Harassment

A sign is posted outside of the Twitter headquarters on July 29, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Twitter Updates Rules In An Effort To Crack Down On Revenge Porn, Nude Photos

The social networking service has altered both its rules and abusive behavior policy, prohibiting the posting of revenge porn.

03/12/2015

A San Francisco Fire Department fire engine. (CBS)

SF Firefighter Files Harassment, Discrimination Claim Against Managers And Colleagues After Testing Positive For HIV

A San Francisco firefighter has filed a legal claim alleging that colleagues and managers harassed and discriminated against him after learning he had tested positive for HIV.

03/09/2015

Shirley Phelps-Roper (R) and her daughter Megan of the Westboro Baptist Church, a Kansas church known for its vehement anti-gay positions. (NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Twitter Bans Anti-LGBT Hate Group Westboro Baptist Church

Twitter has allegedly suspended the accounts of a fundamental anti-LGBT baptist church and its leader.

01/15/2015

An Uber car.

Embroiled Uber Exec Complains His Landlord Is Trying To Make Him Move Out

Uber Sr. VP Emil Michael accused his landlord, tech industry lawyer John Danforth, of waging a harassment campaign designed to make Michael move.

12/13/2014

(Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty Images)

Free Speech Or Violent Act? Supreme Court To Consider Facebook, Social Media Threats

The Supreme Court is weighing the free-speech rights of people who use violent or threatening language on Facebook and other social media.

12/01/2014

Leandra Ramm was harassed for years by a cyberstalker in Singapore. (CBS)

Bay Area Woman Gets Justice After International Cyberstalker Terrorized Her For Years

Leandra Ramm still gets chills down her spine when she thinks about the decade-long assault she endured at the hands of Singapore cyberstalker Colin Mak.

11/20/2014

Oakland City Hall. (CBS)

Oakland City Council Approves Tenant Protection Ordinance After Increasing Complaints About Landlord Harassment

Oakland renters will soon have a new list of protections against harassment and evictions as the Oakland City Council night approved a tenant protection ordinance on Tuesday night.

10/22/2014

Pauley Perrette goes purple for Spirit Day 2013. (Source: CBS)

CBS, Millions Of Americans To Go Purple For Spirit Day To Show Support For LGBT Youth

CBS and millions of others around the country will go purple to show support for LGBT youth, and take a stand against bullying Thursday.

10/15/2014

UC Berkeley campus sather tower

Reports Of Sexual Assaults On UC Campuses Up By 50%

With about 240,000 students, the UC system’s rate of reported sexual assaults last year was about 1 per 1,200 students.

10/02/2014

Sikh Gurdwara San Jose (CBS)

13 Years After September 11 Attacks, Sikhs Still Targets Of Harassment

In the aftermath of the terror attacks of September 11, 2001, Sikhs were unintended target of hate crimes, because the attackers thought they were Muslims. Thirteen years later, Sikhs said the attacks have not stopped.

09/11/2014

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