Misogyny

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

Sexist workplace cultures are all too common in 2022, so why do women bear the brunt of tackling misogyny?

“This is what happened when I tried to tackle my sexist treatment at work”

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Amy Beecham
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    News

    ‘Sexist of the year’: PM asked to clarify if award was given out at Downing Street party

  • Britney Spears
    People

    Why Britney’s pregnancy announcement is an important win for women

  • Online safety: women face an “epidemic of misogynist abuse” on Instagram, a study finds
    News

    Women are facing an “epidemic of misogynist abuse” on Instagram

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Anne Hathaway
Entertainment

How Anne Hathaway took on the Hathahaters and won

This is the story of how Anne Hathaway outsmarted the sexist script.

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Christobel Hastings
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Pam & Tommy
Entertainment

The two little words that free Pamela Anderson in the epic finale of Pam & Tommy

Pam reaches her breaking point – then reclaims her power.

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Christobel Hastings
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Britney
Celebrity

The shocking reaction to Britney’s holiday photos shows misogyny is alive and kicking

The singer faced vitriolic abuse for reclaiming her body on the beach.

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Christobel Hastings
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Pam & Tommy
Entertainment

This searing speech in Pam & Tommy sums up exactly why Pamela Anderson lost her lawsuit

The actor pulls no punches highlighting why the law failed to protect her.

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Christobel Hastings
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Imogen Crimp
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Why we need to reject the ‘nice girl’ narrative for good

A Very Nice Girl author Imogen Crimp explains why women need to show their rage.

Home Secretary Priti Patel
Politics

“Deeply problematic”: campaigners react to Priti Patel’s decision not to make misogyny a hate crime

The Home Secretary announced today (21 February) that the government will reject the House of Lords’ amendment.

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Lauren Geall
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Sarah Everard trial: Wayne Couzens has begun an appeal against his whole life sentence for her murder
News

The Met officers who shared “offensive” messages with Sarah Everard’s killer have been charged

The three officers will appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on 16 March.

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Amy Beecham
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Cressida Dick has resigned as commissioner of the Metropolitan Police after being accused of failing to deal with a culture of misogyny and racism
News

What the reactions to Cressida Dick’s resignation tell us about tackling misogynistic culture

Campaigners have called it an an individual solution to an institutional problem.

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Amy Beecham
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Women

An expert just perfectly explained why it’s time to stop calling male violence an “epidemic”

The language we use matters.

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Lauren Geall
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“She Was Just”: Refuge’s powerful campaign starring Olivia Coleman calls for misogyny to be made a hate crime
News

Watch Olivia Colman’s emotional plea to stop hate crimes against women

This is what you can do to help.

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Amy Beecham
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Operation Hotton: investigation reveals Met police officers made rape threats and joked about domestic violence in vile Whatsapp messages
News

‘Jokes’ about raping women and Black children dying revealed in shocking Met police report

A probe led by the Independent Office for Police Conduct found a culture of misogyny, sexualisation and racism defended as ‘banter’.

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Amy Beecham
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Amy Beecham
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The Met has apologised for “sexist, derogatory” language used against a woman during a strip search

Dr Konstancja Duff received compensation after she was taunted by officers following her arrest in May 2013.

Police Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill: House of Lords votes to make misogyny a hate crime and rejects further crackdowns on protests
News

From protecting protests to making misogyny a hate crime: what’s happening with the Policing bill?

The government’s proposals are currently under scrutiny in the House of Lords.

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Amy Beecham
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Misogyny won’t be made a hate crime following a review by the Law Commission
News

Misogyny should not be made a hate crime in the UK, according to a review

“The government must act now.”

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Amy Beecham
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LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 23: In this screengrab, Rachel Parris takes part in the BBC Children In Need and Comic Relief 'Big Night In at London on April 23, 2020 in London, England. The 'Big Night In' brings the nation an evening of unforgettable entertainment in a way we've never seen before. Raising money for and paying tribute to those on the front line fighting Covid-19 and all the unsung heroes supporting their communities. (Photo by Comic Relief/BBC Children in Need/Comic Relief via Getty Images)
Celebrity

Rachel Parris’ viral video about misogyny is as hilarious as it is heartbreaking

There’s a very good reason everyone is talking about this on Twitter right now.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Dominic Raab speaking at the Conservative Party Conference
Opinion

Dominic Raab’s latest blunder shows the danger of confusing misogyny and sexism

The problem with his comments on BBC Breakfast this morning goes beyond a misunderstanding of definition.

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Lauren Geall
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News

“Why we must start treating misogynistic extremism as what it is – terrorism”

“When is a terrorist not a terrorist? When he’s an incel”, writes Laura Bates.

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Laura Bates
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Life

“Too old” to have babies at 36? Twitter’s response to judgemental men is predictably brilliant

The platform’s community has poured scorn on findings from a new YouGov poll.

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

Speaking at Stylist Live @ Home, the presenter talks about being in the eye of a social media storm.

Film

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

Meet the woman behind *that* scene with Rudy Giuliani.

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Anna Brech
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