Nearly $300,000 in taxpayer funds has been spent to settle 13 claims against members of Congress or their offices since 2003.
By Paul Solman
What kind of hostilities do female economists face, and why? A recent paper highlights the sexualization of women in the field: In a list of the top words that correlated most frequently with women interviewing for jobs, none had anything…
By Associated Press
In the past year, numerous state lawmakers across the country have been accused of sexual misconduct or harassment. Here's a list of who so far have resigned or faced other consequences.
By David A. Lieb, Associated Press
A 50-state review by The Associated Press found that almost all legislative chambers now have at least some type of written sexual harassment policy, though they vary widely.
By Charlayne Hunter-Gault
Systemic change is happening in Hollywood, says Tracee Ellis Ross, star of the sitcom “black-ish.” Ellis Ross is a founder of Time’s Up, a legal defense fund that aims to support those who have been affected by sexual violence. The…
Former Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday that he hasn't contacted Anita Hill, weeks after saying he owed her an apology for her treatment during the 1991 confirmation hearings for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.
A New Year’s resolution might not change the world, but what if it could change how you see things?…
Ford has dealt with the legal ramifications of racial and sexual harassment at two auto factories in the past. A new New York Times investigation chronicles how a culture of harassment has returned, raising questions about the intractable conditions blue-collar…
When a worker wants to sue over sexual harassment, they must first file a complaint with the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. In light of the conversation around the #MeToo movement, the number of complaints are expected to spike substantially.
By Leah Samuel, STAT
Alongside the #MeToo movement and a continuing drumbeat of assault allegations, biomedical science has also had its share of accused harassers.
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