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The myth of the male bumbler
Men pretending to be a bumbler while actually being two-faced unethical jerks.
gender  sexism  toread 
3 hours ago by moose
Rotten Apples
Enter the name of a movie/tv series and find out if anyone associated with it has been accused of sexual assaulting someone
sexualassault  sexism  activism 
6 hours ago by pfctdayelise
Shock! Jennifer Lawrence's dress is not a symbol of all feminism | Opinion | The Guardian
One of the most pleasing things of recent years is the resurgent profile of feminism in the mainstream. But what’s been lost somewhat is that There isn’t One Type of Feminism, and just because intra-debate occurs, doesn’t mean that everything starts collapsing, like a huge chunk of iceberg falling off into the sea.
Feminism  feminist  sexism  Sexismus  Jennifer  Lawrence 
yesterday by asterisk2a
Respect my authority vs respect my humanity
Sometimes people use “respect” to mean “treating someone like a person” and sometimes they use “respect” to mean “treating someone like an authority”

and sometimes people who are used to being treated like an authority say “if you won’t respect me I won’t respect you” and they mean “if you won’t treat me like an authority I won’t treat you like a person”
respect  quotes  feminism  gender  racism  sexism  authority  management 
2 days ago by spaceninja
5 red flags every woman should look for at her next startup job
Companies that emphasize "culture"; Startups whose offices are EXTRA; Bro CEO; ZERO women on the executive team; You don't interview with colleagues or people in more junior positions;
tech  culture  startups  hiring  diversity  gender  feminism  sexism  interviews 
2 days ago by spaceninja
Why I don't use my real photo when messaging with customers on my website | Hacker News
randomsearch 5 days ago [-]

Also, HN story about general experience that isn’t about sexism: “Oh, that’s interesting, I wonder if that’s because of X or Y?”, “gee that most have been awful”, “hey that makes me re-examine a way I behaved once”, “I’ve seen similar behaviour here at Q and Z”
When about sexism: “unless this is a triple-blind study that has been repeated across every continent, let’s not jump to the conclusion that there is a lot of online sexism”.

We should all up our game here. It’s depressing how oblivious a lot of the posts are on these comments.

Clearly, the female avatars received the worst abuse. And the effect was so strong, so immediate, and based on a solid hypothesis. Something has gone very badly wrong with the internet and we should be working out what we can do about it, rather than sticking our fingers in our ears saying “boys will be boys” or “this isn’t scientific!”. Are we all too defensive to admit there is a problem?
hackernews  sexism 
2 days ago by sky
Chippendales: Do male strippers feel objectified? - BBC News
I pursue: "Do you feel objectified?"

"No, because I'm participating," he replies. "Objectification means someone's reducing you against your will - this is not against my will."

I am wondering how he feels about recent workplace developments: Formula 1's banning of the "grid girls". Or the darts "walk on girls". What about boxing's "ring girls" in Vegas?

"It's complicated," he acknowledges. "Because if any one of those girls was proud to do that, proud to be there, proud of their body - enjoying the money, thought it was easy, and were there 100% voluntarily then it's hard to argue against it.

"That said, with all these stories coming out, things have been wrong for so long that we might need to overcorrect for a while before we find the middle ground.

"As a whole, females have been pushed back or objectified so many times, so often, that things that personify the old guard might have to drop off for a while."
bbc  bbcnews  objectification  chippendales  tipping  sexism 
4 days ago by mjs
A new study just revealed Al Franken fell victim to a coordinated foreign cybersmear campaign
Senator Al Franken’s (D-MIN) resignation from the U.S. Senate was fueled by, according to Newsweek, by “white nationalist provocateurs, a pair of fake news sites, an army of Twitter bots and other cyber tricks.”
It is unclear if the huge cyber effort to get the liberal Democratic Senator from Minnesota was paid for by Russia, alt-right Americans or the Japanese, but after radio personality Leeann Tweeden made her accusations against Franken and showed photos that seemed to suggest Franken molested her, a pair of Japanese-based websites created the day before and a number of Twitter bots splashed Tweeden’s outrageous story all over cyber-space and made it go viral. 
congress  franken  gov2.0  politics  sexism  alt-right  botnet  propaganda  social_media 
4 days ago by rgl7194
How an Alt-Right Bot Network Took Down Al Franken
Updated:
White nationalist provocateurs, a pair of fake news sites, an army of Twitter bots and other cyber tricks helped derail Democratic Senator Al Franken last year, new research shows.
While everyone has been focused on Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election to support Donald Trump, the Franken takedown originated in—and was propelled by—a strategic online campaign with digital tentacles reaching to, of all places, Japan. Analysts have now mapped out how Hooters pinup girl and lad-mag model Leeann Tweeden's initial accusation against Franken became effective propaganda after right-wing black ops master Roger Stone first hinted at the allegation.
A pair of Japan-based websites, created the day before Tweeden came forward, and a swarm of related Twitter bots made the Tweeden story go viral and then weaponized a liberal writer's criticism of Franken. The bot army—in tandem with prominent real, live members of the far right who have Twitter followers in the millions, such as Mike Cernovich—spewed thousands of posts, helping the #FrankenFondles hashtag and the "Franken is a groper" meme effectively silence the testimonies of eight former female staffers who defended the Minnesota Democrat before he resigned last year.  
congress  franken  gov2.0  politics  sexism  alt-right  botnet  propaganda  social_media 
4 days ago by rgl7194

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