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"This way Gentlemen": An evening in the life of a woman in politics

Admittedly, my interest in politics has been a recently developing one…and even so, I am still not particularly enamoured by domestic politics. Considering this, one might think it was strange for me to have spent last night at a political event; a sophisticated meal none the less. 453 more words

Life

SilkAir finally recruiting male stewards

From ‘SilkAir to finally have male cabin crew’, 1 March 2015, article by Karamjit Kaur, Sunday Times

After 26 years of having only women cabin crew, SilkAir has decided to let the men in as well.

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97 Days... USWNT has a Score to Settle? Fox has some everyday sexism to sell you too

WTF is this sexist bullshit, Fox Soccer?  SERIOUSLY, NO WTF IS THIS?

The horrifying levels of sexism in this one commercial is staggering.

So according to Fox, the two-time winning World Cup champions, four-time Olympic champions, etc, etc, etc, U.S. 284 more words

[Feminism] The Heckler is a Sad Man

There is a man. His name is The Heckler, or Heckles, or Heck, for short. Heck lives at home with his mother and father. He never finished school, and now he works as a bin-man. 230 more words

Feminism

Dating While Black, equal pay & stereotypes: Four Black women get it right on ‘The Nightly Show’ [VIDEO]

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This week, Larry Wilmore of The Nightly Show brought on a talented and successful quartet, which included Issa Rae (our fave), … 852 more words

Entertainment

Are the 2015 SuperBowl commercials REALLY pro-feminism?

As a person who doesn’t like to watch the Super Bowl but is still immensely interested in its commercials, I noticed one thing about the 2015 Super Bowl commercials: the advertisers finally decided to sell “feminism” to its 120 million viewers, realizing that almost half of that humongous number are women. 418 more words

Body Images in Sport: Instrument or Object?

As a long time sports fan, I have become very familiar with media outlets such as ESPN. While I appreciate what ESPN does, I can’t help but notice that they are very similar to the rest of the sports media in regards to how they can turn the female athletes into sex symbols. 148 more words