Sexual Harassment

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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 […]

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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 — […]