LGBTQ Circuit Split, Meet the Religious Exemption

By: Amy Epstein Gluck

Late last week, a 1000-member church group in Texas sued the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency that enforces Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), the federal anti-discrimination law.

This group alleges that—despite the absence of a prohibition of discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender […]

It’s Sexual Harassment Prevention Day in New York!

By: Amy Epstein Gluck

Today is the day for New York employers! What day, you might ask? Well, today New York’s brand spankin’ new sexual harassment laws become effective.

Will there be a parade down 6th Avenue and 34th Street? I think not.

In fact, I expect there will be relatively little fanfare as New York businesses have […]

Can a bird be a sexual harasser?

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. A parrot walks into a bar. …

Not that one. The vulgar parrot in a nursing home.

Yep, I admit that I’ve used this story (many times!) to illustrate the issue as to who can be a sexual harasser, an issue raised again in a recent federal appeals court […]

Worst Cities Around The World For Girls And Young Women

A short quiz today on the degree of safety and freedom from sexual harassment for girls and young women in cities around the world.  This, by way of a new report by the humanitarian group, Plan International, which surveyed experts across six continents.

Q.  Which city is the worst in the world for girls and young […]