Posted on · Hill, whose 1991 testimony against then-U.S. Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas opened the national dialogue about sexual harassment, talks with Houston Matters ahead of an event at UH on Oct. 5.
Posted on · On Thursday's show: Lawyer, educator, and author Anita Hill talks about her life's work of fighting against sexual harassment and violence ahead of a visit to the University of Houston next week.
Posted on · On Friday's show: HISD is preparing for a lot of changes under its new state-appointed superintendent, including using a new curriculum built on what’s being billed as the "science of reading." We learn what that means.
Posted on · Some overlooked voting laws, permitless carry, and a ban on critical race theory are among the newly passed legislation. Reporters at NPR's Texas Newsroom partner stations break down some of the key items.
Posted on · What do the reactions to, and coverage of, the Deshaun Watson lawsuits tell us about how people view the problem of sexual assault? How do we forward the national conversation and continue to understand the impact of sexual misconduct and violence?
Posted on · Sending lewd images to unwilling recipients could lead to a $500 fine.
Posted on · Dr. Kristin Anderson discusses what feminism looks like in a “post-feminist” society in her book, Modern Misogyny.
Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: HISD weighs whether to freeze teacher salaries. Then, we learn about efforts to dredge the San Jacinto River to protect Kingwood from flooding. We discuss what feminism looks like in a “post-feminist” society. And retired astronaut Clayton Anderson tells us about his new children's book.
Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We examine how cases retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy was involved with affected Houston. Then, we find out how the #MeToo movement is impacting Houston workplaces. Plus, a local researcher studies Zealandia, a mostly underwater continent. And we tour HSPVA's new downtown campus.
Posted on · Companies are grappling with an influx of sexual harassment allegations, investigations and related training, as workers at all levels, in different industries come forward.
Posted on · The disgraced Hollywood megaproducer turned himself in to authorities Friday morning in New York City, where he was charged with rape and sexual misconduct for incidents involving two women.
Posted on · The CNN report also cited accounts by three entertainment reporters of inappropriate remarks they allege Freeman made at press junkets
Posted on · Members of Houston’s business community will gather May 22 for the Speak Out and Take Action Against Sexual Harassment Summit.
Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: We learn how a major ruling on sports betting might affect Texas. Then, a new report says Houston can't expect all the oil jobs lost in the latest downturn to return. Plus, we get an update on transportation issues in the region. We learn about a summit addressing sexual harassment. And Houston writer Katherine Center discusses her new novel, How To Walk Away.
Posted on · Farenthold resigned in April, months after it came to light that he settled a sexual harassment claim from a former staff member with $84,000 in taxpayer money