Everyday Sexism

This new bank card might be giving men 10 times the credit as women and WTF?

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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    It’s 2019, so why are companies telling female employees they can’t wear glasses?

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    Rep. Katie Hill says double standards forced her out of Congress

  • US congresswoman Katie Hill, who resigned this week
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    A US politician was just forced to resign after her nude photos were leaked

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Women told they have pancake-like brains at ‘empowerment seminar’

And men's brains are like waffles, apparently.

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Jessica Rapana
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Nobel prize winners Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee
People

Nobel prize winner Esther Duflo referred to as nameless ‘wife’ – and Twitter is furious

Anger as new economic sciences laureate is diminished by media coverage

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Anna Brech
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Debbie Harry
People

This sexist headline about Debbie Harry has sent the internet into uproar

Language like this is just not okay in 2019.

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Lauren Geall
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Nicola Coughlan
Life

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

This has to be a joke. Right?

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Hollie Richardson
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Lauren Geall
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These comedian-approved comebacks will arm you in the fight against everyday sexism

Get ready to laugh.

Michelle Keegan has had enough of sexist questions
People

Michelle Keegan has had enough of being asked sexist questions

"I don't want to answer questions like that, it's personal."

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Sarah Shaffi
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Life

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

Her epic response has, understandably, taken Twitter by storm.

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Megan Murray
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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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