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Sexism

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2014

    Playboy Gets It Right About Catcalling [VIDEO]

    Months after a Minneapolis woman published secretly-recorded videos of herself getting catcalled while walking the streets of the City of Lakes, a new clip of a woman walking around New York City by herself and getting relentlessly harassed by men has become the talk of the internet.Many, of course, ... More >>

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    October 29, 2014
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    September 4, 2013
  • Blogs

    May 25, 2012

    Michael Brodkorb lawsuit costs state $46,150 so far

    Michael Brodkorb's lawsuit against the state of Minnesota has cost the state $46,150 so far, according to the Associated Press. Brodkorb was fired by the Senate last December after his girlfriend, Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch, resigned her position following a confrontation with her fellow Repub ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2012

    Michael Brodkorb files paperwork to begin lawsuit against Minnesota Senate

    ​Michael Brodkorb declined to take questions at a press conference this afternoon announcing that he has filed paperwork with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to begin a lawsuit against the Minnesota Senate. Through his attorney Gregory Walsh, Brodkorb announced that he will be suing S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2012

    Michael Brodkorb created a hostile work environment, Republican senator says

    ​Michael Brodkorb created a hostile work environment months before he was fired in the wake of Amy Koch's resignation, a Republican state senator tells City Pages.Brodkorb, the Republican Senate caucus' former communications director, was "abusive," "vicious," and "threatening," according to our s ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 9, 2011
  • Blogs

    January 4, 2011

    Antonin Scalia: Constitution doesn't protect Michele Bachmann

    WikiAntonin Scalia: The 14th Amendment for me, but not thee.​ When Michele Bachmann bragged to Lou Dobbs that she'd talked the Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia into teaching teabaggers the Constitution, solo, did she know that Scalia didn't believe the document protects her from discrimin ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 20, 2008
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    October 24, 2007
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    October 24, 2007
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    October 24, 2007
  • Movies

    October 19, 2005

    I Believe Charlize!

    South African 'North' star convinces even the natives

  • News

    July 28, 2004

    A Piece of the Action

    The sexual harassment movie that Pawlenty won't pay to see

  • News

    July 12, 2000

    P.O.'ed

    Jean Sandberg asked her post-office bosses to put a stop to the penis jokes and the wet T-shirt invitations. They sent her complaint to the dead-letter office.

  • Books

    May 31, 2000

    Prince Albert, Canned

    William Draheim was fired for talking up his genital piercing on the job. Thing is, he worked for a porn distributor.

  • News

    September 24, 1997
  • News

    September 24, 1997

    The Good Ol' Miners Club

    A harassment suit filed by the first women to work in northern Minnesota's taconite mines set a precedent for suits over hostile work environments. But nearly 16 years after they went to court, the plaintiffs still haven't recouped a penny.

  • News

    June 18, 1997

    The Crude Guy Defense

    The state Supreme Court is expected to rule on whether vulgar language alone can constitute sexual harassment

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