Category Archives: #MeToo

Libtard Sarah Jessica Parker says an actor’s uncomfortable, sexually-charged behavior “almost” caused her to walk off set

Sarah Jessica Parker with her idol…

Key word being “almost.”

What’s the point of bringing this up if you aren’t going to name the culprit? She’s now a big-time actress/producer worth $100 million. What’s she got to lose?

Such a cowardly act to claim you support the #MeToo movement when you don’t have the cajones to hold those responsible for their “inappropriate” acts.

Just another sympathy/attention-seeking actress who allows inappropriate behaviors to continue while not being wholly committed to the true victims of the #MeToo movement.

From Daily Mail: Sarah Jessica Parker says she once told producers she would leave the set to end the ‘uncomfortable’ and ‘inappropriate’ sexually-charged behavior of a powerful actor.

The Sex and The City actress, 54, recalled her experience as part of a larger discussion in wake of the #MeToo movement during an interview on NPR’s Fresh Air on Thursday.

She didn’t reveal which film or TV project she was working on when the incident occurred, but said her agent bought her a one way ticket to get out of the city where she was filming in the event the situation didn’t improve.

Parker is most famous for her role as Carrie Bradshaw which she starred in from 1998 until 2004 alongside Kim Cattrall, Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis.

And despite her star status on one of TV’s hottest shows of the era, screen star Sarah said she could still feel a sense of gender imbalance on some of the projects she worked on.

‘I think no matter how evolved or how modern I thought I was … I didn’t feel entirely in a position – no matter what my role was on set – I didn’t feel as powerful as the man who was behaving inappropriately,’ she explained.

She added: ‘It strikes me as just stunning to say out loud, because there were plenty of occasions where it was happening and I was in a different position and I was as powerful. I mean, I had every right to say, “This is inappropriate.” I could have felt safe in going to a superior.’

Parker said that in one instance, she had her agent let producers know she was going to leave production and not return if she continued to feel ‘uncomfortable’ by the movie star.

‘And, in fact, I will say, when there was a situation with somebody and I did go to my agent. I felt I was no longer able to convey how uncomfortable this was making me, how inappropriate it was,’ she said, adding that ‘within hours, everything had changed.’

Parker said her agent made clear that she would quit the production if the conduct was allowed to continue. ‘He said to them, “If this continues, I have sent her a ticket, a one-way ticket out of this city” – where I was shooting – “and she will not be returning.”‘

‘I didn’t have to listen to jokes about me or my figure or what people thought they could talk me into doing – you know, all these men, all these men,’ she continued. ‘That stopped.’

Parker added that it was clear the instigator of the harassment wasn’t ever going to change because he had seemingly been that way for a long time.’He was baked, meaning his personality; it was cooked,’ she said. ‘And he was a formed person, and that wasn’t going to change. But I felt certainly better and safer, like I could finish what I had agreed to do.’

Parker said she revisited what she had endured earlier in her career in wake of the #MeToo movement.

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Another NFL team goes “woke” as Seattle Seahawks get rid of Sea Gal cheerleaders & become Seahawk Dancers (with men)

What is it with these NFL teams? Are they purposely trying to decrease their ever-decreasing attendance/TV rating numbers?

Men at football games do not want to see men cheerleaders. They want to see cute girls in cute little outfits.

And for that matter, I don’t believe many women want to see gay men prancing around on the field. They’d rather watch the big, burly football players.

Yet in an ever-increasing progressive and “woke” atmosphere, the NFL must cater to the SJWs and have all inclusive cheerleading, I mean dance teams.

The Seattle Seahawks are not the first NFL team to fall into this trap. See the following:

Male dancing cheerleaders join NFL team, the LA Rams

New Orleans Saints first male cheerleader dances his way onto the field

This is stupid, even to this never-was-a-cheerleader-girl: NFL’s Colts cheerleaders succumb to the #MeToo movement

According to the SeahawksWire, the cheerleading team formerly known as the “Sea Gals” will add men to their squad and now be known as “Seahawk Dancers.”

Their reasoning? They “continually look for ways to evolve the gameday entertainment.”

Guess the SeaHawks can kiss the formerly-known as Sea Gals annual calendar revenue bye, bye.

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Male feminist professor apologizes for his and America’s ‘toxic masculinity’

The self-flagellation of liberal men continues . . . .

George Yancy, 58, is a professor of philosophy at Emory University. He received his Ph.D. from Duquesne University in 2005, “Whiteness and the return of the ‘Black body'” being his doctoral thesis. His interests in philosophy are critical philosophy of race, critical whiteness studies, African American philosophy, and philosophy of the body.

Yancy is also a self-described feminist. But in the wake of #MeToo and the Brett Kavanuagh controversy, Yancy admits he’s still a “sexist” in an op/ed in the New York Times, and invites other male feminists “who consider themselves ‘allies’ of women” to join him in self-flagellation and “publicly claim: I am sexist!”.

Below are excerpts from George Yancy’s op/ed, “#IAmSexist“:

Men, listen up….

[S]ilence has become the default stance of many men who consider themselves “allies” of women. But…staying out of it is no longer enough….

So, join me, with due diligence and civic duty, and publicly claim: I am sexist!

In fact, perhaps it is time that we lay claim to a movement — #IamSexist…as we take responsibility for our sexism, our misogyny, our patriarchy.

It is hard to admit we are sexist. I, for instance, would like to think that I possess genuine feminist bona fides, but who am I kidding? I am a failed and broken feminist. More pointedly, I am sexist. There are times when I fear for the “loss” of my own “entitlement” as a male. Toxic masculinity takes many forms. All forms continue to hurt and to violate women.

Yancy then gives these examples of his and American men’s “toxic masculinity”:

  • He “insisted” that his wife take his last name. She refused, saying that doing so is “a patriarchal practice”. He argued that her retaining her last name, which is her father’s last name, is also “patriarchal”. She argued back that her last name “is part of my identity” and offered a compromise that he rejected — that they both change their last names and adopt a new name. Yancy now admits that “I saw her as my property, to be defined by my name and according to my legal standing…. While this was not sexual assault, my insistence was a violation of her independence. I had inherited a subtle, yet still violent, form of toxic masculinity.”
  • He thinks “I should be thanked when I clean the house, cook, sacrifice my time,” which “are deep and troubling expectations that are shaped by male privilege, male power and toxic masculinity.”
  • Yancy tells men that even if they haven’t raped, sexually assaulted, sexually abused, and sexually harassed women like Harvey Weinstein, Charlie Rose, and Bill Cosby, “our claims of ‘sexual innocence’…is bullshit” because “we are collectively complicit with a sexist mind-set and a poisonous masculinity rooted in the same toxic male culture from which these men emerged”.
  • That “toxic male culture“, which Yancy calls “soul murder”, is one where:
    • Men unconsciously “engage in patriarchal thinking, which condones rape even though they may never enact it”.
    • Boys and men “have been programmed from birth on to believe that at some point they must be violent, whether psychologically or physically, to prove that they are men.”
    • Men are “taught to deny our feelings” and that “sexual vulnerability is weakness, not the province of ‘real men.'”
    • Men objectify women by looking at a girl’s butt.
    • Male are taught “early on” to “relegate” girls to “positions of prey”, like “meat” — “We chased; they ran. We were the pursuers; they were the pursued. Our objective was to ‘get them’.” This “dominant phallic” game upends the notion of “mutual consent”. And although “the girls played, they were not to blame.”

Yancy issues this apology to all women:

“If you are a woman reading this, I have failed you. Through my silence and an uninterrogated collective misogyny, I have failed you. I have helped and continue to help perpetuate sexism. I know about how we hold onto forms of power that dehumanize you only to elevate our sense of masculinity. I recognize my silence as an act of violence. For this, I sincerely apologize.

H/t Clash Daily

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The ‘Biden 2020’ Caption Contest

This is the 201st world-famous FOTM Caption Contest!

Here’s the pic (h/t Vivian Lee):

You know the drill:

  • Enter the contest by submitting your caption as a comment on this thread (scroll down until you see the “LEAVE A REPLY” box).
  • The winner of the Caption Contest will get a gorgeous Award Certificate of Excellence and a year’s free subscription to FOTM:D
  • FOTM writers will vote for the winner.
  • Any captions proffered by FOTM writers, no matter how brilliant (ha ha), will not be considered. :(

This contest will be closed in a week, at the end of next Tuesday, June 11, 2019.

To get the contest going, here’s my caption:

The official poster for the Biden 2020 presidential campaign: “Giving the screw to America”

For the winner of our last Caption Contest, go here.

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A ‘Playboy’ movement: Hollyweird actress Anjelica Huston defends child rapist Polanski

From Daily Mail: Legendary actress Anjelica Huston has jumped to the defense of maligned Hollywood figures Woody Allen, Roman Polanski and Jeffrey Tambor – but she still thinks beloved comedian Bill Murray is a ‘s**t’.

In an outspoken and unabashed interview published in New York Magazine, the 67-year-old admitted she’d work with Allen again ‘in a second’ despite allegations reemerging that the filmmaker abused his daughter, Dylan O’Sullivan Farrow, when she was just seven.

‘Two states investigated him,’ Huston, who has worked on two films with Allen, noted. ‘And neither of them prosecuted him,’ she added – reaffirming that she’d jump at an opportunity to collaborate with him again.

Huston’s stance marks a stark contrast to other Hollywood stars, such as Greta Gerwig, Timothée Chalamet and Colin Firth, who have all recently voiced regret about working with Allen.

In the same vein of questioning, the Oscar-winner was also asked about director Roman Polanski’s 1977 sex abuse case, in which he raped a 13-year-old girl in the home of Jack Nicholson, who was Huston’s boyfriend at the time.

Present at the residence as the assault took place, Huston insisted Polanski’s actions were part of ‘a whole playboy movement’ and can’t be judged by today’s standards of sexual abuse because it was simply a different time.

‘It’s a story that could’ve happened in ten years before in England or France or Italy or Spain or Portugal, and no one would’ve heard anything about it,’ Huston said. She added that that approaching underage girls was simply ‘de rigueur for most of the guys like Roman who had grown up with the European sensibility.

‘That’s how these guys enjoy their time,’ she claimed.

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Whoopi Goldberg defends Creepy Joe Biden (of course); doesn’t want him to change his ways

From Yahoo (via HuffPo): Whoopi Goldberg defended former Vice President Joe Biden following an allegation that he inappropriately touched and kissed a former Nevada assemblywoman, saying she doesn’t want the likely 2020 Democratic presidential candidate to change his behavior.

Goldberg, a co-host on ‘The View,’ was irked when colleague Sunny Hostin predicted during Monday’s program that Biden would curb his tactile tendencies with women after Lucy Flores said she felt uncomfortable when Biden placed his hands on her shoulders, smelled her hair and kissing the back of her head at a 2014 campaign event. Flores was the Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor in Nevada and Biden was appearing on her behalf.

“I don’t know that we will see any more smelling of hair and kisses on the forehead,” Hostin said of the controversy, eliciting a strong rebuke from Goldberg.

“That pisses me off,” she said. “I don’t want Joe to stop doing that.”

Meghan McCain, another “View” co-host and daughter of the late Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), agreed, suggesting Biden’s behavior was simply part of his brand.

“There’s a certain type of retail politician that loves people,” she said. “I would put Bill Clinton in that category, I would put my father in that category, I would certainly put Joe Biden in that category. When he came on this show, he was the only politician other than my father to go into the crowd and shake everyone’s hand.”

Bill Clinton…a “hands on kind of guy”

Goldberg also noted that Biden is known to be “a hands-on kind of guy,” which is evident from photos of his interpersonal interactions spanning years, some of which show him touching shoulders and at least one in which he is pictured holding a reporter’s waist.

“In the old days, we would call Joe ― some folks of a certain age would say he’s a little overly familiar,” Goldberg said.

Goldberg said that she took Flores’ account seriously. But she also argued that Flores, who lost the lieutenant governor’s race, should have directly told Biden to stop.

“My point is, I want women to get to the place where they can say, ‘Hey, you just made me uncomfortable.’ This idea that you have to tippy-toe away from this or you have to carry [it] ― you do not have to carry it. If someone makes you uncomfortable, tell them.

On Sunday, moments before Flores appeared on CNN to discuss the allegation that she first detailed in a New York magazine article published Friday, Biden released a statement saying he would “listen respectfully” to women alleging he had displayed inappropriate affection toward them but that it had never been his intention to do so.

He also said that “not once ― never ― did I believe I acted inappropriately.

During her CNN interview, Flores suggested that Biden’s comments indicate he lacks awareness of how women ought to be treated. She also said that her experience wasn’t the first time he crossed boundaries.

Biden’s defense of himself was bolstered on Sunday by Stephanie Carter, whose husband served as defense secretary during President Barack Obama’s second term in office. Biden, as vice president, attended the swearing-in ceremony for Ash Carter, and a widely circulated photo showed him resting his hands on her shoulders from behind and whispering into her ear.

Questions were raised at the time about Biden’s action. But in an essay in Medium, Stephanie Carter disputed that Biden had acted inappropriately. “The Joe Biden in my picture is a close friend helping someone get through a big day, for which I will always be grateful,” she wrote.

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Joe Biden: “Not once – ever – did I believe I acted inappropriately”

Flores and Biden on the campaign trail

Such a non-apology. Demorats have mastered those.

From Daily Mail: Former Vice President Joe Biden on Sunday defended his years of what he called ‘expressions of affection’ and claimed he ‘not once – never – did I believe I acted inappropriately.’

‘In my many years on the campaign trail and in public life, I have offered countless handshakes, hugs, expressions of affection, support and comfort. And not once – never – did I believe I acted inappropriately. If it is suggested I did so, I will listen respectfully,’ he said in a statement.

‘But it was never my intention. I may not recall these moments the same way, and I may be surprised at what I hear. But we have arrived at an important time when women feel they can and should relate their experiences, and men should pay attention. And I will.’

Biden, who is expected to enter the race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination in the next month, is known for giving hugs, kisses, and demonstrating affection in public. It was often the subject of jokes about his love of women while others labeled him ‘Creepy Uncle Joe.’

He’s now fighting that longtime reputation in the wake of allegations from a Nevada politician that he gave her an unwanted kiss to the back of her head.

Biden vowed to remain a strong advocate for women. ‘I will also remain the strongest advocate I can be for the rights of women. I will fight to build on the work I’ve done in my career to end violence against women and ensure women are treated with the equality they deserve,’ he said.

‘I will continue to surround myself with trusted women advisers who challenge me to see different perspectives than my own. I will continue to speak out on these vitally-important issues where there is much more progress to be made and crucial fights that must be waged and won,’ he noted.

The talk of Biden presidential bid has been overshadowed by the accusation from Lucy Flores, a former Nevada politician who claims he grabbed her shoulders and kissed her head as he helped campaign for her in 2014.

Flores, the Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor in Nevada the year in question, recalled in a bombshell essay on Friday that Biden crossed the line with her physically as they worked together, leaving her feeling ‘gross and confused’.

‘I’m glad that he’s willing to listen,’ Flores told CNN’s ‘State of the Union’ on Sunday morning of Biden’s response to her accusation.

If he is saying he never believed that was inappropriate frankly I believe that’s a little bit of a disconnection. And a sense of not being aware,’ she noted. ‘I just can’t imagine that there was never a situation where someone said to him, Mr. Vice president, you probably should stop doing that. You should probably stop touching women in that way, you should probably keep your hands to yourself. I want him to change his behavior and I want him to acknowledge this was wrong,’ she said.

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Revolt of Pussy-Hat Men: Fed up with banshee feminism, even liberal men have had enough

“The smallest worm will turn, being trodden on” -William Shakespeare, Henry VI, Part 3

The worm turns.

Browbeaten by feminists and blamed for every ill under the sun, liberal men have had enough.

In an essay for Literary Hub, titled “MIA: The Liberal Men We Love,” February 27, 2019, Ohio Wesleyan University assistant professor of English Amy Butcher blames — you guessed it — “fascist” Donald Trump for relationships between “liberal” women and “liberal” men being “torn apart”. The women, of course, are not at fault — not in the least.

More ominously, Butcher sees in the revolt of liberal men, the menace of fascism.

In other words, if men — liberal or not — don’t COMPLETELY agree with, support, and cheer whatever women do and say, they are Trump-infected fascists.

The essay begins with Butcher’s supercilious characterization of conservative men as “men who wear lobster-printed pants, the men from Connecticut, the Young Republicans of America with their gelled and parted hair”. Below are excerpts from the article:

To a certain extent, we expected it from the men who wear lobster-printed pants, the men from Connecticut, the Young Republicans of America with their gelled and parted hair, their summers in Nantucket, their LL Bean slippers worn on the porches of fraternities, 2pm on a Monday. But when my friend pulls me aside in a hotel bar and tells me it’s happening to her husband—a man who donates annually to NPR and voted twice for Barack Obama, who has a degree in Art History and works for a non-profit—neither one of us knows what to say.

We speak of it like an infection: has it spread to your household yet? ….

Everywhere across America, liberal unions once so strong in love—relationships founded on mutual respect and trust and commitment and loyalty—have found themselves upended, or at the very least foundationally rocked, by the political escalation as it relates, perhaps most specifically, to womanhood and gender. Twenties or thirties or forties, children or no children, married or engaged or committed via long-term relationships: I have met more women than I can count in these past three weeks alone who have confided, in low voices—or once shouting, disbelieving, desperate, we have three children, one woman cried to me—of the disruption in their own home.

Of men—previously, pleasantly, progressive—rising up with unprecedented hostility, anger, abandon, and resentment…. Who is it that said that when fascism eventually comes to America, it will be draped in the flag and holding the cross? I think it is worth adding that it will wear the face you love.

My husband worries about our daughter, she told me recently. That I’m only teaching her she’s a victim.

One day, while she was picking their children up from daycare, he burned a handful of her possessions: her Nasty Women shirt, her Hillary Clinton pins.

My husband filed for divorce, another confided a few days later. He said he loved me and shared in some of my frustrations, but “could no longer tolerate,” he said, the level at which I felt them.

Hours later, another wrote…My fiancé called off the engagement…. He loves me—he’s sure, and I believe him—but he’s “overwhelmed” with everything and “doesn’t know how to comfort me” and “doesn’t love who I’ve become.” …

It would be easy, I suppose, to dismiss this phenomenon as the manifestation of what has long been present, if buried under the surface. A friend theorizes that these men, on some level, actually hate women, have always hated women, and she is not persuaded when I cite their mothers, whose relationship they value, whose strength they find a pillar. There’s a difference between loving a mother, she tells me, and seeing a woman as your equal.

But I knew these men—I loved one myself—and they are far from misogynistic monsters. They are far from Trump supporters. These men, on the contrary, comprise a particular slice of American males: they are men who did not vote for nor support Donald Trump, but are reticent to admit his behavior, rhetoric, and policies are as outrageous and offensive—downright threatening, maddening—as their female partners perceive them to be. These are, make no mistake, men who wholly sought us for our strength, our independence and education. The jobs we held or coveted. The degrees degreed in our name. Our passions and pursuits and our can-do, want-it-all attitudes. They work as medical researchers or in the arts, in teaching or social work. They queue up the Saturday Night Live skits that humiliate Trump, to consume with our coffee on Sunday mornings, but find it unpalatable and unpleasant that our resentment and our fears linger long into the workweek.

Perhaps it was sexy, initially: how they saw in us an equal. But how quickly we lose our status when we as women are angry or upset, frustrated beyond belief, when we add our voice to the chorus of #metoos or feel daily symptoms borne of helplessness….

I’m noticing, admits another, that a lot of liberal men especially are finding it difficult to deal with the current feminist movements.

I’m frustrated and embarrassed, my boyfriend of three years said to me, with how worked up you are. He didn’t find palatable my rage, the anger I felt for Trump, for the men and women who voted for him, was in fact embarrassed that I led 90 students from my small Ohio university through the streets of Washington with half a million Americans. We’d ridden through the night on a Greyhound—some of my best and brightest undergraduates—and when I returned, delirious for sleep but feeling righted, in some small way satiated, he stood there in the hall and told me he was overwhelmed.

All of you women with your labia hats, he said. All of you with your clitoris signs.

It’s all Trump’s fault!

What was the flapping of a wing in Washington became a tornado in our own homes: the exact formation and path dependent wholly on one man, miles east, in orange, his appendages beating furiously, his colors outlandish and embarrassing….

Perhaps no man is capable of understanding, truly, what is always on the line when you are a woman, and how Trump and his toxic rhetoric threatens so very much of it. Perhaps no man can recognize the sinister in Trump’s threats….

In my backyard, in my America…[is] a mindset so wholly shaped by gendered bias that…a man, even a progressive one, automatically and subconsciously conflates feminists or a rise in feminist outrage to a threat to the collective male contingency/population.

About the video: On Oct. 6, 2019, after the Senate confirmed the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, a young woman taunted and assaulted an elderly man holding two signs in peaceful support of Kavanaugh.

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#MeToo activist Rose McGowan on her abortion: “I could not bring a child into my world and simultaneously change the world”

It’s amazing that women who had babies actually had the capacity to make a positive change in the world. For example: Margaret Thatcher, Marie Curie, Christa McAuliffe, Wilma Rudolph, etc.

Who knew women could fantastically succeed without the burden of a baby…

From Yahoo: Rose McGowan opened up about her choice to have an abortion in an effort to get an “honest” conversation going around the topic.

The 45-year-old actress and activist made the revelation Friday when responding to a tweet from the women’s advocacy group UltraViolet that said, “1 in 4 women has an abortion by age 45. 60% are already mothers.”

From their tweet: “1 in 4 women has an abortion by age 45. 60% are already mothers. Abortion is common, normal, and safe, but anti-choice politicians want you to believe otherwise in hopes of ending safe, legal abortion access. #HowDareYou — UltraViolet (@UltraViolet) March 1, 2019”

“I have had an abortion and I support this message,” McGowan replied, adding, “I was on birth control and it failed. I realized I could not bring a child into my world and simultaneously change the world. I do not regret my decision and it was not made lightly.”

“If you do not want an abortion, don’t get one. My body, my choice, my life. Have you had to make a choice? Let’s talk and use hashtag #HonestAbortion” — rose mcgowan (@rosemcgowan) March 1, 2019

The Charmed actress encouraged women who have made the same decision to chime in using the hashtag #HonestAbortion. Many took the opportunity to share their story.

McGowan was one of the first women to accuse Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault. She has become one of the most outspoken voices of the #MeToo movement, advocating for victims of sexual violence. (The disgraced producer has denied all claims of nonconsensual sex.)

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California paid $1M in harassment settlements under then-AG Kamala Harris

One million dollars in payment for sexual misconduct and Kamala knew nothing about it? Um, okay. Doesn’t speak much of her great concern for victims of sexual harassment.

From NY Post: The California Department of Justice paid more than $1 million to employees who alleged they faced sexual harassment or workplace retaliation while presidential candidate Kamala Harris was state attorney general, it was reported Friday.

The settlements involved allegations of inappropriate touching or comments as well as other allegations made from 2011 to 2017. They were disclosed this week in response to a state Public Records Act request from the Los Angeles Times.

Harris didn’t know about the cases until the Times brought them to her attention. They were handled by administrators who were expected to follow strict policies against harassment, said Harris’ spokesman, Chris Harris.

However, the Democratic U.S. senator told the Times that she takes responsibility. “As the chief executive of a department of nearly 5,000 employees, the buck stopped with me,” Harris said in a statement. “No one should face harassment or intimidation in the workplace, and victims of sexual misconduct should be listened to, believed and protected.”

Harris has been a prominent supporter of the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment in the workplace. She was elected to the Senate in 2016 and said any complaints of harassment in her Senate office are forwarded to her immediately.

“No office is immune to misconduct, and there is much more work to do to ensure all are protected,” she told the Times.

In large government agencies, it wouldn’t be unusual for managers to handle harassment claims instead of the agency head except when high-level administrators are involved, said Mike Genest, who was finance director under former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. “If a director wasn’t told about it, I would not be suspicious that that was an issue,” said Genest, who spent 24 years as a manager in state agencies.

The largest of the reported settlements was $649,500, paid in 2013 to James Rodriguez, who was a justice department special agent, over allegations that he was denied sought-after jobs and faced other retaliation for reporting alleged harassment against him. In the settlement, the justice department denied all the allegations.

The cases also include a $400,000 payout in 2017 to a woman that alleged Larry Wallace, who was an administrator under Harris, harassed and demeaned her based on her gender. Among other things, the woman alleged that Wallace frequently asked her to crawl under his desk to change the paper in his printer.

The justice department denied the claims in the settlement, which has been previously disclosed. In December, Wallace resigned his post as a senior adviser in Harris’s Sacramento office.

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