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Is our scientific language sexist? Exploring 2,000 years of biological literature

Is our scientific language sexist? Exploring 2,000 years of biological literature | Language and Gender | Scoop.it
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Eight words that reveal the sexism at the heart of the English language | David Shariatmadari

Eight words that reveal the sexism at the heart of the English language | David Shariatmadari | Language and Gender | Scoop.it
As Oxford Dictionaries comes under fire for sexist definitions, the history of terms that refer to women shows how deep negative attitudes go
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HOW SHOULD WE TALK ABOUT MISOGYNY IN RAP?

HOW SHOULD WE TALK ABOUT MISOGYNY IN RAP? | Language and Gender | Scoop.it
by Mike Vinti Between Spotify releasing data showing that hip hop is the most widely listened to genre of music, and the imminent release of Straight Outta Compton: The Movie, rap has been in the news a lot recently. With the spotlight firmly on Dr. Dre & Co., and in light of a fantastic article…
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The Rise of the Spornosexual

The Rise of the Spornosexual | Language and Gender | Scoop.it
“ Max Olesker spent three months in the gym to find out what ripped-to-shit feels like”
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Finally, there's a feminist magazine for girls who love science and climbing trees

There isn't a single article about makeup.
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Where's Goodfellow? Press cut Daley's Olympic diving partner from reports

Where's Goodfellow? Press cut Daley's Olympic diving partner from reports | Language and Gender | Scoop.it
Newspaper coverage of Britain’s bronze medal in synchronised diving in Rio has been criticised as one-sided, after some cropped Daley’s partner out
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From air hostesses to firemen … it's time to drop gendered job titles

From air hostesses to firemen … it's time to drop gendered job titles | Language and Gender | Scoop.it
People can be mocked for using gender-neutral terms, but more of us than ever are breaking male-female stereotypes at work
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Why Hillary Clinton did so poorly with white male voters

“Ambivalent sexism.” It’s a term that explains why Hillary Clinton did so poorly with white male voters, writes Dan Bush. It’s sexism that sees men mor
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Bill Clinton's speech was sweet. But it put Hillary the 'girl' firmly in her place

Bill Clinton's speech was sweet. But it put Hillary the 'girl' firmly in her place | Language and Gender | Scoop.it
Hillary Clinton’s candidacy is a sign of progress, but it’s also a sign we have yet to progress to a point where a woman isn’t defined by her relationship to a man
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Burkinis are nasty, but then fashion is seldom liberating | Catherine Bennett

Burkinis are nasty, but then fashion is seldom liberating | Catherine Bennett | Language and Gender | Scoop.it
As ‘modest wear’ hits the high street, the debate raging around it has more than a hint of hypocrisy
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Indian Wells CEO Raymond Moore quits after 'sexist' comments

Indian Wells CEO Raymond Moore quits after 'sexist' comments | Language and Gender | Scoop.it
Indian Wells tournament chief Raymond Moore resigns after his controversial comments about women's tennis.
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Barbie's Ken gets a dad-bod makeover – Stylewatch

Barbie's Ken gets a dad-bod makeover – Stylewatch | Language and Gender | Scoop.it
From balding to bearded hipster, six different archetypes aim to give Ken some much-needed Barbie-style diversity – it’s just a pity they’re not official
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Barbie finally becomes a real woman – with a more realistic figure

Barbie finally becomes a real woman – with a more realistic figure | Language and Gender | Scoop.it
Mattel says new and varied range of hair, face and body will promote healthy and realistic self-image so that girls can ‘find a doll that speaks to them’
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Hong Kong ‘naked sushi’ event cancelled after online backlash

Hong Kong ‘naked sushi’ event cancelled after online backlash | Language and Gender | Scoop.it
Organisers of a controversial brunch featuring a half naked woman in a food-based cabaret have cancelled the performance after complaints about sexism and the objectification of women. The brunch will still be going on
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Girl toys vs boy toys: The experiment - BBC Stories

The Experiment: Are you sure you don't gender-stereotype children in the toys you choose for them?
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Madrid tackles 'el manspreading' on public transport with new signs

Madrid tackles 'el manspreading' on public transport with new signs | Language and Gender | Scoop.it
Transport authorities in Spanish capital want to encourage men to respect boundaries on bus seats and keep legs closed
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Princeton University Tells Staff to Stop Using the Word 'Man'

Princeton University Tells Staff to Stop Using the Word 'Man' | Language and Gender | Scoop.it
Princeton University is seemingly phasing out references to the word "man," as the historic Ivy League institution has issued a memo detailing the gender-inclusive terminology that staff members should use to avoid offending anybody with gender-binary terms.
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Why she wore white: deconstructing Hillary Clinton's convention pantsuit

Why she wore white: deconstructing Hillary Clinton's convention pantsuit | Language and Gender | Scoop.it
The notorious ‘pantsuit aficionado’ chose wisely on Thursday night, donning the color prominently worn by women during the suffragette movement
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How One Little Change Would Make One Big Difference for Women in Sport - Sportette

How One Little Change Would Make One Big Difference for Women in Sport - Sportette | Language and Gender | Scoop.it
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Theresa May's hubby steals show in a sexy navy suit

Theresa May's hubby steals show in a sexy navy suit | Language and Gender | Scoop.it
Theresa May's hubby steals show by pouring his generous curves into a sexy suit
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Jimmy Kimmel Mansplains to Hillary Clinton

Jimmy offers to “mansplain” what Hillary is doing wrong in her speeches. Deleted Scene from "Batman v Superman” Starring Jimmy Kimmel
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Dolce & Gabbana under fire AGAIN for gang rape ad

Dolce & Gabbana under fire AGAIN for gang rape ad | Language and Gender | Scoop.it
Dolce & Gabbana have come under fire again, this time for an ad for their Spring/Summer 2007 campaign that depicts the gang rape of a woman.
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John Kasich: Women 'left their kitchens' to vote for me - BBC News

John Kasich: Women 'left their kitchens' to vote for me - BBC News | Language and Gender | Scoop.it
Republican presidential candidate John Kasich tells a rally that he got support from "many women, who left their kitchens" when he first ran for office in the 1970s.
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Barbie: she’s 57 this year, but when will this toy truly grow up? | Observer profile

Barbie: she’s 57 this year, but when will this toy truly grow up? | Observer profile | Language and Gender | Scoop.it
The world’s bestselling doll now comes in a variety of shapes, sizes and colours, a bid by its makers finally to counter critics. But, whatever the shape, can she ever be a role model?
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