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'It sends message that raping women is cool' - Sportswear brand Reebok criticised over ties with rapper Rick Ross
Thursday 04 April 2013
Reebok face protests from women’s rights activists over their ties with rapper Rick Ross, a rapper who appears to boast about date rape in his latest single.
Monday 01 April 2013
National Union of Teachers will today claim women's liberation has been set back 40 years by a culture that has led to student union beauty pageants and pole-dancing exercise classes
Tuesday 12 March 2013
Literature’s annual competitive season begins today with the Women’s Prize for Fiction. It is a contest much to be celebrated. What used to be the Orange Prize has drawn readers’ attention to such luminaries as Carol Shields and Lionel Shriver. Its day has passed, however.
Who said misogyny’s dead? Female students receive sexist heckles at Glasgow Ancients debating competition
Tuesday 05 March 2013
There are some who would like to believe that sexism among the student population in the UK is becoming a thing of the past. Events unfolded this Saturday at the Glasgow University Union’s (GUU) annual debating competition, the ‘Glasgow Ancients’, that might make these people think again.
Friday 01 March 2013
Liberal Democrat members are to confront Nick Clegg over his response to allegations that party activists were sexually harassed by Lord Rennard, its former chief executive.
Tuesday 26 February 2013
Oscar host Seth MacFarlane has drawn criticism for his opening song “We saw your boobs” as well as his tasteless jokes about Jews, race and domestic violence.
Sunday 24 February 2013
Harriet Harman has written to major broadcasters asking about the number of older women employed within their organisations, the Labour Party said today.
Wednesday 20 February 2013
If there are other victims out there, naming of the accused can encourage them to speak out. But if the accused is rich and powerful, their identity can act as a shield
Wednesday 13 February 2013
Increasingly popular 'question and answer' websites accused of exploiting children
Tuesday 12 February 2013
It’s incredible what you can get at Ikea these days: those mugs with the too-small handles; fairy lights; beds; meatballs; a bit of casual sexism. If you were to have a flick through the Swedish flat-pack company’s substantial catalogue, paying attention to the names it gives its products, among the many Nordic place names it uses for things such as mirrors and bedside tables, it seems to have a distinctly gendered naming process.
Monday 11 February 2013
Trekkies on Reddit face divided loyalties as William Shatner, former captain of the SS Enterprise, has cast judgement on the popular forum, claiming it fosters bigotry and racism.
Sunday 10 February 2013
A novelist (Paul Dano) starts writing about his dream woman, only for her (Zoe Kazan) to materialise in his apartment.
Friday 08 February 2013
Frances Andrade is believed to have killed herself during the trial of Michael Brewer
Tuesday 05 February 2013
Men are supposed to be able to handle being beaten up by a girl – after all, she’s just a girl, right?
Sunday 20 January 2013
There's a fine line between "effortless" and "lazy", and A$AP Rocky walks it with nonchalant ease.
Emergency call 'started off dumb, but got pretty serious'
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
- 1 This 'woman calls police to order pizza' story isn't going where you're expecting
- 2 Watch what happened when food critics were unknowingly served McDonald's
- 3 Jimmy Carr's controversial Oscar Pistorius joke goes a bit too far at the Q Awards
- 4 Ottawa shootings: Bruce MacKinnon's cartoon is the perfect tribute to soldier Nathan Cirillo
- 5 Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella