Posts Tagged: sexism

international womens day

Happy International Women’s Day! This Female Comedian Just Got Bumped For Being A Woman

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British comedian Jenny Collier tweeted a screenshot of an email telling her she was being bumped, because too many wimmens!

AUTO RACING

Richard Petty Has A Real Hot Take On How Danica Patrick Can Win In NASCAR

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NASCAR legend Richard Petty said that the only way Danica Patrick will ever win a race is by being the only person on the track.

sexism

Felicia Day Pities The ‘YouTube Guys’ Who Think She Was Hotter Before Her Haircut

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Felicia Day is too good of a person to be constantly attacked by trolls.

Scandinavia

SEXISM WATCH: Movie theaters in Sweden to rate films according to the Bechdel Test

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Theaters in Sweden will soon rate films according to the Bechdel Test to measure gender equality. I've written a short script that will pass the Bechdel Test.

Nina Siakhali Moradi

Was This Female Iranian Politician’s Election Overturned Because She’s Too Pretty?

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After an Iranian woman was elected to her city's council, she was inexplicably denied the job and some people believe it's because she's too pretty.

idiots

A Doctor In Tennessee Diagnosed A Female Patient With ‘Ghetto Booty’

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After visiting an orthopedic center for back pain, a Tennessee woman was told by the doctor that she in fact had a case of "ghetto booty."

DAMSEL IN DISTRESS

Anita Sarkeesian Releases ‘Tropes vs Women In Video Games’ Part 2, Jerks Get It Taken Down

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Anita Sarkeesian posted part two of 'Tropes vs. Women in Video Games.' Then it was wrongly pulled from YouTube.

GRIMES

Grimes Highlights Sexism In The Music Industry In Must-Read Tumblr Post

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Grimes wrote this year's must-read Tumblr post from a musician, highlighting sexism in the music industry.

controversies

Why The Internet Is Freaking Out Over A Nine-Year-Old’s Kickstarter

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An entrepreneur named Susan Wilson started a Kickstarter for her daughter. Then the Men's Rights subreddit found it.

FEMINISM

Damsel In Distress: The First Episode Of Anita Sarkeesian’s ‘Tropes vs. Women In Games’ Is Here

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The first episode of Anita Sarkeesian's controversial-but-should-never-have-been 'Tropes vs. Women In Games' has arrived. Plus, delicious irony.

KEVIN GISI

VIDEO: “We Saw Your Junk” gives Seth MacFarlane’s Boobs song a sex change

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Probably the easiest criticism of Seth MacFarlane's "sexist" "<a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2013/02/jennifer-lawrences-reaction-seth-macfarlane-we-saw-your-boobs-oscars" target="_blank">We Saw Your Boobs" song</a> from the Oscars is "why couldn't it have been about MEN, huh, Oppressor.

CHAD RUHLE

The Fake Geek Girl Not Only Exists, She’s Got A Body Count

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Patrick Willems of Lumberjack Films has put together a satirical video of a fake slasher movie trailer warning us of the danger posed by Fake Geek Girls.

ART

Meme Watch: The Hawkeye Initiative Hilariously Addresses Sexism In Comics With Sexy Hawkeye

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The Hawkeye Initiative meme began this weekend to replace absurdly-posed female comic book characters with Hawkeye. It is super effective.

ALICE SCOBLE-REES

Jokes About Sexism In Gaming Culture Sound Better In An English Accent

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The cheeky Brits at OXM made an amusing video about sexism in gaming culture.

Comics

Tony Harris Said Some Things, And Now We Have ‘Cosplay Appreciation Day’ In Response

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Comic book artist Tony Harris posted a rant on Facebook about female cosplayers, sparking Cosplay Appreciation Day in the backlash.

gender bias

Scientists Use Science To Prove Scientists Are Sexist

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So, in case you were wondering, scientists apparently kinda suck at this whole "gender equality" thing.

BIC FOR HER PENS

The 15 Funniest Fake Amazon Reviews Of Bic’s Pens 'For Her'

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Some cheeky Amazon UK customers have posted hilarious fake reviews of Bic's "For Her" ink pens. We've gathered our favorite 15 reviews here.

AUGUSTA NATIONAL GOLF CLUB

Augusta To Women: 'Come On In, Babes'

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Martha Burk is going to have to find something else to fill her time with, as the wrinkled old bros at the Augusta National Golf Club have finally broken down and admitted two female members.

ANITA SARKEESIAN

Feminist Frequency Kickstarter On Video Games Enrages Trolls, Makes Mad Cash

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Earlier this week, Anita Sarkeesian of <a href="http://www.feministfrequency.com/">Feminist Frequency</a> started a Kickstarter campaign to raise $6,000 for a series of free videos about "<a href="http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/566429325/tropes-vs-women-in-video-games">Tropes vs. Women in Video Games</a>".


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