Why there are too many women doctors, women MPs, and women bosses

Why there are too many women doctors, women MPs, and women bosses
‘Woman’ is not an acceptable adjective, any more than ‘lady’ once was. Let’s eradicate this misuse and give language a nudge in the right direction
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Misogynist rants from Young Libs

Misogynist rants from Young Libs
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August 10, 2014
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Henrietta Cook and Farrah Tomazin

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‘Social media is a very, very tricky game for people’ according to Dr Lauren Rosewarne.
Young Liberals at one of the country’s most elite universities have posted racist, crude and misogynist comments on social media, describing women as ”sluts”, Muslims as ”degenerates” and saying all feminists are ugly. Continue reading

How to take a woman down in one word

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July 14, 2014 – 11:47AM
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Harris O’Malley

A thought experiment: Imagine how people might react if Taylor Swift released an album made up entirely of songs about wishing she could get back together with one of her exes.

We’d hear things like: “She can’t let go. She’s clingy. She’s irrational. She’s crazy.” Men would have a field day comparing her to their own “crazy” exes.

Yet when Robin Thicke released “Paula” – a plea for reconciliation with his ex-wife Paula Patton disguised as an LP — he was called incoherent,obsessed, heartfelt and, in particular, creepy.

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Gok Wan feels the heat for calling breasts ‘bangers’ in Ausralian ad.

Gok Wan feels heat for calling breasts ‘bangers’ in Australian ad
Target defends its use of British host in television advertising campaign amid viewer complaints about ‘degrading’ comments
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Oliver Milman
theguardian.com, Monday 26 August 2013 19.14 AEST
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Under fire: Gok Wan. Photograph: Murdo Macleod/The Guardian
Target has been forced to defend itself from complaints about the British TV host Gok Wan’s use of the word “bangers” to describe breasts in its Australian advertising campaign. Continue reading