Boycott Twitter? Women call for day of silence to protest harassment, abuse

Don’t be surprised if your Twitter feed is a lot quieter than usual Friday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 13th, 2017

Twitter Pledges "New Rules" on Hate, Abuse After Boycott

Twitter has promised a new crackdown on "unwanted sexual advances" and "hate symbols" after a storm of protest including a boycott by women......»»

Category: topSource: msnbcOct 14th, 2017

Wendy’s Faces Farmworker Hunger Strike Over Claims Chain Won’t Support Actions to End Sexual Abuse

“Sexual harassment was the daily bread of farming for women,” said Lupe Gonzalo, a former farmworker who now works as an educator for the Fair Food Program......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 14th, 2018

Stormy Daniels Defies Trump to Join Chorus of Women Violating Nondisclosure Agreements About Sex, Abuse and Harassment

Now, in the wake of Weinstein, #MeToo and Donald Trump, anecdotal evidence suggests that Daniels is not alone in abandoning the nondisclosure agreement......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 8th, 2018

Stormy Daniels Defies Trump to Join Chorus of Women Violating Non-Disclosure Agreements About Sex, Abuse and Harassment

Now, in the wake of.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 8th, 2018

Time"s Up raises $21M in 60 days

Time's Up, formed to support those who suffered sexual harassment and abuse in the workplace, has raised more than $21 million in just 60 days. The money will be used for a legal fund for men and women who can't afford to pursue claims on their ow.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 2nd, 2018

Twitter wants to shield survivors of the Parkland shooting from online harassment as conspiracy theories spread (TWTR, FB)

Joe Raedle/Getty Images Twitter announced it will be using "anti-spam" and "anti-abuse" tools to protect survivors of the Parkland shooting from harassment on .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 21st, 2018

Second in a week! White House staffer resigns over domestic abuse claims

Trump, who has himself been accused of sexual harassment or assault by two dozen women, fueled the scandal by praising Porter and suggesting he had a bright future.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 10th, 2018

Comedian Jim Carrey wants you to boycott Facebook

Jim Carrey is encouraging people to get rid of their Facebook accounts to protest the social media giant for profiting from Russian interference in the election. He took to Twitter to share his thoughts......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 7th, 2018

A Feminist Twitter Campaign Targets Harper’s Magazine and Katie Roiphe

Word went out that an article would identify a creator of a list of media industry men accused of sexual harassment. Women urged writers to push back......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytJan 10th, 2018

2017 was the year of (certain) women"s voices

2017 was the year of the "Silence Breaker," but women in many industries are still keeping quiet about workplace sexual harassment......»»

Category: topSource: moneyDec 28th, 2017

"They Called It "The Rape Room"" - 10 Women Share Chilling Details Of Ken Friedman"s Sexual Abuse

In a bombshell report that has rattled the food world, several former employees of restaurant impresario Ken Friedman shared chilling details of the sexual harassment and a.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 12th, 2017

Twitter Users Trying to Ban ‘Dangerous Conspiracy Theorist’ Mike Cernovich, Who They Accuse of ‘Weaponizing’ Social Media

A petition highlights harassment campaigns allegedly initiated by Cernovich, as well as things he had written in the past about women......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 9th, 2017

Six women sue Weinstein in class action lawsuit

A group of women who have accused Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment and abuse filed a class action lawsuit against the producer......»»

Category: topSource: cnnDec 6th, 2017

Time magazine names the #MeToo "Silence Breakers" as its Person of the Year — spurning Trump

TIME Time magazine named its Person of the Year for 2017. Time chose the 'Silence Breakers,' the women and men who, in 2017, made moves against powerful men accused of sexual harassment and assault. The 'Silence Breakers' inclu.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 6th, 2017

Sexual harassment went unchecked for decades as payouts silenced accusers

Settlements and arbitration kept stories of women who reported abuse unkown, while t.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayDec 1st, 2017

Trump Wouldn’t Win Election Today Because of Sexual Misconduct Allegations, Democrat Says

Donald Trump has been accused of sexual abuse, harassment or rape by more than a dozen women......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 19th, 2017

12 women who say sexual harassment cost them their careers

Rick Wilking/ReutersThe list of powerful men accused of wielding their influence to abuse, harass, and rape women keeps growing. After the dust settles, many of the alleged abusers,.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 16th, 2017

Ex-Soros Trader Sued For Viciously Abusing Women In "Manhattan Sex Dungeon"

Out of all the stories of harassment, abuse and victimization of women that have emerged since the Harvey Weinstein scandal broke last month, this one is possibly the most repugnant. To wit, the New York Post reported Friday that a former portfolio mana.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 3rd, 2017

These are the most prominent allegations to surface as part of the #MeToo campaign around sexual abuse

Christian Hartmann/Reuters As dozens of women have accused top Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault and harassment, women across many in.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 29th, 2017

Gold Star widow breaks her silence, says Trump couldn"t remember husband"s name and said "he knew what he signed up for"

GMA/Twitter The Gold Star widow Myeshia Johnson appeared on "Good Morning America" on Monday. Her husband, Sgt. La David Johnson, was killed in an ambush in Niger early this month. A condolence call President Donald Trump made to Johnson has sparked c.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 23rd, 2017