Blog Posts - Sexism



The Controversy of The Killing Joke

As most know, Batman: The Killing Joke was a one-shot graphic novel written by Alan Moore and illustrated by Brian Bolland.  It’s a controversial tome and has become even more so in the days of internet forums. In the graphic novel, Barbara...
by Black Ship Books on Aug 17, 2016

Men, Women, and Fairness

Men, Women, and Fairness It’s not that men aren’t fair. It’s that they don’t even think about fairness. When Linda Babcock and Sara Laschever (Women Don’t Ask) asked people whether they deserved what they wanted, women typically responded w...

10 Ways To Raise A Child Without Prejudice

Our daughter is the hybrid of a 2nd generation Pakistani Muslim father and an African born mother, who is half English and half Zimbabwean. As you can imagine, opening a joint bank account was a nightmare!… More 10 Ways To Raise A Child Without...
by First Time Dad on Jul 1, 2016

The Official Hillary for America Woman Card!

The Official Hillary for America Woman Card!
by The Political Commentator on Apr 30, 2016

Brewery owner boots sexist customer, unleashes must-read rant about women in the service industry

Black Acre Brewing Company owner Jordan Gleason said he’s had to refuse service to a patron multiple times because […]...
by Euforia - Let's Talk About Sex on Apr 15, 2016

Brewery owner boots sexist customer, unleashes must-read rant about women in the service industry

Black Acre Brewing Company owner Jordan Gleason said he’s had to refuse service to a patron multiple times because […]...
by Euforia - Let's Talk About Sex on Apr 15, 2016

4 Sexist Things From My Childhood That Bothered Me

Last week, actor and very cool Hollywood mama, Alyssa Milano, shared a post on her Pinterest about me. That was very cool of her and I was absolutely delighted. Funny how the mind works, because that Pinterest share got me thinking about my childhood...
by Parent Palace on Apr 6, 2016

The Gender Tightrope

In political campaigns, candidates will always seek ways in which to turn their opponent’s words against them in order to score points, often unfairly. But when it comes to accusations of gender bias, fraught as it is with ambiguity and nuance, the...
by The Charlie Musgrove Report on Mar 30, 2016

Sexism: Not what The Rock is cookin’

Full disclosure: I am a fan of the pro wrestling craft and have been since the 1980s, but I think I present a fairer and more comprehensive assessment of the WWE than the articles critiqued...
by Our Daily Train on Feb 5, 2016

The Drill Down 411: A Beautiful Mind

This week, The DeLorean rides again, Twitter finds itself short a few characters, Streaming shakes up Sundance, How Google paid big money to be on your iPhone, the intelligence behind Artificial Intelligence has passed ... all this and more on The Dr...
by Geeks of Doom on Jan 29, 2016

5 Books to Celebrate C.S. Lewis’s Birthday

Today is C.S. Lewis’s 117th birthday! To celebrate, here are five books that explore his life and work. 1. C.S. Lewis – A Life: Eccentric Genius, Reluctant Prophet by Alister McGrath   C.S. Lewis – A Life is a comprehensive … Continu...
by Book Riot on Nov 29, 2015

2016: All Women, All the Time (An FAQ)

In a way, 2015 was an excellent year for YA. Because there were awesome books! SO MANY AWESOME BOOKS! Off the top of my head: Bone Gap, A History of Glitter and Blood, The Truth Commission, See No Color, Infandous, … Continued The post 2016: Al...
by Book Riot on Nov 23, 2015

Sexism in Parliament

Yesterday on the Radio 4 Week in Westminster programme Isabel Hardman interviewed two MPs who were elected for the first time in the last 3 years. Sarah Champion was elected in November 2012 in a By-Election following the resignation of Denis …...
by IanChisnall on Nov 22, 2015

Sexism In The Boxing Gym

Coach James, who runs the football, basketball, and baseball programs at the field house, told me he had to defend my honor earlier yesterday.  A man who discovered that the boxing coach is a woman appeared to take offense at that.  "I appl...
by Boxing Mid-Life on Nov 11, 2015

5 Realities of Big Boobs

Eloquent title, eh?I know I reference boobs a lot in my posts, and I've already somewhat ranted once before about the obnoxious shit that women have to put up with thanks to America's unsettling obsession with boobs.But here's the thing:  I've b...

Fandom 101: Interacting with Female Authors

I have long identified as a fangirl. I believe that fandoms can do real good. Fans often are the ones who raise the truly interesting questions (I mean, what does happen to genderfluid students who are sorted in Gryffindor?), are … Continued...
by Book Riot on Jun 23, 2015

Versus flori de cîmp

Bărbătisme şi feminisme. Sunt şarmante confruntările astea „de pe net”, din reviste, ale posesorilor de peniţe inspirate din cele două „tabere”. O luptă corp la corp, în cuvinte mai mult sau mai puţin drăgăstoase, mai mult...
by Genunchiul Lumii on May 20, 2015

LisaRaye McCoy: Society Won't Let Black Women Be Great Like Kim Kardashian and Taylor Swift Because Of The Color Of Their Skin

Speaking with the Madd Hatta Morning show in Houston recently, the actress states: “With [Kim Kardashian and Taylor Swift], they can do whatever they want to do. They can date five or six guys—like Taylor Swift. We know that she has been throug...
by Virgos Very Own on Apr 21, 2015

Cause and Effect...Make the Connections

It's puzzling to me how many people fail to see that everything is connected.  Causality, or cause and effect, alone connects people, actions, events. If someone at your job is fired, it will no doubt effect the way you work if new policy and pr...
by The Rising of a Queen on Apr 7, 2015

Discourse, Disappointment, and the Death By a Thousand Cuts

If you’re reading this you’ve probably heard all about the recent controversy surrounding Andrew Smith, the popular YA author of The Alex Crow, and comments he made to Vice in an interview a couple of weeks ago. A huge (well, at le...
by Book Riot on Mar 23, 2015


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