In a relatively recent survey of 615 men, one in four admitted to engaging in at least one form of workplace behavior that might be viewed as evidence of sexual harassment or some other form of gender discrimination.
A Colorado woman and former mortgage consultant won a lawsuit against her former employer and was awarded over $35,000 as a result. Three of the woman's former colleagues were not so fortunate, as the jury hearing the case found in favor of the employer with respect to those three people.
Especially in the era of #metoo, the image of sexual harassers is typically that of an older male boss taking advantage of a subordinate, abusing his power for sexual rewards. But men are not the only ones who engage in sexual harassment. The University of Colorado at Boulder recently put on leave and banned from campus a female professor who is accused of pressuring students to participate in sexually inappropriate conduct and communications.