McDonald’s Workers Strike Over Widespread Sexual Harassment

By Naomi LaChance, Truthdig.com -

McDonald’s workers in 10 U.S. cities plan to strike Tuesday at lunchtime over sexual harassment and subsequent retaliation at the fast-food company. “Whatever [anti-harassment] policy they have [...]

Of Sex Abusers and Sex Offenders

By David Rosen, www.counterpunch.org -

By David Rosen for Counterpunch. Within the limits of a highly-structure class system, gender relations are fundamentally changing. Most attention is focused on female actors and political [...]

Leaked DOJ Memo Recommends Considering Victims’ Sexual History In Rape Cases

By Emily Wells, www.truthdig.com -

By Emily Wells for Truth Dig - The policy would directly contradict the 1994 Violence Against Women Act’s rape shield laws, which are designed to prevent defendants from introducing victims’ [...]

Workers Protest Sexual Harassment In More Than 30 States

By RT, www.rt.com -

By RT. Female workers at McDonald’s are sick of being treated like meat. They are accusing the Golden Arches of not protecting employees against sexual harassment. Backed by the minimum wage [...]

$95K Settlement For OWS Whose Breast Was Grabbed By NYPD

By Christopher Robbins, www.gothamist.com -

By Christopher Robbins in Gothamist - An Occupy Wall Street protester who had her breast grabbed by an NYPD sergeant has won a $95,000 settlement from the city after arguing that "the police [...]