Tag: sexist

Sort: Date | Title | Views | | Random Sort Ascending
View:

‘Cruel and malicious’: sexist attacks dampen joy for Stormont’s new female members

10 Views0 Comments

In a sign of how sexism and misogyny were so embedded in Northern Ireland, official minutes once recorded Ian Paisley Jr shouting “moo, moo, moo” at a female politician. The outburst against Monica McWilliams in 1997 ...

‘Used to it’: Aviva CEO responds after sexist comments at AGM

39 Views0 Comments

The chief executive of the insurer Aviva has hit out at sexism in the industry, saying “unacceptable behaviour” has only increased since she took more senior roles in the sector. Amanda Blanc, who became the company’s...

Scottish football writers’ body sorry as ‘next-level’ sexist jokes prompt walk-out

21 Views0 Comments

A body representing football writers in Scotland has apologised after a speaker’s sexist and misogynistic jokes prompted attendees to walk out of its annual awards dinner. The backlash to remarks at Sunday’s Scottish ...

Calls for compulsory MP training to tackle sexist culture in parliament

14 Views0 Comments

Boris Johnson is facing calls to support the introduction of compulsory training for MPs after fresh revelations about sexism and harassment in Westminster. Following Neil Parish becoming the latest MP to be embroiled...

Angela Rayner hits back at claims she enjoys ‘sexist slurs’

17 Views0 Comments

Angela Rayner has hit out at claims that she viewed “sexist slurs” made against her as a joke, amid a row between the Commons Speaker and the Mail on Sunday, whose editor rebuffed an invitation to discuss an article a...

How Brooklyn Peltz Beckham taking wife’s name highlights sexist legal anomaly

14 Views0 Comments

While the $3m (£2.3m) wedding of David and Victoria Beckham’s eldest son, Brooklyn, and Nicola Peltz, the daughter of billionaire businessman Nelson, might not be an obvious place to look for a modern approach to marr...

Brazilian politician’s sexist remarks about Ukraine refugees spark outrage

24 Views0 Comments

A prominent member of the Brazilian right is facing calls to resign after he was exposed in leaked audio messages making a succession of callous and misogynistic remarks about Ukrainian refugees during a purportedly h...

Sexist snubs against female leaders are shockingly familiar

17 Views0 Comments

There’s a short video I keep watching of European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen waiting in a ceremonial receiving line with European Council President Charles Michel and Emmanuel Macron to have photographs...

Cut the cussing: the Indian man on a mission to end sexist swearing

10 Views0 Comments

On a cold January afternoon, women gather on the veranda of a government-run nursery in Sarmathla village in the north Indian state of Haryana. Sitting cross-legged on the floor, they are eager to hear the visiting sp...

UK police urged to end sexist ‘canteen culture’ to win back public trust

73 Views0 Comments

The head of the organisation representing police officers has said a “canteen culture” of sexism and misogyny in UK police forces has to end in order to win back public trust. John Apter, the chair of the Police Feder...

Review ordered after tribunal finds ‘sexist culture’ in Scotland’s armed police

62 Views0 Comments

An independent review has been ordered after a tribunal found evidence of a “sexist culture” in Scotland’s armed policing. The case was brought by former officer Rhona Malone against Police Scotland alleging sex discr...

The Linda Lindas on their viral song Racist, Sexist Boy: ‘It’s good to let the anger out’

77 Views0 Comments

Mila, 10, had barely heard of the coronavirus when a boy in her school said his father told him to stay away from Chinese people. “It was my first experience of racism, and I didn’t really know how to respond,” said t...

Angela Rayner defends Labour’s Hartlepool candidate over old sexist tweet

101 Views0 Comments

Angela Rayner has insisted that Labour has the “best candidate” to fight the crucial Hartlepool byelection in May, after a senior figure suggested he should be replaced because of a sexist tweet he made in 2011. Paul ...