March 22, 2015

Sexual Harassment is a Form of Sexual Discrimination that Occurs in the Workplace!

What is “sexual harassment”? Sexual harassment is a form of sexual discrimination that occurs in the workplace. Title 29 of the Code of Federal Regulations defines “sexual harassment” as “unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitute sexual harassment when (1) submission to such conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of an individual’s employment, (2) submission to or rejection of […]
February 4, 2015

Sexual Harassment of Men in the Workplace—Urban Legend or Reality?

Sexual Harassment Claims by Men Continue to Increase According to a study conducted by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), about 15,000 claims are filed every year alleging sexual harassment in the workplace. Though the total number has been steadily decreasing over the last decade, the number of lawsuits filed by men alleging harassment by female supervisors has tripled, with more than one in ten workplace sexual harassment claims now being filed by male employees […]
March 21, 2012

Tea Party Groups In Tennessee Demand Textbooks Overlook U.S. Founder’s Slave-Owning History

A group of Tea Party activists in Tennessee are pushing for a major overhaul in U.S. History textbooks.
March 21, 2012

Jimmy Fallon Slapped With Gender Discrimination Lawsuit

It has been reported Jimmy Fallon, late night talk show host, and NBC Universal are being sued for gender discrimination. According to the lawsuit filed by Paul Tarascio, Jimmy Fallon does not like working with men because he prefers to be told what to do by women.
March 20, 2012

Danny Evins, Restaurant Founder and Focus of Controversy, Dies at 76

Danny Evins, founder of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, passed away on January 14, 2012, at the age of 76. Evins sparked controversy in 1991 after he defended a company directive to fire employees “whose sexual preferences fail to demonstrate normal heterosexual values.”
March 20, 2012

Ohio landlady appeals to keep ‘White Only’ sign at pool

Jamie Hein hung a “White Only” sign at her pool after her tenant, Michael Gunn, has his biracial daughter visit and swim in the pool. Gunn, who is white, brought a case against the pool and Jamie Hein.
March 5, 2012

Erin Duffy's ‘Bond Girl’ Highlights Women’s Plight On Wall Street

Erin Duffy lost her job on Wall Street during the 2008 financial crisis. Duffy, out of work and frustrated with her prospects, began writing. The result is “Bond Girl.”