Post Tagged with: "sexism"

Hollywood Agent Created “The XX Project” Networking Group To Help Women Leverage Their Power

Hollywood Agent Created “The XX Project” Networking Group To Help Women Leverage Their Power

In the wake of the 2016 Presidential election, citizens across America were activated like never before. The result of a man who openly-bragged about sexual assault and spent his entire […]

November 27, 2017 ×
Award-Winning Surfer Keala Kennelly Calls Out Billabong For Sexist Portrayal Of Female Athletes

Award-Winning Surfer Keala Kennelly Calls Out Billabong For Sexist Portrayal Of Female Athletes

When it comes to surfing greats, Keala Kennelly is at the top of our list, not only for her accomplishments on the waves, but for her advocacy of gender equality […]

September 25, 2017 ×
The Fired Google Bro Could Learn A Thing Or Two About The Benefits Of Workplace Diversity

The Fired Google Bro Could Learn A Thing Or Two About The Benefits Of Workplace Diversity

If there was anything that could get the interwebs talking about workplace diversity, it is the now infamous internal memo written by former Google employee James Damore who wrote at […]

August 18, 2017 ×
Despite Sexism & Gender Inequality, Working In A Male-Dominated Industry Helped Me Find My Purpose

Despite Sexism & Gender Inequality, Working In A Male-Dominated Industry Helped Me Find My Purpose

By Sarah Potter After Sheryl Sandberg published ‘Lean In’, a non-fiction on the challenges women face in trying to get ahead, I thought there was an overarching sigh of relief […]

August 17, 2017 ×
Studies Show Women Are Reporting Higher Levels Of Stress Than Men. Here’s Why…

Studies Show Women Are Reporting Higher Levels Of Stress Than Men. Here’s Why…

By Nick Cesare Being stressed is never fun, and in some cases an be crippling. When I’m stressed, it becomes hard for me to concentrate, I’m irritable, and my stress […]

June 30, 2017 ×
Girls Team Joins Boy’s Soccer League, Tackles Typical Sexism By Winning The Entire Competition

Girls Team Joins Boy’s Soccer League, Tackles Typical Sexism By Winning The Entire Competition

This story proves that the negative associations with the phrase “like a girl” seriously need to be abolished forever. It also shows how much more investment is needed in women’s […]

June 20, 2017 ×
Weighing Up The Pros And Cons Of The Dating World From A Feminist Perspective

Weighing Up The Pros And Cons Of The Dating World From A Feminist Perspective

Dating whilst being a feminist can be a bit of a minefield. So many assumptions can be made about a variety of things that you may or may not believe […]

May 29, 2017 ×
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 ×