sexual harassment

Interviews

This Heavy Metal Singer Became a Lawyer Fighting Sexism in Music

Hellion's Ann Boleyn has had a career in metal that's taken her from working with Dio to getting a law degree. Now she wants to help shape the next generation.
Micco Caporale
4.9.18
Interviews

With #KillTheKing, Heavy Metal Is Having Its #MeToo Moment

We spoke to the women behind a growing movement against misogyny and rape culture within the high-decibel music scene, and asked: can metal change?
Kim Kelly
3.16.18
Features

The Dollars and Desperation Silencing #MeToo in Music

Sexual misconduct is built into the foundation of the music industry. Our data and the stories of over two dozen women show how culture and labor conditions create a perfect storm for abuse.
Andrea Domanick
3.15.18
Thump

How Nightclubs Are Taking a Stand Against Sexual Harassment

In the wake of the #MeToo movement, the nightlife industry is talking about the ways they deal with misconduct on the dancefloor.
Will Caiger-Smith
1.25.18
Noisey News

Matt Mondanile Responds to Sexual Misconduct Allegations

In a statement via his lawyers, the former Real Estate and Ducktails musician apologizes for being "an insensitive creep" and acknowledges "there are two sides to every story."
Andrea Domanick
10.20.17
Noisey News

Lars Von Trier Responds to Björk's Sexual Harassment Open Letter

He directed her in film 'Dancer in the Dark' and denies any wrongdoing.
Noisey UK Staff
10.17.17
Noisey News

Seven Women Allege Sexual Misconduct Against Ducktails' Matt Mondanile in New Report

News broke Friday that Mondanile had been fired from Real Estate amidst allegations of "unacceptable treatment of women."
Andrea Domanick
10.16.17
ask a smart person

A Lawyer Explains How to Take a Sexual Misconduct Case to Court in the Music Industry

We talk to civil rights attorney Lisa Bloom​, who has represented accusers of Bill O’Reilly, Bill Cosby, and Donald Trump, about what's needed, what happens, and what's at stake when trying sexual harassment and assault.
Andrea Domanick
8.17.17
Op-Eds

Madonna Pulls Girl's Top Down on Stage, Reveals Double Standards

When male singer's grind up on fans no one says a thing, yet after one slip of the hand Madonna's (again) labeled "a dirty old woman."
Kat George
3.19.16