sexism - Page 58

Klondike Sells Ice Cream, Sexist Gender Stereotypes

“What color shall we paint the foyer?” is a boring conversation, no doubt. But does Klondike really have to portray listening to one’s wife talk for five whole…

Jessica Wakeman | May 3, 2011 - 4:40 pm

Lara Logan Speaks Out On “60 Minutes” About Her Sexual Assault In Egypt’s Tahrir Square

Last night on “60 Minutes,” reporter Lara Logan shared with the world the horrific beating and sexual assault she suffered in Egypt’s Tahrir Square while reporting on the country’s revolution.

Jessica Wakeman | May 2, 2011 - 4:20 pm

Oklahoma Rep. Sally Kern: “Women Don’t Want To Work As Hard As A Man”

“Women usually don’t want to work as hard as a man. Women tend to think a little bit more about their family, wanting to be at home more time, wanting…

Jessica Wakeman | April 29, 2011 - 4:20 pm

Lara Logan Opens Up About Sexual Assault In Egypt: “They Raped Me With Their Hands”

In February, the world held its breath when CBS’s “60 Minutes” reporter Lara Logan was badly beaten and sexually assaulted while covering the political uprising in Egypt’s Tahrir Square. After…

Jessica Wakeman | April 28, 2011 - 6:00 pm

Guy Talk: How To Check Out Women

It’s been over 30 years, but I still remember the day Jenny Talbot caught me staring at her boobs.

Jenny and I sat next to each other in a…

Hugo Schwyzer | April 28, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Dear Wendy: “My Boyfriend’s Friends Act Like I Don’t Exist”

My boyfriend is awesome, supportive, and ultimately even more of a feminist than I am. The problem is that I can’t help but feel like I get treated differently (by…

Wendy Atterberry | April 20, 2011 - 2:00 pm

School Superintendent Says “Our Worst Enemy Is The Young Ladies”

“Our worst enemy is the young ladies. The young girls are bad. I don’t know what they’re drinking today, but they’re bad.”

That’s Jersey City, New Jersey’s Schools Superintendent…

Jessica Wakeman | April 18, 2011 - 11:20 am

Katie Couric On Being Called “Perky”

“[“Perky”] used to bother me because I thought there was a sexist undertone to that word. It meant shallow and cute, but not somebody who had any depth. It did…

Jessica Wakeman | April 16, 2011 - 12:00 pm

“The Boyfriend Trainer” Video Game Teaches Tweens To Slap Their Boyfriends

Given all the video games that depict women in sexist and degrading roles, it’s about time someone made a video game offensive to men. (Sarcasm, people.) Meet “The Boyfriend Trainer,”

Jessica Wakeman | April 15, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Tina Fey & Jane Curtain Talk Sexism At “Saturday Night Live”

Oprah Winfrey invited the lovely Tina Fey, Jane Curtain, Tracy Morgan, Dana Carvey and Chevy Chase as guests for a show about “Saturday Night Live.” It turns out that…

Jessica Wakeman | April 13, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: It’s Equal Pay Day

It’s Equal Pay Day! Here’s your friendly reminder that women earn 77 cents to every dollar a man earns. When race is factored in, the numbers get even more…

Jessica Wakeman | April 12, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Manwich Reminds Dudes Not To Act Gay (Or Else Get A Sandwich To The Face)

As if naming their sloppy Joe sandwich a “Manwich” wasn’t macho enough, a company is now explaining why commercials advertising their product show dudes talking about “feminine” or “gay

Jessica Wakeman | April 11, 2011 - 12:20 pm
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