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CA Controller Unveils Sexual Harassment Prevention Proposal to Expand Training and Transparency

CA Controller Unveils Sexual Harassment Prevention Proposal to Expand Training and Transparency

SACRAMENTO— Today, California State Controller Betty T. Yee announced plans to sponsor legislation to help address the prevalence of workplace sexual harassment across economic sectors and the lack of available data on sexual harassment legal settlements paid by the state. “Women throughout the state, from farmworkers to hotel housekeepers to restaurant line cooks, have shared […]

Trent Franks resigns from Congress over talk of surrogate motherhood

Trent Franks resigns from Congress over talk of surrogate motherhood

The sex-harassment scandals have ended the career of a conservative congressman who says his sin was discussing surrogate motherhood. Rep. Trent Franks, Arizona Republican, announced Thursday that he …

L. Neil Smith’s The Libertarian Enterprise: Sticks and Stones

L. Neil Smith’s The Libertarian Enterprise: Sticks and Stones

. By L. Neil Smith We have come to be living in a world where the use of the wrong word (or even worse, the right one) can be regarded as a criminal act. Refer to a member of the sexually-confused profession by a pronoun they didn’t make up, and in some places (Canada, for […]

Sexual Harassment and Fat boy Kin Jong-un; The Fourth 100 Days (Trump Briefs:  Nov. 11-Nov. 17/Day 303-309) Week 43

Sexual Harassment and Fat boy Kin Jong-un; The Fourth 100 Days (Trump Briefs:  Nov. 11-Nov. 17/Day 303-309) Week 43

By Michael Hernandez   Saturday, November 11 (Day 303): President Trump tweets remarks about North Korea leader President Donald Trump tweeted North Korea leader Kin Jong-un:  “I would never call him ‘short and fat.’”  Trump was responding to the North Korean regime’s first statement on his visit to Asia. The North Korean foreign ministry said […]

The Cure for Weinstein is a Cultural Change

The Cure for Weinstein is a Cultural Change

. by Thomas L. Knapp How many women did Harvey Weinstein victimize?  When did he  start down the continuum leading from Hollywood’s shamefully tolerated “casting couch”  overtures to  increasingly flagrant sexual harassment, and finally (if we believe his accusers, as I think we should) open sexual assault? We’ll probably never know. But one thing we […]

Conejo School Board pushes through highly controversial “bathroom bill” regulation

Conejo School Board pushes through highly controversial “bathroom bill” regulation

By Cathy Carlson The May 19th Conejo Valley Unified School District Board meeting Tuesday night in Thousand Oaks was jam-packed with a standing room only crowd.  The board room, which has a posted capacity of 130, had an overflow crowd watching the proceedings on the television in the lobby.  Many in the audience had turned out in […]