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A Parents’ Guide to Res…

A Parents’ Guide to Responding to Children Who Report Sexual Abuse

It’s one of the hardest things a parent ever has to face: their children reporting sexual abuse. What do you do if your kid comes to you and says the worst has happened? Who should you talk to, when, and what shouldn’t you say or do around your c… Read More
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Could Ability-Based Wages…

Could Ability-Based Wages Close the Gender Pay Gap?

How does your boss decide what to pay you? Is it based on your position, experience, or rain-making record? What about your core ability? An academic report suggests that income inequality and the gender pay gap could be reduced if people were paid b… Read More
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Survivors of Childhood Se…

Survivors of Childhood Sexual Assault Face Reliving Trauma Online

Childhood sexual assault is a crime that carries a lifetime of consequences for its victims. The physical, mental, and emotional trauma can affect the survivors of these crimes on into adulthood. Now, as the first generation of these survivors are co… Read More
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U.S. Supreme Court Takes…

U.S. Supreme Court Takes On Racial Discrimination in the Media

There have been laws against racial discrimination since just after the Civil War. But when it comes to enforcing those laws, the battle rages on. That fight has made its way to the United States Supreme Court in Comcast Corp. v. National Association… Read More
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Will You Lose Your Rights…

Will You Lose Your Rights If You Quit Your Job to Escape Sexual Harassment?

Every day, many victims of sexual harassment walk into work wondering if this is the day they will quit. They may struggle to endure the hostile working environment rather than run the risks of unemployment. Others stick it out, only to be fired rath… Read More
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When and Where Should You…

When and Where Should Your Sexual Harassment or Assault Case be Filed?

When your work takes you on the road it can sometimes create uncomfortable or even dangerous situations between coworkers. When a hotel stay or a trip overseas for work turns into a case of sexual harassment or assault, it may be hard to tell when an… Read More
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What Happens After a Pers…

What Happens After a Person is Fired for Gender Discrimination?

There are many sources for what to do and what can happen after a person is fired because of the biases of his or her supervisor or employer. The appropriate response to gender discrimination and sexual harassment is often to terminate the harasser… Read More
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New York State Legislator…

New York State Legislators Tighten Sexual Harassment Laws, Again

Earlier this year, the New York state legislature held its first hearings on sexual harassment and gender discrimination in nearly 50 years. Now Senate Bill 6577, the product of those hearings, has been signed into law. That means tighter sexual hara… Read More
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What Woman to Woman Gende…

What Woman to Woman Gender Discrimination Looks Like

The faces of the #MeToo movement have been women from across the country who have faced sexual harassment and gender discrimination at the hands of the men they worked for. But that’s not the only way female employees can be disadvantaged at work.… Read More
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How Criminal Sexual Assau…

How Criminal Sexual Assault Charges and Civil Lawsuits Interact

The victims of sexual assault often have to navigate both the prosecution of criminal sexual assault charges and civil lawsuits. Each legal proceeding has its own process, its own rules, and its own possible outcomes. Knowing how the two interact can… Read More
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