Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Sexism

Sexism
Photo illustration of dating app Tinder shown on an Apple iPhone

A Swipe Is Not Enough: Tinder Trials Extra Control for Women

(Reuters) The Indian edition of dating app Tinder is trialing a new feature which gives women an additional level of scrutiny and security before...
Cosby reacts while being notified a verdict is in at the Montgomery County Courthouse in his sexual assault retrial in Norristown

Cosby Sentencing Is New Milestone for #MeToo Movement

By Joseph Ax (Reuters) When a grainy video of standup comedian Hannibal Buress making a joke about Bill Cosby's rape allegations on an October night...
Pregnancy stigma, lack of maternity leave may drive women from surgery careers

Pregnancy Stigma, Lack of Maternity Leave May Drive Women from Surgery...

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) Women training for careers in surgery are more likely to abandon the profession when they experience pregnancy discrimination or have...
The 75th Venice International Film Festival

Venice Festival’s Only Woman Director Gets Sexist Heckle at Film Screening

By Robin Pomeroy VENICE, Italy (Reuters) The only movie in the main competition in Venice made by a woman was heckled by an audience member...
Actor Kevin Spacey speaks with the media at the premiere of Netflix's television series "House of Cards" at Alice Tully Hall in the Lincoln Center in New York City.

No L.A. Sex Charges for Spacey, Seagal, Anthony Anderson

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) The Los Angeles District Attorney's office said on Tuesday it would not prosecute actor Kevin Spacey on a 1992 sexual assault accusation...
Swedish Academy members deny full return to scandal-ridden body

Swedish Academy Members Deny Full Return to Scandal-Ridden Body

STOCKHOLM (Reuters)  Three Swedish Academy members, who stepped down this year in protest over a sex scandal, said on Friday they might resume participating in...
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