Calvin Klein has released a new ad campaign and, to the great surprise of roughly no one, it's sexually provocativewith ads suggesting masturbation and oral sex. But one of the ads, featuring actress Klara Kristen, stands out from the titillating crowd. It's a riff on the "upskirt" photos that are popular in the creepier corners of the internet, where misogynistic voyeurs share pictures they took up the skirts of unsuspecting women in public places.
It was getting late, and I said I needed to get going. Pete seemed offended. I laughed and reached for the doorknob.
When exactly did it become kosher to send unsolicited pictures of your phallus to women who have never seen it in person, and women whom you have never met in person? People are pulling out their penises, masturbating on sleeping colleagues, and nuzzling the hair of others. Ever since Tanushree Dutta decided to make a statement on Nana Patekar harassing her at work init has opened up a can of worms on social media.
How the CIA came to use obscene, ineffective methods of humiliation in the first place is kind of nuts. Two decades ago the agency hired private subcontractors to create new interrogation techniques for the war on terror. And to be clear, photographing prisoners naked definitely defies the Geneva Conventions.
Neda Ulaby. Nearly every day brings another apology from yet another high-profile man accused of serial sexual harassment. It was an act of unbelievable prescience for psychologist Harriet Lerner to dedicate her latest book to the art of apologizing.
This is after he shared 'sexually explicit images and video' with what he thought was a consenting woman. He writes that he has resigned from his House of Commons committee assignments and has also stepped down from his role was Conservative Shadow Minister for Justice. The MP for Parry Sound-Muskoka goes on to say that he wants to focus on his personal life and family.
The twin blows began with the attorney general, Mark Herring, issuing a statement saying he had worn brown makeup and a wig in to look like a rapper during a party as a year-old student at the University of Virginia. Then, within hours, Vanessa Tyson, the woman whose sexual assault allegations against the lieutenant governor, Justin Fairfax, surfaced earlier this week, issued a detailed statement saying Fairfax forced her to perform oral sex on him in a hotel room in during the Democratic national convention in Boston. Fairfax, who is line to become governor if Northam resigns, has repeatedly denied her allegations, saying that the encounter was consensual and that he is the victim of a strategically timed political smear.
It was an act of unbelievable prescience for psychologist Harriet Lerner to dedicate her latest book to the art of apologizing. Prescience, of course, because nearly every day brings another apology from yet another high-profile man accused of serial sexual harassment. Lerner says the reason her new book is titled Why Won't You Apologize?
Author Chetan Bhagat has publicly apologised after an unnamed woman blew the whistle on him on a WhatsApp thread on sexual harassment. The thread, which comes in the wake of a MeToo movement in the country, has various women speaking up about the harassment they faced from various public figures. In a couple of screenshots of a WhatApp chat with Chetan Bhagat which the woman shared, the author has written that he was trying to "woo" her.
Sports Illustrated first reported the allegations in an exclusive story in February. After interviewing more than a dozen current and former employees, the outlet described the corporate culture as "rife with misogyny and predatory sexual behavior" including "public fondling by the team president; outright domestic assault by a high-profile member of the Mavs. In an emotional interview with ESPN, Cuban issued an apology to the victims and families who were affected by these incidents. I just hope that out of this we'll be better and we can avoid it and we help make everybody just smarter about the whole thing.