SEXISM

Music

The All-Woman Music Festival Trying to Right the Wrongs of Music Festivals

Yola Dia was chock full of women and nonbinary folks on stage, in the crowd, and behind the scenes. Will more events like it help fix the gender disparities that plague major music festivals?
Trish Bendix
8.29.19
AOC

AOC Rips Mitch McConnell for Photo of Young Men "Groping and Choking" a Cutout of Her

"Are you paying for young men to practice groping & choking members of Congress w/ your payroll?"
Tim Marcin
8.6.19
Celebrity

Mindy Kaling Is Finally Changing Her Disappointing Track Record on Diversity

After years of falling short with POC, Kaling is trying to create a more diverse Hollywood. Can she win back the viewers she's let down?
Alex Zaragoza
Ankita Rao
8.1.19
Race

Somehow, Fiverr Ads Have Gotten Even More Tone-Deaf

The company's latest campaign quite literally illustrates how the gig economy exploits women of color.
Leila Ettachfini
7.24.19
SEXISM

Mississippi Republican Won’t Let Female Reporter Cover His Campaign. It Might Look Like an Affair.

Larrison Campbell wanted to shadow state Rep. Robert Foster on the campaign trail and report from his car — a pretty standard request
Emma Ockerman
7.11.19
Tony Robbins

"You Are Still a Slave": Video Shows Tony Robbins Using the N-Word

The video also shows the self-help coach, who has been accused of sexual misconduct, bragging about kissing a woman to shock her.
Alex Lubben
5.24.19
Books

Mr. Skin Fossilized. Howard Stern Modernized

The purveyor of Hollywood's finest nude bodies and the former shock jock have both released books reflecting on their influence on the past two decades of American culture, revealing varying degrees of development.
Alex Norcia
5.22.19
labor

'League of Legends' Studio Faces Employee Walkout, Promises Changes

Riot Games' decision to try and block lawsuits being filed against the company prompted an enormous internal blowback it's still wrestling with.
Patrick Klepek
4.29.19
Black Hole

The Sexist Trolls Doubting Black Hole Researcher Katie Bouman Need to Learn to Code

The harassment campaign against one of the researchers who helped photograph a black hole isn't just sexist, it's technically simplistic and inaccurate.
Arielle Gordon
4.16.19
The Least You Could Do

100 Ways to Better Support Muslim Women

Don’t ask us why we wear the hijab; don’t ask us why we don’t wear the hijab.
Farha Chowdhury
3.27.19
space walks

Sexism Is Not the Reason NASA Called Off the First All-Female Space Walk

“An individual may find that their sizing preferences change in space.”
Becky Ferreira
3.26.19
election 2020

John Hickenlooper held a really weird town hall where he talked about watching porn with his mom

Democratic presidential candidate John Hickenlooper sure has an interesting strategy for winning over voters.
Carter Sherman
3.21.19
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