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#Gender issues

# gender-issues - Sunday 27 October, 2019

Twenty women say they were not allowed return to work at end of their maternity leave last year

Complaints are on the rise amid legislative changes and growing global awareness of gender-related issues.

# gender-issues - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Children in Denmark and Germany 'scarred by surgery to normalise their sex'

“We’re talking about incisions being made to sensitive tissue, with life-long consequences, all because of stereotypes about what a boy or girl should look like.”

# gender-issues - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Women engineers are sharing their photos to fight sexism in tech

Isis Anchalee starred in an ad, and got some negative comments. Her experience has inspired others.

# gender-issues - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Women don't mind if men are ugly, as long as they don't misbehave

A new study has found that unattractiveness can compound the negative effect of breaking a social norm.

# gender-issues - Monday 9 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Here's why this woman is protesting by taking selfies in men's toilets Bathroomban

Here's why this woman is protesting by taking selfies in men's toilets

It’s all in aid of transgender rights.

# gender-issues - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Feminist pop culture writer leaves home after Twitter threats

Anna Sarkeesian had critiqued the trope of violence against women in video games.

# gender-issues - Monday 28 January, 2013

Lisa McInerney: The New Rules for women are best ignored

The terrifying ‘How to land a man’ books have dressed their old claptrap up in the language of the interweb – and are a good guide of what NOT to do in the world of dating.

# gender-issues - Friday 3 February, 2012

Column: Feminists angry and humourless? Not the ones I know

The feminist movement has a bad name – but its mission is more relevant in these times than ever, writes Linda Kelly.