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Rhynhart Blasts City Over Lax Sexual Harassment Policies

Philadelphia City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart released a nearly 50-page audit scrutinizing the city’s already-contentious sexual harassment reporting policy and procedures on Thursday — and in […]

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Here’s How Philly Advocates Are Fighting Sexual Harassment in the Restaurant Industry

“Working as a bartender, people hit on you.” “I think I’m desensitized. That’s how the back-of-house has been at every restaurant I’ve worked at.” “It […]

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Two Philly Restaurants Are Hosting Sexual Harassment Trainings

The Coalition for Restaurant Safety and Health is teaming up with two Philly restaurants to train restaurant staff and managers to prevent sexual harassment in […]

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Mimi Imfurst Admits to Initiating Unwelcome Online Sexual Chats With Two Drag Wars Contestants

After being contacted by Philadelphia magazine as part of an investigation into claims by two Drag Wars contestants that he had sexually harassed them online, […]

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Voters to Settle Policy on Sexual Harassment Training for City Employees

A survey conducted last fall by the Association for Talent Development found that 71 percent of the nearly 1,000 human resources professionals polled by the global nonprofit […]

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Chris Painter Is Officially Out at Wm. Mulherin’s Sons

This story has been updated. Chris Painter, the acclaimed chef of Wm. Mulherin’s Sons who was suspended by his business partners following a recent Philadelphia magazine investigation that […]

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City Council Pushes for Sexual Harassment Training for All City Workers

Sexual harassment prevention training could soon be required for all Philadelphia city workers. City Council passed a bill on Thursday – International Women’s Day – that […]

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John DeBella Accused of Sexual Harassment by Former WMGK Co-Host

The humor of legendary disc jockey John DeBella has always hovered somewhere between sophomoric and borderline offensive over the course of his 35 years on […]

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Rhynhart Opens Sexual Harassment Reporting Line for City Employees

Current and former city employees who are experiencing sexual harassment have a new option for reporting potential abuse. Philadelphia controller Rebecca Rhynhart has created a new […]

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PAFA Declines to Remove Chuck Close Exhibit After Sexual Harassment Allegations

Museums and institutions around the country are grappling with sexual harassment allegations against renowned painter Chuck Close. Leading the way is the National Gallery of Art in Washington, […]

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Meehan Won’t Seek Reelection Amid Sexual Harassment Controversy

U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan, the Delaware County Republican who has come under fire for using taxpayer money to settle a sexual harassment claim, has decided […]

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Rep. Patrick Meehan Says Sexual Harassment Accuser Left Him “Hurt”

Days after a New York Times report revealed that U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan used taxpayer money to settle sexual harassment accusations, Meehan spoke excessively about the […]

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U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan Under Fire After Sexual Harassment Report

Until this weekend, U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan was largely portrayed as one of several congressmen leading the fight against sexual violence in Washington and elsewhere. But on Saturday, The New […]

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Transgender Man Sues Philly IHOP for Sexual Harassment

These days, Jahkee Wade makes hoagies at the University City Wawa at 36th and Chestnut streets, a job he says he loves because the employees […]

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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 […]