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#Sexism

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 Google's Dublin employees stage walkout over company's treatment of women Sexual Harassment This post contains videos

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 Everyday Sexism This post contains a poll

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?

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'I started to believe them': Star Wars actress Kelly Marie Tran breaks silence about online harassment Sexism

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Leo says 'bullying won't be tolerated in Fine Gael' following sexism allegations made by senator Investigation

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.

From TheJournal.ie FF councillor apologises for tweet telling Ruth Coppinger to 'please just keep your clothes on' Patrick McKee

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

Patrick McKee says that no offence was intended.

From TheJournal.ie 'The Dáil is no Westminster - but it certainly is a boys' club' Leinster House

'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.

From TheJournal.ie Mary Mitchell O'Connor: 'There is sexism and bullying in the Dáil' Gender Equality

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

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

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

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.

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

'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.

From TheJournal.ie Vanessa Feltz says she was 'horrified and hurt' by Kevin Myers' column Sunday Times This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'A sexist remark is not a compliment': New poster initiative hits streets of Dublin Harrasment

'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.

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

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.

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

'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.

From TheJournal.ie Google cancels meeting to discuss gender and diversity due to 'safety concerns' Silicon Valley

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.

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

'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”.

From TheJournal.ie Complaints lodged to Press Ombudsman over offensive Kevin Myers column Offensive

Complaints lodged to Press Ombudsman over offensive Kevin Myers column

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

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair's chair resigned from Uber's board after a sexist remark about women Sexism

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.

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

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?

From TheJournal.ie US military investigating claims naked photos of female Marines were shared by male colleagues Secret Facebook Page

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.

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

'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.

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

'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.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Donald Trump withdraw from the US Presidential race? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Bizarre ad that shows girl turning into eel and being cooked is pulled after complaints Japan

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.

From TheJournal.ie Ignore the sexist advice - wear your engagement ring with pride, ladies Opinion

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.

From TheJournal.ie Egyptian TV channel takes female anchors off air until they lose weight Suspended

Egyptian TV channel takes female anchors off air until they lose weight

The women have been told they “can work in production during the period they need to lose weight”.

From The42 A BBC Olympics commentator is copping serious flak for this ‘sexist’ tea comment Row
From TheJournal.ie Woman defends topless protest at music festival Knockanstockan

Woman defends topless protest at music festival

She said the aim of her actions was to highlight “the many glaring double standards that are imposed upon women”.

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