Topics :: sexism

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French Schoolboys Wear Skirts to Stop Sexism

By Nicole Wiesenthal | Thursday May 22, 2014
As part of the ’Lift the Skirt’ campaign to support gender equality, male students and teachers of 27 public schools in France wore skirts on May 16 to protest sexism, creating controversy throughout the city.

Women Drivers :: Dietz and Coen on ’Becky’s New Car’

By Michael Cox | Wednesday Dec 11, 2013
The Lyric Stage Company is giving the thought provoking comedy "Becky’s New Car," by Steven Dietz, its Boston area premiere (through December 22). But director Larry Coen wonders if letting a woman drive may be an unpaved road in the theatre.

It’s Time to Call Out Women-Hating or Sexist Gay Men

By Jeanne Seaquist | Thursday Jul 28, 2011
It’s sad that many gay men still object to women in ’our’ bars, grope them, yell obscenities at them or just take them for granted.

Women more likely to be expelled under ’don’t ask’

By Lisa Leff | Friday Oct 9, 2009
Pentagon officials won’t speculate why women in uniform are more likely to be discharged from the armed services under "don’t ask, don’t tell," but critics of the policy say that new figures reflect deep-seated sexism in the armed forces.

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