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Sexism in the Media

The 10 Most Sexist Media Moments Of 2014

Patricia Leavy, PhD | Posted 02.21.2015 | Women
Patricia Leavy, PhD

In 2013 our annual list included a story about a female celeb's face, an attack on Black masculinity, the delegitimizing of female politicians, and a Rolling Stone bomb. Remarkably, our 2014 list includes much of the same!

These Vintage Newsreels Are Absurdly Sexist

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 05.07.2014 | Women

When it comes to backwards ideas about women, vintage print ads weren't the only pieces of media history that served up casual sexism by the truckload...

The Gender Gap In Hollywood You Don't Hear About

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 06.24.2013 | Women

It's hardly a secret that women are underrepresented in many parts of the entertainment industry -- and according to new research, female screenwriter...

Six Degrees Of Charlie Sheen: God, Fame Games & The Global Female

Jennifer Danielle Crumpton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jennifer Danielle Crumpton

Girls and women stand to benefit from our collective contemplation on the Sheen machine, the media who propel him, and the info-tainment-cloaked misogynist American ethos that is exported around the planet.

Joe Scarborough Disses Rachel Maddow

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marcia G. Yerman

Scarborough epitomized every boorish, condescending male that ever tried to diminish a woman... whether it be a family member, a co-worker, or a presidential candidate.