UK Sexism

Giles Coren Deletes 'Bad Joke' About Wanting To 'Shag' Bond Girl Léa Seydoux

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 07.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Giles Coren has come under fire for tweeting - and subsequently deleting - a joke about Bond girl Léa Seydoux. The journalist was referring to a f...

King's College London Says 'It Stops Here' to Sexual Harrasment

Mariya Hussain | Posted 06.10.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Mariya Hussain

As new students begin their time at university, the fact that more than a third of female students have reported experiences of unwanted advances in the form of groping and touching, and that 67% of students have heard rape or sexual assault jokes on campus, hangs over universities across the country.

Wendy Williams Tells Nicole Scherzinger She Wasted 'Good Years' Not Having A Baby

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 02.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle

As the likes of Chrissy Teigen, Tyra Banks and women on social media have recently pointed out, it is not okay to grill a woman on the topic of when s...

The Darker Side of Freshers' Week

Natasha Barrett | Posted 29.09.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Natasha Barrett

These projects have definitely raised awareness of the fact that firstly, lad culture and rape culture exist, and secondly that they are an important issue and people deserve to feel safe when they go out. But as the experiences of this years' freshers show, there is still a lot that needs to change.

Everyday Donalds

Sadie Brown | Posted 24.09.2015 | UK Politics
Sadie Brown

When I read about Donald Trump's recent comments regarding German supermodel, Heidi Klum, it resurfaced some frankly comical yet wildly offensive male...

"Oops, I Thought This Was My Tinder Account"

Lily Lovett | Posted 22.09.2015 | UK Entertainment
Lily Lovett

A bunch of trashy newspapers ran smug stories (what's new pussycat?) where their glee and excitement shone through as they proclaimed that Proudman has made comments from her PERSONAL Facebook account to MEN SHE KNOWS praising them for their appearance. Er yeah and? I really am failing to see this so called hypocrisy the cretins are highlighting.

Private Boys Schools Produce 'Sexist Lads', Says Leading Head Mistress

The Huffington Post UK | Naina Bhardwaj | Posted 15.09.2015 | UK Universities & Education

"Private boys’ schools produce ‘sexist lads'," according to Clarissa Farr, head mistress of the renowned St Paul's Girls School in London. Farr...

Is It a Compliment or Is It a Bit Sexist? Flowchart Diagram for Dummies

Kate Menear | Posted 15.09.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Kate Menear

COMPLIMENT-GATE! At least that's what the Daily Mailers are already calling it. (By the way when exactly did the suffix 'gate' become a way to belit...

Can You Control Naming and Shaming Online?

Melissa Davis | Posted 15.09.2015 | UK Tech
Melissa Davis

This week, the media is going to town on the story featuring a female barrister, who received a pretty sleazy and flirty email on professional networking site LinkedIn, from a considerably older, married senior lawyer, who was clearly taken with the counsel half his age.

How to Be a Feminist Ally - In Nine Confusing Steps...

Kate Menear | Posted 15.09.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Kate Menear

Some of these points may confuse you. That's because it IS confusing. It's hard to navigate how to be a good ally. My advice is to figure it out quietly, to ask if you get stuck and to always remain open.

This Period Portrait Of Donald Trump Is Bloody Brilliant

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Forget oil paints, one artist has painted a portrait of Donald Trump using her own menstrual blood. And it's bloody brilliant. Activist, artist and...

Justice Minister Judges Amal Clooney On Her Husband, Not Her Qualifications

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 15.09.2015 | UK

Famed human rights lawyer Amal Clooney only gets assigned high profile cases because of her marriage to husband George Clooney, the Tory justice minis...

Dame Helen Mirren Calls Out Sexist 'Ownership' Behaviour

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 14.09.2015 | UK Entertainment

Dame Helen Mirren has spoken out about sexist behaviour, claiming she is irritated by certain things men do to denote "ownership" over women. READ ...

Dedicated to the B*****s

Lily Lovett | Posted 14.09.2015 | UK Entertainment
Lily Lovett

When it comes to hip-hop I can't help thinking all the work the suffragettes slogged their guts out for is being swiftly and odiously unravelled. Now I have to point out that I am a huge Drake fan and think Kanye is a lyrical genius, however there is a good sized portion of small-minded, unintelligent rappers implying 'you women are here to look good and have sex with us'.

Feminists Blamed For Being The Real Reason For Men's Sexist Behaviour

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 11.09.2015 | UK

Feminists are creating the "very monster that they claim exist", says a writer for The Conservative Woman, after a row escalated when Charlotte Proudm...

Dear 'Daily Mail', Just Like the Feminazi Lawyer, I Also Ogle Men Online

Jessie Thompson | Posted 11.09.2015 | UK
Jessie Thompson

Well, that was unexpected. The massive feminazi barrister Charlotte Proudman, who called out the lawyer 30 years her senior for messaging her to say she was 'stunning', sits around on Facebook all day, ogling men. AND women.

Katie Hopkins Tells LinkedIn Lawyer In Sexism Row To 'Get Over Herself'

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 10.09.2015 | UK

Controversial columnist Katie Hopkins has blasted the lawyer who called out a fellow City barrister for complimenting her profile picture on LinkedIn,...

Barrister Named And Shamed Top Lawyer Over 'Sexist' LinkedIn

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 10.09.2015 | UK

A 27-year-old barrister has named and shamed a top London lawyer who sent her a LinkedIn message praising her "stunning" good looks. Charlotte Pro...

Only Men Can Be Adventurers

Catherine Capon | Posted 08.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Catherine Capon

Yes, a woman can do these things, and yes, other women might like to try these adventurers too. I never even thought of myself as a women who was an ecoadventurer but perhaps this is one sector where what sex you are still matters to be considered a role-model.

NSFW: Women Rally Around Friend After She Was Slut-Shamed For Tinder Profile

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 01.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When a man posted a screenshot of Olivia Melville's Tinder profile onto Facebook, the abuse she received was abhorrent. Her Tinder bio contained a ...

Hero Jackie Collins On Why The Phrase 'Mummy Porn' Is Degrading To Women

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 01.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Jackie Collins may be known for her steamy novels, but the author won't thank you for referring to her work as "Mummy Porn". "I think it’s the mo...

Amber Rose Addresses Slut-Shaming In A Very Powerful Way At MTV Awards

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 31.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Most people at the MTV VMAs who clapped eyes on Amber Rose's one-piece outfit which had the words 'slut', 'bitch' and 'gold digger' on it, didn't get ...

Ex-Liverpool Player Ryan Babel In Shocking Sexist Twitter Rant

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 29.08.2015 | UK Sport

Ex-Liverpool FC footballer Ryan Babel has been criticised after he went on a sexist rant involving a female fan on Twitter and suggested she "concentr...

Nearly Naked Women Used As Fruit Platters In Questionable Bar Promotion

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris & Natasha Hinde | Posted 28.08.2015 | UK

A bar has come under fire for hiring nearly naked women to lie on tables covered in fruit. Cruise Bar, in Sydney’s Overseas Passenger Terminal, h...

Mail Online Backlash After 'Sexist' Article Says Lack Of Housework 'Makes Women Fat'

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The Mail Online has come under fire after publishing an article which says lack of housework is "making women fat". The article, which has been bra...