Sexual Harassment

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The Woman Who Began the #MeToo Movement Was a Philly Activist

You’ve probably seen Tarana Burke all over TIME’s website – and the internet in general – today. If you didn’t already know, Burke is the woman […]

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What Leading Philly Democrats Have to Say About the Jewell Williams Harassment Allegations

On Thursday, we asked six top Philly Democrats to comment on sexual harassment allegations against Sheriff Jewell Williams. The accusations come from three current and former employees: […]

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Philly Sheriff Accused of Sexual Harassment, Genitalia Jokes

Philly’s sheriff has been accused of sexual harassment by an employee who says he made genitalia jokes and called her a “home wrecker” and a “whore” at […]

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Woman Claims Jersey Shore Bar Was a Sexual Harassment Hellhole

Ericka Puglisi is a 33-year-old woman from the Atlantic City area who, hoping to supplement her income as a per diem nurse, walked into a […]

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Luxury Jeweler Paul Morelli Settles Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Paul Morelli isn’t just any Philadelphia jeweler. His high-priced designs turn up in the style pages of the New York Times, which also heralded the […]

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PPA to Fire Vince Fenerty After Sexual Harassment Complaints

Philadelphia Parking Authority director Vince Fenerty will lose his job following accusations from two women that he sexually harassed them, according to the Inquirer.

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Lawsuit: Center City Sheraton Fired Woman Who Reported Sexual Harassment By Guest

A former employee at the Four Points by Sheraton at 12th and Race Streets has sued the hotel and parent company Starwood Hotels & Resorts claiming […]

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In Campus Sex Assault, Rights of Victims, Accused at Odds

Though Columbia University president Lee Bollinger denies an intentional snub, he did not shake Emma Sulkowicz’s hand when she — carrying a dorm mattress — […]

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Stonewall Boots Player Who Sexually Harassed Female Teammate

The very gist of Philly LGBT athletics league Stonewall Sports is all about fun and games, but organizers drew a serious line in the sand […]

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Why Do Trolls Especially Hate Women?

If you’re a reasonably well-adjusted person, you probably don’t spend much time in the comments sections of local news stories — maybe not any time at […]

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Zillow Is the Subject of a Disgusting Lawsuit

As ValleyWag reports, a former Inside Sales Consultant for Zillow, Rachel Kremer, has brought a lawsuit against the company with the following charges: sexual harassment, civil […]

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Philly Women Battle Sexual Harassment, Groping at Comic-Con

Cosplay and Comic-Con-culture are huge right now, and so is the issue of sexual harassment at the Comic-Cons and similar conventions around the country. That’s […]