The Serena Williams cartoon that circulated after her US Open final loss has been cleared of racism and continues to divide opinions
Jay Darcy reviews Cuts of the Cloth as part of the HOME Push Festival
Sophie Marriott argues against the problematic tropes in Hollywood Rom-Coms which rely on outdated gender and racial stereotypes
Jacklin Kwan explores how sexism is perpetuated in STEM and results in disparity in gender representation
Jay Darcy looks at the language used to describe single men and women and how it reveals the deeply gendered and misogynistic attitudes towards promiscuity.
After Cardi B threw her shoe at a fashion party she faced much criticism for her lack of ‘chill’, Lola Byam Shaw argues this as well as the responses to Serena Williams’ arguments with an umpire reveal the sexism of the pressure on women to be easygoing.
As well as tweeting about waking up next to a Students’ Union Women Officer, it appears the professor has been ‘liking’ other controversial content on Twitter
The National Football Museum held the ‘Suffragettes in Football’ event on the 7th of March, where female football pioneers talked about their experience with football
The Students’ Union at City University, renowned as one of the top journalism schools, have passed a motion to ban newspapers in order to “oppose fascism”
Women make up just 17% of the charts, and sexism in the industry goes much deeper even in our local music scenes, writes Lily Martin
Jay Darcy writes about the need for campaigns for equality with regards to oppressed or minority groups either in race, gender or sexuality to recognise their overlapping aims.
Maurits Bekkers argues that the logic behind teaching the supposedly differently wired brains of boys and girls in single-sex schools ignores that there is more to gain from school than academic achievement
Hana Kelly describes her own experiences with everyday sexism to argue why making a misogyny a hate crime in essential for improving women’s day to day experiences.
One of CERN’s lead contributory theorists, Professor Alexander Strumia, has been suspended after causing widespread outrage over his remarks in a gender equality seminar. In a workshop organised by CERN (The European Organization for Nuclear Research) on Friday 28th September, Strumia claimed that “physics was invented and built by men, it’s not by invitation”. It […]
The athlete did not acknowledge her claims of sexism in the Open Final
As part of our series of interviews with local candidates before June 8th, we sit down with Sally Carr the Women’s Equality party candidate for Withington
Harvard cancels the Men’s soccer season, after discovering that sexually explicit ‘scouting reports’, rating women from the team, continued from 2012 through to 2016