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  • Exclusive: Two women accused Herman Cain of inappropriate behavior

    10/30/2011 6:56:49 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 30 replies
    Polutico ^ | Sunday October 30, 2011 | JONATHAN MARTIN & MAGGIE HABERMAN & ANNA PALMER & KENNETH P. VOGEL Read more: http://www.politico.c
    During Herman Cain’s tenure as the head of the National Restaurant Association in the 1990s, at least two female employees complained to colleagues and senior association officials about inappropriate behavior by Cain, ultimately leaving their jobs at the trade group, multiple sources confirm to POLITICO. The women complained of sexually suggestive behavior by Cain that made them angry and uncomfortable, the sources said, and they signed agreements with the restaurant group that gave them financial payouts to leave the association. The agreements also included language that bars the women from talking about their departures. In a series of comments over...

    05/14/2011 9:03:08 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 65 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 05/14/2011 | Joe Weisenthal
    Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the head of the IMF, was arrested in New York on allegations that he forced or attempted to force a maid at the Sofitel hotel in Manhattan to perform oral sex on him. The New York Post was first to break the news that the IMF chief was hauled off an Air France flight two minutes before it was due to take off, and taken into custody by the NYPD. Here's its description of the events that transpired in the hotel: ------------------------ The trouble began around noon today, when a housekeeper entered Strauss-Kahn’s room at the Sofitel on...
  • Claim against Brando

    12/27/2004 8:42:38 AM PST · by pennyfarmer · 11 replies · 568+ views
    The Age ^ | 12-28-04 | By Robert W. Welkos
    Marlon Brando's former business manager filed a $US3.5 million ($A4.5 million) claim against the Oscar-winning actor's estate last week, alleging he had sexually harassed her throughout her employment and also breached their contract when he removed her as a co-executor of his will just days before his death.The claim, submitted by attorneys for Jo An Corrales of Kalama, Washington, states that Brando "caused a hostile work environment due to his continuous acts of sexual harassment" towards Corrales and that the harassment continued throughout the course of her employment, which began in December 2000 and ended around March 8 this year.No...
  • Nuns As Sexual Victims Get Little Notice

    01/05/2003 2:24:03 PM PST · by joesnuffy · 9 replies · 325+ views
    Post Dispatch ^ | 01/04/03 | Bill Smith
    <p>Already shaken by a yearlong sex abuse scandal involving priests and minors, the Roman Catholic Church has yet to face another critical challenge - how to help thousands of nuns who say they have been sexually victimized.</p> <p>A national survey, completed in 1996 but intentionally never publicized, estimates that a "minimum" of 34,000 Catholic nuns, or about 40 percent of all nuns in the United States, have suffered some form of sexual trauma.</p>
  • Tokyo's Subway Gropers fighting back [is that a salmon roll in your pocket or just happy to see me?]

    07/22/2002 8:22:52 AM PDT · by 1bigdictator · 14 replies · 2,321+ views
    The Scotsman | July 22, 2002 | Julian Ryall
    Mon 22 Jul 2002 Tokyo’s subway ‘gropers’ fighting back Julian Ryall in Tokyo ACCUSED of being sex pests and hauled before Japanese courts, a group of men is fighting back and has set up a self-help group in an effort to clear their names. The 13 founder members of the group are awaiting trial or have been cleared of charges of molesting women on Japan’s famously congested rush-hour trains. Each claims he is innocent and the group is offering to support any man who is either mistakenly or maliciously identified as a molester. "Chikan" - the Japanese term for men...