Labor Department Says It Won't Research Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Because It's Too Hard

Democratic Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s efforts to tackle sexual harassment in the workplace continue to be met with roadblocks. First, the Senate stalled on a bill that would overhaul the process for reporting sexual assault in congressional workplaces. Then, the Department of Labor rejected Gillibrand’s request to…

Is Kirsten Gillibrand Too Blonde and Woman-y to Be a Viable Candidate? 

Well, it’s here: an op-ed, published by The Daily Beast, politely wondering whether Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is “too transparently opportunistic to be a viable candidate” in 2020 “after the rejection of another New York politician criticized for basing her positions on supposedly canny calculations rather than on…

Report: Sexual Assault Victims in the Military Face 'Ingrained Culture That Protects the Accused'

According to a report from Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) set to be released Monday, sexual assault and a “troubling command culture” remains a serious problem in the military. The report examined the 329 sexual assault cases that occurred on military bases in the United States in 2014, and found that victims who…