Google rewrites sexual harassment policy after protests

Google is rewriting its policies on workplace sexual harassment following a staff walkout over its perceived failings to tackle abuses.
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The tech giant dismissed 48 people, including 13 senior managers, in the past two years.
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Google’s chief executive has said 48 employees, including 13 senior managers, have been sacked for sexual harassment in two years.
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Kidman: Marriage to Cruise protected me from harassment

Nicole Kidman has written about her relationship with Tom Cruise, saying being married to the “powerful” actor gave her “protection” from sexual harassment.
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California Lawmakers Pass Talent Protections Act to Help Models and Entertainers Fight Sexual Harassment and Eating Disorders

FIGHTING HARASSMENT: Models in California now have a little more legal reenforcement thanks to the passage of the Talent Protections Act, which was created to fight sexual harassment and eating disorders. While not designed solely for models, the law is geared for the state’s fashion and entertainment industries. California Gov. Jerry Brown signed it into law Sept. 30 and it will take effect in January.
The Model Alliance, the New York-based organization that champions models’ rights, worked closely with California State Assembly member Marc Levine, detailing models’ experiences to help develop the law and calling for its support.
Under the law, talent agencies must create educational materials about sexual harassment prevention and retaliation, as well as information about good nutrition and eating disorders for adults. For minors starting out in the entertainment industry, they and their parents, or respective legal guardian, will be required to have training in these areas. The law also mandates that information about nutrition be provided to fashion models.
Models are routinely advised to lose weight, according to what is said to be the largest survey to date on eating disorders among professional models. Published last year in the International Journal of Eating Disorders, the study was an effort

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Netflix to Review Nicolas Lopez Deal Amid Harassment Allegations

In the wake of recent sexual and workplace harassment allegations against Chile’s biggest box office hitmaker, Nicolas Lopez, Netflix has placed its relationship with the filmmaker “under review.” “Netflix has licensed several of Nicolás López films in the past and we have an agreement for one of his new projects, which is now currently under […]

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‘Shocking’ level of sexual harassment at music festivals

Up to 43% of women under 40, who have been to a music festival, say they have faced unwanted sexual behaviour.
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Morgan Freeman apologises after sex harassment claims

The 80-year-old actor says he did not intend to make anyone feel “uncomfortable or disrespected”.
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Morgan Freeman sorry after harassment allegations

Hollywood actor Morgan Freeman has apologised to a group of women who have made allegations against him, saying it was never his intention to make anyone feel uneasy.
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Uber Ends Forced Arbitration for Harassment Claims

Uber is ending its use of mandatory arbitration for claims of sexual harassment and assault, freeing U.S.-based litigants to sue the company in open court, rather than make them resolve disputes in private.
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Tom Brokaw Slams Woman Who Accused Him of Sexual Harassment: ‘I Am Angry, Hurt and Unmoored’

Journalist Tom Brokaw eviscerated one of the women accusing him of sexual harassment in a memo to some NBC News colleagues Friday.

The Hollywood Reporter obtained a copy of the email, in which Brokaw, 78, characterizes  Linda Vester as “a former colleague who left NBC News angry that she had failed in her pursuit of stardom.” (The Associated Press confirmed the authenticity of the memo, too.)

In a Washington Post report published on Thursday, Vester, 52, claimed Brokaw made an unwanted advance, including a forcible attempt to kiss her, on two occasions in the 1990s. At the time, Vester was in her 20s and did not file a complaint.

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But Brokaw staunchly denies her allegations, writing, “I am angry, hurt and unmoored from what I thought would be the final passage of my life and career, a mix of written and broadcast journalism, philanthropy and participation in environmental and social causes that have always given extra meaning to my life.”

Vester, he said, “has unleashed a torrent of unsubstantiated criticism and attacks on me more than twenty years after I opened the door for her and a new job at Fox news.”

He went on to give his version of their two meetings, during which he said she discussed her career and “office gossip.”

“I deeply resent the pain and anger she inflicted on my wife, daughters and granddaughters – all women of considerable success and passion about women’s rights which they personify in their daily lives and professions,” he concluded. “We’ll go on as a family that pursues social justice in medical emergency rooms, corporate offices, social therapy, African women’s empowerment and journalism. And no one woman’s assault can take that away.”

In a separate memo,  NBC News chairman Andy Lack told the staff, “We take allegations such as these very seriously, and act on them quickly and decisively when the facts dictate.”


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Super Size Me star sued over harassment admission

The director and star of hit documentary Super Size Me is being sued over his admission of sexual harassment and misconduct.
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Canceled Deals and Pulped Books, as the Publishing Industry Confronts Sexual Harassment

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5 Women Accuse the Architect Richard Meier of Sexual Harassment

Five women told The Times that Mr. Meier sexually harassed them. In response, he announced a six-month leave as founder and managing partner of his firm.
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Time’s Up Raises $21 Million for Legal Defense Fund to Help Victims of Sexual Harassment

The Time’s Up legal defense fund is already helping victims of sexual harassment.

Two months after the Time’s Up movement launched, the National Women’s Legal Center has started matching victims of sexual harassment with a network of lawyers and public relations professionals provided by the legal defense fund.

“Since Jan. 1, we’ve had over 1,600 people seek assistance,” NWLC President and CEO Fatima Goss Graves tells PEOPLE. “That number is continuing to grow, which tells us that the need is great.”

“People have begun to boldly share their stories and now their boldly beginning to seek assistance,” adds Graves.

To date, over 600 attorneys have joined the network.

“Some attorneys take cases pro bono while others will do it at reduced rates,” says Graves. “Everyone who joins this network has agreed to provide a free consultation. We are continuing to build out and recruit additional attorneys.”

The Time’s Up initiative has raised over $ 21 million for the legal defense fund, which helps victims of sexual harassment protect themselves from sexual misconduct and the fallout from reporting it.

“The donations have come from a real range of donors, more than 20,000 people have given to the fund. People have given from every state in the United States and globally,” says Graves.

More than 20,000 people and groups have donated so far, in sums ranging from $ 5 to $ 2 million.

“It’s critical that we keep the momentum up. We have been really successful in raising so much in such a short period of time and driving attention to the cause,” she says. “The need is so great. We aren’t going to stop.”

Movement starters Meryl StreepReese WitherspoonJennifer Aniston and Shonda Rhimes each donated $ 500,000, while Taylor Swift and Oprah Winfrey chimed in with $ 100,000 each. Natalie Portman, Emma Stone, Jessica Chastain and Cate Blanchett continued the donations with $ 50,000 each.

To donate to the Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund, which will provide subsidized legal support to women and men in all industries who have experienced sexual harassment, assault, or abuse in the workplace, visit its GoFundMe page. Learn more about Time’s Up, an organization of women in entertainment combating sexual harassment and inequality, on its website.

More than 300 prominent actresses and female agents, writers, directors, producers and entertainment executives signed an impassioned open letter that officially announced the movement on New Year’s Day.

“The struggle for women to break in, to rise up the ranks and to simply be heard and acknowledged in male-dominated workplaces must end; time’s up on this impenetrable monopoly,” the letter read in the New York Times.


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McLachlan sues over sexual harassment claim

Australian actor Craig McLachlan has filed defamation proceedings against a former Rocky Horror Show co-star who accused him of sexual harassment.
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Kelly MacDonald on Her Sundance Star Turn in ‘Puzzle’ and Hollywood Harassment

Kelly MacDonald is driving and talking on the phone. It sounds dangerous, but with her trademark burr, the Scottish actress assures a worried Variety reporter that she can juggle both tasks. She will, however, periodically stop mid-sentence to say she needs to concentrate on the road. The subject at hand is “Puzzle,” a low-budget drama […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Model Christopher Cates Pens Letter Calling for Action Against Harassment

As the uproar continues over sexual harassment in industries stretching from entertainment to media to finance, the fashion world has remained relatively on the sidelines – until now.
On Saturday, The New York Times published a long-rumored story about alleged harassment of male models by the photographers Bruce Weber and Mario Testino. Both men, via statements their lawyers gave to the Times, vigorously denied the allegations made in the story, although Conde Nast and Conde Nast International both said Saturday that they would be severing ties with the two photographers – at least for now.
The Times’ story comes several months after model Cameron Russell created an Instagram account on which anonymous individuals posted stories about their mistreatment in the industry. Last October, Terry Richardson was dropped by the leading fashion magazine publishers but only after years of allegations surrounding his behavior, while model Jason Boyce filed a lawsuit against Weber in December claiming the photographer harassed him. Weber has denied those claims, as well.
In November, 27-year-old British model Edie Campbell penned an exclusive letter for WWD to the fashion industry in which she said, “We operate within a culture that is too accepting of abuse, in all of its manifestations,” going

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Writers Guild of America West Accuses Studios of ‘Insufficient’ Response to Sexual Harassment

Leaders of the Writers Guild of America have blasted studios and agencies for “insufficient response” on the issue of sexual harassment. In a message sent to members Tuesday, the WGA West said, “We are determined that not only member rights, but also member responsibilities, be clearly defined. It is also imperative that we address what […]

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Hollywood star Salma Hayek has become the latest actress to speak out against film producer Harvey Weinstein, accusing him of sexual harassment and branding him a “monster”.
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James Franco, Kenan Thompson, SNL, Sexual Harassment Charlie, SketchJames Franco hosted Saturday Night Live and helped the sketch comedy series continue to tackle the growing sexual harassment allegations that have made headlines this year.
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Hoffman and Oliver spar over harassment claim

Dustin Hoffman has got into a war of words with John Oliver over a sexual harassment allegation made against the actor.
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SNL Addresses Sexual Harassment Allegations With “Welcome to Hell” Video

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Home Office review over harassment at abortion clinics

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Ben Affleck has called on men to “hold themselves accountable” as Hollywood stars continue to face sexual misconduct allegations.
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Governors Awards Omit Mention (Onstage) of Sex Harassment Scandals

But it was what the crowd was discussing at the ceremony. Dustin Hoffman, who apologized after women said he acted inappropriately, was a presenter.
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Rebel Wilson reveals sexual harassment experience

The actress complained to the film studio about the “disgusting” encounter with a male star.
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Louis C.K. Admits to Sexual Harassment Claims

The "Louie" comedian says that "these stories are true" from the 6 women coming out with allegations. Get the details.
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Portia de Rossi accuses Steven Seagal of sexual harassment

Arrested Development star Portia de Rossi says the Hollywood actor unzipped his pants in an audition.
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Transparent’s Jeffrey Tambor ‘Vehemently’ Denies Sexual Harassment Allegations

Jeffrey Tambor “adamantly and vehemently” denies the sexual harassment claims brought against him by a former assistant.

In a statement to Deadline on Wednesday, the Transparent star said, “I am aware that a former disgruntled assistant of mine has made a private post implying that I had acted in an improper manner toward her.”

“I adamantly and vehemently reject and deny any and all implication and allegation that I have ever engaged in any improper behavior toward this person or any other person I have ever worked with,” Tambor, 73, continued. “I am appalled and distressed by this baseless allegation.”

The Golden Globe and Emmy-winning actor’s denial is in response to claims Tambor’s former assistant, Van Barnes, reportedly made this week in a private Facebook post. Barnes accused the actor “of implied inappropriate behavior,” according to Deadline.

A spokesperson for Amazon Studios, the production company behind the Jill Soloway-created dramedy, confirmed to the outlet that they have launched an investigation.

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The allegations against Tambor come more than a month after the former head of Amazon Studios, Roy Price, resigned following a sexual harassment claim that was brought against him.

In mid-October, The Hollywood Reporter published an interview with Isa Hackett — daughter of author Philip K. Dick and executive producer of Amazon series Man in the High Castle — in which she alleged Price propositioned her at San Diego Comic-Con in 2015.

Hackett said she was “inspired” to go public with the incident following the “braver” women who came forward with accusations against disgraced mogul Harvey Weinstein.


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Kevin Spacey is seeking “treatment” following claims he sexually harassed a teen thirty years ago, his publicist said.
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Brett Ratner: Director denies accusations of sexual harassment

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Piven denies ‘appalling’ harassment allegations

Mr Selfridge star Jeremy Piven has denied twice groping an actress, calling the allegations “appalling”.
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Tony Goldwyn on Sexual Harassment: ‘We Have to Keep Talking About It’

Tony Goldwyn says he has been “surprised” by the response he’s gotten since coming forward with his own story of sexual harassment. The “Scandal” star had shared his experience while on a recent red carpet, in light of Lupita Nyong’o’s story in the New York Times. “I thought [Lupita’s story] was so powerful and was […]

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Tech Video Blogger Robert Scoble Responds to Sexual Harassment Allegations, Provokes Backlash

Tech video blogger and Silicon Valley celebrity Robert Scoble took to his blog Wednesday to respond to allegations of sexual harassment leveled against him in recent weeks, attacking both his accusers as well as media outlets reporting on the case. He did so “to set at least some of the record straight,” and to “address […]

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Blake Lively Shares Her Own ‘Terrifying’ Sexual Harassment Story

The actress claims a makeup artist filmed her while she was sleeping.
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Weinstein fired over sexual harassment claims

Film producer Harvey Weinstein has been fired following claims he sexually harassed female employees over several decades.
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Movie mogul takes leave amid harassment claims

American film producer Harvey Weinstein is on indefinite leave from the company he co-founded while an internal investigation into numerous sexual harassment claims against him is completed.
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Lisa Bloom Resigns as Advisor to Harvey Weinstein Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

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An investigation by The New York Times found allegations stretching back to 1990 about Mr. Weinstein’s treatment of women in Hollywood.
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Uber has fired more than 20 workers as part of an investigation into claims of sexual harassment and sexism.
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Bill O’Reilly’s Harassment Scandal in 5 Words: ‘This Is Not Blowing Over’

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It’s Baldwin vs. Baldwin As ‘O’Reilly’ And ‘Trump’ Chat Sex Harassment On ‘SNL’

Alec Baldwin faced himself on “Saturday Night Live,” but it wasn’t so very hard to do because he was playing two brothers from another mother: Bill O’Reilly and Donald Trump.

When those guys get together, can the topic of sex harassment be very far away? Baldwin’s O’Reilly discovers during the skit that one of his reporters isn’t on the scene — and no longer works for Fox News — prompting O’Reilly to ask: “Did she get the check?” The reporter’s disappearing act is a dig about recent reports of payments to at least five women to settle sex harassment accusations against O’Reilly. Other disappearing acts? Some 60 Fox News sponsors who no longer want to be associated with the “O’Reilly Factor.” That leaves a room for a commercial promoting “Dog Cocaine” on the “SNL” skit.

Baldwin’s O’Reilly finally ‘fesses up that he’s been the subject of some fuzzy complaints from women involving “exciting opportunities” he has offered. Fortunately, notes Baldwin, someone who is “unimpeachable on all female issues” has stepped forward to defend him.

Cue “Hail to the Chief,” and there’s Baldwin — again — on the other side of a split screen playing Trump. “I see a lot of myself in you, Bill,” says Baldwin’s Trump.

“O’Reilly” thanks “Trump” for saying that he “did nothing wrong,” even though it appears Trump doesn’t really know the facts of the case. He had a “loose hunch,” says Baldwin’s Trump. “I’m more familiar with this case than, say … health care.”

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Uber to Investigate Sexism, Harassment Claims

Uber Technologies plans to investigate claims by a former engineer that the company failed to discipline a manager who mistreated female employees and ignored complaints of sexual harassment.
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Social Media Confronts Misinformation, Harassment

Twitter said it would let users block notifications of tweets that include specific words, the latest step by social-media companies struggling with how to address complaints about misinformation and hate speech on their sites.
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Women and Sexual Harassment: A Practical Guide to the Legal Protections of Title VII and the Hostile Environment Claim

Women and Sexual Harassment: A Practical Guide to the Legal Protections of Title VII and the Hostile Environment Claim


Here is a valuable guide that saves researchers investigating sexual harassment in the workplace enormous amounts of time and money. Focusing on the hostile environment claim under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Women and Sexual Harassment is a complete resource tool. In one easy-to-use volume, it provides a detailed background and history of the hostile environment claim as well as an extensive guide on how to use and where to find the best resources available on this topic. Unlike some legal books, Chan’s book does not require cover-to-cover reading to access pertinent information. Anyone, whether they are interested in the specifics of the hostile environment claim or sexual harassment in general, will be able to locate the information they’re looking for with the help of this handy guide. It saves enormous amounts of time, effort, and money for researchers by providing extensive listings and evaluations of statutes, cases, agency decisions, law review articles, annotations, and books containing information on this subject. Readers can use the book to get a better understanding of the hostile environment claim or use it like a dictionary to pinpoint the specific resources that will be most useful to their area of research. Women and Sexual Harassment is logically divided into five complete parts to make it easy to use: Part 1: Clearly explains how to best use the book to access specific information. Part 2: Describes the history and present state of the hostile environment claim in a manner that is to the point, yet is more thorough than descriptions of the claim found in articles, cases, or other sources. Part 3: Research guide-Directs researchers to the best sources for information, categorized by type and area. Includes tips that will save hours in the library and will help researchers find the most up-to-the-minute articles and cases. Part 4: Bibliography of primary legal sources-Covers statutes, regulations, and case law on the hostile environm

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Blogger Takes Off Her Makeup To Reveal The Ugly Truth About Online Harassment

 

You look disgusting.  

That’s the title of beauty blogger Em Ford’s latest YouTube video, a three-minute feature that’s about far more than lipstick and mascara.

 Ford, a 20-something from London who suffers from adult acne, has been posting photos of herself without makeup for the past three months. In the video, she washes off her makeup to highlight the disturbing online harassment she faces. She includes a smattering of the horrible comments she receives on social media daily, like “ugly,” “revolting,” and “I can’t even look at her.” 

She decided to share the video in an attempt to challenge societal preconceptions of beauty. 

“Over the past few months, I’ve received thousands of messages from people all over the world who suffer or have suffered from acne, an insecurity or self confidence issues,” she wrote on her blog, My Pale Skin. “I wanted to create a film that showed how social media can set unrealistic expectations on both women and men. One challenge many face today, is that as a society, we’re so used to seeing false images of perfection, and comparing ourselves to unrealistic beauty standards that It can be hard to remember the most important thing — You ARE beautiful.”

The video has racked up over 400,000 views since it was posted on Wednesday.  

 

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Sexual Harassment At Comic-Con Leads To Call For New Convention Policy

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Amid the costumes and fantasy of this weekend’s Comic-Con convention, a group of young women drew widespread attention to a very real issue — allegations of sexual harassment at the annual pop-culture festival.

Geeks for CONsent, founded by three women from Philadelphia, gathered nearly 2,600 signatures on an online petition supporting a formal anti-harassment policy at Comic-Con. Conventioneers told Geeks for CONsent they had been groped, followed and unwillingly photographed during the four-day confab.

Meanwhile, what Geeks for CONsent and others regarded as blatant objectification continued on the convention floor. Scantily clad women were still used as decoration for some presentations, and costumed women were described as “vaguely slutty” by panel moderator Craig Ferguson. When Dwayne Johnson made a surprise appearance to promote “Hercules,” 10 women in belly-baring outfits stood silently in front of the stage for no apparent reason.

Groping, cat-calling and other forms of sexual harassment are a larger social issue, not just a Comic-Con problem. And many comics and movies still portray women as damsels in distress. But Geeks for CONsent says things are amplified at the festival, where fantasy plays such a large role.

“It’s a separate, more specific issue within the convention space,” said Rochelle Keyhan, 29, director of Geeks for CONsent. “It’s very much connected (to the larger problem) and it’s the same phenomena, but manifesting a little more sexually vulgar in the comic space.”

“Comic-Con has an explicit Code of Conduct that addresses harassing and offensive behavior,” said Comic-Con International in a statement on Sunday to The Associated Press. “This Code of Conduct is made available online as well as on page two of the Events Guide that is given to each attendee.”

Earlier, Comic-Con spokesman David Glanzer told the Los Angeles Times that “anyone being made to feel uncomfortable at our show is obviously a concern for us.” He said additional security was in place this year, including an increased presence by San Diego Police.

Keyhan’s focus on Comic-Con began with a movement launched in her hometown called HollabackPhilly, to help end public harassment against women and members of the LGBT community. She and her colleagues developed a comic book on the subject in hopes of engaging middle- and high-school students, which is what brought them to Comic-Con.

Costuming, or cosplay, is a big part of the popular convention, with male and female fans dressing as their favorite characters, regardless of gender. A man might wear a Wonder Woman outfit, and a woman could dress as Wolverine. Keyhan and her colleagues — all in costume — carried signs and passed out temporary tattoos during the convention that read, “Cosplay does not equal consent.”

In addition to the existing Comic-Con’s Code of Conduct, Geeks for CONsent wants the 45-year-old convention to adopt a clearly stated policy and says staff members should to be trained to handle sexual harassment complaints.

“It makes it feel safer for the person being harassed to report it and also for bystanders who witness (inappropriate behavior),” Keyhan said.

Toni Darling, a 24-year-old model who was dressed as Wonder Woman on Saturday, said the issue goes way beyond Comic-Con.

“I don’t think it has anything to do with cosplay or anything to do with costumes,” she said. “People who are the kind of people who are going to take a photo of you when you’re not looking from behind are going to do that regardless, whether you’re in costume or not.”

Still, she’d like to see an advisory in the Comic-Con program against surreptitious photography, and a clearer statement from Geeks for CONsent. She found some fans were afraid to take photos, even when she was posing at a booth on the showroom floor.

“The kind of behavior that needs to be modified,” she said, “is somebody taking a photo of you bent over while you’re signing a print.”

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