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# Sexism

Last year
Sexist and racist abuse seen as ‘banter’ at London Fire Brigade, review says
A review into the brigade found that female, black and Asian firefighters had to contend with abuse from colleagues.
All time
Holly Cairns TD invites greyhound industry board member who called her 'an ignorant little girl' to a live debate
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'
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
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'
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
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
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
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'
Why are we so quick to vilify certain athletes over others?
WTA chief backs Serena as row grows over US Open 'sexism'
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
Tran deleted her Instagram account in June.
Danny Dyer is calling out "new age sexism" after the papers reported on his, eh, "massive package"
Having none of it.
Serena Williams' post-pregnancy return to tennis is bringing sexism in the game to the fore
Is anyone surprised?
It's high time that the tabloids stopped bullying Jennifer Aniston
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
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 says that no offence was intended.
'The Dáil is no Westminster - but it certainly is a boys' club'
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'
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
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'
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
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
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'
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
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'
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
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 article published on Sunday has been branded “sexist” and “anti-Semitic”.
Complaints lodged to Press Ombudsman over offensive Kevin Myers column
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
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
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'
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
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
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
The businessman will be inaugurated as president of the United States next month.
10 laughably sexist headlines, fixed
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
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?
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"
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
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
Lorraine Courtney takes issue with the advice that women shouldn’t wear their engagement rings to job interviews.