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#Sexism

# sexism - Sunday 24 September, 2017

'Some people say 'it's just what lads do'. But it's not. It makes women feel insecure and threatened'

A new poster initiative from Dublin City Council is acting on a 2015 report that highlighted “relentless examples” of sexist behaviour.

# sexism - Friday 15 September, 2017

Vanessa Feltz says she was 'horrified and hurt' by Kevin Myers' column Sunday Times This post contains videos

Vanessa Feltz says she was 'horrified and hurt' by Kevin Myers' column

The presenter said she wants to “never ever think about it again”.

# sexism - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

'A sexist remark is not a compliment': New poster initiative hits streets of Dublin

Dublin is one of 20 cities worldwide participating in the UN Women Safe Cities Global Programme.

# sexism - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Usborne issues apology for puberty book that says women have breasts to 'look grown-up and attractive'

Usborne came in for heavy criticism after images of the book were posted on social media this week.

# sexism - Saturday 26 August, 2017

'Where is my name?': Afghan women want husbands to call them by their own names in public

It is common for women to be referred to as the “wife of” or “daughter of” a man, rather than by their names.

# sexism - Friday 11 August, 2017

Google cancels meeting to discuss gender and diversity due to 'safety concerns'

Questions being posed internally by employees, along with some of their names, began appearing on outside websites.

# sexism - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Sunday Times 'deeply sorry' for publishing controversial Kevin Myers column

An apology printed today said the article “included unacceptable comments that caused offence to many”.

# sexism - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

'I must answer for what I've done': Kevin Myers breaks silence and issues apology over offensive column

The article published on Sunday has been branded “sexist” and “anti-Semitic”.

# sexism - Monday 31 July, 2017

Complaints lodged to Press Ombudsman over offensive Kevin Myers column

BBC presenter Vanessa Feltz has described the column as “horrifying racism”.

# sexism - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Ryanair's chair resigned from Uber's board after a sexist remark about women

David Bonderman has served as a director at the low-cost carrier for over two decades.

# sexism - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Republican politician resigns after he's revealed as the creator of misogynistic Reddit forum

Robert Fisher says he fears for his family following backlash.

# sexism - Sunday 2 April, 2017

The new gender gap? 'In the life of young Peppa Pig, Daddy Pig is ridiculous'

The image of the silly, dumb man is too prevalent on our screens, writes Joyce Rubotham.

# sexism - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

From The Daily Edge Here's why it was totally pointless for Pat Kenny to have that sexist MEP on this morning Spare Us

Here's why it was totally pointless for Pat Kenny to have that sexist MEP on this morning

Janusz Korwin-Mikke said that women are “weaker and less intelligent” than men. So why do we have to hear about it?

# sexism - Monday 6 March, 2017

US military investigating claims naked photos of female Marines were shared by male colleagues

Photos of veterans and other women were also allegedly shared, some of which were taken without their knowledge.

# sexism - Thursday 29 December, 2016

'Nobody has more respect for women than me': 20 of Trump's most shocking quotes

The businessman will be inaugurated as president of the United States next month.

# sexism - Saturday 5 November, 2016

From The Daily Edge 10 laughably sexist headlines, fixed Everyday Sexism

10 laughably sexist headlines, fixed

Let us fix that for you.

# sexism - Thursday 3 November, 2016

'You'll never work in this town again': Mila Kunis reveals producer's threat after refusing to pose semi-naked

The Black Swan actress has written a powerful essay to stand against sexism in Hollywood.

# sexism - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Poll: Should Donald Trump withdraw from the US Presidential race? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Donald Trump withdraw from the US Presidential race?

The Republican candidate was recorded in 2005 boasting about sexually assaulting women.

# sexism - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Sexism row heats up in Angela Merkel's party after politician says she was called a "big sweet mouse"

The woman has received support from party members but others have questioned her motives.

Bizarre ad that shows girl turning into eel and being cooked is pulled after complaints

Officials said they only wanted to draw attention to their city’s reputation as an eel farming hub.

# sexism - Saturday 3 September, 2016

Ignore the sexist advice - wear your engagement ring with pride, ladies

Lorraine Courtney takes issue with the advice that women shouldn’t wear their engagement rings to job interviews.

# sexism - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

# sexism - Thursday 18 August, 2016

Egyptian TV channel takes female anchors off air until they lose weight

The women have been told they “can work in production during the period they need to lose weight”.

# sexism - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge A BBC Olympics commentator is copping serious flak for this ‘sexist’ tea comment Laura Trott
From The42 A BBC Olympics commentator is copping serious flak for this ‘sexist’ tea comment Row

# sexism - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Woman defends topless protest at music festival

She said the aim of her actions was to highlight “the many glaring double standards that are imposed upon women”.

# sexism - Thursday 30 June, 2016

BBC commentator accused of sexism after comments about tennis player's girlfriend

This isn’t the first time something like this has happened at Wimbledon.

# sexism - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Row over naming UCC building after professor who made 'racist and misogynistic' comments

The university’s governing body and students’ union are not happy with the decision.

# sexism - Thursday 9 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge This Dublin pub is offering free drinks to "any girl who can explain the offside rule" Not Sexist

# sexism - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

From The42 Ex-England coach Lancaster part of official review of culture in British Cycling Casting An Eye

Ex-England coach Lancaster part of official review of culture in British Cycling

The review was prompted by the behaviour of technical director Shane Sutton.

# sexism - Saturday 7 May, 2016

From The42 'Get in the kitchen!': life as a female football referee Sexism

'Get in the kitchen!': life as a female football referee

It’s an even tougher job for some.

# sexism - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

From The Daily Edge Ariana Grande perfectly shut down a male fan who called her a 'whore' Slay

Ariana Grande perfectly shut down a male fan who called her a 'whore'

“The double standard is so boring and exhausting.”

# sexism - Monday 21 March, 2016

From The42 'We shouldn't have to drop to our knees': Serena slams tennis boss in sexism row Tennis

'We shouldn't have to drop to our knees': Serena slams tennis boss in sexism row

Indian Wells director apologises for “extremely poor taste and erroneous” comments on women’s game.

# sexism - Saturday 20 February, 2016

'There's no basis for it' - Nash responds to running mate's 'disappointing' sexism claims

Nash was responding to remarks made by Senator Mary Moran last night.

# sexism - Thursday 18 February, 2016

'Downton Abbey and tea cups': We’ve a fairly dreadful record of sexism in Irish politics

Joan Burton got lots of criticism for her body language during last Monday’s leaders’ debate – but why, asks Lorraine Courtney.

# sexism - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Joan slams critics of her hands and says she's not 'Downton Abbey and teacups'

The Tánaiste suggested that sexism lays behind criticism of her body language in Monday’s debate.

# sexism - Thursday 21 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge A girl was forced to miss a school test because her outfit was 'too distracting' Short Story

A girl was forced to miss a school test because her outfit was 'too distracting'

“She told me she’d rather me completely miss the test than distract the boys from doing well on theirs.”

# sexism - Thursday 14 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge 11 times the Daily Mail truly outdid itself Sidebar Of Shame

11 times the Daily Mail truly outdid itself

Flaunt that bod. ladies.

# sexism - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge It's not just you - that GloHealth ad is driving everyone mad GloHeath

# sexism - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

From The42 'He's a creep' - Gayle sexism row worsens with new allegations from journalists Sexism

'He's a creep' - Gayle sexism row worsens with new allegations from journalists

“He does this constantly,” one reporter said today.

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