sexism

Sex With Older Men For Gifts And Money? Vanity Fair’s Sugar Baby Couldn’t Go Through With It

Writer Melanie Berliet wanted to take the plunge, quit her day job, and pursue freelance writing full-time. No steady paycheck, no health insurance, no safety net. So Berliet joined SeekingArrangements.com,…

Jessica Wakeman | May 26, 2010 - 3:10 pm

“What Would You Do?” Sees How Strangers React To An Abusive Relationship

Warning: this clip from a new ABC TV show called “What Would You Do?” is hard to watch, even though I know the “abusive boyfriend” and the “abused…

Jessica Wakeman | May 24, 2010 - 6:30 pm

Bonetown: “The World’s First Action-Adventure Porno Video Game”

OK, makers of “Bonetown,” you win: we will draw more attention to your racist, sexist, morally depraved video game by writing about it.

“Bonetown” touts itself as “the…

Jessica Wakeman | May 19, 2010 - 3:50 pm

Has The Glass Ceiling Been Shattered?

In an article that jumps to conclusions more than any I have seen recently, Bloomberg News is reporting that the glass ceiling has been shattered. The proof? The top 16…

Nikki Dowling | May 13, 2010 - 4:40 pm

Quotable: Newspaper Columnist Says Sexual Harassment Victims Should “Deal With It”

“Hey, we’ve all been there. Those things happened to every one us in our earlier days. But that was before the world became so litigious. We’ve each endured some too…

Jessica Wakeman | April 27, 2010 - 7:00 pm

KROQ Asks, Is Christina Hendricks Full Figured Or Fat?

Radio station KROQ has just a brilliantly creative content creation department: A poll on their website, by someone named “Psycho Mike,” is just aching to generate outraged page views by…

Jessica Wakeman | April 22, 2010 - 1:40 pm

Quotable: Promiscuous Women Cause … Earthquakes?

“Many women who do not dress modestly … lead young men astray, corrupt their chastity and spread adultery in society, which (consequently) increases earthquakes.”— Hojatoleslam Kazem Sedighi, a prayer leader…

Jessica Wakeman | April 19, 2010 - 7:15 pm

Frisky Q&A: Susan J. Douglas, Author Of “Enlightened Sexism”

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Jessica Wakeman | April 16, 2010 - 6:42 pm

Today’s Lady News: Bill Maher Calls Sarah Palin A “MILF”

Ugh. Obnoxious comments from “Hardball”‘s Chris Matthews and “Real Time”‘s Bill Maher, who were discussing Sarah Palin and Michele Bachmann on TV. Matthews said, “They showed up together looking —…

Jessica Wakeman | April 15, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Quotable: Conservative Women Are “Smarter” And “Hotter”

“You hear that my lefty friends, you see that? Conservative women: they’re smarter than you and they’re hotter than you.” — The emcee at an event in Boston attended by…

Jessica Wakeman | April 15, 2010 - 8:15 pm

Today’s Lady News: Tel Aviv Bus Line Segregates Women From Men

Bus line #322 out of Tel Aviv, Israel, separates the genders by requiring women to sit in the back of the bus while men sit in the front. I…

Jessica Wakeman | April 14, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Quotable: Carey Mulligan Should Have Married A Banker?

“‘Pride & Prejudice’ was my first job. I was at boarding school and I met [actor] Julian Fellowes. He came to give a talk. I told him I wanted be…

Jessica Wakeman | April 13, 2010 - 5:50 pm

How Refreshing! A Beer Commercial That’s Not Totally Sexist And Annoying Towards Women!

Instead, Bud Light’s “book club” commercial manages to be pretty sexist and annoying towards men. Beer is the best part of book clubs! “Thrusting”! And what’s Little Women?

Jessica Wakeman | April 6, 2010 - 11:50 am

Playboy Bunny Costumes On Sale For The First Time

Move it, Easter bunny. There’s a new bunny in town — a Playboy bunny, that is. In honor of its 50th anniversary, Playboy will sell a limited edition set of…

Jessica Wakeman | April 5, 2010 - 12:50 pm

Today’s Lady News: Former Goldman Sachs VP Sues Over Getting “Mommy Tracked”

This originally posted yesterday at 6:30 pm, but then there was some sort of snafu and a bunch of text deleted. Anyway, here’s yesterday’s Lady News, uh, today. — Editor

Jessica Wakeman | April 1, 2010 - 12:50 pm

Arizona Teacher Makes Chivalry A Classroom Rule

Teacher Cord Ivanyi, a Latin instructor at Gilbert Classical Academy, was tired of seeing boys physically push aside girls as they rushed through the classroom door. So at the beginning…

Jessica Wakeman | April 1, 2010 - 11:30 am

Pepsi Max Commercial Makes Guys Look Sex-Crazed And Desperate

If the new reality show “Married By 30″ makes women look desperate to get married, Pepsi Max’s “asteroid” commercial makes men look like sad little slaves to their…

Jessica Wakeman | March 29, 2010 - 12:50 pm

Today’s Lady News: Wisconsin Women Say They Were Not “Allowed To Speak” At Church Meeting

Leaders of a church meeting at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Baraboo, Wisconsin, have been accused of not allowing women to speak during a discussion about firing the principal of…

Jessica Wakeman | March 24, 2010 - 8:00 pm

Study Says Catcalling Makes All Men Look Bad, Not Just The Guy Who Yelled “Great Boobs!”

Men who catcall a woman on the street cause other women bystanders to think negatively of all men in general, according to a small study at the University of Connecticut.

Jessica Wakeman | March 23, 2010 - 4:10 pm
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