Tag: Sexism

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Second Sexism

https://www.gla.ac.uk/media/media_249370_en.pdf Benatar acknowledges that the sexism against women and girls (which he calls first sexism) is still a more severe problem in most parts of…

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#Sexism #Politics

http://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/2016/10/26/two-thirds-of-female-politicians-get-humiliating-sexist-remarks_a_21592637/ Just two weeks ago, former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard gave aspiring female politicians a chilling warning: “Threats of violent abuse, of rape, are…

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#Man #Shaming – “Little boys are pervs by like 2nd grade.”

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/why-is-teacherbae-being-shamed-for-her-curvy-body_us_57d95cafe4b0fbd4b7bc8be6? A picture of fourth grade teacher Patrice Brown went viral on Twitter and Instagram Sunday, accompanied by the hashtag #TeacherBae. In the picture, above, Brown…

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This Man is Not a Better Bloke

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Implicit denial of how prevalent and acceptable sexism is

http://womensenews.org/2017/01/how-mainstream-comedy-has-helped-normalize-trumps-misogyny/ Just as people have argued that “there’s no such thing as an anti-war film” (a quote generally attributed to the French filmmaker François Truffaut),…

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Dress codes read like the fantasies of middle-aged men

It is the extraordinary intimacy in the detail that makes the “reception service provider” Portico’s 2016 dress code feel almost pornographic. Here is a sample…

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Queensland slams sexist camper signage: NZ to follow ?

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2016/nov/10/wicked-campers-ban-offensive-slogans-finally-reach-the-end-of-the-road A van rental business founded by a Brisbane mechanic, Wicked Campers, has ridden an eight-year wave of notoriety that exposed gaps in the teeth…

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Not a Better Bloke

http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2016/09/time-donald-trump-called-saudi-arabia-good-place-get-divorce In recent days, Trump has threatened to begin attacking Hillary Clinton for her husband’s infidelities. But it’s Trump who has extensive experience with divorce-and…

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Sexism & America

Donald Trump had some choice words to describe Hillary Clinton and a former Miss Universe at Monday’s debate and on Fox and Friends. pic.twitter.com/rBEIOhXE44 —…

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More Dumb Sexism: Ten Powerful Women Insecure Men Fear

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2013/jun/14/top-10-sexist-moments-politics The main source of ire towards Gillard appears to come from her decision not to have children. “Anyone who has chosen to remain deliberately…

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