Posts Tagged "sexism"
  1. video
    Jul 29, 2014 8:24 pm

    Her Pitch Was Going Smoothly, But When She Asked For The Restroom, How She Saw The Company Changed

    When we look at how many women are leaders in industries around the globe, the numbers are pretty grim. Ladies are “doin’ it for themselves,” but clearly not enough of us! In this TED talk, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg tackles “Why We Have Too Few Women Leaders” in addition to offering how to change it.

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    Jul 29, 2014 5:48 pm

    micdotcom:

    Meteorologist expertly shuts down sexist viewer’s complaints about her wardrobe

    From failing to predict a rain shower to misjudging an impending amount of snow, people may get annoyed with their local meteorologists for plenty of reasons. Having boobs generally is not one of them.

    Nevertheless, a Tennessee viewer recently wrote a letter of complaint to Knoxville weatherwoman Julya Johnson after getting too distracted by her lady parts to notice her weather forecast.

    Her response is perfect | Follow @micdotcom

  3. photo
    Jul 12, 2014 7:45 pm

    takepart:

    Here’s what happened when we replaced the women in objectifying fashion ads with men.

  4. video
    Jul 07, 2014 4:30 pm

    Let’s Apply The Female Stereotypes In These Commercials To Male Actors And See How That Looks

    Have you ever heard about that experiment where people wore special glasses that turned their vision upside down? And after less than two weeks, everyone could see the world just fine? Because their eyes had accepted what they saw as reality even though it was changed by someone else?

    Do you think women are used as window dressing by lazy ad agencies, presenting distorted stereotypes of complex human beings? Also that it’s pretty awful?

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    Jun 19, 2014 8:50 pm
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    Jun 05, 2014 12:10 pm

    fem!Youth’s first draft poster about slut-shaming in school dress codes and how they promote rape culture in our society. 

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    Jun 04, 2014 8:50 pm
  8. video
    May 27, 2014 6:08 pm

    Tired Of People Mispronouncing Your Name? A Poetry Champion Named Sha’Condria Is Too.

    Sha’Condria “iCon” Sibley had a big name stamped on her birth certificate. After having a few years to understand the implications, she wrote this poem. It’s good.

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    May 27, 2014 4:30 pm
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    May 27, 2014 1:15 pm

    newsweek:

    When Women Refuse is a Tumblr collecting stories of violence inflicted on women who reject sexual advances. 

    The Tumblr came to be over the weekend following the UCSB shootings carried out by Elliot Rodger, and the #YesAllWomen conversation it triggered, first on social media. 

    [visualization: Tweets with ‘#yesallwomen’ by Twitter’s Simon Rogers. When Women Refuse was created by Deanna Zandt, and is curated by many, including our own social media editor Lainna Fader]

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