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#misogyny

From TheJournal.ie Seanad briefly suspended over 'misogyny' row Spin Units

Seanad briefly suspended over 'misogyny' row

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

From TheJournal.ie Vast majority of people agree that Catholic Church is 'empire of misogyny' Mary McAleese This post contains videos

Vast majority of people agree that Catholic Church is 'empire of misogyny'

Over 1,000 adults were polled about Mary McAleese’s comments.

From TheJournal.ie Diarmuid Martin says Mary McAleese's criticism of the Church was 'brutally stark' 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.

From TheJournal.ie Mary McAleese says it's 'pure codology' that women can't become priests Misogyny This post contains videos

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”.

From TheJournal.ie Miss America CEO quits after abusive emails leaked about pageant winners 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.

From TheJournal.ie Sunday Times 'deeply sorry' for publishing controversial Kevin Myers column 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”.

From TheJournal.ie Republican politician resigns after he's revealed as the creator of misogynistic Reddit forum 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.

From TheJournal.ie 'The media should tell the truth about the alt-right' Opinion

'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.

From TheJournal.ie A brave woman is calling for a fightback against harassment on Ireland's streets 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.

From The42 Iran women's football captain isn't at a major tournament - because her husband won't let her go 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.

These Avengers stars are in trouble for calling female character a 'slut' and a 'whore'

This press tour is going from bad to worse.

From TheJournal.ie Mary McAleese: 'Pope Francis carries a residual element of misogyny' Speaking Out

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.

'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’.

Lily Allen and dancers respond to accusations of racism in her new video

Reaction to the Hard out Here video has been mixed.

From TheJournal.ie What is #twittersilence? 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.

From TheJournal.ie Australian opposition leader apologises to PM in fresh sexism row Australia This post contains videos

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.

From TheJournal.ie Australian PM outburst prompts misogyny definition update 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.

From TheJournal.ie Restaurant removes urinals shaped like woman's mouth 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”.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Australian PM lashes out at 'sexist' Abbott 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.