Sexism

‘It’s too early to conclude that Boris has used up the last of his nine lives’
Boris Johnson
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‘It’s too early to conclude that Boris has used up the last of his nine lives’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
23 May 2022
‘Other wannabe Putins await to sow death and destruction’
Vladimir Putin
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‘Other wannabe Putins await to sow death and destruction’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
28 Apr 2022
Which Tory MP has been watching porn in the Commons?
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Which Tory MP has been watching porn in the Commons?

Allegation comes amid sexism row over Basic Instinct claims about Angela Rayner
28 Apr 2022
Sri Lanka, second homes and Siri
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Sri Lanka, second homes and Siri

Is Sri Lanka’s latest crisis a warning for the rest of the world? Are second-home owners facing a revolt in Cornwall? And why do most digital assistan…
8 Apr 2022
The Bank of England official warning women against home working
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The Bank of England official warning women against home working

Not returning to the office will result in ‘two track’ career development, senior policymaker claims
12 Nov 2021
Restaurants print menus for women with no prices
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Restaurants print menus for women with no prices

And other stories from the stranger side of life
2 Nov 2021
The Garrick: inside the gentlemen’s club at heart of sexism row
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The Garrick: inside the gentlemen’s club at heart of sexism row

Leading literary, dramatic and legal stars have networked at the men-only club throughout its 190-year history
17 Aug 2021

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Rape and misogyny claims spark crisis in Australian politics
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison
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Rape and misogyny claims spark crisis in Australian politics

String of lawmakers hit by allegations amid renewed surge of #MeToo anger
7 Apr 2021
Instant Opinion: US ‘class war a wake-up call’ for Johnson
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Instant Opinion: US ‘class war a wake-up call’ for Johnson

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 5 November
5 Nov 2020
Instant Opinion: what happens ‘when a president gets sick’?
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Instant Opinion: what happens ‘when a president gets sick’?

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 2 October
2 Oct 2020
Instant Opinion: Boris Johnson ‘undercooked his Covid plan’
Boris Johnson
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Instant Opinion: Boris Johnson ‘undercooked his Covid plan’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 23 September
23 Sep 2020
Nine in ten people biased against women, study finds
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Nine in ten people biased against women, study finds

New UN index reveals extent of ‘global backlash’ against gender equality
5 Mar 2020
Instant Opinion: this year’s Golden Globes ‘missed the mark’
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Instant Opinion: this year’s Golden Globes ‘missed the mark’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 7 January
7 Jan 2020
WeWork’s ex-CEO is now facing a discrimination scandal
Adam Neumann, WeWork
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WeWork’s ex-CEO is now facing a discrimination scandal

Adam Neumann ends a disastrous 2019 accused of ‘blatant sexist behaviour’
1 Nov 2019
Instant Opinion: SNP may ‘usher in era of Tory government’
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Instant Opinion: SNP may ‘usher in era of Tory government’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 29 October
29 Oct 2019
Instant Opinion: The disturbing spectacle of Greta the Great
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Instant Opinion: The disturbing spectacle of Greta the Great

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 25 September
26 Sep 2019
Why the Royal Mint refused Enid Blyton commemorative coin
Enid Blyton
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Why the Royal Mint refused Enid Blyton commemorative coin

Famous Five author branded racist, sexist and homophobic by advisory committee
27 Aug 2019
‘Sexist’ banned ads: how VW fell afoul of new rules
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‘Sexist’ banned ads: how VW fell afoul of new rules

Advertising watchdog’s crackdown triggers concerns of ‘morality policing’
14 Aug 2019
Instant Opinion: ‘The Russians are... complicated!’
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Instant Opinion: ‘The Russians are... complicated!’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 9 August
9 Aug 2019
Ballet dancer Sergei Polunin fired following homophobic rant
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Ballet dancer Sergei Polunin fired following homophobic rant

Paris Opera Ballet axed the Ukrainian-born star after he posted Instagram message saying gay men ‘need a slap’
15 Jan 2019
Stockholm bans ‘sexist and racist’ advertising
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Stockholm bans ‘sexist and racist’ advertising

Under the new rules, ads on public billboards in the Swedish capital can be removed within 24 hours
14 Jun 2018
Worst sexist excuses keeping women out of FTSE boardrooms
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Worst sexist excuses keeping women out of FTSE boardrooms

Report says executives claim women ‘don't want the hassle’ of top jobs
31 May 2018
World Cup 2018: Argentina FA sorry over flirting manual
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World Cup 2018: Argentina FA sorry over flirting manual

Handbook given to journalists includes chapter on how to woo Russian girls
17 May 2018
Global women’s strike: ‘If we stop, the world stops’
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Global women’s strike: ‘If we stop, the world stops’

Thousands down tools on International Women's Day to highlight sexism and gender inequality
8 Mar 2018
Teenage golfer denied trophy because she’s a girl
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Teenage golfer denied trophy because she’s a girl

16-year-old Emily Nash also missed out on the chance to compete at state level due to club rules
27 Oct 2017
#MeToo: Women share sexual harassment tales on Twitter
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#MeToo: Women share sexual harassment tales on Twitter

Celebrities including Selma Blair and Evan Rachel Wood join outpouring following Weinstein allegations
16 Oct 2017
Hollywood's women get the worst lines
Shania Twain & Taylor Swift Recreate 'Thelma & Louise'
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Hollywood's women get the worst lines

A study finds female characters have fewer lines and mainly talk about family values
14 Aug 2017
Lewes FC becomes first to pay men and women the same
Lewes FC
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Lewes FC becomes first to pay men and women the same

Sussex club hands equal budget to both sexes and same coaching and training facilities
14 Jul 2017
Andy Murray praised for correcting press conference 'sexism'
Andy Murray Wimbledon 2017
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Andy Murray praised for correcting press conference 'sexism'

BBC journalist omitted women from list of US players to make Wimbledon semis
13 Jul 2017
What does Moyes 'slap' threat reveal about football and him?
David Moyes Sunderland manager
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What does Moyes 'slap' threat reveal about football and him?

Commentators weigh in on whether the Sunderland manager's comments to BBC reporter Vicky Sparks had a deeper meaning
4 Apr 2017
Legs-it: Daily Mail under fire for 'sexist' front page
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Legs-it: Daily Mail under fire for 'sexist' front page

Twitter reacts after columnist Sarah Vine compares Theresa May and Nicola Sturgeon's legs
28 Mar 2017
Muirfield golf club finally allows women to join
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Muirfield golf club finally allows women to join

Decision means Scottish course is once again eligible to host The Open – although it will have to wait
14 Mar 2017
Racism and sexism stem from 'optical illusion' in brain
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Racism and sexism stem from 'optical illusion' in brain

Academics say recognising the problem could dramatically transform society
20 Feb 2017
Fine firms for sexist dress codes, say MPs
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Fine firms for sexist dress codes, say MPs

Politicians say female employees are being told to dye their hair blonde and wear revealing clothes at work
25 Jan 2017
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