AMERICAN MEN THINK 44 PERCENT OF WOMEN HAVE BEEN SEXUALLY HARASSED. IT’S ACTUALLY NEARLY DOUBLE THAT

In light of the #MeToo movement, there seems to be a growing awareness by men of the extent to which women endure and have been victims of sexual harassment and assault during their lifetime. Nevertheless, when polled, men's estimate of the percent of women who have fallen victim pales tremendously to the actual numbers. Read [...]

What Cities Are Doing to Fight Street Harassment

Street harassment such as cat-calling is difficult to legislate. The most effective approach may be to educate people on how to be proactive bystanders.

What to Do if You See Someone Being Sexually Harassed or Assaulted

It is not enough to not be a perpetrator of sexual harassment. Being a bystander or witness to inappropriate behavior warrants respectful action. If you see someone being harassed, become an advocate for the victim. This article will tell you how.

3 Tips for Talking to Your Son About Sexual Harassment

In the #MeToo era, parents are conflicted with defending their sons when accused of sexual harassment and holding them accountable for their actions. Tips to talking candidly about sexual harassment involve teaching them about enthusiastic consent, honoring their own privilege and setting healthy boundaries.

Sexual harassment is about power. Why not fight it as we do bullying?

Sexual harassment is less about sex than it is about yielding power by a bully over a powerless victim. Read More

Feeling Sexually Harassed? You’re Not Alone

Young, college educated women are more likely to report their experiences with sexual harassment not because it s more common for them, but rather because they can better identify their victimization. 

Compliment Or Come-On? Confusion Over How To Define Sexual Harassment

In wake of workplace sexual harassment coming to the forefront, there is some confusion about its definition. When does complimenting a colleague or asking a co-worker on a date constitute harassment? The answer is both complicated and conversation worthy. Read More

We urgently need to talk about the grey areas of bad sexual encounters

We are starting to better understand the laws of consent, but there are grey areas when it comes to sexual encounters that are difficult to define.  Does 'yes' mean 'yes' if it is said after persistence, moderate aggression or persuasion?  Can a consensual, but regrettable or unpleasant sexual experience cross the line into what is [...]

#MeToo in school: too many children are sexually harassed by classmates

Sexual harassment is so commonplace in the schools of our youth, the #MeTooK12 movement is gaining momentum.  Many young girls do not report their assaults to authorities or even their parents. Having been a victim of sexual harassment as a young student, adult author Nancy Jo Sales relays advice on what information she would give [...]

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