Amid rampant sexual harassment in science, academies aren’t ejecting abusers

Enlarge / High-angle photograph of a woman scientist holding an electrophoresis plate for DNA separation over the UVP imaging System. (credit: Getty | CDC) Sexual harassment is widespread within the scientific community, and policies and institutional safeguards to address the problem are more effective at reducing liability than protecting members and changing harmful work cultures, […]

Morgan Freeman Demands CNN Retract and Apologize for Sexual Harassment Allegations Story

Days after offering contrition to women who “felt uncomfortable or disrespected” by his behavior in the past, Morgan Freeman is calling for an apology of his own. The actor and Madam Secretary executive producer is looking into legal action against CNN, which on May 24 published a report of Freeman’s alleged harassment of eight women. The […]

Another Uber Engineer Files Lawsuit Claiming Sexual Harassment and Discrimination

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Nearly 70% of US Flight Attendants Report Sexual Harassment on the Job

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Lyon speaks! But keeps mum on details of sexual harassment saga

FREMANTLE coach Ross Lyon has refused to elaborate on the sexual harassment storm engulfing the AFL club, refusing to even confirm whether he is the official at the centre of the controversy. LIVE stream every match of every round of the 2018 Toyota AFL Premiership Season. Get your free 2-week Foxtel Now trial & start […]

Tom Brokaw Denies Sexual Harassment Accusations, Says He Was 'Ambushed'

Tom Brokaw is responding to accusations of sexual harassment with a vigorous denial. The longtime NBC news anchor has fired back at media reports that allege Brokaw made unwanted sexual advances towards former NBC co-worker Linda Vester. In a letter to colleagues obtained by the Los Angeles Times, Brokaw said he “was ambushed and perp […]

MIT researchers created a new tool that lets your ‘squad’ combat online harassment

MIT researchers released a new tool called Squadbox that aims to combat online harassment. The tool allows users to let a group of friends, or “squad,” filter out harassing emails. Squadbox is only available for email right now, but it could soon expand to other private messaging systems, such as Direct Messages on Twitter or […]