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# misogyny

Last month
January 2023
# Harassment
Soc Dems TD Holly Cairns tells of stalker appearing at her house and sending sexual messages
Cairns said that she had briefly considered if she wanted to continue in politics due to the pornographic messages she was receiving.
Last year
2022
# misogyny
Majority of Irish people agree that pornography is harming society, Women's Aid report finds
Women were more likely than men to believe that pornography was detrimental to young people.
All time
# misogyny
'These are communities which are extremely violently misogynistic': Investigating the world of incels, pick-up artists and men who hate women
We speak to the author Laura Bates about what she discovered in some of the dark – and not so dark – recesses of the internet.
# spin units
Seanad briefly suspended over 'misogyny' row
Fianna Fáil’s Lorraine Clifford-Lee clashed with Fine Gael’s Jerry Buttimer.
# Mary McAleese
Vast majority of people agree that Catholic Church is 'empire of misogyny'
Over 1,000 adults were polled about Mary McAleese’s comments.
# empire of misogyny
Diarmuid Martin says Mary McAleese's criticism of the Church was 'brutally stark'
The former president has called on Pope Francis to address gender inequality in the Catholic Church.
# misogyny
Mary McAleese says it's 'pure codology' that women can't become priests
The former president also called the Catholic Church an “empire of misogyny”.
# Sam Haskell
Miss America CEO quits after abusive emails leaked about pageant winners
Past winners of the Miss America contest wrote an open letter calling for Sam Haskell to resign.
# Anti-Semitism
Sunday Times 'deeply sorry' for publishing controversial Kevin Myers column
An apology printed today said the article “included unacceptable comments that caused offence to many”.
# the red pill
Republican politician resigns after he's revealed as the creator of misogynistic Reddit forum
Robert Fisher says he fears for his family following backlash.
Voices
'The media should tell the truth about the alt-right'
The alt-right is a phenomenon, and matters to public life – so the media should report on it by telling the truth about it, writes Julien Mercille.
# Sexual Harassment
A brave woman is calling for a fightback against harassment on Ireland's streets
Laura Duncliffe has spoken out after she was attacked while walking with friends.
# misogyny
Iran women's football captain isn't at a major tournament - because her husband won't let her go
Under Iranian law a man has the right to prevent his wife from leaving the country.
# Foot in Mouth
These Avengers stars are in trouble for calling female character a 'slut' and a 'whore'
This press tour is going from bad to worse.
# Speaking out
Mary McAleese: 'Pope Francis carries a residual element of misogyny'
She likes him though.
# julien blanc
People are campaigning to ban this pick-up artist from the UK - but he’s coming to Ireland next year
Pick-up artist Julien Blanc is currently at the centre of an online petition.
# Almost famous
'Why can't I be thinner?': Restaurant removes 'misogynist' wall design after viral backlash
The wall in the ladies’ bathrooms also featured slogans like ‘Laxatives are definitely the answer’.
# hard out here
Lily Allen and dancers respond to accusations of racism in her new video
Reaction to the Hard out Here video has been mixed.
# Twitter
What is #twittersilence?
Some prominent members of Twitter are not tweeting today to draw attention to abusive messages on the social networking site – but others are taking a different approach.
# Australia
Australian opposition leader apologises to PM in fresh sexism row
Tony Abbott apologised over remarks about the government being inexperienced when it comes to having babies, a veiled dig at childless prime minister Julia Gillard.
# misogyny
Australian PM outburst prompts misogyny definition update
Dictionary updating definition, after Prime Minister Julia Gillard lambasted opposition leader Tony Abbott as a misogynist in parliament last week.
# Australia
Restaurant removes urinals shaped like woman's mouth
The two urinals designed by female Dutch artist Meike van Schijndel, which resemble a woman’s lipsticked mouth, are to be removed after being labelled “an example of misogyny”.
# Australia
VIDEO: Australian PM lashes out at 'sexist' Abbott
Gillard accused Abbott of hypocrisy and double-standards after he called for the removal of speaker Peter Slipper over lurid text messages.