Sexism

Monday, September 3, 2018

Monday, September 3, 2018

Picture: Excerpt from the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy's guidelines

New guidelines for therapists criticised for identifying women as 'emotional' and 'vulnerable'

New guidelines for therapists criticised for identifying women as 'emotional'

The document by The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy defines women as "emotional, vulnerable, and concerned with appearance."

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Roofer faces backlash after tweeting a job opportunity for ‘a young lad’

Roofer faces backlash after tweeting a job opportunity for ‘a young lad’

Roofer faces backlash after tweeting a job opportunity for ‘a young lad’

Stuart Napper caused controversy on Twitter after putting out a job request for a “young lad” for a roofing job, but he says he was “just trying to find a young lad to give him a decent start” and would “absolutely” take a young woman if she applied for the job.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Little Miss books imply women are less than men, says Emily Thornberry

Little Miss books imply women are less than men, says Emily Thornberry

The shadow foreign secretary has weighed in on the university study suggesting the Mr Men and Little Miss books are sexist.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Boris Johnson slammed for 'sexism' by Commons Speaker John Bercow

Boris Johnson slammed as 'sexist' by Commons Speaker

Boris Johnson slammed as 'sexist' by Commons Speaker

The Foreign Secretary sparked a sexism storm by calling Emily Thornberry 'Lady Nugee'

Friday, March 16, 2018

Friday, March 16, 2018

Former advertising executive apologises for email ranking female colleagues on looks

Former advertising executive apologises for email ranking female colleagues on looks

Former advertising executive apologises for email ranking female colleagues

The email was sent on the man's last day working for The&Partnership in London

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Kinder Easter eggs criticised for 'sexism'

Kinder Easter eggs criticised for 'sexism'

Kinder Easter eggs criticised for 'sexism'

The eggs come in either pink and blue packaging and have different toys

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Thursday, March 8, 2018

First person convicted under new sexism laws in Belgium

First person convicted under new sexism laws in Belgium

First person convicted under new sexism laws in Belgium

The man is said to have told a female police officer that her job is not for women

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Karen Danczuk believes the wolf-whistling row is blown out of all proportion

Women who want to make wolf whistling a hate crime need to get a grip, says Karen Danczuk

'Women who want to make wolf whistling a hate crime need to get a grip'

Danczuk asks 'if women don't want to be looked at, why is the UK beauty business one of the biggest in the world?'

Monday, March 5, 2018

Monday, March 5, 2018

Marriott Hotel apologises for using sexist sign in Aberdeen bar

Marriott Hotel apologises for using sexist sign in Aberdeen bar

Marriott Hotel apologises for using sexist sign in Aberdeen bar

The sign said 'no shirt no service' next to an image of a man and 'no shirt free beer' next to an image of a woman

Monday, February 26, 2018

Monday, February 26, 2018

Journalist slammed for sexism over interview with New Zealand's Jacinda Ardern

Journalist slammed for sexism over interview with New Zealand's Jacinda Ardern

Journalist slammed for sexism over interview with New Zealand's Jacinda Ardern

Charles Wooley asked the Prime Minister about the conception of her baby and called her attractive

Monday, February 19, 2018

Monday, February 19, 2018

Brendan Cox has admitted being a sex pest

Brendan Cox affair 'smacks of bias against Brexiteers'

Brendan Cox affair 'smacks of bias against Brexiteers'

Brendan O'Neill says we have to question the #MeToo and Time's Up movements in light of the Brendan Cox affair

Friday, February 16, 2018

Friday, February 16, 2018

Primark accused of sexism over 'girls' changing room sign

Primark accused of sexism over 'girls' changing room sign

Primark accused of sexism over 'girls' changing room sign

The shop in Bolton was using a sign that said 'girls' instead of 'women,' even though the sign for males said 'men'

'Sexist' company rejects woman from job because it 'needed a man'

'Sexist' company rejects female job applicant because it 'needed a man'

'Sexist' company rejects female job applicant because it 'needed a man'

Carla Forcada says she was insulted by Spanish PR agency Impulsa Comunicacion

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Petition against 'French Eminem' Orelsan over sexist lyrics gains thousands of signatures

Petition against 'French Eminem' Orelsan over sexist lyrics gains thousands of signatures

Petition against 'French Eminem' over sexism gains thousands of signatures

Many are calling for Orelsan to be stripped of his Victories of Music awards

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Asda slammed for 'sexist' boys top featuring definition of 'boy'

Asda slammed for 'sexist' boys top: 'It could impact kids' mental health'

Asda slammed for 'sexist' boys top: 'It could impact kids' mental health'

Top suggests boys should dig up dirt and be loud

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Julia said we should be careful about sexual harassment surveys

Sexual harassment at work: Julia Hartley-Brewer says 'many of my generation wouldn't even consider some of these 'offences''

Is '#MeToo-ism' cheapening the issue of sexual harassment?

Julia speaks to MP Maria Miller about latest figures on sexual harassment at work

Monday, February 12, 2018

Monday, February 12, 2018

Mike Graham and Katie Perrior rubbish Tesco sexism claims

Mike Graham and Katie Perrior rubbish Tesco sexism claims

Mike Graham and Katie Perrior rubbish Tesco sexism claims

MG reckons 'the world has gone mad'

'Gender apartheid' - Tesco accused of sexist shopping trolleys

'Gender apartheid' - Tesco accused of sexist shopping trolleys

'Gender apartheid' - Tesco accused of sexist shopping trolleys

The shopping trolleys feature images of women and children on safety instructions but not men

Friday, February 2, 2018

Friday, February 2, 2018

London Fire Brigade chief speaks out about 'truly shocking' abuse sent to her

London Fire Brigade chief speaks out about 'truly shocking' abuse sent to her

London Fire Brigade chief speaks out about 'truly shocking' abuse sent to her

Dany Cotton says people sent hateful letters to her over calling for people to use the term firefighter

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Neville has said the tweets don't reflect his character

Forget the apology, Phil Neville remains a shockingly bad appointment as England Women's manager

'Forget the apology, Phil Neville should not be England Women's coach'

Neville can say what he likes. The reality is that his appointment demonstrates the FA at its very worst

Claire Kober resigned earlier this week

The Claire Kober affair: Was Haringey council chief really forced out by sexist Momentum bullies?

Was Labour council chief really forced out by sexist Momentum bullies?

The civil war in Haringey distils the Corbynite-Blairite feud to first principles. And there'll be plenty more battles to come

Friday, January 26, 2018

Friday, January 26, 2018

Job advert asking applicants to 'deal with male banter' slammed for sexism

Job advert asking applicants to 'deal with male banter' slammed for sexism

Job advert asking applicants to 'deal with male banter' slammed for sexism

The advert asks applicants to 'deal with the male banter and be sociable but not distracting'

Phil Neville made jokes about wife-beating and gender inequality

Phil Neville sexist comments are disgraceful - but the FA is the real villain

'Phil Neville sexist comments are disgraceful - but the FA is the real villain'

talkRADIO newsreader Sandy Warr says that attacking the former Manchester United star is missing the bigger picture

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Phil Neville: 'Twitter should delete old tweets after a certain length of time', says Saira Khan

Phil Neville: 'Twitter should delete old tweets after a certain length of time', says Saira Khan

Phil Neville: 'Twitter should delete old tweets after a certain length of time'

Saira Khan has said people shouldn't' have the ability to go back far into your social media history

Castle Rock has been accused of sexism

Castle Rock brewery removes 'sexist' branding from Elsie Mo beer

Castle Rock brewery removes 'sexist' branding from Elsie Mo beer

The company are using an image of the same woman but with different clothes in a different setting

The messages came to light after Neville was named coach of the England Women's team

Former Manchester United star Phil Neville apologises for sexist tweets

Former Manchester United star Phil Neville apologises for sexist tweets

Neville faced torrent of criticism after being named coach of England Women's team

Friday, January 19, 2018

Friday, January 19, 2018

New European sexism row: 'I feel insulted on behalf of female writers', says editor

New European sexism row: 'I feel insulted on behalf of female writers', says anti-Brexit editor

New European sexism: 'I feel insulted on behalf of female writers', says editor

The editor of The New European says criticism shows ignorance around how creating a newspaper works

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

George Galloway condemned Theresa May for her 'five knuckle reshuffle'

George Galloway slams 'five knuckle reshuffle' as Cabinet chaos continues

George Galloway slams 'five knuckle reshuffle' as Cabinet chaos continues

Galloway also laid into Toby Young, condemning him as a 'supuriating sore, seeping, weeping, vile bile'

James Damore was fired by Google over a message on the company's internal message board

Google engineer fired for sexism launches lawsuit against company 'for discriminating against white male conservatives'

Fired Google engineer launches 'white male discrimination' lawsuit against firm

James Damore says Google used illegal hiring quotas and shamed bosses into complying

Monday, January 8, 2018

Monday, January 8, 2018

Trump, Blair, Young and Worboys were all singled out by George Galloway this week

George Galloway: Donald Trump regime is rotten from the head down

George Galloway: Donald Trump regime is rotten from the head down

Galloway also tears into Tony Blair, Toby Young and Jon Worboys

Toby Young

Julia asks shadow minister Dawn Butler: 'How can you condemn Toby Young yet support Jeremy Corbyn despite Hamas support'

Julia asks Dawn Butler: 'How can you condemn Toby Young yet support Corbyn?'

Butler says she has serious objections to Young's appointment

Friday, January 5, 2018

Friday, January 5, 2018

Diane Abbott has added to the chorus of disapproval aimed at Boris Johnson

Diane Abbott attacks Boris Johnson over 'tank-topped bumboys' comments

Diane Abbott attacks Boris Johnson over 'tank-topped bumboys' comments

Abbott was responding to an article which dug up a series of Johnson's old articles

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

A Virgin Trains customer complained after being called 'honey' by a ticket collector

Karen Danczuk says Virgin Trains sexism row is nonsense

Karen Danczuk says Virgin Trains sexism row is nonsense

Danczuk says there's nothing wrong with calling a customer 'honey' and people in the north wouldn't be offended

Young has been heavily criticised by left-wingers

Toby Young 'deletes 50,000 old tweets' after sexism criticism

Toby Young 'deletes 50,000 old tweets' after sexism criticism

Young has faced fury from left-wingers following his appointment to the board of the new Office for Students

Thursday, December 28, 2017

Thursday, December 28, 2017

Bono's rant has proved rather divisive, to say the least

Bono sparks sexism firestorm by calling modern music 'girly'

Bono sparks sexism firestorm by calling modern music 'girly'

Bono in hot water after bizarre rant over lack of passion in modern music

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Jimmy Choo advert featuring Cara Delevingne slammed for 'sexism'

Jimmy Choo advert featuring Cara Delevingne slammed for 'sexism'

Jimmy Choo advert featuring Cara Delevingne slammed for 'sexism'

The advert shows Cara Delevingne walking down the street whilst men comment on her shoes

Monday, December 18, 2017

Monday, December 18, 2017

Saturday Night Live host Kevin Hart slammed for 'sexist' joke about parents

Saturday Night Live host Kevin Hart slammed for 'sexist' joke about parents

Saturday Night Live host Kevin Hart slammed for 'sexist' joke about parents

Kevin Hart spoke about the roles of mothers and fathers during this monologue on Saturday Night Live

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Tinder: The shocking, racist, sexist and anti-Semitic messages sent by users

Tinder: The shocking, racist, sexist and anti-Semitic messages sent by users

Tinder: The shocking, racist, sexist and anti-Semitic messages sent by users

You might have experienced some pretty poor dates or online dating conversations, but some have experienced very offensive messages

Tinder dater tries to defend himself after saying women 'love' rape

Tinder dater tries to defend himself after saying women 'love' rape

Tinder dater tries to defend himself after saying women 'love' rape

Charlie Silcox said 'rape is only unconsensual for about 8 seconds...after that...she loves it'

Monday, December 11, 2017

Monday, December 11, 2017

Father complains to 'sexist' school claiming its like travelling through time

Father complains to 'sexist' school claiming its like travelling through time

Father complains to 'sexist' school claiming its like travelling through time

Stephen Callaghan wrote a letter which said his daughter left for school in 2017 'but when she returned home in the afternoon she was from 1968'

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Thursday, December 7, 2017

'Movement against sexual harassment must continue into 2018', says Time person of the year

Jane Merrick: Michael Fallon accuser and Time Person of the Year says 'Movement against sexual harassment must continue into 2018'

'Fight against harassment must go on', says Time Person of the Year Jane Merrick

Jane Merrick, the former political editor of The Independent on Sunday, has been included as one of thee 'silence breakers'

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Pandora removes 'sexist' Christmas advert from metro station

Jewellery firm Pandora removes sexist 'iron or apron' Christmas advert from metro station

Pandora removes 'sexist' Christmas advert from metro station

The advert asked onlookers whether they thought an iron, an apron, pyjamas or a Pandora bracelet would make a woman happy

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Hayes made the explosive comments on talkSPORT

Top women's football coach Emma Hayes says 'you need a miracle' to manage a group of girls on their period

Women's football coach says 'you need a miracle' to manage girls on their period

Emma Hayes also says women's brains are wired differently to men's and women would have no problem seeing naked men in the changing room

University students hand back prize over 'sexist award ceremony'

University students hand back prize over 'sexist award ceremony' featuring burlesque dancers

University students hand back prize over 'sexist award ceremony'

The Digital Entrepreneur Awards ceremony featured burlesque dancers and 'sexist jokes'

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Bicycle manufacturer accused of ageism and sexism over Instagram posts

Bicycle manufacturer Pinarello accused of ageism and sexism over Instagram posts

Bicycle manufacturer accused of ageism and sexism over Instagram posts

​Pinarello was promoting its new electric bike with posts on Instagram

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

11-year-old girl writes letter to accuse Beano of sexism

11-year-old girl Bea Rutherford writes letter to accuse Beano of sexism

11-year-old girl writes letter to accuse Beano of sexism

Bea Rutherford called the children's comic 'unbelievably sexist' for a competition and Christmas mystery box advert

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Mother criticised online for slamming doctors letter as 'sexist'

Mother criticised online for slamming doctor's letter as 'sexist'

Mother criticised online for slamming doctors letter as 'sexist'

Jo Martin made a complaint after a consultant praised her husband for 'manfully' offering to take care of their ill daughter

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

'Sexist and degrading' shoe ad campaign banned

'Sexist and degrading' shoe ad campaign which featured naked women banned

'Sexist and degrading' shoe ad campaign which featured naked women banned

The adverts for Goodwin Smith Shoes featured women wearing no tops and nude underwear

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Woman angered by politician's sexist meme beats him in local election

Woman angered by politician's sexist meme beats him in local election

Woman angered by politician's sexist meme beats him in local election

It is claimed Ashley Bennett decided to run for the Atlantic County freeholder seat because she was so infuriated by John Carman

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

'Sexist' female-only parking spaces in China 'should be named novice driver spaces'

'Sexist' female-only parking spaces in China 'should be named novice driver spaces'

'Sexist' female-only parking spaces 'should be named novice driver spaces'

The spaces are usually wider than others and near the exit of the car park

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Gadhia held senior roles at RBS between 2001 and 2007

Jayne-Anne Gadhia: I was told I was expected to sleep with my boss, says former RBS banker

Former RBS banker claims she was told she was expected to sleep with boss

Gadhia made the comments to the Commons Treasury Committee

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Chinese Ikea advert slammed for being 'sexist and twisted'

Chinese Ikea advert slammed for being 'sexist and twisted'

Chinese Ikea advert slammed for being 'sexist and twisted'

The advert featured a woman saying her daughter should not call her mum unless she brings home a boyfriend

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

The letter has gone viral after being shared on Twitter

Man's sexual harassment 'apology' goes viral after being shared by Lily Allen

Man's sexual harassment 'apology' goes viral

The man admits he has been complicit in society's sexual harassment through his own inaction and inappropriate behaviour

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Wolf whistling men in France will be fined under new law

Wolf whistling men in France will be fined under new law

Wolf whistling men in France will be fined under new law

Gender equality minister Marlene Schiappa says it is necessary to bring harassment in the street into the law

Ikea criticised for 'sexist' use term man drawer in catalogue

Ikea criticised for 'sexist' advice to put tools in 'man drawer'

Ikea criticised for 'sexist' advice to put tools in 'man drawer'

Ikea suggested that drills can be stored in man drawers

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