December 2, views Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has denied allegations of sexual misconduct made against him, responding to three women who accused him of inappropriate behavior in the workplace. Over the course of the last month, at least three women have accused deGrasse Tyson of sexual harassment, reporting their stories to the religion website Patheos. One woman, a former colleague, says that deGrasse Tyson reached into her dress while checking out her tattoo of the solar system. Another woman — Tyson's former secretary — says he propositioned her last summer. A third woman, who made her accusations earlier than the other two, says deGrasse Tyson raped her when the pair were graduate students at the University of Texas at Austin in
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He said he would not comment further while the investigation was underway, but he said he believes he will be exonerated. Ranker was a council member before he was elected to the Legislature. She said she had consensual sexual encounters with him before he recruited her to work with him in the Senate. She said she started working in his district office in and had limited interaction with him and wanted to keep their relationship professional. But she said that during the legislative session she was subjected to regular sexual harassment from him. She said that when she rebuffed him, he became increasingly hostile, and she ultimately decided to leave the job. Larson said she began considering going public with her allegations against Ranker after a former co-worker at the Department of Fish and Wildlife was convicted in January of breaking into her home and raping her.
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Hickenlooper on Hancock sexual harassment allegation: In an interview with Denver7 in February, Leslie Branch-Wise said Hancock made inappropriate comments and sent her harassing text messages in , when she was working on his security detail. Hancock said he doesn't believe his behavior was sexual harassment but he apologized, saying he realizes now that it was inappropriate. In response, the Colorado Fraternal Order of Police is calling for Hancock to resign and asking for an independent investigation into the city's public safety leadership. When asked to comment on the controversy Tuesday morning, Hickenlooper said he had not spoken to Hancock since the story broke and he isn't in a hurry to call on the mayor to resign.