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How Fox Lost Megyn Kelly: Gendered Hostility and Retaliation

Yesterday, news broke that reporter and anchor Megyn Kelly was leaving Fox News to move to NBC. Now, Fox is left without a big-name, female, prime-time anchor, and without anyone who has any history of being willing to stand up to Trump.  This is politically notable for obvious reasons, but it also has implications for […]

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Should We Thank Trump For Mainstreaming Feminism?

Today, Kate Harding, author of a range of feminist books including Asking For It: The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture and Lessons from the Fat-o-sphere: Quit Dieting and Declare a Truce with Your Body published an essay entitled: “A Reason to Thank Trump.”  In it, she listed out the surprising assortment of places and voices […]

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ICYMI: Shattering the Ceiling Oct 10-14

Two posts on famous dudes guilty of sexual assault (and probably more), plus the #NotOkay explosion and unfair pay for lawyers.

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Trump’s Sex (Discrimination) Scandals Part Three: Criminal Sexual Assault All Over The Country

“If any investigation is going to yield evidence of criminally-prosecutable violations of a Presidential candidate, it’s investigations into Trump’s pattern of serial sexual assaults.”

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It’s #NotOkay that men are surprised by the outpouring of #notok stories

Sex assaults happen too frequently for men to be shocked by the stories.

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ICYMI: Shattering the Ceiling Oct 3-7

One article on how to talk about wanting a promotion. One article on how a victim of sex discrimination might come to be a Trump supporter. And three articles about some of Trump’s most egregious discrimination lawsuits.

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Trump’s Sex (Discrimination) Scandals part two: “Sexy” More Important Than Merit in California

Discrimination lawsuits don’t just teach us Trump is #sexist. They also teach us he doesn’t know how to manage a company, let alone a country.

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Trump’s Sex (Discrimination) Scandals part one: Harassment and Retaliation in Chicago

The unsavory aspects of Trump we see on the campaign trail are his M.O. in the workplace as well.

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Campaign Confidential:  What It’s Like To Be a Woman on the Top Political Campaigns

It should come as no surprise that campaigns fall victim to many problems facing traditional employers, like lack of representation of women, pay disparities, and sexual harassment.  After all, campaigns are just another workplace.  A Jezebel study last week revealed serious issues with both pay and representation for women on the major presidential campaigns, and […]

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If you’re wondering what’s keeping women out of STEM, don’t discount sexual harassment

Recently a vibrant debate about increasing the number of women in STEM fields has been taking place in academia, the private sector, and even the federal government. One of the biggest problems is ensuring that young women interested in the sciences stay in STEM fields throughout college and the rest of their careers. Currently, women […]

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