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Sexism

  1. vision 2020
    How to Break the Highest Glass Ceiling in AmericaClinton’s defeat stirred fears that America won’t elect a woman president, but there are several paths forward — if we refuse to surrender to sexism.
  2. lawsuits
    A Teacher Was Fired After Her Topless Photo Leaked — and Now She’s SuingLauren Miranda says the photo was shared without her consent.
  3. facebook
    Facebook’s Ad Algorithm Discriminates Even When It’s Not Told To, Study FindsResearchers found ad delivery was skewed by gender and race, though advertisers didn’t list demographic targets.
  4. reproductive rights
    Georgia’s 6-Week Abortion Ban Is Even More Terrifying Than It SeemsGovernor Brian Kemp is expected to sign it into law soon.
  5. sexism
    Vice Settles $1.87 Million Lawsuit for Underpaying Hundreds of WomenThe company was accused of systematically underpaying women who worked at the company.
  6. sexual harassment
    Reporter Says Unwanted On-Camera Kiss From Boxer Was ‘Embarrassing’Boxer Kubrat Pulev grabbed and kissed reporter Jennifer Ravalo at the end of an interview.
  7. niche drama
    Wots This Peppa Pig Sexism Row All About, Then?Who would want to cancel the beloved cartoon pig, and why?
  8. are men funny?
    The Best Way to Get Promoted Is to Be Hopelessly Dull and EarnestApparently only men can be funny at work and succeed.
  9. sexism
    High-School Cheerleading Team Under Fire for ‘Big Booty’ and ‘Big Boobie’ AwardsThe school has apologized after an ACLU investigation.
  10. sexism
    Fancy Manhattan Restaurant Allegedly Won’t Let Women Sit Alone at the BarThe owner seems to have assumed that solo women must be escorts.
  11. technology
    Google Sued for Allegedly Covering Up Sexual Harassment by Former ExecsThe shareholders are asking a former Google exec who resigned over sexual misconduct to return $90 million in exit payouts.
  12. come on dudes
    Reminder: The Tech World Still Doesn’t Care About WomenA sex toy designed for women by women was stripped of an award at CES after it was deemed “indecent.”
  13. tell me something i don't know
    Study Finds Twitter’s Bad If You’re a Woman and Worse If You’re a Woman of ColorAmnesty International spent a year combing through tweets sent to journalists and politicians, proving what women who spend time online already knew.
  14. sexism
    Hannah Gadsby Calls Out Hollywood’s ‘Good Men’ for Their Hot Takes on Misogyny“I find good men talking about bad men incredibly irritating.”
  15. time's up
    Time’s Up’s New CEO on What We Can’t Tolerate“When women are treated inequitably, we all suffer. We are not afterthoughts.”
  16. conversations
    Jon Stewart and Dave Chappelle Talk Trump, Sexism, and Louis C.K.The two sat down for a lengthy chat with Christiane Amanpour.
  17. 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.”
  18. 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.”
  19. 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.
  20. sexism
    Democratic Women Fear America Not Ready for a Woman As PresidentIt may take a midterm win driven by women to convince Democrats that it’s not risky to run a woman against Trump in 2020.
  21. 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.”
  22. us open
    Serena Williams Fined $17,000 After U.S. Open Referee ControversyShe received code violations that have been decried as sexist and unfair.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.”
  25. lists
    The World’s 50 Best Restaurants List Will Try to Fix Its Most Glaring FlawThe group’s director says it starts with making sure there’s more gender equality among voters.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. this week in web videos
    ‘Shelf Life’: The Script Has Been FlippedAlly Iseman’s web series Flip the Script is as funny as it is horrifying.
  29. 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.
  30. sexism
    Meredith Vieira Says There Was ‘Sexism’ on 60 MinutesWhile working on the CBS show in the 1990s Vieira called it a “difficult time.”
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. playing dumb
    David Letterman Just Can’t Figure Out Why He Never Had Women WritersAnd Tina Fey nails him on it.
  34. select all
    Q&A With Ellen Pao on Reddit, Facebook, and the Future of the InternetEllen Pao, former Reddit CEO, discusses Reddit’s focus on growth, Facebook’s homogeneity, and whether anything can be changed.
  35. politics
    Creepy Journalist Asks Pregnant New Zealand PM About Conceiving Her BabyAh, the joys of being a woman in politics.
  36. 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?
  37. 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.
  38. Samantha Bee on the #MeToo Backlash: “What Men Literally Cannot Understand […]Here’s a great segment from last night’s Full Frontal, where Samantha Bee responds to the #MeToo backlash surrounding stories like the “Shitty […]
  39. Jordan Klepper Dives into the Aziz Ansari on The Opposition“How does someone remove themselves from the patriarchy? Is there like a formal process? Do you get a sponsor?”
  40. sexism
    Writer Who Brilliantly Hate-Baked Batali’s Cinnamon Rolls Had Her Twitter HackedThe pinned tweet on her Twitter account was changed to include a racial slur.
  41. 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.
  42. Dan Harmon Delivers a Lengthy Apology to Former ‘Community’ Writer Megan […]Last week, former Community writer Megan Ganz took to Twitter to call out Dan Harmon for what she found to be hypocritical behavior, given the […]
  43. the reckoning
    Everyone Loses When We Widen the Feminist Generation GapDaphne Merkin’s perspective is not a way forward.
  44. 2020 election
    When Will We Stop Shaming Ambitious Women?A new op-ed suggests Kirsten Gillibrand is too “transparently opportunistic” for 2020.
  45. miss america organization
    Former Miss Americas Might Get a Say in the Pageant’s Leadership After ScandalAn email scandal that involved the CEO sending disparaging, offensive comments about former Miss Americas led to a slew of resignations.
  46. breakups
    Miss America CEO Sam Haskell Resigns Following Email LeakIn a previous statement, Haskell says public criticism “impaired my judgment” when responding to the emails in question.
  47. HQ Founder Accused of ‘Creepy’ Behavior Toward WomenUgh.
  48. ghostwriters
    You’ll Never Guess Who Co-wrote Tiffany Haddish’s New MemoirOne hint, he penned a sexist bro-bible in 2006.
  49. 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.
  50. 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.”
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