Posts Tagged Sexism

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Have You Experienced Sexism in the Medical System? Share Your Story!

Regular readers might have noticed that I haven’t been writing here at Feministing quite as frequently as usual over the last several months. That’s because I’ve been working on a book (my first!) about sex and gender bias in the American medical system.

Regular readers might have noticed that I haven’t been writing here at Feministing quite as frequently as usual over the last several months. That’s because I’ve been working on a book (my first!) about sex and gender ...

chart of drama films by number of words by women and men

Chart of the Day: Analysis of 2,000 Films Shows How Much More Men Speak in Movies

The site Polygraph has undertaken a massive screenplay analysis — the largest ever — of over 2,000 movies, breaking down each word of dialogue by gender and age. The results offer a number of striking ways to visualize how Hollywood’s sexism and ageism shape the worlds we see on the big screen. 

The site Polygraph has undertaken a massive screenplay analysis — the largest ever — of over 2,000 movies, breaking down each word of dialogue by gender and age. The results offer a number of striking ways to visualize how

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Sounding Exactly Like an Onion Article, Sanders Campaign Attacks Clinton’s Ambition

Remember that Onion article from awhile back? The one headlined: “Hillary Clinton Is Too Ambitious to Be the First Female President.”

Well, apparently the Bernie Sanders campaign is now lifting talking points from that prescient 2006 piece.

Remember that Onion article from awhile back? The one headlined: “Hillary Clinton Is Too Ambitious to Be the First Female President.”

Well, apparently the Bernie Sanders campaign is now lifting talking points from that prescient 2006 ...

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Why isn’t Daniel Holtzclaw a household name?

Over at Cosmo, Treva Lindsey has a great piece on the trial of Daniel Holtzclaw, the former Oklahoma cop charged with committed 36 sexual crimes, from stalking to rape, against mostly low-income Black women while on duty. She explains how the combination of racism and sexism has led to the lack of mass media coverage of the horrifying case. 

Over at Cosmo, Treva Lindsey has a great piece on the trial of Daniel Holtzclaw, the former Oklahoma cop charged with committed 36 sexual crimes, from stalking to rape, against mostly low-income Black women while on duty. ...

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