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Uber Fires More Than 20 Employees in Harassment Probe

The ride-share company reviewed hundreds of human resources claims after a February blog post by a former worker drew widespread attention.

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Marines’ ‘Always Faithful’ Motto Doesn’t Apply to Fellow Females

Online nude-photo scandal underscores a pigheaded cluelessness about women in the ranks.

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Fox News

Posted on May 1, 2017 ENLARGE

O’Reilly’s Exit

Posted on Apr 21, 2017 ENLARGE

Bill O’Reilly Ousted From Fox News

The television host has been hit with allegations of sexual misconduct in the past, but this time he didn’t emerge unscathed.

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Tesla Is Accused of Fostering a Hostile Work Environment for Women

A female engineer sues the electric-car company, alleging she faced “pervasive harassment” and a sexist corporate culture.

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Donald Trump will use the presidency to inflate his personality cult and increase his family’s wealth. Those who do not pay homage to his megalomania, or swell the profits of his financial empire, will be viciously attacked and persecuted.

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They’re All Lying

Posted on Nov 19, 2016 ENLARGE

Why This Bernie Sanders Fan Is Voting for Hillary Clinton

While the Democratic presidential nominee may not be an ideal candidate—and the bar has been set low—Americans cannot afford to visit on the nation the damage Donald Trump would no doubt cause as president.

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Stanford Rape Survivor Pens Moving Essay About Life After the Trial

Glamour magazine names Emily Doe, the pseudonym used by the 23-year-old woman at the center of the Stanford rape case, a “Woman of the Year,” and publishes her incredibly powerful follow-up essay.

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Trump’s Two Minds

Posted on Oct 16, 2016 ENLARGE

Sex Offender

Posted on Oct 16, 2016 ENLARGE

Trevor Noah Isn’t Buying the ‘Locker Room’ Excuse Trump Loyalists Are Selling

After a brief interruption in Donald Trump’s regular brand of campaign-trail programming, in which he issued an approximation of an apology for his now-notorious 2005 exchange with Billy Bush during an “Access Hollywood” hot-mic moment, the GOP presidential nominee and his allies reverted to their “locker-room talk” excuse at rallies and in media appearances.

Posted on Oct 11, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN


Posted on Oct 11, 2016 ENLARGE

Enjoy, Ladies!

Posted on Oct 11, 2016 ENLARGE

Fair and Balanced

Posted on Aug 26, 2016 ENLARGE

Police Officers in One U.K. County Are Now Treating Misogyny and Street Harassment as Hate Crimes

The police force in England’s Nottinghamshire County came to the decision after meeting with women’s rights activists.

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How Will Roger Ailes’ Resignation Affect Fox News?

The news organization’s founder was forced to resign as chairman Thursday after he was hit with allegations of sexual harassment. But reports of a large severance package and an advisory role in the company have led many to wonder how harsh his punishment really is.

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Academia Is Still Plagued by Sexual Harassment and Assaults

Anita Hill’s groundbreaking testimony at the 1991 confirmation hearings for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas gave women new language for coping with age-old problems. But it didn’t make the problems go away.

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Doctor Abuse

Posted on Jul 12, 2016 ENLARGE

Adieu to Peyton Manning—and His Squeaky-Clean Image

The NFL star has received millions in endorsements, largely because of his reputation as the All-American boy next door. But as he retires, he is being chased by accusations that he exposed himself to a woman in 1996 and that he used a banned substance after a 2011 surgery.

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Jon Stewart and Samantha Bee Point Out the Contradictions Between Joe Biden’s Words and His Gropes

While the vice president is quite outspoken against sexual harassment, his brain seems to have a problem sending his hands the message.

Posted on Feb 25, 2015 WATCH & LISTEN

The Year in Review in ‘Daily Show’ Clips

It’s been a bit of a crazy year for news, but thankfully Jon Stewart and the Best F#@king News Team Ever helped us get in a few laughs as we came to terms with the world as it was in 2014.

Posted on Jan 1, 2015 WATCH & LISTEN


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The Cosby Show

Posted on Nov 22, 2014 ENLARGE

Cosby Rape Allegations

Posted on Nov 20, 2014 ENLARGE

Tinder Hit With Sexual Harassment Lawsuit by Former Executive

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Although several people at the forefront of the dating app that’s been sweeping cellphones across America would have you believe women had nothing to do with the creation of Tinder, the truth may be that there was a mistreated woman behind the scenes all along.

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American Apparel Cuts Controversial Founder Dov Charney Out of His Company

There was a time, around a decade ago, when American Apparel’s brand seemed to be enhanced, at least on the business side, by the pervy sensibility of its founder and charismatic leader, Dov Charney. Those days have apparently passed.

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Bob Filner Apology

Posted on Aug 17, 2013 ENLARGE

Wendy Davis’ Political Prospects, Weiner’s Sexting Partner Cashes In, and More

A look at the day’s political happenings, including Harry Reid speculates about the likelihood of Congress taking up gun control again and scandal-plagued San Diego Mayor Bob Filner is due to begin therapy.

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Reaction to Snowden Asylum, Another State Legalizes Pot, and More


A look at the day’s political happenings, including San Diego’s mayor blames the city for sexual harassment allegations against him and the Virginia Republican lieutenant governor nominee claims that Democrats are “anti-God.”

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Obama’s New ‘Grand Bargain,’ Scahill’s Reaction to Manning Verdict, and More

A look at the day’s political happenings, including the intensifying feud between Chris Christie and Rand Paul and why GOP officials are upset over Liz Cheney’s decision to run for Senate in Wyoming.

Posted on Jul 30, 2013 READ MORE

The Next Fed Chair, Pelosi Slams ‘Reprehensible’ Weiner, and More


A look at the day’s political happenings, including the roll call vote for Justin Amash’s failed NSA surveillance amendment and the Republican congressional idea that one GOP senator called “the dumbest” he ever heard.

Posted on Jul 25, 2013 READ MORE

Military Harassment

Posted on Jul 8, 2013 ENLARGE

Negotiating With the Taliban

Posted on Jun 18, 2013 ENLARGE

Pig Parts

Posted on May 29, 2013 ENLARGE

Lawmaker Gives Atheist ‘Prayer,’ Glenn Beck’s Latest Controversial Comment, and More

A look at the day’s political happenings, including Rep. Darrell Issa decides to withdraw a subpoena related to the Benghazi hearings and a top IRS official pleads the Fifth.

Posted on May 22, 2013 READ MORE

The Dark Side of the Prestigious Marine Barracks

U.S. Marine Corps/Cpl. Dengrier Baez

The Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C., is the showplace of the Marine Corps. It is also the home of officers and enlisted men of the Marine Corps who have been accused of sexually harassing, assaulting and raping female Marine officers and enlisted and civilian women who work there.

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The Cain Train Sputters and Stops

Gage Skidmore (CC-BY)

To audible sighs of collective grief and dismay, Herman Cain announced the suspension of his presidential campaign Saturday, assuring supporters and everyone else that he is a “fighter” who “would not go away.” A suspension, as opposed to a formal closure, allows Cain to continue collecting money.

Posted on Dec 3, 2011 READ MORE

Naughty Herman Cain

Posted on Dec 1, 2011 ENLARGE

New Slogan for Cain

Posted on Nov 29, 2011 ENLARGE

Cain Fields Another Accusation of Extramarital Sexual Activities

Flickr / Gage Skidmore (CC-BY-SA)

He has dismissed a prior accusation of sexual impropriety as the false claim of a “troubled” woman, but GOP presidential hopeful Herman Cain may have a bigger problem on his hands with his latest potential scandal, instigated by one Ginger White, whom Cain’s camp tried to preempt Monday with ... (more)

Posted on Nov 28, 2011 READ MORE

Cain Gropes

Posted on Nov 8, 2011 ENLARGE

What About Newt Gingrich?

Gage Skidmore (CC-BY-SA)

Republicans are still looking for a non-Romney to carry their banner into the White House, and although Herman Cain appears to be weathering numerous sexual harassment allegations with ease, a new poll shows a certain amphibian nipping at his heels. (more)

Posted on Nov 7, 2011 READ MORE

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