#sexism

  • Article: Serena Williams Narrated This Powerful Ad During the Oscars and It Hit Everyone in the Feelings
    Girls & Women

    Serena Williams Narrated This Powerful Ad During the Oscars and It Hit Everyone in the Feelings

    By Jerica Deck|Feb. 25, 2019

    “So if they want to call you crazy, fine. Show them what crazy can do.” Read more

  • Article: Violence, Fraud, and Sexism Block Nigerian Women From Voting
    Girls & Women

    Violence, Fraud, and Sexism Block Nigerian Women From Voting

    Feb. 15, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Women were attacked and forced to forfeit their spots in line to men at the polls last year. Read more

  • 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