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#Sexism

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From The Daily Edge This bikini-clad airline safety video is being withdrawn after a storm of criticism Sexism

This bikini-clad airline safety video is being withdrawn after a storm of criticism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

# sexism - Sunday 6 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Making lewd remarks to women on the street is not ‘banter’ Column

Column: Making lewd remarks to women on the street is not ‘banter’

Vulgar comments, wolf-whistles, groping – almost every woman has been subject to this kind of unacceptable behaviour. It’s not ‘banter’ and it’s not complimentary, writes Mia Doering.

# sexism - Friday 6 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny was ‘really upset’ over ‘flaming red hair’ comment – Lynch Sexism

Enda Kenny was ‘really upset’ over ‘flaming red hair’ comment – Lynch

The junior minister said she does not believe Leinster House is a sexist place to work.

# sexism - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie ‘No place’ for sexism in Australia, says Rudd Australia

‘No place’ for sexism in Australia, says Rudd

The country’s prime minister made the comment after his election rival touted a candidate’s sex appeal.

# sexism - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think there is sexism in Leinster House? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think there is sexism in Leinster House?

The behaviour of David Norris and Tom Barry has raised some eyebrows – but what do you think?

From TheJournal.ie Column: Sexism in Leinster House is alive and well Opinion

Column: Sexism in Leinster House is alive and well

Two male politicians showed how sexism can come in many forms – post-modern with an ironic twist and just plain old-fashioned, writes Maura Adshead.

# sexism - Sunday 23 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Let’s bring an end to ‘boys’ and ‘girls’ toys, say parents Gender Battles

Let’s bring an end to ‘boys’ and ‘girls’ toys, say parents

A group of parents want to see an end to the gender-specific advertisement of toys for boys and girls.

# sexism - Friday 14 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Updated: DJ sacked after he asked the Australian PM if her partner is gay Australia This post contains videos

Updated: DJ sacked after he asked the Australian PM if her partner is gay

Howard Sattler’s questioning of Julia Gillard has caused controversy.

# sexism - Sunday 26 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# sexism - Saturday 25 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Polanski blames the Pill for ‘masculinising’ women Roman Polanski

Polanski blames the Pill for ‘masculinising’ women

Speaking at the Cannes Film Festival, the filmmaker said he thought feminism and advances in contraception had blurred the distinctions between the sexes.

# sexism - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

From The Score Could a new look Lingerie Football League actually help reduce sexism in sport? Opinion

Could a new look Lingerie Football League actually help reduce sexism in sport?

The rebranded organisation, hold open try-outs this weekend in Dublin.

# sexism - Sunday 19 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Weird Wide Web: Bionic eyes, beer hunting and a test of how sexist you are Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Bionic eyes, beer hunting and a test of how sexist you are

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# sexism - Monday 15 April, 2013

From The Score ‘Women can’t compete in Formula 1′ insists racing icon Stirling Moss F1

‘Women can’t compete in Formula 1′ insists racing icon Stirling Moss

The racing legend says women don’t have the ‘mental aptitude’ to win races.

# sexism - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge 4 infuriating bits from Taylor Swift’s Vanity Fair interview Oh Taylor

4 infuriating bits from Taylor Swift’s Vanity Fair interview

From drinking lavender lemonade to talking smack about Amy Poehler and Tina Fey.

From TheJournal.ie Gender discrimination is biggest barrier to work promotions for women Discrimination

Gender discrimination is biggest barrier to work promotions for women

In a survey, both male and female professionals said demanding family commitments was the reason for not taking up the opportunity.

# sexism - Thursday 24 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Women aren’t being ‘tricked’ into smoking by pretty packaging Smoking

Column: Women aren’t being ‘tricked’ into smoking by pretty packaging

Women smoke because they want a nicotine hit – not because they’re taken in by cute packaging or promises of weight loss, writes Nuala Walsh.

# sexism - Monday 14 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Lisa McInerney: All sexual harassment needs to thrive is for good men to do nothing Opinion

Lisa McInerney: All sexual harassment needs to thrive is for good men to do nothing

A new #shoutingback project on social media reveals lots of decent men are horrified by public harassment of women – none of us, men or women, should put up with it.

# sexism - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Indian guru blames Delhi rape victim, sparks outrage India

Indian guru blames Delhi rape victim, sparks outrage

A popular Indian spiritual guru said the murderous gang-rape would not have happened if the victim “had chanted God’s name and fallen at the feet of the attackers”.

# sexism - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie French government gets anti-sexism lessons Sexism

French government gets anti-sexism lessons

French politicians’ image have been tarnished of late following a series of sexist gaffes and offensive comments.

# sexism - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Australian opposition leader apologises to PM in fresh sexism row Australia This post contains videos

Australian opposition leader apologises to PM in fresh sexism row

Tony Abbott apologised over remarks about the government being inexperienced when it comes to having babies, a veiled dig at childless prime minister Julia Gillard.

# sexism - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Restaurant removes urinals shaped like woman’s mouth Australia

Restaurant removes urinals shaped like woman’s mouth

The two urinals designed by female Dutch artist Meike van Schijndel, which resemble a woman’s lipsticked mouth, are to be removed after being labelled “an example of misogyny”.

# sexism - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Australian PM lashes out at ‘sexist’ Abbott Australia

VIDEO: Australian PM lashes out at ‘sexist’ Abbott

Gillard accused Abbott of hypocrisy and double-standards after he called for the removal of speaker Peter Slipper over lurid text messages.

# sexism - Sunday 12 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge NBC pulls “creepy” slow motion video of female Olympians NBC This post contains videos

NBC pulls “creepy” slow motion video of female Olympians

Seriously… what were they thinking?

# sexism - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie France considers sexual harassment laws after MPs whistle at minister France This post contains videos

France considers sexual harassment laws after MPs whistle at minister

France is debating new laws on sexual harassment – but they won’t come soon enough to stop wolf-whistling in parliament.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Why does our TV portray men as helpless fools? Come on… Opinion

Column: Why does our TV portray men as helpless fools? Come on…

The parade of hopeless males on our screens isn’t just unfair – it’s patronising women, writes comedian Eleanor Tiernan.

# sexism - Thursday 14 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie 75 per cent of women in Ireland feel they have experienced sexism in the workplace – research Employment

75 per cent of women in Ireland feel they have experienced sexism in the workplace – research

A new survey suggests a “glass ceiling” may still hold women back in the workplace.

# sexism - Friday 9 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Germany’s biggest-selling daily abandons front page nudes Germany

Germany’s biggest-selling daily abandons front page nudes

To mark International Women’s Day, Bild gives its female staff the day off – and decides to scrap its front-page topless models, something it’s only ever done a few times before.

# sexism - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

From The Daily Edge London retailer’s chino trousers joins list of ‘sexist’ clothes Sexist Trousers This post contains a poll

London retailer’s chino trousers joins list of ‘sexist’ clothes

Men’s retailer in hot water over trouser’s washing label instructing “Give it to your woman”.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you should know this morning, including: an Irish teenager remains in custody over alleged hacking, Government to publish progress report, and Mitt Romney secures a lead – just – in the US Republic presidential race.

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