Sexism

5 Things Black Sexist Arguments Have In Common With White Racist Ones

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Let’s start with a disclaimer: racism and sexism are not equivalents. However, both racism and sexism are a result of cyclically and generationally recreated hierarchical systems– White supremacy and patriarchy– that govern the way we interact with one another. In these systems, a race or...

Are Manicures a Sexist Way to Recruit Female MBA Students?

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Stanford University is home to one of the top business schools in America. The female MBA candidates are hot commodities. In order to pique their interest, McKinsey & Company, a global management-consulting firm, decided to invite students to a lunchtime mani/pedi event in Palo Alto, California....

All Men Need to Read the #YesAllWomen Tweets

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By now you’ve probably heard the news about Elliot Rodger’s murderous rampage near Santa Barbara, CA that claimed the lives of six women and men and left several others injured. According to reports, Rodger’s violence was apparently fueled by his depression and hatred toward women....

Where’s the Collective Outrage On Behalf of Black Women?

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As Black folks in America, we’ve become good at mobilizing behind a cause, particularly when it deals when fighting racism. At this very moment, , the NAACP in North Carolina and Georgia is waging a fierce battle against voter suppression with the Moral Monday movement,...

After Mimi Faust’s Sex Tape, Steve Harvey Tells Women to Protect Their ‘Precious Jewel’ Because ‘It Is What Every Man Is After’

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After news of Love and Hip Hop Atlanta star Mimi Faust’s sex tape hit the web, Steve Harvey took a few moments at the end of a recent show to admonish Faust, and give his female listeners a sermon on protecting their most precious gifts....

Pastor Tells Wives to ‘Shine It Up’ to Keep Husbands From Looking at ‘Hoes’ – Did He Cross the Line?

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A North Carolina minister is catching flack about his recent comments to women on Twitter that has many crying foul. Pastor Andy Thompson, founder of the World Overcomers Christian Church in Durham, recently instructed married women to “shine it up” so their husbands will remain...