Sexual harassment Headlines

  • Alice Glass on leaving Crystal Castles: ‘The cruelty never ceases to amaze me’

    The singer found fame with the electro band before leaving and accusing her ex-bandmate of nonconsensual sex and controlling behaviour. Here, she talks about her decision to go public Alice Glass’s Los Angeles home is a picture of gothic splendour. Her kitchen resembles a graveyard of dead flowers; she is annoyed that her living black lilies never droop when she is looking. There is a fake Goya on the way down to her basement studio, where skulls surround the drums. A spider crawls out of the...

    the Guardian
  • Are You Too Old to Have Been Sexually Harassed? In Italy, Maybe

    Prosecutors dropped a groping case against the former head of the Italian soccer federation, concluding that his accuser was too old to be distressed.
  • Unbuttoned: When Your Jeans Become a #MeToo Talking Point

    A new collaboration makes denim as current as possible — as in, current events.
  • Andrzej Krauze on a new era for women's rights – cartoon

    The Irish referendum, the #MeToo movement and the protests in Poland and Spain herald a period of change Continue reading...

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  • How Universities Deal With Sexual Harassment Needs Sweeping Change, Panel Says

    Current policies and programs have failed overwhelmingly to address and prevent the problem, said a report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.
  • Pennsylvania: 884-page Catholic church sexual abuse report to be released

    State attorney general is expected to release report detailing decades of sexual abuse and cover-ups by the church Mark Rozzi can remember the feeling of the tall grass brushing against his bare legs on the day he and a close friend desperately ran out of the rectory in Hyde Park, Pennsylvania. Rozzi, who was 13 at the time, had just been raped by his priest, the Rev Edward Graff, and remembers thinking in that moment, as he ran through a field, that he would take his terrible new secret to...

    the Guardian
  • A third of women say they have faced sexual harassment at work

    Prospect union survey suggests many feel too intimidated to report misconduct of colleagues More than a third of women have experienced sexual harassment at work, according to a survey by a leading union. The figure increased to 62% of women aged under 30, a sign that it remains a major issue in offices and workplaces across Britain. The survey was conducted by the Prospect union, which represents skilled workers from a range of industries in both the public and private sectors. Continue...

    the Guardian
  • An Appraisal: Anthony Bourdain Was a Teller of Often Unappetizing Truths

    In his frank, profane voice, the writer and TV personality shone a light into the darker corners of the restaurant world.
  • Row over Junot Díaz sexual harassment claims divides US books world

    Poetry editors at the Boston Review resign, after journal retains the novelist as its fiction editor despite allegations The US literary community is split, after the Boston Review’s poetry editors resigned over the magazine’s decision to retain the novelist Junot Díaz as fiction editor, despite allegations of sexual misconduct, with authors including Jennifer Weiner and Monica Byrne lining up to condemn the journal’s stance. The Pulitzer prize-winning Dominican American novelist was accused...

    the Guardian
  • Harvey Weinstein Is Due Back in Court on Rape Charges

    The disgraced movie producer is expected to enter a not guilty plea on Tuesday in State Supreme Court in Manhattan.
  • 3 Women Who Had Encounters With Harvey Weinstein Question Lawyer’s Motives

    Three women say they were led to believe the film mogul Harvey Weinstein’s criminal defense firm wanted to represent them in a lawsuit against the disgraced film producer.
  • Harvey Weinstein faces new rape accusation in class action lawsuit

    Three women accuse the former producer of sexually harassing and attacking them in a lawsuit filed in New York Three women filed a class action lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein on Friday – a fresh blow for the fallen movie mogul, who was arrested in New York and indicted on rape and other charges related to sexual misconduct last week. One woman, Melissa Thompson, accuses Weinstein of sexually harassing her when she went to his office to pitch a business idea, then luring her to a hotel room in...

    the Guardian
  • Equipping Women to Stop Campus Rape

    A growing college program tells women how to recognize a date rapist early and resist him, secure in knowing it’s always his fault, not hers.
  • Nobel prize for literature could be suspended for more than a year

    Nobel Foundation director says issues at the Swedish Academy, which picks the winner, must be solved before award can be restored The Nobel prize for literature will not be awarded in 2019 unless trust is restored in the scandal-plagued Swedish Academy, the Nobel Foundation’s executive director has revealed. His admission came just weeks after the 2018 prize was called off in the wake of allegations of sexual misconduct, financial malpractice and repeated leaks. On 4 May, the Swedish Academy –...

    the Guardian
  • Weinstein surrenders to police to face sex charges

    Disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein turned himself in to police on Friday morning in New York amid allegations of sexual assault.Weinstein, 66, arrived at a police station in a black SUV, wearing a jacket an...

  • Harvey Weinstein surrenders over sexual misconduct charges

    Disgraced movie producer hands himself in to New York police over Lucia Evans claims

    the Guardian
  • Harvey Weinstein expected to surrender on sexual assault charges

    More than 70 women have accused the co-founder of the Miramax studio and The Weinstein Co with sexual misconduct including rape.