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#Sexual Harassment

# sexual-harassment - Thursday 16 November, 2017

Actress Rose McGowan claims drugs planted in her luggage, surrenders to arrest warrant

McGowan was one of the first actresses to accuse Harvey Weinstein of rape.

'Bring it on': Republican candidate Roy Moore 'adamantly' denies latest allegations

Two more women have accused US Senate candidate Roy Moore of inappropriate conduct.

# sexual-harassment - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Actress sues Harvey Weinstein for alleged rape in 2016

The woman, who has remained anonymous, met with Weinstein to discuss a part in the TV series Marco Polo.

# sexual-harassment - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Everyone in the Oireachtas is to 'promote dignity and respect' for their colleagues

They have agreed they will “adopt consistent standards” on the issue in the wake of sexual assault and harassment scandals here and abroad.

Republicans turn on Roy Moore as several women accuse him of sexual harassment Alabama This post contains videos

Republicans turn on Roy Moore as several women accuse him of sexual harassment

Paul Ryan, Jeff Sessions and John McCain have all called on Moore to drop out of the Senate race in Alabama.

Sinn Féin TD says people need 'Minister Joe Duffy' to get action on harassment and bullying claims

“Why, in 2017, must women use the front pages of newspapers to achieve justice and a workplace free of harassment and bullying?”

Louis CK's manager denies trying to cover up client's sexual misconduct

It is being reported that stars that are represented by Dave Becky are considering dropping him over the Louis CK scandal.

'I thought that he was going to rape me' - Another woman accuses Republican candidate Roy Moore Sexual Harassment This post contains videos

'I thought that he was going to rape me' - Another woman accuses Republican candidate Roy Moore

Beverly Young Nelson is the fifth woman to make accusations against Roy Moore.

# sexual-harassment - Friday 10 November, 2017

TripAdvisor now issuing warning badges to hotels where sexual assaults are reported

This follows an investigation into reports made against a hotel in Mexico.

# sexual-harassment - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Comedian Louis CK and actor Steven Seagal latest to face accusations of sexual harassment

The New York Times reported this evening that Louis CK has been accused by five women.

Workshops on sexual harassment and bullying to be held for Irish arts groups

The announcement follows allegations of harassment and bullying made by women who worked at the Gate Theatre.

# sexual-harassment - Monday 6 November, 2017

Calls for Gate Theatre chairman to stand before Oireachtas Committee following Colgan assault allegations

A number of women have made allegations about Michael Colgan.

Ben Affleck says he wants to be 'part of the solution' in Hollywood sexual harassment scandal

Affleck has previously apologised for groping an actress on camera in 2003.

# sexual-harassment - Sunday 5 November, 2017

Opinion: 'A welcome compliment to someone isn’t a problem. Lewd jokes are'

The #MeToo hashtag is less than a month old but already there is push back, writes Noeline Blackwell.

# sexual-harassment - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Netflix cuts all ties to Kevin Spacey as fallout continues from sexual harassment allegations

“Netflix will not be involved with any further production of House of Cards that includes Kevin Spacey.”

# sexual-harassment - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Gate Theatre issues statement in wake of claims of abuse of power and harassment HR

Gate Theatre issues statement in wake of claims of abuse of power and harassment

It has set up a process to allow employees to raise their concerns in confidence.

# sexual-harassment - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

Dustin Hoffman accused of sexually harassing a teenage intern during 1980s

The Oscar-winning actor has apologised and said the event “is not reflective of who I am”.

# sexual-harassment - Thursday 26 October, 2017

Ashley Judd said she made a deal with Harvey Weinstein to escape his hotel room Speaking Out This post contains videos

Ashley Judd said she made a deal with Harvey Weinstein to escape his hotel room

“And I said, ‘No. When I win an Oscar.’ And then I just fled.”

# sexual-harassment - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

James Toback: Another 200 women contact LA Times with sexual harassment claims

These claims come two days after 38 women told the paper that Toback had harassed them.

# sexual-harassment - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

EU parliament president shocked at 'hotbed of harassment' claims

More than a dozen women spoke to the Sunday Times this week and accused politicians of harassment.

Weinstein's former assistant claims he used to try to pull her into his bed Sexual Harassment This post contains videos

Weinstein's former assistant claims he used to try to pull her into his bed

Meanwhile, Matt Damon has said he was aware of Gwyneth Paltrow’s experience with the producer.

Megyn Kelly accuses Fox News of protecting Bill O'Reilly from claims

Kelly says she emailed Fox bosses in 2016 to express her outrage at his alleged behaviour.

# sexual-harassment - Monday 23 October, 2017

Is wolf whistling a form of sexual harassment that should be outlawed? 57% of people don't think so

That is according to a poll carried out for RTÉ’s Claire Byrne Live by Amarách Research.

# sexual-harassment - Sunday 22 October, 2017

#MeToo: 'I have been drugged twice by men I knew'

#MeToo was spawned by the Harvey Weinstein revelations and is where women are detailing incidences of sexual assault and harassment online.

# sexual-harassment - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Jennifer Lawrence 'degraded and humiliated' by nude line-up during early years of her career

Lawrence is the latest Hollywood celebrity to speak out in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal.

# sexual-harassment - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

'My heart breaks for all the women who suffered': Weinstein's wife says she's leaving him

Hilary Clinton and Barack Obama have also come out against the disgraced film producer.

# sexual-harassment - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Harvey Weinstein 'issued desperate plea' before being fired - US reports

Meryl Streep, Judi Dench, Glenn Close and George Clooney have condemned the film producer’s actions.

# sexual-harassment - Monday 9 October, 2017

Harvey Weinstein sacked from own company over sexual harassment claims

Weinstein had come under sustained pressure since allegations about him came to light this week.

# sexual-harassment - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Donald Trump: 'I've known Harvey Weinstein for a very long time. I'm not at all surprised'

Weinstein is facing further allegations of sexual harassment amid calls for him to resign.

# sexual-harassment - Sunday 24 September, 2017

'Some people say 'it's just what lads do'. But it's not. It makes women feel insecure and threatened'

A new poster initiative from Dublin City Council is acting on a 2015 report that highlighted “relentless examples” of sexist behaviour.

# sexual-harassment - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Bill O'Reilly shown the door at Fox News after sexual harassment allegations

O’Reilly’s show had been one of the most-watched current affairs shows on US cable television.

# sexual-harassment - Saturday 8 April, 2017

'Fox News' Bill O'Reilly will be replaced by another big mouth, cheering Trump on'

The fact that the advertisers pulled out of the O’Reilly show doesn’t mean that they have withdrawn their money from Fox, writes Julien Mercille.

# sexual-harassment - Monday 6 March, 2017

15% of workers in Galway's hospitality sector say they have been sexually abused at work

A study of 400 workers revealed how sex abuse and harassment is rife across the city.

# sexual-harassment - Saturday 25 February, 2017

'It’s like they’re treated like slaves': Exploitation in the hospitality sector

Over 400 respond to workplace survey highlighting exploitation within the industry.

# sexual-harassment - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Sacked Fox News host files sexual harassment suit against the company's CEO

The lawsuit alleges that when Carlson met with Ailes last September, he suggested a sexual relationship as a way of resolving her problems.

# sexual-harassment - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Elton John denies sexual harassment claims from former bodyguard

His lawyer said the claims were “baseless”.

# sexual-harassment - Monday 25 January, 2016

Teacher awarded €65,000 after school hires man who sexually harassed her

The school in the south of the country was found to have discriminated against its teacher on gender grounds.

# sexual-harassment - Friday 15 January, 2016

Asylum seekers banned from German swimming pool after sexual harassment reports

Authorities denied placing entire groups of people under suspicion, but said the measure was aimed at laying down clear ground rules.

# sexual-harassment - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Was Chris Gayle being sexist or was it a bit of fun?

Sexual harassment hasn’t gone away, it’s just taken on ever new forms, writes Lorraine Courtney.

# sexual-harassment - Thursday 29 October, 2015

A brave woman is calling for a fightback against harassment on Ireland's streets

Laura Duncliffe has spoken out after she was attacked while walking with friends.