Sexism

Stella Creasy pregnant

Why are women MPs still having to choose between politics and parenthood?

Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published
  • Little Mix face sexism
    Life

    Little Mix’s comments about being told to “flirt with men” for their careers are a wake-up call

  • Life

    Harmful gender stereotypes have officially been banned from adverts in the UK

  • Bella Mackie
    Life

    It’s not OK to confuse a woman for her husband’s assistant, say Greg James and Bella Mackie

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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.

    Posted by
    Hollie Richardson
    Published
  • Life

    This sports club has sparked a sexist row after giving a vibrator to its female champion

    The runners up received hair removal wax and a foot file. The men received trophies.

    Posted by
    Pip Cook
    Published
  • Priyanka Chopra on Meghan Markle
    Life

    Priyanka Chopra knows exactly why the press keeps targeting Meghan Markle

    “I knew her before, and she's the same chick”

    Posted by
    Hollie Richardson
    Published
  • Gender inequality
    Life

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

    Thought life was improving for women worldwide? Think again

    Posted by
    Hollie Richardson
    Published
  • 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?

    Posted by
    Hannah-Rose Yee
    Published
  • 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.

    Posted by
    Hannah-Rose Yee
    Published
  • People

    Taylor Swift flawlessly shuts down sexist interviewer who grilled her about “settling down”

    Someone asked Taylor Swift if she wants to start a family, and her response was beyond perfect

    Posted by
    Valeria Martinez-Mora
    Published
  • Serena Williams at the French Open 2019.
    Life

    Serena Williams: the secret message hidden within her French Open outfit

    Serena Williams’ French Open outfit is, without a doubt, the perfect clapback to her critics.

    Posted by
    Sarah Shaffi
    Published
  • Jameela Jamil
    Life

    Jameela Jamil just sparked an important debate on “cancel culture” in sexism

    It came after an interview with Russell Brand

    Posted by
    Hollie Richardson
    Published
  • Theresa May announces her resignation
    Long Reads

    “The media’s sexism towards Theresa May obscures the real criticism we should be levelling at her”

    Outdated sexist attitudes mean we're not actually examining the policies May enacted.

    Posted by
    Sarah Shaffi
    Published
  • CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 17: Model Amber Heard attends the screening of "Pain And Glory (Dolor Y Gloria/ Douleur Et Glorie)" during the 72nd annual Cannes Film Festival on May 17, 2019 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Marc Piasecki/FilmMagic)
    People

    Amber Heard says she was humiliated by revenge porn in powerful speech

    “My stolen and manipulated photos are still online to this day, posted again and again with sexually explicit and humiliating and degrading headlines”

    Posted by
    Kayleigh Dray
    Published
  • Nurse helps young woman
    Life

    This is why women are less likely to be resuscitated than men

    We're facing a gender data gap, and it's killing women.

    Posted by
    Chloe Gray
    Published
  • Female doctors not taken seriously
    Life

    This infuriating Twitter thread proves that female doctors aren’t being taken seriously

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

    Posted by
    Hollie Richardson
    Published
  • Siri and Alexa are sexist
    Life

    Alexa: Tell me why artificial intelligence is sexist

    New research shows that virtual assistants reinforce gender bias

    Posted by
    Hollie Richardson
    Published
  • Game of Thrones finale: Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen
    Life

    Game of Thrones finale: the big problem with our reaction to Daenerys Targaryen

    It represents a huge issue in modern society – and it's time we started talking about it

    Posted by
    Kayleigh Dray
    Published
  • Woman walks through town streets wearing a jumpsuit and brown backpack
    Life

    Catcalling: “Why does shedding one item of clothing give men the right to objectify you in summer?”

    One woman questions how the removal of a coat can have such an effect.

    Posted by
    Moya Lothian-McLean
    Published
  • Runners in the London Marathon
    Life

    Guinness World Records reverse sexist category to award NHS nurse her marathon record

    Jessica Anderson will get her rightful record thanks to a powerful Twitter campaign

    Posted by
    Hannah Mendelsohn
    Published
  • #WhatNursesWear: Nurses of Twitter respond brilliantly to sexist Guinness World Records decision
    Life

    #WhatNursesWear: Nurses of Twitter respond brilliantly to sexist Guinness World Records decision

    Jessica Anderson was denied a Guinness World Record because she wore scrubs to run the London Marathon rather than a dress

    Posted by
    Kayleigh Dray
    Published
  • LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 27: Tess Daly attends the red carpet launch for 'Strictly Come Dancing 2018' at Old Broadcasting House on August 27, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
    People

    Tess Daly is sick and tired of having to defend her right to work past 50

    “It’s sad that in this day and age women are still judged on their age,” says Strictly’s Tess Daly

    Posted by
    Kayleigh Dray
    Published
  • mansplaining at the gym - what to do
    Long Reads

    “A message to that man who always gives ‘advice’ to women at the gym”

    Poorna Bell – writer, influencer, powerlifter – is sick and tired of receiving unsolicited advice from men at the gym.

    Posted by
    Poorna Bell
    Published