Post Tagged with: "sexism"


Vice Media Names Nancy Dubuc CEO Following Accusations of 'Boys' Club' Atmosphere

Vice Media Names Nancy Dubuc CEO After Accusations of ‘Boys’ Club’ Atmosphere

Vice in December fired three employees on reports that more than two dozen women experienced or witnessed sexual misconduct at the company.

Justice Department Sues Houston for Discrimination Against Female Firefighters

Justice Department Sues Houston for Discrimination Against Female Firefighters

Two female firefighters were allegedly subjected to sexual harassment including male co-workers urinating in their dormitory and writing sexist messages on walls.

Take a Knee or Lift a Rifle. What’s More Respectful of American Heritage?

A history lesson for the end of Black History Month.

Lawsuit Claims Steven A. Cohen's Firm Point72 Is Hostile to Women

Cohen’s Point72 Wants Lawsuit over Hostility to Women Sent to Arbitration

Arbitration can offer defendants procedural protections not available in court and keep potentially unpleasant details out of the public eye because proceedings are private.

Lawsuit Claims Steven A. Cohen's Firm Point72 Is Hostile to Women

Lawsuit Claims Steven A. Cohen’s Firm Point72 Is Hostile to Women

Lauren Bonner, an associate director, said a "structural sexism" pervades Point72, where women are denigrated by even high-level employees, including a top executive who declares "no girls allowed" in advance of some meetings.

Cornell Fraternity Under Fire for 'Pig Roast' Sex Contest a 'Conduit for Misogyny'

Cornell Fraternity Under Fire for ‘Pig Roast’ Sex Contest a ‘Conduit for Misogyny’

"To deny that sexism in Greek life is routine is appalling,” writes Cornell University student Pegah Moradi.

Sexist and Racist NFL Decision Upstaged by Social Media

Sexist and Racist NFL Decision Upstaged by Social Media

Janet Jackson disrespect and double standard called out. Justin Timberlake should have insisted Jackson perform, he was boring without her.

As Trump begins second year, women stage nationwide protests

Second Women’s March Takes Nation by Storm

“Your vote is the most powerful tool at your individual disposal,” actress Eva Longoria told the Los Angeles rally. “Everybody who has the privilege of voting must do so.”

Miss America CEO, Other Leaders Resign after Report of Derogatory Emails

Miss America CEO, Other Leaders Resign after Report of Derogatory Emails

Former CEO Sam Haskell reportedly called one former Miss America winner “huge” and “gross” and commented on her sex life in emails he sent in 2014 and 2015.

Vice Media Co-founders Apologize for ‘Boy’s Club’ Environment at Firm

Vice Media Co-founders Apologize for ‘Boy’s Club’ Environment at Firm

More than two dozen women reportedly experienced or witnessed sexual misconduct at Vice.

Sexist-in-Chief Smears Female Senator on Twitter

Sexist-in-Chief Smears Female Senator on Twitter

Another day, another blatant act of sexism from the president.

Women Build on Anti-Trump Women’s March

Women Build on Anti-Trump Women’s March

Thousands of women who marched to protest President Trump’s inauguration gathered to organize around issues like the viral #MeToo movement.

Nikon Accused of Sexism for Campaign that Features 32 Men and Zero Women

The company came under fire for promoting their new camera that featured a selection of only male photographers.

Baylor University Perpetuated its Gang Rape Culture, Lawsuit Says

Baylor University Reaches Settlement in Gang Rape Lawsuit

The lawsuit against the school is one in a series of civil suits, indictments and criminal convictions for sexual assaults over the past few years at Baylor.

Google CEO Defends Engineer’s Right to Pen Misogynist Memo

Google CEO Defends Employee’s Right to Express Unpopular Views, Condemns ‘Harmful’ Portions

CEO Sundar Pichai said “much of what was in” misogynistic memo from engineer “is fair to debate, regardless of whether a vast majority … disagree,” but said language “advancing harmful gender stereotypes” was “not OK.” The employee reportedly has been fired.

Adults Perceive Black Girls as 'Less Innocent' than White Girls: Georgetown Study

Adults Perceive Black Girls as ‘Less Innocent’ than White Girls: Georgetown Study

The study finds substantial bias toward Black girls beginning at age five.

Responses to Trump’s Sexism: ‘This Isn’t Just About Trump’

Responses to Trump’s Sexism: ‘This Isn’t Just About Trump’

President Trump’s vile tweets speak volumes about what the GOP allows from its party.

Yet Another Sexist Tweet from President Cyber Bully

The president cannot stop his sexist Twitter habit, describing television host Mika Brzezinski as “low I.Q. Crazy Mika” and “bleeding badly from a face-lift.”

Serena Williams Would Rank 'No. 700' if She Played Against Men, Says John McEnroe

Serena Williams Would Rank ‘No. 700’ if She Played Against Men, Says John McEnroe

Williams responds to McEnroe’s sexist comments that question her ability to defeat pro tennis players in the men’s circuit.

Former Uber Engineer’s Sexual Harassment Claims Highlight Tech Industry Diversity Dilemma

Uber CEO Gives Advice on Having Sex with Coworkers

Travis Kalanick wrote a memo to employees that included the “do’s and don’ts” of having sex with colleagues at company gatherings.

Princeton Professor: Fox News Segment Provoked ‘Violent Intimidation’

Princeton Professor: Fox News Segment Provoked ‘Violent Intimidation’

“I have been threatened with lynching and having the bullet from a .44 Magnum put in my head,” said Professor Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor.

Fox News: New Discrimination Lawsuits Filed

A Fox News Radio shift editor claims women were called “whores” and “sluts” by Ron Flatter, a former radio anchor, who wasn’t reprimanded.

Racist Remark Gets Fox Co-Host Bob Beckel Fired

Racist Remark Gets Fox Co-Host Bob Beckel Fired

Beckel was irked when a Black IT employee came to his office to fix his computer.

Serena Williams Responds to ‘Racist’ Remark About Her Unborn Child

Serena Williams Responds to Racist Remark About Her Unborn Child

“It disappoints me to know we live in a society in which people like Ilie Nastase can make such racist comments towards myself and unborn child,” Serena Williams said.