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#Sexism

# sexism - Thursday 21 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge Maggie Gyllenhaal: At 37 I was ‘too old’ to star opposite a 55-year-old man Nothing But A Number
From The Daily Edge Melissa McCarthy brilliantly confronted a reviewer who said she looked ‘hideous’ Call Out

Melissa McCarthy brilliantly confronted a reviewer who said she looked ‘hideous’

“Would you do that to a man? If John C Reilly played a really broken-down character and looked terrible?”

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# sexism - Thursday 14 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge A Galway garage is holding a ‘Ladies Tyre Awareness Evening’ Tyred Out

A Galway garage is holding a ‘Ladies Tyre Awareness Evening’

But the sales manager of Kevin Burke Tyres says it’s about “empowering women”.

# sexism - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Reporter confronts football fans over shouts of “f*** her right in the p****” Vulgar

# sexism - Sunday 26 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie One Pennsylvania shop charges women less than men for goods – here’s why Opinion This post contains images

One Pennsylvania shop charges women less than men for goods – here’s why

Our idea was simple: each item would have two price tags, one for men and one for women.

# sexism - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Can men be feminists? Opinion

Can men be feminists?

Never has the question of men’s role in gender equality been so debated.

# sexism - Monday 6 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie These modern ads are even more sexist than their ‘Mad Man’-era counterparts Evolution

These modern ads are even more sexist than their ‘Mad Man’-era counterparts

One promotion from 2008 actually offered men a trip to pick a Russian bride.

# sexism - Friday 20 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Meghan Trainor’s ‘sexist’ new song has really got people’s backs up Not Happy

Meghan Trainor’s ‘sexist’ new song has really got people’s backs up

It seems like everyone is hating on Dear Future Husband.

# sexism - Thursday 19 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie A gym assumed a woman was a man because she was a doctor and it’s causing a storm Everyday Sexism

# sexism - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Lego published beauty tips for girls and parents are not one bit happy Everyday Sexism

# sexism - Monday 9 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Female doctor was told ‘learn to suck c**k’ Sexual Harassment This post contains a poll

Female doctor was told ‘learn to suck c**k’

Several women have come forward after Dr Gabrielle McMullin made controversial remarks.

From TheJournal.ie TV host shuts down guest who says being interviewed by a woman is beneath him Not Having It This post contains videos

TV host shuts down guest who says being interviewed by a woman is beneath him

The charming scholar also told the journalist to “shut up”.

# sexism - Monday 23 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Why is Patricia Arquette getting criticised for her Oscar speech? Equal Rights

Why is Patricia Arquette getting criticised for her Oscar speech?

She called for wage equality “once and for all”.

# sexism - Thursday 19 February, 2015

People aren’t happy with the Daily Mail’s front page about Kate Middleton’s hair

Oh Daily Mail, are you really showing such poor taste.

# sexism - Monday 16 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge That ‘sexist’ McDonald’s ad has been removed from YouTube Maccy D's

That ‘sexist’ McDonald’s ad has been removed from YouTube

The ad featured Irish lads being told to “man up”.

# sexism - Friday 13 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge The Gardaí are in a spot of bother after posting this ‘sexist’ tweet Men Are From Mars

The Gardaí are in a spot of bother after posting this ‘sexist’ tweet

Something something female drivers.

# sexism - Sunday 1 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 9 times when Irish politics has been really sexist Most Unparliamentary This post contains videos

9 times when Irish politics has been really sexist

The debate about sexism in Irish politics has been reignited by Michael Lowry and his controversial note this week.

# sexism - Thursday 22 January, 2015

From The42 World number 7 tennis player asked to ‘give us a twirl’ after winning Australian Open match Outrage

World number 7 tennis player asked to ‘give us a twirl’ after winning Australian Open match

Channel 7 presenter Ian Cohen has faced criticism for the request

# sexism - Monday 19 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Claire Byrne on sexism, competition from UTV and being ‘as stubborn as an ass’ Bring It On

Claire Byrne on sexism, competition from UTV and being ‘as stubborn as an ass’

The broadcaster said she wanted to stick her two fingers up at people saying she should ‘go back to reading from an auto-cue with her blond hair’.

# sexism - Friday 16 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Interview compilation highlights the sexist questions only put to actresses Askhermore

# sexism - Thursday 15 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Here’s why people are angry about the lack of women and minorities in today’s Oscar nominations Snubs

Here’s why people are angry about the lack of women and minorities in today’s Oscar nominations

Women and minorities were largely shut out of this year’s Oscar nominations.

# sexism - Saturday 10 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Magazine apologises for using photo of woman in underwear to advertise intern positions Interns Wanted

# sexism - Monday 5 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Sexism and homophobia will be big issues for the beautiful game in 2015 Not So Beautiful

Opinion: Sexism and homophobia will be big issues for the beautiful game in 2015

Professional football has certainly become more tolerant regarding race, but I genuinely believe that sexism and other forms of intolerance are getting worse.

# sexism - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here’s what six months worth of pictures of men and women from The Sun looks like No More Page 3

# sexism - Monday 1 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Aide resigns after telling Obama daughters to “dress like you deserve respect” Off Limits

Aide resigns after telling Obama daughters to “dress like you deserve respect”

Elizabeth Lauten was communications director to a Republican congressman

# sexism - Monday 17 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Australian TV anchor wears same suit every day for a year to highlight sexism Double Standards

Australian TV anchor wears same suit every day for a year to highlight sexism

Surprise, surprise: nobody noticed.

# sexism - Friday 14 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Sweden wants to introduce a special label for sexist video games Sexism

Sweden wants to introduce a special label for sexist video games

Think of it as The Bechdel Test for games.

# sexism - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The Sun’s ‘win a date with a Page 3 girl’ ad banned Demeaning

The Sun’s ‘win a date with a Page 3 girl’ ad banned

The ad was described as “demeaning to women”.

# sexism - Thursday 23 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Uber will NOT be hiring ‘incredibly hot chicks’ like this to drive customers around… any more Bad Idea

Uber will NOT be hiring ‘incredibly hot chicks’ like this to drive customers around… any more

‘Who said women don’t know how to drive’… What could possibly go wrong with a slogan like that?

# sexism - Thursday 16 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Quiz show apologises after asking contestants to name ‘a woman’s job’ Family Misfortunes

Quiz show apologises after asking contestants to name ‘a woman’s job’

Family Feud Australia was accused of sexism by viewers.

# sexism - Sunday 12 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Open Letter: It’s time to stamp out sexism in sports journalism Sexism

Open Letter: It’s time to stamp out sexism in sports journalism

As a freelance journalist covering rugby, I have seen how we are still a long way off from achieving gender equality.

# sexism - Monday 7 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge This bikini-clad airline safety video is being withdrawn after a storm of criticism Sexism

This bikini-clad airline safety video is being withdrawn after a storm of criticism

Air New Zealand’s in-flight clip featured Sports Illustrated models demonstrating safety features.

# sexism - Friday 16 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Local election candidate subjected to ‘vile abuse’ for being pregnant Women In Politics

Local election candidate subjected to ‘vile abuse’ for being pregnant

Fianna Fáil’s Lorraine Clifford says the abuse shows why women are discouraged from entering politics.

# sexism - Saturday 3 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Are women the ‘untapped answer’ to Ireland’s IT skills shortage? Unlocking The Code

Are women the ‘untapped answer’ to Ireland’s IT skills shortage?

A new report proposes that women could be the key to bridging the skills gap in the IT sector, but found that three quarters of females working in the industry had not planned on making it their career.

# sexism - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here’s the Littlewoods Ireland advert under fire for its portrayal of women Row

Here’s the Littlewoods Ireland advert under fire for its portrayal of women

The online store has responded to negative comments around its new TV commercial.

# sexism - Sunday 23 March, 2014

How to keep your man: 10 sexist vintage ads for All-Bran, Hoovers and more

The golden age of advertising was obsessed by keeping couples together, it seems.

# sexism - Friday 13 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: We can be the healthy masculinity we wish to see Opinion

Column: We can be the healthy masculinity we wish to see

The “rules” and maschismo that so many boys learn early in life has created a stifling idea of what it means to be a man. But we don’t need to be bound by these narrow ideas, writes Carlos Andrés Gómez.

# sexism - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Women in Colombia are fighting back against the use of rape as a weapon of war Colombia

Column: Women in Colombia are fighting back against the use of rape as a weapon of war

Sexual violence is perpetrated by security forces, guerrilla groups and paramilitaries in Colombia – with journalists and human rights defenders targeted alongside civilians. But despite considerable personal risks, women are fighting back.

# sexism - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie UCC to contact Facebook over “birds” page UCC

UCC to contact Facebook over “birds” page

A page that posts Facebook photos of college students has been roundly criticised by students groups.

# sexism - Saturday 12 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Top readers’ comments of the week Comments

Top readers’ comments of the week

Here’s our round-up of the most interesting and most popular comments from this week. Did you make it in?

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