SEXISM

Think Pieces

how did leggings get so controversial?

Over the weekend, United Airlines stopped teenage girls from boarding a plane because they were wearing leggings. It's hardly the first time the athleisure garment has sparked controversy, nor the first time young women have been unfairly sexualized...
Hannah Ongley
3.27.17
Film

in 2016’s biggest films, barely a quarter of dialogue came from women

Actresses were on screen, they were just very, very quiet.
Wendy Syfret
1.17.17
Music

björk slams sexist reviews of her day for night dj set

'Eat your Bechdel Test heart out.'
Hannah Ongley
12.21.16
Music

pharrell on racial and gender bias: women have it "twice as hard"

'There's a lot of gender bias, and there's a lot of racial bias. It's undeniable.'
Isabelle Hellyer
12.13.16
News

emily ratajkowski speaks out about nude images, calling them a “violation”

A new book of explicit nude photos of the model, actress, and activist has been published without her permission (and she’s not happy about it).
Tish Weinstock
12.1.16
Music

goodbye boiler room chat, we won't really miss you

Sexist commenters have one less place to harass female DJs.
Isabelle Hellyer
10.31.16
Film

could removing actors' ages from imdb combat hollywood’s ageism?

New legislation in California hopes to address discrimination faced by aging actors.
Wendy Syfret
9.26.16
Culture

amber rose on her fight to end to slut shaming

The model, mother, and fierce feminist opens up about the many faces of sexism and explains why women need to stick together.
Tish Weinstock
9.20.16
News

emily ratajkowski shares an essay calling out sexist double standards

The model, actress, and activist is once again proving that yes, women can be sexy and opinionated.
i-D Staff
9.7.16
News

record store creates sexist new genre 'females of all description'

Unfortunately, its stock doesn't even fill one box.
Hannah Ongley
8.30.16
News

​guerrilla girls to stage first european exhibition in london this fall

The anonymous gang of feminist artists is coming to the Whitechapel Gallery and Tate Modern in October to fight sexism in the European art world.
Felix Petty
7.20.16
News

rose mcgowan continues her powerful rampage against hollywood misogyny

The actress and activist has penned a scathing reply to 'Variety' critic Owen Gleiberman's take on Renee Zellweger's changing appearance, saying it 'reeks of status quo white-male privilege.'
Hannah Ongley
7.6.16