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Commonly Asked Questions About Sexual Harassment

Boulder, CO- Though sexual harassment is fairly common in the workplace, many people may not be aware of what sexual harassment is or what to do about it. Here we answer some of the common questions people have about sexual harassment. What…
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President Signs Bill to Curtail Military Sexual Assault as Reports Increase

Washington, D.C.-Over the past year the American military has been faced with an inordinate number of cases involving sexual harassment and assault. The military has taken steps to curtail the problem, but lawmakers in Washington want them to…
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NY Assembly Facing another Sexual Harassment Scandal

Albany, NY- It’s only been a few months since the New York Assembly put the Vito Lopez scandal behind them and they aren’t going to rest easy now that another Assemblyman has been accused of inappropriate conduct with former female staffers. In…
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Does Reporting Sexual Harassment Make Things Worse the Victim?

Denver, CO- Sexual harassment in the workplace is an issue even with strict laws that prohibit such misconduct. Some victims fear that when they report a coworker for sexual harassment they will be further subjected to a hostile work environment…
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How Employers Should Handle Sexual Harassment Complaints

Denver, CO- Employers get nervous when they receive a complaint of sexual harassment, which is understandable. Such a compliant requires an investigation from the employer and possibly federal agencies. Such behavior raises tensions among employees…
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Georgia Student Suspended for Sexual Harassment after Hugging Teacher

Duluth, GA-A Duluth, Georgia, high school senior, just five months away from graduating, has been suspended for a year after he hugged one of teachers in the classroom. Sam McNair, 17, is a self-professed “hugger” and plays football and…
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Second Woman Files Half Million Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against former San Diego Mayor

Denver, CO- Just a days after former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner pleaded guilty to false imprisonment and sexual assault charges, one of the numerous women he sexually harassed filed a half million dollar lawsuit. This is the second sexual harassment…
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Six-Year Old Colorado Boy Kisses Girl and is Suspended for Sexual Harassment

Colorado Springs, CO- Colleges and universities may not take sexual harassment seriously, but administrators at a Colorado Springs elementary school do, and they showed that by suspending a six-year old boy for sexual harassment after he kissed…
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Majority of Female Journalists Experience Sexual Harassment

Denver, CO- A new survey of female journalists conducted by the International Women's Media Foundation and the International News Safety Institute showed that the majority of respondents have faced sexual harassment, intimidation and threats…
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Bob Filner Gets Sentenced for Sexual Harassment Charges

San Diego, CA- The on-going sexual harassment scandal involving former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner is finally coming to an end as he was sentenced Monday. Filner pleaded guilty in October to one charge of false imprisonment and two charges of…
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FSU’s Jameis Winston Won’t Face Sexual Assault Charges

Tallahassee, FL- After an investigation was delayed for over a year, prosecutors in Florida have decide not charge FSU quarterback Jameis Winston with the December 2012 rape of a woman in an off-campus apartment. “We came to the decision…
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Is Sniffing a Coworker Sexual Harassment? A U.S. Appeals Court Says It Can Be

Denver, CO- In a recent U.S. Appeals Court for Fifth Circuit decision, justices said that sniffing a coworker in a sexually suggestive manner can be considered sexual harassment and is grounds to file a civil suit. The case centers on a Dallas…