Posts Tagged Sexism

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An Open Letter to Nia Green

Nia Green is a 16-year-old girl whose mother beat her after finding pictures on Facebook of the teen and her boyfriend wearing only towels. The beating was livestreamed to Facebook and went viral. This is an open letter dedicated to her, from one Black girl to another.

Nia Green is a 16-year-old girl whose mother beat her after finding pictures on Facebook of the teen and her boyfriend wearing only towels. The beating was livestreamed to Facebook and went viral. This is ...

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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 ...

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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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