A flurry of legal activity over state-level abortion restrictions occupied much of the federal court’s attention last week.
A case out of Iowa shows the dangers in substituting adherence to law with adherence to religious beliefs.
Though no details have been released, San Diego Mayor Bob Filner recently acknowledged sexually harassing women and apologized for his behavior. It’s a good first step, but should he really be the one to headline an event for military victims of sexual assault?
A stunning decision from the Iowa supreme court has little to do with law and everything to do with purity culture.
Sexual harassment became an issue during an Irish parliamentary debate about abortion legislation early Thursday morning, when a male lawmaker grabbed a female colleague and pulled her onto his lap.
Conservatives on the Supreme Court try to explain away gutting two important employment discrimination protections. Like toddlers with their fingers stuck in their ears, the opinions in both Vance and Nassar are the equivalent of “la la la, can’t hear you.”
No young woman should accept that sexual assault is just another part of college that she must avoid like the “freshman 15″ or early morning classes.
In Silicon Valley, the scruffy developer swims in a bubble of admiration and impunity not unlike being a star football player in a town like Steubenville, Ohio. This can be a bad thing, as many women in tech have discovered.
The problem is also rampant in food processing plants, where often “a male supervisor will just walk down the line and run his hand along [female workers'] buttock,” according to an attorney.
In his State of the State speech in January, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo made passing the Women’s Equality Act a centerpiece of his agenda for this year, including legislation protecting women’s rights to safe abortion care. But his political allegiances make the fate of the bill unclear. Does he really support it, or is he trying to play both ends?