Female chess legend Nona Gaprindashvili is suing Netflix for $5 million in a defamation lawsuit over what she calls a “sexist” and incorrect line from ‘The Queen’s Gambit’.
The European Handball Association has enmeshed itself in a sexism row after fining the Norwegian women’s handball team for choosing to wear shorts in last week’s tournament.
An Italian TV show, ‘Detto Fatto’, has been cancelled after a segment aired on the eve of International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
It’s 2020, and some women feel the need to invent ‘men’ to help them navigate the systemic sexism that they encounter at work.
The Supreme Court of Appeal has declared the controversial definition of ‘hate speech’ unconstitutional. It now has a new definition, so get up to speed.
Ken Fisher clearly has trouble reading the room, which in this case was full of people who don’t take kindly to casual sexism.
It appears that Home Affairs officials all over the country don’t believe that women have a right to keep their birth surnames when they get married.
In an effort to combat the urine-soaked streets of Paris, authorities introduced public urinals for men. It wasn’t long before they were vandalised.
These women are facing an onslaught of unwanted attention, harassment, and online vitriol by pervy football fans while reporting in Russia.
Organisers of a surfing tournament in Ballito have been hit with claims of sexism, after a picture of their two winners went viral on social media.
The last Lionesses head coach was sacked amidst controversy, so the English FA would have hoped the appointment of Phil Neville went smoothly. It did not.
Clarks has withdrawn a school shoe for girls – named “Dolly Babe” – after it was hit with multiple accusations of perpetuating everyday sexism.
The latest on South African university res culture comes from Tuks, and it’s all kinds of ugly. Who wants to wave sexist signs the way of dancing women? These guys.
There’s nothing like portraying a young girl in a black swimsuit as an eel to boost your local farming economy, especially when she is being “fattened up” for slaughter.
Kevin Roberts will have himself a fair amount of free time in the coming weeks, advertising giants Saatchi & Saatchi forcing him to take a little ‘me time’.
Truthworths have responded with a cheeky little statement stating the model is “actually” in her mid-twenties.
Most of us know that throwing your boss under the bus isn’t the wisest move, so are we surprised that Cell C employees are rallying around their CEO?
Cell C CEO Jose Dos Santos has had himself a shocker, and he has only dug a deeper hole with his feeble attempt at an apology.
Hey Indonesia, this is 2015, I don’t believe we’ve met yet. Yes, in this day and age there are still companies who think this ‘joke’ is a good idea. A lesson in PR fails awaits.
It seems like Tinder has grossly misjudged the power of their misogyny, as the dirty details they didn’t want us to know, begin to emerge. All about Whitney Wolfe and just how big her role was, why are the execs hiding this info?
Remember this email from a sorority sister at Delta Gamma in University of Maryland? Well it seems as if these American kids never learn. This time the email was sent out from a College of William & Mary fraternity brother, and it is much, much worse. Included below are some of the unbearable excerpts:
The debutantes ball – where the next young crop women are freshened up, and presented to ‘polite society’.
American Apparel has always been known for its risque advertising campaigns. But it isn’t the sexiness causing a ruckus lately. It’s the different rules that seem to apply for male and female ads.
On Sunday, Slovakian cyclist Peter Sagan was accused of sexism and harassment after he pinched the bottom of a podium girl after the Tour of Flanders race. The 23 year old finished second in the race. While posing on the podium, Sagan was caught red handed as he smiled for the cameras while grabbing the […]
This shouldn’t be surprising to anybody, but it’s probably good to be reminded. A study by USC’s Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism that surveyed the top 100-grossing movies of 2009, and found that only 32,8% of the 4 342 speaking characters were female. Let us remember that 2009 was the year that Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen came out.
When Gareth Cliff said on his show that “most 22-year-olds are laying on their backs with their legs open at 22, or else they are drinking” he wasn’t being a hater. This after the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of South Africa (BCCSA) found him innocent of hate speech, following a complaint by a listener.
The Foschini Group has withdrawn three T-shirts from their stores after FeministsSA asked its followers to boycott the shopping chain. The reason for the campaign was a series of male t-shirts with slogans such as “I put the STD in STUD, all I need is U” and “You looked better from behind”.