Sexual Harassment

via essence: Morehouse College is facing accusations that it did nothing to come to the aid of a student who was allegedly being sexually harassed by a faculty member. According to a new lawsuit, the victim was a first-year student at the school when he participated in a study-abroad trip to Brazil in May 2015, […]

via FirstLadyB: Taraji P. Henson has cut ties with her longtime manager Vincent Cirrincione after he was accused of sexual harassment, and now he has closed his company. Taraji shared the news on her Instagram account: “The news about my Manager Vincent Cirrincione has shocked, hurt, and offended and yet again put professional women in a  […]

via BlackAmericaWeb: Anita Hill told a room full of entertainment industry professionals that her 1991 testimony about Clarence Thomas and the flood of sexual harassment allegations surfacing now are part of “an arc that had been bending toward justice.” Hill and National Women’s Law Center President Fatima Goss Graves spoke to Hollywood actors and executives Friday […]

  via Cleveland19: What constitutes sexual harassment in the workplace is determined on a case by case basis, said a local attorney, but the attention must be unwelcome and a “reasonable person” must be able to consider it hostile or offensive. “Everything is a case by case basis, so it’s very difficult to write in […]

via Joy105: Charmed actor Alyssa Milano has kicked off a hashtag campaign on social media called #MeToo to raise awareness of sexual harassment and assault. The idea came from Alyssa’s friend and it’s not just a direct response to Harvey Weinstein’s sexual harassment allegations, but a simple effective way for women and men who have experienced sexual […]

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Even when you’d rather throw hands, here’s how you tackle the issue and still keep your job—and your freedom.

  Ohio State University has fired its band director for allowing a deep culture of sexual harassment. Jonathan Waters, 38, has been director since 2012 and was assistant and then interim director for 10 years before that. An internal investigation revealed examples of abuse, including an annual midnight practice in which band members were expected […]

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