Sexism

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

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    Careers

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

  • Boris Johnson number 10 downing street
    News

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

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Latest Stories

Labour deputy leader Angela Rayner
Politics

What that sexist smear campaign against Angela Rayner actually reveals

Women in politics have long borne the brunt of systemic misogyny and sexism.

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Lauren Geall
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women-credit-card-debt
Money

Women and credit card sexism: why it’s time to ditch the “ditz with a card” narrative

“Credit cards are seen as women’s shameful secrets – a plastic reminder of our frivolity, fickleness and insatiable need for one more pair of shoes.”

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Amy Beecham
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A woman working on her laptop at home
Careers

Do you take on “non-promotable tasks” at work? If so, you’re not alone

Women's hidden labour in the workplace is exerting a major toll.

Posted by
Anna Brech
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Britney Spears
People

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

No more suffering in silence.

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Christobel Hastings
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Christobel Hastings
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How Anne Hathaway took on the Hathahaters and won

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

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.

Posted by
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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ailsa paterson marathon runner
Strength

“I’ve trained my whole life for the Boston Marathon and now I’m pregnant I’m losing my place”

The race is notoriously hard to qualify for, and doesn’t let those without insurance defer.

Posted by
Alice Barraclough
Published
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’.

Posted by
Amy Beecham
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Taylor Swift
People

Damon Albarn tried to discredit Taylor Swift, and the internet is having absolutely none of it

Alexa, play Charmless Man.

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Christobel Hastings
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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.

Drew Barrymore in cult horror movie Scream, in 1996
Life

How Scream has been killing off sexist horror tropes for 25 years

The Scream queens have always been bloodily progressive.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Djokovic celebrating at a tennis match
Strength

“The one thing I can’t help but wonder about this whole Novak Djokovic vaccination mess”

Some sexist double standards have been exposed (again).

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Why is Nicole Kidman still being asked about her ex-husband Tom Cruise in interviews?
Celebrity

Nicole Kidman is right – why is she still asked ‘sexist’ questions about Tom Cruise?

“I’m not sure anyone would say that to a man.”

Posted by
Amy Beecham
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Meghan Markle: a comprehensive list of all the s**t the Duchess of Sussex has taken from the British press to date
People

A comprehensive list of all the s**t Meghan Markle has taken from the tabloids

The Duchess received a front page apology from the Mail on Sunday on Boxing Day

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Legally Blonde: Reese Witherspoon as Elle Woods
Film

Legally Blonde celebrates its 20th anniversary this week – how does it hold up years later?

“It’s far from a perfect film,” says Lucy Ford, “but it’s remarkable just how many of its progressive themes still ring true today.”

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Lucy Ford
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Adele
Celebrity

The 1 moment that should never have happened in Adele’s Instagram Live

Why on earth is the idea of a woman’s “number” still floating around in 2021?

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Chloe Gray
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“I’m over being sexualised for working out”

Testosterone isn’t an excuse for predatory behaviour.

Kevin Can F himself: Annie Murphy as Allison in Broken
TV

Why Broken is the most important episode of Kevin Can F*** Himself

We really need to talk about the penultimate chapter of Annie Murphy’s blistering new TV series.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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