sexism

Playboys and Misogynists More Likely to Have Mental Health Problems: Study

By Ellen Wulfhorst NEW YORK  – Men who behave like promiscuous playboys or feel powerful over women are more likely to have mental health problems than men with less sexist attitudes, according to a study released on Monday. The analysis found links between sexist behavior and mental health issues such as depression and substance abuse,

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Women Lawmakers Face Discrimination, Violence on Job – Report

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA, Oct 26 – Women members of parliament (MPs) in all regions face sexism, harassment and violence from male lawmakers and are increasingly targeted by online humiliation campaigns, a report said on Wednesday. The first study on the issue by the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) follows scandals in France and other countries where

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Trump Defiantly Apologizes After Lewd Remarks About Women Revealed

By Emily Stephenson and Steve Holland NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, Oct 8 – Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump scrambled to prevent his campaign from falling apart early on Saturday with a hastily prepared video statement expressing regret for making lewd comments about women. Trump declared himself a changed man, but raised the infidelities of former President Bill

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Trump Has a History of Questionable Behavior with Women: NY Times

May 15 – Interviews with dozens of women who have worked for Donald Trump or interacted with him socially reveal a pattern of often unsettling personal behavior by the Republican presidential candidate, The New York Times reported on Saturday. The Times, which said it based the article on more than 50 interviews, quoted women who

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Twitter Hires Apple’s Director of Inclusion and Diversity

Dec 30 – Twitter Inc hired a former Apple Inc employee as its vice president of diversity and inclusion, the micro-blogging site announced. Jeffrey Siminoff, who was previously the director of worldwide inclusion and diversity at Apple, replaces Janet Van Huysse. “Welcome to the flock,” Twitter’s vice president of human resources, Brian Schipper, tweeted on

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Serbian Defence Minister Sacked For Making Sexist Remark Against Reporter

BELGRADE, Dec 7 (Reuters) – Serbia’s defence minister faced dismissal on Monday after remarking to a crouching female reporter, “I love these journalists who kneel so easily.” The comment by Bratislav Gasic was met with a storm of criticism in the Balkan country. The reporter’s employer, B92, said the comment was not just ‘sexist’ but

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