Posts Tagged ‘sexism’

Sexist Interview: Thomas MacAulay Millar on Feminist Men

The role of men in the feminist movement is a constant point of contention on the Sexist.
We most recently revisited the issue yesterday, after a study showed that women who observe public acts of sexism—like sexual harassment against other women—tend to direct more anger at men in general. The study demonstrates (among other things) [...]

Discrimination Complaints A Go-Go

Know an employer who only hires attractive gals who are "confident with their sexuality?" How about a landlord who refuses to rent to married folks? Or a bar that turns away younger men?
If you think it's possible that you have been discriminated against in the District of Columbia in housing, public accommodation, or employment, head over [...]

Maryland Employer Seeks Office Assistant Who Is “Confident With Her Sexuality”

We're in the middle of the worst recession in our lifetimes. The state of Maryland is hanging at a 7.2 percent unemployment rate. And one Maryland employer has found a silver lining in the desperation of his countrymen: The potential for hiring a total babe.
Last week, an area job seeker alerted me to this Craigslist [...]

Why Superbowl Ads Are So Sexist, Racist, and Homophobic

Why is the Superbowl commercial line-up, hailed as an achievement in advertising industry creativity, often so casually sexist, racist, and homophobic? Credit the watchful eye of the CBS Standards and Practices department, which ensures that Superbowl ads bring in millions of viewers looking to be shocked—without offending the delicate sensibilities of the American people.

Style Tips From Men’s Rights Activists

How to dress to pick up the women you despise.
"Principles 101: Feminism, Manhood, and You" [PDF], a guide to Men's Rights Activism from Manhood101.com, contains tips on everything from restoring your manhood to fighting feminism to . . . brushing your teeth twice daily. (Thanks to a reader for the tip).
Seven golden style tips for [...]

Sarah Palin Supporters Talk Feminism

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On Saturday, hundreds braved the first snow of the year outside BJ’s Wholesale Club in Fairfax to get a live glimpse at Sarah Palin, there to sign copies of her new memoir, Going Rogue. Having filed into the shopping center’s parking lot, the Palinites were sitting ducks for reporters with questions like this one: What [...]

Gene Weingarten Defends “I Love Women”

In Washington Post humor columnist Gene Weingarten's monthly online chat today, a reader confronted Weingarten over one of his signature phrases: "I love women." [Weingarten seriously "loves women": See exhibits A, B, C, D, and E].
I recently scolded Chris Brown for employing the phrase on the Wendy Williams Show, citing four criteria (a) "I Love [...]

Beck Too Sexist To Be Palin’s VP

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Via Feministing: Glenn Beck has slapped down rumors of a Palin-Beck presidential ticket in 2012. Why? Because Glenn Beck would be an even worse Vice Presidential pick than Sarah Palin was is really sexist!

Sexism and the “If It Were A Man” Defense

Need a convenient way to evaluate any charge of sexism? Pull out the "If It Were A Man" defense. Here's what you do: Isolate an instance of sexist behavior against a woman. Now, imagine a man is the target of the allegedly sexist scenario. Would the man be treated any differently? If yes, it [...]

Sarah Palin’s Entire Existence Is Sexist

This week's Newsweek cover story, which details all the ways that Sarah Palin is "bad for the GOP—and for everybody else," is accompanied by a compelling stock photo: Palin striking a sassy pose in a pair of well-fitting shorts, courtesy of the former Alaska Governor's August Runner's World photo shoot (thanks to thinkpinkradio for the [...]

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