Friday, September 12, 2014
Wednesday, June 05, 2013
An email uncovered by the Daily News shows that former assemblyman Vito Lopez's victims were unhappy with Speaker Sheldon Silver's handling of their case. But the latest news doesn't seem to have undercut Silver's support among most Democratic Assemblywomen, even as Republicans call for him to step down.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
By Reema Khrais
According to a group of New York City teenagers, sexually explicit content involving their classmates is a regular occurrence in their social media lives and mostly, they said, they ignored it and kept on scrolling. But they acknowledged that they could do more to limit the bullying and “slut shaming” they see.
Tuesday, March 05, 2013
A two-part conversation on April 4th, 2013, for NYC teenagers about the realities of sexual cyberbullying and what can be done about it.
* Online live chat here on our website during the school day from 1PM-2PM EST
* Teen town hall event after school at WNYC’s Greene Space from 4PM-6PM EST
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Radio Rookies hosted an in-class live chat to coincide with a new story about sexual cyberbullying. Rookie Reporter Temitayo Fagbenle hosted a facilitated online conversation for high school students to discuss the issues her story brings to light.
Wednesday, August 08, 2012
Recently a New York Times article delved into the issue of online gaming and sexual harassment. “Sexism, racism, homophobia and general name-calling are longstanding facts of life in certain corners of online video games.” But when do we draw the line?
When online gaming becomes a type of misogynistic and bigoted-bullying that goes beyond the world of avatars.
Thursday, November 03, 2011
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Defense Secretary Robert Gates and his predecessor Donald Rumsefld are being accused of turning a blind eye to sexual harassment charges against women in the military, and they are now being sued. Seventeen current and former members of the military claim that this behavior by the Pentagon led to violence against women being tolerated. This meant that their Constitutional rights were violated. Jesse Ellison, writer and editor for Newsweek, and the author of blog Equality Myth, has the details of this lawsuit.
Tuesday, March 30, 2010
As is often the case during an economic recession, employment litigation claims are going up. But new statistics from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission indicate that, more than ever, sexual harassment claims are being filed by men.