Misogyny

Misogyny, breaking news, photos, comments, social media posts on this topic.

A woman walking along the street

Misogyny will now be recorded as a hate crime in a bid to tackle violence against women

Posted by
Lauren Geall
  • Jameela Jamil
    People

    Jameela Jamil on Twitter abuse: “You can decide whether or not to ‘cancel’ yourself”

  • Film

    Why everyone’s talking about Maria Bakalova, the “fearless” star of Amazon’s Borat reboot

  • misogyny hate crime
    Life

    Women in England and Wales can help make misogyny a hate crime from today

Latest Stories

Jameela Jamil
Celebrity

Jameela Jamil expertly explains how “tabloid over exposure” is used to demonise women

The I Weigh founder took to Instagram to call out the “abusive cycle” which exists in the media.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
Nicola Coughlan from Derry Girls and Bridgerton
People

Nicola Coughlan bravely shares cruel messages she’s received on Twitter

“People who behave this way need to step away from the internet and address their anger,” says the Derry Girls star.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
Nicola Coughlan from Derry Girls
People

Nicola Coughlan is sick and tired of “scary” tabloid bullies

“It’s quite scary to deal with tabloids because you don’t want to get on their bad side,” says the Derry Girls star.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
Birds of Prey 2020: Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn
People

The lesson we must learn from Birds of Prey’s box office numbers

And no, it’s not that women-led movies can’t succeed.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published

Why can’t Marijana Veljovic do her job without being objectified?

No, the tennis umpire didn’t “steal the limelight” at the Australian Open – and she deserves more than leering tabloid headlines.

Life

Man shows off his ‘lady drawer’ to the women of Twitter and they rightfully tear him down

“Baby wipes and hair ties? Sure. A used vibrator and someone else’s hairbrush… Nah bro.”

Posted by
Megan Murray
Published
Viral Twitter thread about harassment in schools.
Life

These disturbingly relatable classroom harassment stories have gone viral on Twitter

Women and girls are sharing their relatable experiences.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
Life

Women of Twitter brilliantly roast The Witcher critic who says “no woman can fight with swords”

"She's a man. She's gross. She swaggers around and she rips into the meat and tears it with her teeth and curses people."

Posted by
Megan Murray
Published
US Open: Serena Williams reacts after defeating Petra Martic during the fourth round of the 2019 US Open
People

The most powerful feminist moments of 2019

This emotionally-charged video will definitely inspire you to keep fighting the good feminist fight.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
People

Why, in 2019, are tabloids still accusing women of ‘letting themselves go’?

As wellness coach Danni Tabor has pointed out in her now viral Instagram post, we should have moved on from this by now.

Posted by
Megan Murray
Published
Jo Swinson and the Liberal Democrats
Visible Women

Record levels of women to stand in December's general election

A glimmer of good news in worrying times.

Posted by
Anna Brech
Published
Posted by
Anna Brech
Published

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

The congresswoman compared her treatment to that of President Donald Trump

Lucy Mangan

“Male feminist allies: please tell street harassers to f**k off”

After one “vile” catcalling incident too many, Lucy Mangan has a message for men everywhere.

Posted by
Lucy Mangan
Published
Life

Woman expertly schools drunk rugby team who sexually harassed her on a flight

She happened to be a legal analyst who specialises in sexual harassment. Take that.

Posted by
Megan Murray
Published
Debbie Harry
People

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

Language like this is just not okay in 2019.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
Man
Life

What it’s really like to be a man in 2019

“Is dating harder for men these days? Is life? The answer remains the same: yes.”

Posted by
Anonymous
Published
Life

Will misogyny finally become a hate crime in Britain in 2020?

A group of MPs are agitating to have it treated in the same way as racism and homophobia

Posted by
Hannah Keegan
Published
Bolsonaro Macron
People

Why do politicians think it’s cool to insult their rivals’ wives?

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro has suggested his wife is better-looking than Emmanuel Macron’s. His misogyny isn’t shocking – but it is revolting.

Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published
Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published

How are the Rear of the Year Awards still a thing in 2019?

Amanda Holden, Carol Vorderman and Holly Willoughby’s bottoms have all been ranked and rated, because we’re still living in the 50s, apparently.

Misogyny hate crime
Life

Misogyny deserves to be made a hate crime. Here’s how to help make it happen

Let’s unpack what treating misogyny as a hate crime would really mean for women in England and Wales. Spoiler: no one’s getting arrested for wolf whistling.

Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published