Posts tagged "sexist"

Waitress Sues L.A. Bar Over Short Skirt Dress Code, Fans Blowing Up Skirt

A woman claims she was fired from O’Hara’s, a bar near UCLA, for complaining about a new dress code for women that required wait staff to wear short, plaid…

Jessica Wakeman | June 26, 2012 - 5:40 pm

CW Morning Show Host Calls Sarah Jessica Parker A “Dog”

While I am empathetic to the plight of the CW’s morning show “Eye Opener,” which I did not know existed until I saw this clip, and their desperate need to…

Jessica Wakeman | June 19, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Sexy Chinese School Teaches Mandarin Via Bikini Clad Profs

SexyMandarin.com — a “sexy” Mandarin language school with teachers wearing bikinis —  supposedly helps foreigners learn the Chinese tongue. Because we all know how focused and attentive men are…

Jessica Wakeman | June 18, 2012 - 5:20 pm

Gretchen Carlson Jokingly Walks Off “Fox & Friends” After Sexist Comment

“Fox & Friends” co-host Gretchen Carlson walked off the set after her co-hosts made sexist comments regarding the U.S. Navy Band now including women. When Brian Kilmeade said, “Women…

Jessica Wakeman | June 14, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Chescaleigh Gets “Cat Called”

You remember Chescaleigh from the “Shit White Girls Say To Black Girls” videos? Of course you do. She’s back, this time with a new video about street harassment in which…

Jessica Wakeman | June 14, 2012 - 9:40 am

Crazy Girl Only Gets Butt & Lips In Matchbox 20’s “She’s So Mean”

I am a lifelong, unabashed, unapologetic Matchbox 20 superfan. I own all their albums. They were the first band I ever saw in concert. I’ve even paid money just to…

Jessica Wakeman | June 13, 2012 - 9:40 am

Republican Rep.’s Spokesman: “Hurl Some Acid” On Female Democratic Senators

The campaign spokesperson for Rep. Nan Hayworth (R-NY), a guy named Jay Townsend, wrote a Facebook message about senators who support the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act but paid…

Jessica Wakeman | June 1, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Female Pilot Tosses Passenger Off Plane For Sexist Comments

A female pilot in Brazil tossed a passenger off her flight because he was making sexist comments about women’s ability to fly airplanes. As much as I understand her…

Jessica Wakeman | May 25, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Fired For Being Hot? Secular Woman Finds Working For Orthodox Jews Who Want Her To Cover Up With A Bathrobe Not Such A Great Job Fit

Lauren Odes, 29, of New Jersey, has filed a lawsuit alleging gender and religious discrimination against her former employers after she was supposedly fired for being “too attractive.” In April,…

Jessica Wakeman | May 23, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Crew Team’s “Check Out Our Cox” Shirts Fail To Amuse

I dunno, I think “Check out our cox” is a pretty funny slogan for a men’s crew team. (The person who directs the boat is called the coxswain or cox…

Jessica Wakeman | May 7, 2012 - 8:30 am

Nicki Minaj Says Asking Her Not To Cuss Is Sexist

“Why do people ask me to lose swear words? Do people ask Eminem to lose swear words? Do they ask Lil Wayne to lose swear words? Nobody stops them and says ‘Would…

Jessica Wakeman | April 30, 2012 - 11:20 am

Ukraininan Women Will Steal Your Husbands, According To This Dutch Commercial

Today in Awkward Diplomatic Kerfluffles: the entire country of Ukraine is pissed at the entire country of The Netherlands for airing a commercial that implies sexy, sexy Ukrainian women are…

Jessica Wakeman | April 27, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Mitt Romney Spokesman Furiously Deleting Sexist Tweets

A new spokesman hired by Mitt Romney has furiously deleted tweets in which he made sexist comments about Callista Gingrich, Hillary Clinton and First Lady Michelle Obama. Richard Grenell…

Jessica Wakeman | April 23, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Focus On Amanda Bynes’ DUI Arrest Is Sexist

A “friend” of Amanda Bynes (um, probably her publicist) tells gossip blog Radar Online that party-hardy comparisons to Lindsay Lohan after Amanda’s recent DUI arrest are “sexist.” The friend…

Jessica Wakeman | April 18, 2012 - 5:20 pm

Lena Dunham Addresses “Labia Saturation Point”

“I think Sarah Silverman had a quote where she was like, ‘Sometimes with an old guy with misogyny you’re just like, “You cute old guy. You misogynist.” I almost feel…

Jessica Wakeman | April 9, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Whitney Cummings Responds To Sexist “Two And A Half Men” Jerkwad

“You came out of one. You probably spend lot of your time trying to get into one. This is kind of a mixed message. Had I known vaginas were so…

Jessica Wakeman | April 3, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Open Letter To The Man Who Propositioned Me For Sex On The Subway

Dear Man Who Propositioned Me For Sex On The Subway,

Why is it that after I respectfully responded “no, thanks” to your subway sex proposition, you found it…

Tiffanie Drayton | March 28, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Hillary Clinton Tells Religious Extremists To STFU About Women

“Why extremists always focus on women remains a mystery to me, but they all seem to. It doesn’t matter what country they’re in or what religion they claim, they all…

Jessica Wakeman | March 13, 2012 - 11:20 am

Chess Tournament Thoughtfully Bans Cleavage So Women Won’t Invite Rude Comments

An IM Conversation at Frisky HQ:

Jessica: Oh, Lord, a chess tournament has banned cleavage.

Amelia:  I love chess.

Jessica:  But do you…

Jessica Wakeman | March 12, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Hitched: I Love My Dad, But I Don’t Want Him To Give Me Away

I think I just got away with telling my dad he won’t be giving me away at my wedding — and the world didn’t fall apart.

I’d been…

Andrea Grimes | March 7, 2012 - 12:00 pm
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