Topic: sexism

Taylor Swift Says It’s Sexist To Criticize Her For Writing About Her Exes — Ugh, I Thought We Were Getting Along

Taylor Swift Says It's Sexist To Criticize Her For Writing About Her Exes -- Ugh, I Thought We Were Getting Along

Ugh, Taylor Swift, I thought we were getting along these days. I thought you were showing a little more self-awareness, even a sense of humor. But then you had to go on Australia’s 2DayFM radio show “Jules, Merrick and Sophie” and make comments about your critics being sexist. That’s such an old Taylor thing to say. More »

Let’s Talk About How Sexist Selfie Is

Let's Talk About How Sexist Selfie Is

Last night the new comedy series Selfie premiered on ABC. I found it problematic, and not just because of Karen Gillan’s weird Cher-Horowitz-meets-Zooey-Deschanel version of an American accent, or the scene where vomit spills out of a barf bag, or the fact that the characters are named Eliza Dooley and Henry Higgs. Sure, those things bothered me, but none of them were my main problem with the show. My main problem was how gosh darn sexist it was. More »

A Teenage Boy Wrote An Awesome Response To Emma Watson’s Speech On Feminism

A Teenage Boy Wrote An Awesome Response To Emma Watson's Speech On Feminism

Emma delivered a powerful speech about feminism in which she explained that stereotypes affect both genders, and she urged men to do their part in ending inequality. One young man, 15-year-old Ed Holtom from England, is doing just that. He wrote a passionate, eloquent letter to the Sunday Telegraph explaining why Emma’s speech was so important, and how disappointed he was in his male classmates’ response to it More »