Citizens in Delhi, India protesting violence against women, via  Wikimedia Commons

Parallels between India’s sexism and America’s racism

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Institutionalized sexism in India has more in common with American criminal justice than we might think.

“Boobs on the ground”: Fox host on female troops fighting ISIS

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Fox Host Eric Bolling referred to a female Air Force pilot who led a strike against ISIS as “boobs on the ground.”

John Oliver exposes Miss America Pageant scholarship debacle (video)

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Miss America claims to provide $45m in scholarships. It’s more like half a million.

Ellen on Bic’s lady-pens (video)

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Ellen on Bic’s pens for ladies: “They’re just like regular pens, except they’re pink, so they cost twice as much.”

Duck Dynasty toy clock appears to say “Heil Hitler”

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Hitler aside, A&E has yet to explain why Phil Robertson’s racism is acceptable, biblically or otherwise.

Donner is sexist, and Santa’s kind of a dick

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I love “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” but the show really is a bit sexist. And that depiction of Santa – oy!
Janet Yellen with President Obama in the infamous black outfit.

Is it really appropriate for Roll Call to comment on Fed nominee Janet Yellen’s clothing?

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I’m just not convinced that men get their clothing choices scrutinized as heavily as women do, even today.
Mikhail Degtyarev

Anti-gay Russian parliamentarian offers bill to solve “social problem” of menstruation

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Mikhail Degtyarev’s menstruation bill would give “the fair sex” 2 days off work a month for their “problem.”

Horrific acid attack on 17 y.o. coed is sadly typical of India’s routine mistreatment of women

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Sonali Mukherjee’s face literally melted away as she instantly lost the ability to see, hear, eat, walk & talk.

It’s amazing how many women Republicans can insult in just one week

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A great video detailing the offensive things Republicans have said about women in just the past 7 days.
White House counsel Kathryn Ruemmler

Wash Post runs sexist story about White House counsel Kathryn Ruemmler’s shoes

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When you call the President’s lawyer a “litigatrix,” you diminish the accomplishments of all women.
Easy-Bake Oven goes gender-neutral

Easy-Bake Oven goes gender-neutral

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This is in response to a 13 y.o. girl’s viral campaign against Hasbro’s sexist marketing of the Easy-Bake Oven.
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13 y.o. launches petition against Easy-Bake Oven for marketing only to girls

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Hasbro’s Easy-Bake Oven packaging and marketing is all focused on girls, not a boy to be found.
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