Fashion and Sexual Harassment

Forty-two years ago, the New York City Commission on Human Rights held a historic hearing on sexual harassment, and on Wednesday night (December 7) the Commission held the sequel. Professor Scafidi and Associate Jeff Trexler were invited to testify, and Jeff spoke at the event, which can be viewed here.

Their draft testimony presented to the commissioners at the hearing is below -- scroll down within the box for full text -- and they welcome your comments!  Feel free to contact them by emailing


Below: Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton led the first NYC hearing on sexual harassment, and she keynoted the hearing on December 6.