Sexism

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Thousands sign petition to change ‘sexist’ dictionary definitions

Thousands sign petition to change ‘sexist’ dictionary definitions

Almost 30,000 have signed a petition calling for Oxford University Press to change the definition of the word 'woman' in its dictionaries.

Friday, June 14, 2019

Friday, June 14, 2019

'Harmful gender stereotypes' banned under new advertising rules

'Harmful gender stereotypes' banned under new advertising rules

Ads that include "harmful" gender stereotypes, such as a man being unable to change a nappy, are banned under new rules that come into force today.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Footballer condemns poor availability of Women’s World Cup stickers

Footballer condemns poor availability of Women’s World Cup stickers

Footballer condemns poor availability of Women’s World Cup stickers

A player for QPR FC Women has criticised the lack of availability of the Women’s World Cup collectable stickers.

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Theresa May’s gift to Melania Trump branded ‘sexist’

Theresa May’s gift to Melania Trump ‘sexist’

Theresa May’s gift to Melania Trump ‘sexist’

Theresa May's gift to Melania Trump has been described as “lazy sexism” by a member of the Women’s Equality Party.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

'Sexist' garage ad banned for demeaning women

'Sexist' garage ad banned for demeaning women

A “sexist” ad that appeared in a premium car magazine has been banned for objectifying women.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Mother slams Poundland for selling 'sex pest' babygrow

Mother slams Poundland for selling 'sex pest' babygrow

A mum-of-two has criticised the chain for selling a babygrow emblazoned with the phrase 'Lock Up Your Daughters'.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

‘Women pay more' for the 'same' product

‘Women pay more' for the 'same' product

‘Women pay more' for the 'same' product

An MP has launched a bid to stop products from being priced differently based on whether they are targeted towards men or women.

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Laundry classes for men a ‘fantastic idea’

Laundry classes for men a ‘fantastic idea’

Prince Charles’ former butler has defended a Scottish hotel for offering classes on domestic chores for men.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Upskirting to become a crime after House of Lords back the bill

Upskirting to become a crime after House of Lords back the bill

Upskirting to become a crime after Lords back the bill

Upskirting, the act of taking a photo up someone’s clothing, is set to become a crime after being approved by the House of Lords, with offenders to face up to two years in prison.

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Women have ‘borne the brunt’ of job losses due to automation, says RSA boss

Women have ‘borne the brunt’ of job losses due to automation, says RSA boss

Women have ‘borne the brunt’ of job losses due to automation, says RSA boss

Ben Dellot, Head of Royal Society of Arts' Future Work Centre has said that women have “borne the brunt” of job losses due to automation and austerity.

Friday, December 14, 2018

Friday, December 14, 2018

Woman cooking

Advertising watchdog bans adverts that feature 'harmful' gender stereotypes

Advertising watchdog bans adverts that feature 'harmful' gender stereotypes

The Advertising Standards Authority has introduced a ban on adverts that feature stereotypical gender roles or characteristics.

Monday, December 10, 2018

Monday, December 10, 2018

The Feminism debate: Sexuality, ‘fancy little knickers’, and #MeToo

The feminism debate: Sexuality, ‘fancy little knickers’, and #MeToo

The feminism debate: Sexuality, ‘fancy little knickers’, and #MeToo

A debate on the Matthew Wright show tackled feminism, including whether women can be both sexy and feminist, and if the #MeToo movement has had the impact women hoped for.

Monday, November 19, 2018

Monday, November 19, 2018

The feminist agenda is ‘toxic’, says writer Andy West

The feminist agenda is ‘toxic’, says writer Andy West

The feminist agenda is ‘toxic’, says writer

Writer Andy West has said that the feminist agenda is “toxic” and going to end up “holding men back”, which he thinks will not help women either.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

‘Men in their 50s, have a head start in the workplace on women the same age’, says former Minister

‘Men in their 50s have a head start in the workplace on women the same age’, says former Minister

‘Men in their 50s have a head start in the workplace’, says former Minister

Sir Steve Webb, a former Pensions Minister has said that businesses need to “retain older workers” but that as a “man in his 50s” he admits he has lived a “privilege existence”.

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Kleenex

Kleenex to ditch 'Mansize' tissues after sexism complaints

Kleenex to ditch 'Mansize' tissues after sexism complaints

Tissue brand Kleenex will phase out its 'Mansize' tissues after customers complained that the name was sexist.

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'

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