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#Sexism

# sexism - Last week 20th November 2022 - 26th November 2022

Sexist and racist abuse seen as ‘banter’ at London Fire Brigade, review says
# Toxic
# Toxic

Sexist and racist abuse seen as ‘banter’ at London Fire Brigade, review says

Fri 11:15 PM 16,820 Views 18 Comments

A review into the brigade found that female, black and Asian firefighters had to contend with abuse from colleagues.

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Holly Cairns TD invites greyhound industry board member who called her 'an ignorant little girl' to a live debate
# Greyhound Debate
# Greyhound Debate

Holly Cairns TD invites greyhound industry board member who called her 'an ignorant little girl' to a live debate

Updated Dec 1st 2020, 7:05 PM 111,406 Views 74 Comments

The tweet was sent by a board member of Greyhound Racing Ireland and liked by a Fine Gael TD.

Opinion: Inappropriate comments by customers in the workplace are not 'good craic'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Inappropriate comments by customers in the workplace are not 'good craic'

Apr 17th 2019, 7:00 AM 35,403 Views 70 Comments

You might not expect women to be subjected to inappropriate sexual comments while working as pharmacists in Ireland, but it happens fairly often, writes Laura Farrell.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg helped change America - but her fight for gender equality hasn't been won
# Notorious Rbg
# Notorious Rbg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg helped change America - but her fight for gender equality hasn't been won

Feb 17th 2019, 9:45 AM 15,828 Views 43 Comments

A new biopic about the Supreme Court Justice looks at her early years as a Harvard student and fledgling lawyer.

'Gillette rejecting sexism just means that being outrageously sexist is now bad for business'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Gillette rejecting sexism just means that being outrageously sexist is now bad for business'

Jan 16th 2019, 7:00 AM 33,978 Views 91 Comments

Gillette does not deserve our applause, and indeed it would be wise for us to view such campaigns with some caution, writes Éilis Ryan.

Seanad briefly suspended over 'misogyny' row
# Spin Units
# Spin Units

Seanad briefly suspended over 'misogyny' row

Nov 21st 2018, 8:05 PM 24,511 Views 29 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Lorraine Clifford-Lee clashed with Fine Gael’s Jerry Buttimer.

Google's Dublin employees stage walkout over company's treatment of women
# Sexual Harassment
# Sexual Harassment

Google's Dublin employees stage walkout over company's treatment of women

Updated Nov 1st 2018, 11:52 AM 53,018 Views 70 Comments

Last week Google said it had fired 48 employees in the past two years as a result of sexual harassment allegations.

Five words that are only ever ascribed to women
# Everyday Sexism
From The Daily Edge
# Everyday Sexism

Five words that are only ever ascribed to women

Sep 15th 2018, 6:00 PM 9,772 Views 6 Comments

Are you a high-maintenance and hysterical woman? Probably.

'It's time we let Serena Williams just be Serena Williams, imperfect and complex as she may be'
# Goat
From The Daily Edge
# Goat

'It's time we let Serena Williams just be Serena Williams, imperfect and complex as she may be'

Sep 14th 2018, 7:58 PM 6,065 Views 3 Comments

Why are we so quick to vilify certain athletes over others?

WTA chief backs Serena as row grows over US Open 'sexism'
# Support
From The42
# Support

WTA chief backs Serena as row grows over US Open 'sexism'

Sep 10th 2018, 9:10 AM 40,689 Views 61 Comments

The American superstar claimed that chair umpire Carlos Ramos meted out penalties for infractions that male players could have gotten away with.

'I started to believe them': Star Wars actress Kelly Marie Tran breaks silence about online harassment
# Sexism
# Sexism

'I started to believe them': Star Wars actress Kelly Marie Tran breaks silence about online harassment

Aug 21st 2018, 10:42 PM 23,765 Views 54 Comments

Tran deleted her Instagram account in June.

Danny Dyer is calling out "new age sexism" after the papers reported on his, eh, "massive package"
# Danny Dyer
From The Daily Edge
# Danny Dyer

Danny Dyer is calling out "new age sexism" after the papers reported on his, eh, "massive package"

Aug 4th 2018, 11:22 AM 18,645 Views 2 Comments

Having none of it.

Serena Williams' post-pregnancy return to tennis is bringing sexism in the game to the fore
# Goat
From The Daily Edge
# Goat

Serena Williams' post-pregnancy return to tennis is bringing sexism in the game to the fore

Jul 3rd 2018, 4:33 PM 10,718 Views 0 Comments

Is anyone surprised?

It's high time that the tabloids stopped bullying Jennifer Aniston
# Jennifer Aniston
From The Daily Edge
# Jennifer Aniston

It's high time that the tabloids stopped bullying Jennifer Aniston

Feb 23rd 2018, 6:00 PM 8,845 Views 5 Comments

There’s a ridiculous double standard for men and women.

Leo says 'bullying won't be tolerated in Fine Gael' following sexism allegations made by senator
# Investigation
# Investigation

Leo says 'bullying won't be tolerated in Fine Gael' following sexism allegations made by senator

Feb 22nd 2018, 11:59 AM 21,311 Views 96 Comments

The issue was raised as a passing comment at a private meeting where there was a larger debate about women in politics.

FF councillor apologises for tweet telling Ruth Coppinger to 'please just keep your clothes on'
# Patrick McKee
# Patrick McKee

FF councillor apologises for tweet telling Ruth Coppinger to 'please just keep your clothes on'

Feb 6th 2018, 10:45 PM 44,847 Views 125 Comments

Patrick McKee says that no offence was intended.

'The Dáil is no Westminster - but it certainly is a boys' club'
# Leinster House
# Leinster House

'The Dáil is no Westminster - but it certainly is a boys' club'

Nov 7th 2017, 7:10 AM 14,348 Views 51 Comments

We spoke to female TDs and ministers past and present about the issue.

Mary Mitchell O'Connor: 'There is sexism and bullying in the Dáil'
# Gender Equality
# Gender Equality

Mary Mitchell O'Connor: 'There is sexism and bullying in the Dáil'

Nov 6th 2017, 1:01 PM 17,468 Views 115 Comments

The junior minister was speaking after criticising “macho” culture in the Dáil.

Is wolf whistling a form of sexual harassment that should be outlawed? 57% of people don't think so
# Sexism
# Sexism

Is wolf whistling a form of sexual harassment that should be outlawed? 57% of people don't think so

Oct 23rd 2017, 11:35 PM 19,384 Views 175 Comments

That is according to a poll carried out for RTÉ’s Claire Byrne Live by Amarách Research.

'Some people say 'it's just what lads do'. But it's not. It makes women feel insecure and threatened'
# Sexual Harassment
# Sexual Harassment

'Some people say 'it's just what lads do'. But it's not. It makes women feel insecure and threatened'

Sep 24th 2017, 9:30 AM 46,592 Views 139 Comments

A new poster initiative from Dublin City Council is acting on a 2015 report that highlighted “relentless examples” of sexist behaviour.

Vanessa Feltz says she was 'horrified and hurt' by Kevin Myers' column
# Sunday Times
# Sunday Times

Vanessa Feltz says she was 'horrified and hurt' by Kevin Myers' column

Sep 15th 2017, 10:21 PM 31,764 Views 96 Comments

The presenter said she wants to “never ever think about it again”.

'A sexist remark is not a compliment': New poster initiative hits streets of Dublin
# Harrasment
# Harrasment

'A sexist remark is not a compliment': New poster initiative hits streets of Dublin

Sep 13th 2017, 8:36 PM 29,605 Views 184 Comments

Dublin is one of 20 cities worldwide participating in the UN Women Safe Cities Global Programme.

Usborne issues apology for puberty book that says women have breasts to 'look grown-up and attractive'
# Sexism
# Sexism

Usborne issues apology for puberty book that says women have breasts to 'look grown-up and attractive'

Aug 30th 2017, 10:50 AM 21,059 Views 140 Comments

Usborne came in for heavy criticism after images of the book were posted on social media this week.

'Where is my name?': Afghan women want husbands to call them by their own names in public
# Say My Name
# Say My Name

'Where is my name?': Afghan women want husbands to call them by their own names in public

Aug 26th 2017, 10:05 AM 24,856 Views 41 Comments

It is common for women to be referred to as the “wife of” or “daughter of” a man, rather than by their names.

Google cancels meeting to discuss gender and diversity due to 'safety concerns'
# Silicon Valley
# Silicon Valley

Google cancels meeting to discuss gender and diversity due to 'safety concerns'

Aug 11th 2017, 8:15 AM 15,398 Views 116 Comments

Questions being posed internally by employees, along with some of their names, began appearing on outside websites.

Sunday Times 'deeply sorry' for publishing controversial Kevin Myers column
# Anti-Semitism
# Anti-Semitism

Sunday Times 'deeply sorry' for publishing controversial Kevin Myers column

Aug 6th 2017, 2:26 PM 18,397 Views 95 Comments

An apology printed today said the article “included unacceptable comments that caused offence to many”.

'I must answer for what I've done': Kevin Myers breaks silence and issues apology over offensive column
# The Sunday Times
# The Sunday Times

'I must answer for what I've done': Kevin Myers breaks silence and issues apology over offensive column

Aug 1st 2017, 12:36 PM 33,545 Views 155 Comments

The article published on Sunday has been branded “sexist” and “anti-Semitic”.

Complaints lodged to Press Ombudsman over offensive Kevin Myers column
# Offensive
# Offensive

Complaints lodged to Press Ombudsman over offensive Kevin Myers column

Jul 31st 2017, 1:35 PM 35,086 Views 208 Comments

BBC presenter Vanessa Feltz has described the column as “horrifying racism”.

Ryanair's chair resigned from Uber's board after a sexist remark about women
# Sexism
# Sexism

Ryanair's chair resigned from Uber's board after a sexist remark about women

Jun 14th 2017, 1:50 PM 18,102 Views 18 Comments

David Bonderman has served as a director at the low-cost carrier for over two decades.

Republican politician resigns after he's revealed as the creator of misogynistic Reddit forum
# The Red Pill
# The Red Pill

Republican politician resigns after he's revealed as the creator of misogynistic Reddit forum

May 17th 2017, 10:55 PM 36,388 Views 23 Comments

Robert Fisher says he fears for his family following backlash.

The new gender gap? 'In the life of young Peppa Pig, Daddy Pig is ridiculous'
# Column
# Column

The new gender gap? 'In the life of young Peppa Pig, Daddy Pig is ridiculous'

Apr 2nd 2017, 8:45 AM 6,119 Views 66 Comments

The image of the silly, dumb man is too prevalent on our screens, writes Joyce Rubotham.

Here's why it was totally pointless for Pat Kenny to have that sexist MEP on this morning
# Spare Us
From The Daily Edge
# Spare Us

Here's why it was totally pointless for Pat Kenny to have that sexist MEP on this morning

Mar 15th 2017, 12:24 PM 7,384 Views 28 Comments

Janusz Korwin-Mikke said that women are “weaker and less intelligent” than men. So why do we have to hear about it?

US military investigating claims naked photos of female Marines were shared by male colleagues
# Secret Facebook Page
# Secret Facebook Page

US military investigating claims naked photos of female Marines were shared by male colleagues

Mar 6th 2017, 7:46 AM 19,387 Views 25 Comments

Photos of veterans and other women were also allegedly shared, some of which were taken without their knowledge.

'Nobody has more respect for women than me': 20 of Trump's most shocking quotes
# Say What?
# Say What?

'Nobody has more respect for women than me': 20 of Trump's most shocking quotes

Dec 29th 2016, 1:00 PM 13,577 Views 39 Comments

The businessman will be inaugurated as president of the United States next month.

10 laughably sexist headlines, fixed
# Everyday Sexism
From The Daily Edge
# Everyday Sexism

10 laughably sexist headlines, fixed

Nov 5th 2016, 9:36 AM 15,818 Views 10 Comments

Let us fix that for you.

'You'll never work in this town again': Mila Kunis reveals producer's threat after refusing to pose semi-naked
# Sexism
# Sexism

'You'll never work in this town again': Mila Kunis reveals producer's threat after refusing to pose semi-naked

Nov 3rd 2016, 1:35 PM 54,015 Views 64 Comments

The Black Swan actress has written a powerful essay to stand against sexism in Hollywood.

Poll: Should Donald Trump withdraw from the US Presidential race?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Donald Trump withdraw from the US Presidential race?

Oct 11th 2016, 10:24 AM 33,124 Views 176 Comments

The Republican candidate was recorded in 2005 boasting about sexually assaulting women.

Sexism row heats up in Angela Merkel's party after politician says she was called a "big sweet mouse"
# Christian Democratic Party
# Christian Democratic Party

Sexism row heats up in Angela Merkel's party after politician says she was called a "big sweet mouse"

Sep 27th 2016, 10:36 PM 21,739 Views 61 Comments

The woman has received support from party members but others have questioned her motives.

Bizarre ad that shows girl turning into eel and being cooked is pulled after complaints
# Japan
# Japan

Bizarre ad that shows girl turning into eel and being cooked is pulled after complaints

Sep 27th 2016, 2:27 PM 33,031 Views 24 Comments

Officials said they only wanted to draw attention to their city’s reputation as an eel farming hub.

Ignore the sexist advice - wear your engagement ring with pride, ladies
# Opinion
# Opinion

Ignore the sexist advice - wear your engagement ring with pride, ladies

Sep 3rd 2016, 9:30 AM 1,760 Views 52 Comments

Lorraine Courtney takes issue with the advice that women shouldn’t wear their engagement rings to job interviews.

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