A former engineer at SpaceX has come forward to reveal the sexual harassment she experienced over the course of her employment until she was forced to leave the company.
What she’s saying: Ashley Kosak, who worked as a mission integration engineer, said her time with SpaceX was rife with sexual harassment, as well as gender and racial bias. So far, her alleged harassers have not been held accountable.
A third-grade teacher in California created a simple, easy-to-understand chart to explain consent to her students.
Liz Kleinrock, a 31-year-old reading and math teacher at Citizens of the World Charter School Silver, took the time to discuss the timely subject in the wake of the of sexual assault allegations directed at now-Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
A Tibetan spiritual leader admitted that he was aware of sexual abuse committed by Buddhist teachers and the allegations against them in Europe since the 1990s.
During his four-day visit in the Netherlands, the 83-year-old Dalai Lama told Dutch public television NOS on Saturday that the accusations were “nothing new.”
A popular Japanese superhero was arrested by local authorities after going on a groping spree in a Tokyo intersection.
The suspect was identified as Japanese actor Tsunenori Aoki, who plays Kamen Rider Duke (Ryoma Sengoku) from the iconic seminal tokusatsu (costumed superhero) franchise “Kamen Rider.”
Bey Logan, a Hong Kong-based consulting producer on The Weinstein Company’s “Shanghai”, has been accused of sexual harassment, according to Variety. Although he denies the allegations, he recognizes that he has made “mistakes” and has had a “too carefree attitude towards physical encounters with women”.
In a report conducted by Hong Kong News, a former actress, who wished to remain anonymous, stated that she was sexually assaulted by both Weinstein and Logan. Weinstein and the actress, referred to as “Ms. Z” in the report, were in his hotel room when he asked her to undress and shower so that he could watch. According to the report, she refused his unwanted advances.
U.S. Representative Trent Franks (R-AZ) offered his resignation on Friday amidst accusations that he had propositioned at least two female aides with sex so that he may impregnate them, offering one of them $5 million to carry his child, according to NY Times.
Full statement: https://t.co/Bw6C6d447h
Shanghai American School (SAS) alumni have penned an open letter to the school’s administrators responding to backlash over the sexual misconduct allegations made against high school English teacher James Mikkelson.
Haeryun Kang, a former student at SAS, one of the top international schools in China, posted the letter on her Facebook account to shed light on the matter, and was initiated partly “by the backlash and doubt aimed at the victim(s), whose stories are in ‘Survivors of James Mikkelson’ blog.”
Ann Curry is Probably Drinking a Tea Made of Matt Lauer’s Tears Right Now and Twitter is Here for It
What a hell of a morning to wake up to — Disney announced that they chose their Mulan (hint: it’s good news) and then NBC announced they’d fired Matt Lauer over allegations of sexual misconduct.
“It puts the lotion on its skin or I lock the office door again” – Creepy Matt Lauer
During her interview with Los Angeles Times on Nov. 18, actress Olivia Munn candidly admitted that she is disturbed with how the film industry tackled the Brett Ratner sexual misconduct case.
The 37-year-old actress told the publication that she wanted Warner Bros. to “sever all ties and relationships” with the director. However, the company still maintains connection with Ratner via his production company RatPac-Dune Entertainment.