#sexism

  • Article: US Justice Department Says Employees Can Be Fired for Being Transgender
    Citizenship

    US Justice Department Says Employees Can Be Fired for Being Transgender

    By Jerica Deck|Oct. 25, 2018

    The DOJ argues that federal laws on sex discrimination don't include gender identity. Read more

  • Article: Serena Williams Is Calling Out Sexism in Her Sport — and She's Not Alone
    Girls & Women

    Serena Williams Is Calling Out Sexism in Her Sport — and She's Not Alone

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 10, 2018

    Male tennis players admit they have called umpires far worse than “thief.” Read more

  • Article: Julia Gillard Boldly Calls Out Sexism in Australian Politics With Impassioned Speech
    Girls & Women

    Julia Gillard Boldly Calls Out Sexism in Australian Politics With Impassioned Speech

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 7, 2018

    Gillard delivers a powerful speech against misogyny. Read more

  • Article: How These Australian Activists Are Tackling Gender Inequality Around the World
    ImpactGirls & Women

    How These Australian Activists Are Tackling Gender Inequality Around the World

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 5, 2018

    "Lifting girls and women out of extreme poverty is critical." Read more

  • Article: US Open Accused of Sexism After Warning Player for Baring Her Bra
    Girls & Women

    US Open Accused of Sexism After Warning Player for Baring Her Bra

    Aug. 30, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Male competitors at the US Open have been photographed topless in courtside chairs without penalty. Read more

  • Article: Business News Site Covertly Erases Men From Stories to Highlight Sexism
    Girls & Women

    Business News Site Covertly Erases Men From Stories to Highlight Sexism

    By Madeleine Keck|Aug. 6, 2018

    "They did nothing wrong — we were just jerks — but that’s discrimination for you.” Read more

  • Article: New Zealand Will Change Its Sexist Road Signs After 7-Year-Old's Letter
    Girls & Women

    New Zealand Will Change Its Sexist Road Signs After 7-Year-Old's Letter

    July 31, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "Women can be line workers," the young girl wrote. Read more

  • Article: 12-Year-Old Girl Scout Calls Out Sexism Like a Boss
    Girls & Women

    12-Year-Old Girl Scout Calls Out Sexism Like a Boss

    By Joanna Prisco|July 27, 2018

    ‘I could just scream the message that girls can be anything they want to be’ Read more