Everyday Sexism

Nicola Coughlan

Derry Girls’ Nicola Coughlan perfectly rejects the “women are only funny when emulating a man” video

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Hollie Richardson
  • Fern Brady Everyday Sexism Comebacks
    People

    These comedian-approved comebacks will arm you in the fight against everyday sexism

  • Michelle Keegan has had enough of sexist questions
    People

    Michelle Keegan has had enough of being asked sexist questions

  • Life

    Former NASA intern expertly shuts down Hinge match who asked whether she was the receptionist

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People

“The reaction to Zoe Ball’s ratings drop speaks volumes about the sexism against female radio DJs”

This is not a story about a female DJ's failure, but one of unbridled sexism.

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Christobel Hastings
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Life

This man’s takedown of an email comparing women to coffee is a masterclass in calling out sexism

Attention all men who have ever allowed toxic behaviour to go unchecked.

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Christobel Hastings
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This sexist trampoline advert perpetuates a tired old myth about female strength
Life

This sexist trampoline advert perpetuates a tired old myth about female strength

Trust us: this is hilariously awful.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

“How my viral Twitter thread exposed the burden of contraceptive admin”

When Moya Crockett tweeted about the labour involved in getting hold of the pill, she went viral. But why are so many women struggling to access contraception?

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Moya Crockett
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Caitlin Moran
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How much has life really changed for women since the Nineties?

“It’s fun to look back a few years, but the view is much better from 2019.”

Life

These politicians were asked about their heroes. Their answers say a lot about sexism

Where are all the women?

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Christobel Hastings
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Women in tech
Life

Women at the very top of their game in tech are being called “Tinkerbell”

“They all clapped and said, ‘Tinkerbell!’”

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Hollie Richardson
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Women have to wear high heels in sexist offices
Life

Women are still expected to wear high heels at work in 2019, and WTF?

A petition calling for an end to sexist dress codes has gone viral, with over 30,000 retweets and shares.

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Hollie Richardson
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Gender inequality
Life

This report on gender equality around the world makes for sobering reading

Thought life was improving for women worldwide? Think again

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Hollie Richardson
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Woman in skirt
Opinion

A message to the company paying women a cash bonus for wearing a short skirt to work

It’s 2019. How is this happening?

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
People

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s response to a sexist former boss is truly epic

When a manager from her bartending days tried to do something despicable, AOC wouldn’t stand for it.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Hollie Richardson
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This infuriating Twitter thread proves that female doctors aren’t being taken seriously

Expert women are still confused for being “somebody's wife”

Scarlett Curtis
Life

Scarlett Curtis banned these two words from her social media

And they will surprise you

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Hollie Richardson
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Runners compete in the London Marathon 2019
Life

NHS nurse denied London Marathon record attempt – because she wasn't wearing a dress

Guinness World Records has vowed to review its guidelines

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Anna Brech
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A woman looking at her phone
Life

People are calling out sexist products on Twitter – and we can't stop looking

It's like a horror film of tired old tropes

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Anna Brech
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Life

Quiz: do you know the extent of the UK’s sexism problem?

Think you know how bad the UK is when it comes to gender discrimination and sexual violence? Take this quiz to test your knowledge.

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Laura Bates
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A happy woman holding balloons at a party
Life

We should stop using this sexist label for women who like to party

It's bandied around all the time – but never in reference to men

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Anna Brech
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A woman riding a bike
Life

"Stale and sexist" cycling safety campaign shows models posing in underwear

Uproar over Germany's helmet awareness drive

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Anna Brech
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Anna Brech
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This elite cyclist was stopped mid-race – because she was about to overtake the men

Nicole Hanselmann was held back "for safety reasons"

Lucy Mangan

Lucy Mangan discovers how the world was literally designed with men in mind

“We need to tear down as much as possible… redesign is revolution”

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Lucy Mangan
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