Stanford Censors Prof’s Flyer for Sexual Assault Conference

Here's a rather disturbing story from one of our finest universities. Stanford is refusing to allow a law professor at the school to use a picture from the infamous Donald Trump Access Hollywood tape on a promotional flyer for a conference about sexual assault. … [Read more...]

Female Justices Interrupted More Often by Male Justices

A new study published in the Virginia Law Review finds that female Supreme Court justices are far more likely to be interrupted by their male colleagues than the other way around. This tracks with a great deal of social science research that shows much the same thing in society in general. … [Read more...]

O’Reilly Announces a Sudden ‘Vacation’

Bill O'Reilly suddenly announced that he was taking a vacation announced Tuesday night on the air that he was taking a vacation, but the well-connected Gabriel Sherman says his sources at Fox are telling him this may be the last time he's seen on the air at the network. … [Read more...]

I Love John Oliver

John Oliver has been a revelation on his HBO show, practically inventing a whole new form of journalism. And now he's trying to buy ad time on the O'Reilly Factor to educate Bill and Donald Trump about the realities of sexual harassment. Despite the dwindling number of ads on the show, Fox has yet to respond to the request. Here's the commercial: … [Read more...]

Fox Investigating New Harassment Allegation Against O’Reilly

Fox News has announced that it is undertaking an investigation of a new allegation of sexual harassment against Bill O'Reilly. They've hired the same law firm who investigated the allegations against Roger Ailes, which led to him being fired. … [Read more...]

O’Reilly Gets a Presidential Character Witness

Donald Trump leaped to the defense of his buddy Bill O'Reilly, saying that he should not have settled those lawsuits because he didn't do anything wrong. So does that mean if you settle, it proves you did do something wrong? Trump University, anyone? … [Read more...]

Could This Be O’Reilly’s Waterloo?

In the wake of a New York Times story about Fox News having paid out $13 million in sexual harassment lawsuits against Bill O'Reilly, a growing list of major advertisers have pulled their ads from his nightly show. Fox News issued a tight-lipped, empty statement in response. … [Read more...]

More Harassment Suits for Bill O’Reilly?

Brian Stetler at CNN reports that while the executives at Fox News are publicly standing by their star host Bill O'Reilly after the New York Times report on the $13 million they've paid out to settle sexual harassment suits against him, their support may have its limits. … [Read more...]

NY Times Finds $13 Million in O’Reilly Sexual Harassment Payouts

We already knew about two major sexual harassment lawsuits filed against Bill O'Reilly, both of which were settled. The New York Times has discovered three more. In total, either he or Fox News has paid out a collective $13 million to keep those women quiet. … [Read more...]

Trump Declares Sexual Assault Month

Given his admission of having sexually assaulted women, when you see a headline that says Donald Trump declared April to be Sexual Assault Awareness Month, it's reasonable to fear that he means be aware of all your opportunities to commit such a crime. Alas, it's only irony and hypocrisy. … [Read more...]

Pence Breaks Tie in Senate to Allow Defunding of Planned Parenthood

The Senate voted deadlocked on a bill that would allow states to deny funding from federal family planning grants to Planned Parenthood, allowing Vice President Mike Pence to break the tie -- on the wrong side, of course. All of this because of abortion, which those funds cannot be used for already. … [Read more...]

Iowa Anti-Choice Bill Gave Parents Control of Unmarried Adult Daughters

The Iowa state legislature is considering a bill that bans abortion entirely after 20 weeks on the grounds of fetal personhood. In the first version of the legislation was a provision that is so archaic and misogynist as to be absolutely shocking. The relevant text: … [Read more...]