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By PBS NewsHour
House members confronted the seriousness of sexual harassment on Capitol Hill at a hearing on Tuesday, as two congresswomen shared their perspectives on the problem's pervasiveness. Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., has spoken out about being assaulted as a young congressional…
By Juliet Linderman, Associated Press
The move comes days after the Senate unanimously approved a measure requiring all senators, staff and interns to be trained on preventing sexual harassment.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
If he were to win, there’s no precedent in the Senate for refusing to seat him, but they do have these options.
By Associated Press
Stories of sexual harassment and gender hostility are continuing to come to light in various industries, including entertainment and politics.
By Joshua Barajas
The House Administration Committee's hearing is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. ET Tuesday. Watch live here.
Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey this week created a special task force to investigate sexual assault in the entertainment industry. The announcement came as a growing number of people spoke out to allege sexual assault or harassment by…
By Elizabeth Flock
Two female comedians told the paper he invited them up to his hotel room to celebrate after a comedy festival in 2002 and then proceeded to masturbate in front of them.
By Peter J. Henning, Wayne State University Law School
That means American taxpayers are helping foot the bill for keeping despicable behavior in the shadows.
The House Democratic leader hopes Congress will move quickly to pass legislation requiring lawmakers and their staff to complete training to prevent sexual harassment.
The hearing comes after an Associated Press report featured current and former female lawmakers who said they have been harassed or subjected to hostile sexual comments by fellow members of Congress.
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