Post Tagged with: "sexism"

The World’s Leading Female DJ On Making It Big In The Electronic Music “Boy’s Club”

The World’s Leading Female DJ On Making It Big In The Electronic Music “Boy’s Club”

By Charissa Saverio, aka DJ Rap I have been in the music business since I was 14 and am still touring, DJ-ing producing music on my labels and kicking ass […]

March 21, 2018 ×
Black Eyed Peas On ‘Time’s Up’, Sexism In The Music Industry & Art As Activism

Black Eyed Peas On ‘Time’s Up’, Sexism In The Music Industry & Art As Activism

It’s something many of us have known for a while – that the music industry, still largely run by men, is indeed riddled with sexism. While there have been a […]

February 23, 2018 ×
Australian Teen Girl Breaks Exploring Record & Hits Back At Sexist Critics In The Best Way

Australian Teen Girl Breaks Exploring Record & Hits Back At Sexist Critics In The Best Way

There’s a saying that goes “revenge is a dish best served cold”, and in the case of 16 year-old record-breaking explorer Jade Hameister, that dish is a ham and cheese […]

February 19, 2018 ×
Artist Eli Rezkallah Brilliantly Reverses Gender Roles In A Series Of Sexist Advertisements

Artist Eli Rezkallah Brilliantly Reverses Gender Roles In A Series Of Sexist Advertisements

You’d think in 2018 the idea of stereotyped gender roles would be a thing of the past. While we have certainly progressed as a society in numerous ways, when you […]

February 12, 2018 ×
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 ×