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#EdgyHeadlines Flips The Gender Switch On Mass Media’s Lady Obsession

Feminist Kate Harding was fed up with constantly hearing about whether women could “have it all.” The scourge of mass media articles questioning women’s place in the home and in…

Julie Gerstein | March 28, 2013 - 3:20 pm

#IAskedPolitely And Was Told I Was Overreacting To Sexual Harassment

There’s a new Twitter hashtag #IAskedPolitely chronicling all the times that women have spoken up about sexual harassment/sexual situations in the workplace and not a single thing changed. It’s come…

Jessica Wakeman | March 24, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Sexist Job Listing Only Wants You If You’re Female, Attractive & Under 25

Sexism in the workplace is manifested in a slew of ways: pay inequality, dress code regulations, getting hit on by your boss. In this case, on the site Australia InfoMine,…

Sarah Gray | March 22, 2013 - 9:20 am

Developer Evangelist Adria Richards Fired After Tweeting About Sexual Jokes At Tech Conference

Developer evangelist Adria Richards has been fired from her job at SendGrid after she tweeted a picture of a developer cracking sexual innuendo-filled jokes behind her at a recent tech…

Jessica Wakeman | March 21, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Only The Fat, Gay And Childless Are Welcome At This Guy’s Hair Salon

A female stylist is suing the gay, male owner of a UK beauty salon for being a “sexist bully.” Natasha Bramhall claims Funky Divas owner, Andrew Rogers told her that…

Ami Angelowicz | March 20, 2013 - 9:20 am

Anita Sarkeesian’s “Tropes Vs. Women In Video Games” Is Here!

Remember last summer when blogger Anita Sarkeesian of FeministFrequency.org started raising money on Kickstarter to fund an in-depth video exploring tropes of women in video games? Misogynist trolls lost

Jessica Wakeman | March 8, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Japanese Women Wearing Advertisements On Their Thighs

It’s an advertising scheme Don Draper surely thought about but could never have voiced in the 1960s: paying young women to wear advertisements … on their thighs.

A…

Jessica Wakeman | March 7, 2013 - 3:40 pm

Creepy Politician “Doesn’t Want” Female Interns Because Sexism Keeps Him “Good”

Last week Connecticut State Rep. Ernest Hewett (D) creeped out America with his lewd and inappropriate comment to a 17-year-old girl about the “snake” under his desk. (He meant his dick.)…

Sarah Gray | March 7, 2013 - 9:00 am

Taylor Swift Isn’t “Clingy, Insane, Desperate”

“For a female to write about her feelings, and then be portrayed as some clingy, insane, desperate girlfriend in need of making you marry her and have kids with her,…

Jessica Wakeman | March 5, 2013 - 12:40 pm

“Said To Lady Journos” Is My New Favorite Tumblr

Once upon a time, I was a spritely young newspaper reporter and got a very gross introduction to the way some men treat female journalists. My own dad would jokingly…

Jessica Wakeman | March 5, 2013 - 9:20 am

Slutty Ashley Judd Is Unfit For Public Office Because We’ve Seen Her Boobs Onscreen, Say Conservatives

“We Saw Your Boobs” is (ugh) having a moment and conservative blog The Daily Caller is allllll too happy to point out that actress and humanitarian Ashley Judd, who is…

Jessica Wakeman | March 4, 2013 - 3:20 pm

Mexican Town Bans Slutty, Slutty Miniskirts & Gay, Gay Cross-Dressing

Because no man in the history of the world has ever been able to control his rape-alicious sexual urges, a Mexican town has banned women from wearing slutty, slutty miniskirts.

Jessica Wakeman | February 28, 2013 - 9:40 am
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