Fri, 14 Sep 2018 01:00
A brave stand against sexism, or just a bad loser?
Serena Williams’ tantrum during the US Open final on Saturday is not the first time she has spat the dummy.
Mon, 10 Sep 2018 10:00
Four Grand Slams, four events in 'sexism' rows
Serena Williams's claims of sexism during her spectacular US Open final meltdown follows similar controversies at the season's three other Grand Slams.
Sun, 09 Sep 2018 06:16
Serena: 'I am not a cheat', accuses tennis of 'sexism'
Serena Williams insisted she was not cheating in the US Open final on Saturday before accusing the sport which has made her a global icon of sexism.
Thu, 30 Aug 2018 09:29
Serena, Venus to clash for 30th time as Cornet shrugs off US Open sexism storm
Serena and Venus Williams set up a 30th career meeting on Wednesday as the US Open reeled from a sexism row sparked when a player changed her shirt on court.
Sat, 10 Mar 2018 01:00
10 years on, Femen movement sagging fast
When four young Ukrainians banded together in 2008 to break the mould for protesting sexism and violence against women, they set off a wave of bare-breasted “sextremism” that eventually spread around the world.
Tue, 29 Aug 2017 01:00
Poet Phaitoon accused of sexism in Yingluck genital wordplay
WRITERS, ACADEMICS and other experts have criticised the national literary artist, Phaitoon Thanya, for a poem they say discriminated on the basis of gender against former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra, by mentioning Yingluck’s vagina through flipped words.
Fri, 11 Aug 2017 09:45
Google cancels diversity debate Town Hall
SAN FRANCISCO - Google Thursday canceled a Town Hall intended to air viewpoints on diversity, sexism and free speech, citing worker safety concerns.
Fri, 11 Aug 2017 01:00
Sex, sexism and status
The Chinese versions of “Sex and the City” confronts awkward truths
movie & TV
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:17
Uber launches 'urgent' sexual harassment investigation
SAN FRANCISCO - Uber chief executive Travis Kalanick has announced an "urgent investigation" at the ride-sharing company after a former employee wrote a blog post Sunday alleging sexual harassment and sexism at the firm.
Fri, 04 Mar 2016 01:00
India’s female scavengers enslaved by caste
New legislation in India to crack down on the practice of forcing mainly the poorest women to clear other people’s excreta will have little impact unless deeply entrenched sexism and caste bias are changed, activists said.
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 01:00
Slum kids confront
Sexism as India grapples with abuse of women
Thu, 15 May 2014 00:00
Women directors struggle as men 'eat all the cake' in movie world
Cannes jury head Jane Campion - the only woman ever to win the festival's top prize - has blamed the lack of female movie makers on "inherent sexism" in an industry increasingly under fire for the paucity of women in its top ranks.
Wed, 15 May 2013 00:00
Sexism is buried deep in our daily language
The past two weeks have been rather sobering for those who think Thailand has already risen above misogyny. It has not. People of both sides of the political divide have given us clear evidence, which, if looked at "positively", reminds us of the challe
Tue, 31 Jul 2012 00:00
An innocuous message on Shanghai Metro's website advising young women to refrain from dressing too revealingly in the summer has stirred a storm of protests, alleging sexism on Internet forums.