Post Tagged with: "sexism"

Diagnosis: Sexism. Why Women’s Pain Is Taken Less Seriously By The Healthcare Industry

Diagnosis: Sexism. Why Women’s Pain Is Taken Less Seriously By The Healthcare Industry

By Liz Greene Two months of excruciating pain and an endless barrage of medical testing had culminated in a surgery that was supposed to end my suffering, and return me […]

May 4, 2017 ×
Canadian Runner Slams The Way Female Athletes Are Judged By Appearances, Not Achievements

Canadian Runner Slams The Way Female Athletes Are Judged By Appearances, Not Achievements

It should go without saying that an athlete is an athlete is an athlete, regardless of their gender. It’s their performance on the field/court/track etc that counts. Sadly, the reality […]

March 14, 2017 ×
If We Want Gender Equality To Happen In Society, We Must Ensure It First Happens In The Home

If We Want Gender Equality To Happen In Society, We Must Ensure It First Happens In The Home

By Noreen Chada “Why is he cleaning the house when there are three girls just sitting there?” Melina’s mum said as Melina and I sat upstairs getting ready to go […]

February 15, 2017 ×
Serena Williams On Dreaming Big, & Refusing To Be Called The World’s Greatest “Female” Athlete

Serena Williams On Dreaming Big, & Refusing To Be Called The World’s Greatest “Female” Athlete

We have said it before, and we’ll say it again. Every. Damn. Time. Tennis champion Serena Williams is the greatest athlete in the world. Not the greatest female, just athlete. […]

January 20, 2017 ×
Group Of In-Demand Male Speakers Band Together To Boycott All-Male Panels & Promote Female Voices

Group Of In-Demand Male Speakers Band Together To Boycott All-Male Panels & Promote Female Voices

No, your eyes are not playing tricks on you. The image above really DOES say “Global Summit of Women” and the panel photographed really IS made up of white men. […]

January 18, 2017 ×
FEMINIST FRIDAY: Understanding Hollywood’s Discriminatory Hiring Practices In ‘Half The Picture

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Understanding Hollywood’s Discriminatory Hiring Practices In ‘Half The Picture

It’s Feminist Friday time again! This is the weekly series where we get to take a break from the norm, and end our werk week by sharing the awesome videos […]

December 2, 2016 ×
Watch The ‘Golden Probe Awards’ Honoring Achievements In Sexism & Anti-Choice Extremism

Watch The ‘Golden Probe Awards’ Honoring Achievements In Sexism & Anti-Choice Extremism

Forget the Golden Globes or the Oscars, THIS is the awards show for us! This Sunday, October 2nd, Lady Parts Justice will be hosting their first annual Golden Probe Awards, […]

September 30, 2016 ×
3 Subtle Signs Of Sexism In The Workplace And 3 Effective Ways To Combat Them

3 Subtle Signs Of Sexism In The Workplace And 3 Effective Ways To Combat Them

By Liz Greene While we’ve certainly come a long way in the past century, the majority of offices are still hotbeds of sexism. There’s still a sizable pay gap, parental […]

September 14, 2016 ×
‘Pitch Perfect’ Star Anna Kendrick Says Sexism Is Not Just A Hollywood Problem

‘Pitch Perfect’ Star Anna Kendrick Says Sexism Is Not Just A Hollywood Problem

You know her on screen as the college freshman who saved the Bardon Bellas from obscurity in ‘Pitch Perfect’ and ‘Pitch Perfect 2’, but in real life, actress Anna Kendrick’s […]

September 12, 2016 ×
Serena Williams Knows How To Serve Up Big Hits Against Body-Shamers, Misogynists & Critics

Serena Williams Knows How To Serve Up Big Hits Against Body-Shamers, Misogynists & Critics

There are many names uttered when people talk about the “World’s Greatest Athlete”, but for us there’s only one person – Serena Williams. At this stage, it’s just undeniable. Most […]

August 23, 2016 ×
Canadian Olympic Kayak Champ  Adam van Koeverden Slams Sexist Coverage From Rio

Canadian Olympic Kayak Champ Adam van Koeverden Slams Sexist Coverage From Rio

Aside from all the female badassery on display throughout the 2 weeks of the Rio Olympics which just came to a close, there was an important lesson many of us […]

August 22, 2016 ×
FEMINIST FRIDAY – A Collection Of Female Athlete Badassery From The Rio Olympics

FEMINIST FRIDAY – A Collection Of Female Athlete Badassery From The Rio Olympics

It’s Fri-YAY! And as the 2016 Rio Olympics come to a close, we would like to, no wait, we NEED to take some time to pay homage to the incredible […]

August 19, 2016 ×