on Sexual Violence 

On Tuesday morning, Vice President Joe Biden gave a long—very long— speech about sexual violence at the United State of Women Summit in Washington, D.C. So long did Joe Biden take to rail against the abuse of power baked into our patriarchal system, in fact, that MSNBC’s Irin Carmon reported via Twitter that the rest…

Hey Sen. Gillibrand, Andrea Mitchell, Who Are the Sketchy Congressmen?

Along with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s “porky” abuse from sketchy Congressmen, MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell added that there are just some “you’d not get in an elevator with.” Dude, who are these old men with a propensity for antiquated workplace sexual harassment? We don’t want to be in an elevator with them either!…