sexism

The Soapbox: Protecting Affirmative Action Is A Feminist Issue

Abigail Fisher’s lawsuit against the University of Texas at Austin is an example of how white women are used as pawns in a war against people of color where both demographics lose…

Tiffanie Drayton | July 7, 2015 - 3:20 pm

Former Disney CEO Says Funny, Beautiful Women Are Impossible To Find While We Barf From His Sexism

Former Disney CEO and not beautiful or funny bald piece of shit Michael Eisner was quoted as saying to Goldie Hawn:

“From my position, the hardest artist to…

Katrin Higher | July 4, 2015 - 3:30 pm

Rose McGowan Was Fired By Her Agent For Calling Out Hollywood Sexism

“Charmed” actress Rose McGowan was fired by her acting agent last night after speaking out against Hollywood sexism. While there has been no official word from her agent, it’s safe…

Megan Reynolds | June 25, 2015 - 10:50 am

What’s The Deal With Jerry Seinfeld, Am I Right?

Yesterday, we saw our latest comedy battle in the mythical war between the phantom “PC Police” (not a real police force) and “Rich Old White Baby Boomer Comedian with God Complex.”

Katrin Higher | June 9, 2015 - 2:00 pm

School Dress Code Refers To Plus-Size Girls In Tight Clothes As ‘Sausage Rolls’

The American education system already makes me angry every day but adding fuel to that fire are the countless slut-shaming and fat-shaming dress code notes that schools are hell-bent…

Katrin Higher | May 31, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Did Jen Kirkman Call Out Louis C.K. For Being A Gross Perv On Her Podcast?

For awhile now, there have been murmurings on the internet and within comedy circles that beloved comedian Louis C.K. is a total creep to women, understood to be an open secret that…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 29, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Frisky Rant: Why I Refuse To Pay For Dates

In my opinion, there is very little difference between subscribing to “colorblind” ideology and “gender blindness.”

Tiffanie Drayton | May 27, 2015 - 2:15 pm

The Soapbox: On All The Male Tears Being Shed Over “Mad Max: Fury Road”

“Mad Max: Fury Road” will go down in history as the movie that flushed all of the roosters out of the hen nest. George Miller did a brilliant job with…

Chloe Stillwell | May 22, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Kirsten Powers Might Be Right About “Illiberal” Feminist Rhetoric

Columnist and FOX News contributor Kirsten Powers has an essay up on The Daily Beast today calling out “illiberal” feminists for bearing down so hard on anyone who doesn’t agree…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | May 12, 2015 - 10:40 am

Badass High Schooler Strikes Back Against The Sexist Dress Code Police

Summer is coming, and lest we forget, that means high school hall monitors everywhere are gearing up to scrutinize and punish thousands of teenage girls for shorts and tank tops that…

Claire Hannum | May 6, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Amy Schumer Puts Misogyny On Trial In This 22-Minute Long “12 Angry Men” Parody

It was called “12 Angry Men Inside Amy Schumer.”

Megan Reynolds | May 6, 2015 - 10:30 am

Maureen Dowd Needs To Sit Down

In all of Maureen Dowd’s years of writing editorial for The New York Times, I never thought she would go this far down the gender binary path. She manages to…

Katrin Higher | April 19, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Clueless Sexist Dude Catcalls A Woman During An Anti-Catcalling Video

Buzz60, a fun video grabbing site that puts out quirky and interesting content, did a small street interview piece on catcalling hosted by Patrick Jones that was meant to be…

Katrin Higher | April 18, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Janelle Monae Drops Mic: “I’m Not For Male Consumption”

Some dude on Twitter made a big mistake, critiquing Janelle Monae’s signature suits: “girl stop being so soulful and be sexy …tired of those dumbass suits..you fine but u too…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | April 14, 2015 - 3:50 pm

Male Troops In Special Operations Doubt Women Can Do The Job

Although women are allowed to serve in the military in most departments across the board, including combat jobs (the ban was lifted in 2012), there are still areas in which…

Katrin Higher | April 7, 2015 - 9:15 am

Kerry Washington’s GLAAD Media Awards Speech Was Amazing

Kerry Washington won the Vanguard Award at the GLAAD Media Awards over the weekend, and when she took the mic to give thanks, she delivered far more than your average…

Claire Hannum | March 23, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Paul Feig Denounces Misogynistic Response To “Ghostbusters” Reboot At SXSW

Since Paul Feig’s announcement of the all-female cast reboot of “Ghostbusters” in December 2014, there has been an unsurprisingly large amount of backlash by mostly young white men claiming the…

Katrin Higher | March 14, 2015 - 3:00 pm

“Saving Room For Cats” Offers The Perfect Answer To Manspreading

Those among us who have ever watched a dude spread his legs across the length of three seats on public transportation or spent so much as five seconds…

Claire Hannum | March 14, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Facebook Has Removed Its “Feeling Fat” Emoji

Facebook has removed its “feeling fat” emoji, hurrah! [The Verge]
Doxxing and revenge porn have now been explicitly banned on Twitter. [Gizmodo]
Part of the sexism problem…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 12, 2015 - 6:30 pm
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