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#STOPGOLF: Topgolf workers speak out against toxic work culture in the restaurant & golf entertainment industries
Read the full report, and take action today! From the ‘front of the house’ to the ‘back of the house’ (and onto the green), Topgolf workers are speaking out against toxic work culture in the restaurant and golf entertainment industries. Topgolf pays its tipped employees the lowest subminimum wage allowed in all the states in […]
Slimy Nonprofit CEO Resigns Following Allegations of Blatant Misogyny and Retaliation
After a number of women have come forward in recent months to accuse the nonprofit United Way Worldwide of having a workplace culture that rewards misogynistic behavior and retaliates against those who speak up about sexual harassment, United Way Worldwide CEO Brian Gallagher has resigned. After a number of women have come forward in recent months […]
Conspiracy Theories, Other Misnomers, and Reductive Generalizations
Expressions that help maintain socio-cultural inequities
FKA twigs Sues Shia LaBeouf, Citing ‘Relentless’ Abusive Relationship
The lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles by the musician, accuses the actor of sexual battery, assault and infliction of emotional distress. By Katie Benner and Melena Ryzik Dec. 11, 2020 + Updated Jan. 22, 2021 Just after Valentine’s Day in 2019, the musician FKA twigs was in a car speeding toward Los Angeles. At the wheel was her boyfriend, […]
“America’s favorite charity” exposed for silencing survivors
Three women filed federal charges against United Way Worldwide, accusing CEO Brian Gallagher of targeting them after they spoke up about sexual harassment. Two were fired. United Way Accused Of Retaliation Against Women Employees
Netflix Dropped Chris D’Elia Show After Sexual Misconduct Allegations
Last month, Mr. D’Elia was the subject of multiple accounts from women who said that the comedian made sexual advances toward them when they were younger.
In the Wake of #metoo
The #metoo movement has given survivors the chance to share stories that many have been carrying around as secrets for a long time, sometimes for decades.
Understanding Sexual Violence in Context
Sexual Assault Awareness Month came and went in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. Yet sexual violence, along with other global crises, is as relevant and urgent as ever. Our choices for US president are now Donald Trump and Joe Biden, who both have evaded testimonies from women of sexual assault and rape.
President of Major U.S. Union Accused of Sexual Harassment
Ten people describe experiencing or witnessing inappropriate behavior by AFGE president J. David Cox. He denies the allegations.