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Hollywood Execs, Major Media Players Start Commission For Sexual Misconduct

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hollywood executives and other major players in entertainment have established a commission to be chaired by Anita Hill that intends to combat sexual misconduct and inequality across the industry. 130 more words


And it went down sooooo smooth...

I got a powerful dose of early training related to sexual harassment. And it went down sooooo smooth!  I hardly even noticed, until a few days ago. 296 more words


My First Encounter with Sexual Assault on the Subway

My first encounter with sexual assault happened this Tuesday during my morning commute on the F train. I will spare you the details other than it was deliberate, since I tried to move away but he followed. 441 more words

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Female Candidate Drops Out Of Kansas Congressional Race Over 2005 Harassment Lawsuit

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A female congressional candidate dropped out of the Kansas race Friday over a 12-year-old lawsuit accusing her of sexually harassing a male subordinate, an unusual case of a woman facing the sort of misconduct allegations that have forced numerous men out of their jobs in recent weeks. 521 more words


Delhi gangrape: Why we should remember the victim for more than her courage

The Delhi gangrape case of 2012, often dubbed as the ‘Nirbhaya’ case, was one unfortunate incident that brought tens of thousands on the streets in protest and soon turned into a wave against issues of sexual violence. 289 more words

Anita Hill Is Chairing An Anti-Sexual Harassment Commission In Hollywood

Following the revelations about Harvey Weinstein‘s horrific behavior and the allegations of sexual harassment and assault made against many men in positions of power in Hollywood (and beyond), many people have been wondering what steps can be taken to pull out this toxic behavior from the root to ensure that there is a cultural shift. 272 more words

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State Lawmakers Push For Sexual Harassment Training Before Next Legislative Session

By Shawn Chitnis

DENVER (CBS4) – The Colorado House and Senate Leadership took steps Friday to improve the legislature’s policies on sexual harassment.

They’re doing that by developing a Human Resources position, increasing training for members and seeking an outside review of current procedures. 321 more words