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Wolfe claimed a Tinder executive, whom she briefly dated, stripped her of her cofounder title, saying, according to her civil complaint, that she was a "24-year-old girl" and it would be "slutty" to be the female founder of a hookup app.
"With the advent of social media, there is a much more casual relationship between coworkers and supervisors, and that absolutely creates more opportunity for people to cross the line between professional and unprofessional conduct," says David Lowe, a San Francisco employment lawyer.
Lowe represented Tinder's former marketing vice president Whitney Wolfe, who last year sued the dating app for sexual harassment.
When two people who work in the same industry "meet" on Twitter and grab drinks and talk shop, one may see it as a business meeting and the other may consider it a personal hangout.
Take the case of Hannah Waters, a 27-year-old science writer, and Bora Zivkovic, the influential (now former) editor of Scientific American magazine's blog network.
Are you supposed to be the "cool girl" at work, shrugging off your cubemate's constant stories about fucking his hookup?
Cosmo's survey confirms this confusion: Sixteen percent of women polled answered "no" when asked outright if they've been sexually harassed at work but answered "yes" to experiencing sexually explicit or sexist remarks at their jobs.
Over the past 15 years, the number of sexual harassment complaints filed with the EEOC has held steady between around 7,000 and 9,000 (which is to say nothing of the unreported cases). One young female CEO contacted for this story e-mailed to say she "isn't a proponent of the message that women are sexually harassed in workplaces." But a new survey from says sexual harassment is still widespread: Roughly 1 in 3 women ages 18 to 34 has been sexually harassed at work, reveals our study of 2,235 fulltime and part-time female employees, conducted by the polling firm Survey Monkey.
The problem is at its worst in the restaurant industry, where 42 percent of women say they've experienced it, but it has also affected 36 percent of women in retail, 31 percent in science/tech, 31 percent in arts/entertainment, and 30 percent in the legal field.
survey reveals a no-filter, say-anything workplace: Eight in 10 of those who were sexually harassed at work say it involves something said out loud.
Forty-four percent of women who were sexually harassed say they've encountered unwanted touching and sexual advances.
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