Tag Archives: Sexism

Quote of the Day: Pastor explains that God created women to be “penis homes” for men

TweetMegachurch pastor Mark Driscoll, who was once a rock star in the evangelical world, has recently fallen from grace under accusations of plagiarism, abuse of power, and “spiritual bullying” with his ideological machismo. Much of the criticism stems from his anonymous rantings on a church message board in 2001 decrying how America has become a “pussified nation.” Here are [...]
Also tagged , , | Comments closed

Watch: The Daily Show takes on sexist attacks on Senator Gillibrand

Tweet The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook,Daily Show Video Archive   It was infuriating and depressingly unsurprising to hear some of the sexist, inappropriate comments male members of Congress have made to Senator Kirsten Gillibrand. As we learned last week, colleagues told the Senator she was pretty even when [...]
Also tagged , , , , | Comments closed

Chart of the Day: How men and women are critiqued in performance reviews

TweetKieran Snyder analyzed 248 performance reviews of generally high-performing men and women working in the tech industry. Here’s what she found: > Tweet
Also tagged , , | Comments closed

“I like my girls chubby.” And other comments male colleagues made to Senator Gillibrand about her body

TweetSenator Kirsten Gillibrand decided to give us a little taste of some of the comments about her body that she’s received from her colleagues — who are, might I remind you, elected officials given the privilege of representing the people in our great nation’s governing legislative body — during her tenure. An interview with People, along [...]
Also tagged , , , | Comments closed

The Feministing Five: Dr. Telle Whitney

TweetIf you happen to be in Phoenix, Arizona in early October, and you see many women engineers, programmers, or students talking about their latest creations, you can thank Dr. Telle Whitney, President and CEO of the Anita Borg Institute. Founded in 1987 as a digital community for women in computing, the Anita Borg Institute supports [...]
Also tagged , , , , , , , | Comments closed

Feministing In Your Inbox

Sign up for our Newsletter to stay in touch with Feministing
and receive regular updates and exclusive content.

179 queries. 0.672 seconds