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Sexism

  1. motherhood
    Keira Knightley Wrote an Essay on the Strength of Motherhood“They belittle me, they try not to listen to me, they don’t talk to me, they don’t want to hear my voice, my experience, my opinion.”
  2. student protests
    Brooklyn College Students Slam Professor Over Offensive Sexual-Assault BlogAn associate professor of business argued that committing sexual assault is a male rite of passage but says it was “satirical.”
  3. power
    Exclusive: Jordan Peterson Threatened to Sue Author for Calling Him a MisogynistThe self-styled “free speech warrior” alleges Kate Manne defamed him by calling his work sexist.
  4. sexism
    Professor Reportedly Told Students Kavanaugh Would Only Hire ‘Model-Like’ WomenYale professor Amy Chua would apparently tell students it was “no accident” that all Kavanaugh’s female clerks “look like models.”
  5. us open
    Serena Williams Fined $17,000 After U.S. Open Referee ControversyShe received code violations that have been decried as sexist and unfair.
  6. us open
    Billie Jean King Comes to Serena Williams’s DefenseAfter Serena Williams’ controversial final at the U.S. Open, Billie Jean King thanked her for calling out “double standards” in sports.
  7. us open
    Serena Williams Did Not Mince Words After U.S. Open Referee Controversy“I’m here fighting for women’s rights and for women’s equality… For me, it blows my mind.”
  8. women in science
    Scientist Wins $3 Million Prize, Years After Man Won the Nobel for Her DiscoveryJocelyn Bell Burnell discovered pulsars — but her male supervisor won the Nobel for it.
  9. new york governors race 2018
    Cynthia Nixon Doesn’t Want to Debate Cuomo in ‘Notoriously Sexist’ Cold RoomShe would like the debate room to be a pleasant 76 degrees, thank you very much.
  10. cool
    Tokyo Medical School Admits to Tampering With Test Scores to Keep Women OutOfficials were apparently worried women would get pregnant, and thus wouldn’t be able to work long hours in the hospital.
  11. sexism
    Meredith Vieira Says There Was ‘Sexism’ on 60 MinutesWhile working on the CBS show in the 1990s Vieira called it a “difficult time.”
  12. sexism
    GOP Representative Slams Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a ‘Girl … Or Whatever She Is’Monday afternoon, Ocasio-Cortez took to Twitter to tell DeSantis exactly who she is.
  13. hmm
    Serena Williams Shuts Down Bizarre, Sexist Question From ReporterBill Simons asked Williams about Donald Trump’s suggestion that she was intimidated by Maria Sharapova’s looks.
  14. playing dumb
    David Letterman Just Can’t Figure Out Why He Never Had Women WritersAnd Tina Fey nails him on it.
  15. politics
    Creepy Journalist Asks Pregnant New Zealand PM About Conceiving Her BabyAh, the joys of being a woman in politics.
  16. editor's letter
    I’m Certain That Certainty Is the EnemyWhat if everybody could just admit that they are probably wrong a lot of the time?
  17. grammys 2018
    Report: Lorde Not Offered Solo Grammys Performance, But Male Nominees WereAs a result, she declined the opportunity to be part of a tribute.
  18. power
    Chris Matthews Joked About ‘Bill Cosby Pill’ Before Interviewing Hillary ClintonIn exclusive footage obtained by the Cut, the Hardball host jokes about slipping Hillary Clinton a “Cosby pill” ahead of interviewing her.
  19. the reckoning
    Everyone Loses When We Widen the Feminist Generation GapDaphne Merkin’s perspective is not a way forward.
  20. 2020 election
    When Will We Stop Shaming Ambitious Women?A new op-ed suggests Kirsten Gillibrand is too “transparently opportunistic” for 2020.
  21. ghostwriters
    You’ll Never Guess Who Co-wrote Tiffany Haddish’s New MemoirOne hint, he penned a sexist bro-bible in 2006.
  22. seriously?
    Female Police Captain Suspended for Saying Man Has ‘White Male Privilege’“I was racially and sexistly slurred by Captain Carri Weber” the officer wrote in his complaint.
  23. vulture festival la 2017
    Natalie Portman Shares Experiences of Sexual Harassment and Sexism in Hollywood“I’ve had discrimination or harassment on almost everything I’ve ever worked on in some way.”
  24. unfiltered content
    Man Develops App to Reveal What Women Look Like Without MakeupIf you’re looking to downgrade your selfie game, MakeApp is for you.
  25. Alec Baldwin Admits He’s ‘Bullied Women’ and Knew Rumors of Hollywood Misconduct“I certainly have treated women in a very sexist way.”
  26. women's health
    The Trump Administration Just Made It Much Harder to Get Birth ControlThe Trump administration is reportedly ready to roll back the birth-control mandate.
  27. sexism
    Vice Reporter Slammed for Sexist Breitbart EmailsMitchell Sunderland is a senior staff writer for Broadly, Vice’s women’s channel.
  28. the sports
    Quarterback Cam Newton Belittles Female Sports Reporter“It’s funny to hear a female talk about routes like — it’s funny.”
  29. Republican Congressman Referred to Female Colleagues as ‘Eye Candy’Or rather, Mark Walker said he would call them that “if it wasn’t sexist.”
  30. Uber Is Sorry for ‘Wife Appreciation Day’ PromoUber now knows there are ways to appreciate your wife other than allowing her to “take a day off from the kitchen.”
  31. wage gap
    Women at Google, Like Women Everywhere, Make Less Than Their Male ColleaguesAnnual salaries and bonuses are significantly lower for female employees, according to one internal survey.
  32. workplace discrimination
    Ellen Pao: This Is How Sexism Works in Silicon ValleyMy lawsuit failed. Others won’t.
  33. Another Day, Another Apology for Harassment in Silicon ValleyMarc Canter once propositioned Microsoft’s danah boyd for a threesome with him and his wife.
  34. Female Tesla Employee Calls Factory a ‘Predator Zone’According to a new report, 20 women spoke about their experiences with sexual harassment at Tesla during a town-hall meeting.
  35. hmmm
    The Newest Season of X-Files Will Have No Women WritersThe show went with an all-male writers room for season 11.
  36. How to Be Heard When Talking to a Chronic InterrupterWhat to do when “just keep talking” is daunting advice.
  37. politics
    Kellyanne Conway Implies Anderson Cooper’s Eye Roll Was SexistKellyanne Conway made it very clear what she thought of Anderson Cooper’s eye roll seen ‘round the world.
  38. twitter beef
    Read Actress Jamie Denbo’s Fantastic Rant About a Sexist, Ageist Casting CallShe’s too old to play the wife of a 57-year-old man, naturally.
  39. How Ingrained Is Sexism in Silicon Valley? Ask the Women Trying to Get FundingWomen entrepreneurs describe being degraded and humiliated when trying to get their companies off the ground.
  40. labor
    Carl’s Jr. Is Desperately Trying to Escape Its Sexist PastThe company unveiled a new ad that diverges from their typical scantily-clad-woman-eating-a-burger trope, all while acknowledging it.
  41. politics
    Maxine Waters Is Unfazed by Bill O’Reilly’s Offensive Comments About Her Hair“I’m a strong black woman, and I cannot be intimidated.”
  42. Uber Told Female Engineer Sexism Isn’t Just an Uber ProblemWhen Kamilah Taylor said she wasn’t interested in working for Uber, a recruiter told her “sexism is systemic in tech.”
  43. Enjoy This Guy Roasting Twitter Idiots on International Women’s DayFor every idiot who asks on Twitter why there isn’t an International Men’s Day, Richard K. Herring is there. Not all heroes wear capes.
  44. trump's america
    The Real Work of Being an AllySupporting the people who need it most.
  45. gender equality
    Republican Men Think Women Have It BetterA new survey found that 51 percent of Republican men think it’s a good time to be a woman in America.
  46. A New App Wants to Collect Data on Sexism — But Will It Make a Difference?Whistle wants to be the “see something, say something” of sexism.
  47. the chain gang
    Sexual Harassment Rate at Carl’s Jr. Is Well Above Industry AverageTwo-thirds report being harassed by a colleague or customer.
  48. Women Are Penalized at Work for the Possibility They Might Have Kids SomedayEven without kids, women are put at a disadvantage in hiring.
  49. Here’s What Michelle Obama Told Teen Girls About Skin Color and Gender“What matters is you believe in your own potential.”
  50. campus life
    Princeton University Suspends Swimming and Diving Team for Racist, Sexist EmailsIt’s not the first time, either, that members of the team have come under fire for racially insensitive behavior.
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