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Google becomes center of controversy after employee blames "biological causes" for tech gender gap

Google becomes center of controversy after employee blames "biological causes" for tech gender gap

The screed — dubbed "sexist" by US media — revived the simmering debate over a culture of sexism and lack of diversity in tech sectors.

 

Aug 07, 2017, 11:56 AM IST

Own goal for French station as feminist ad pulled for being sexist

A French TV station was forced to pull an advert boasting about its feminist credentials after it met with ridicule and criticism saying the ad itself was sexist.

Oct 08, 2015, 01:13 AM IST
Daniel Craig does not want Bond to be 'sexist' anymore

Daniel Craig does not want Bond to be 'sexist' anymore

Daniel Craig may have been playing James Bond since 2005, but the actor does not want to be as sexist and misogynistic as the character.

Sep 01, 2015, 17:03 PM IST
Cara Delevingne finds superhero films 'totally sexist'

Cara Delevingne finds superhero films 'totally sexist'

Supermodel Cara Delevingne feels most superhero movies are "totally sexist".

Jun 29, 2015, 08:16 AM IST

Karnataka govt circular asks women employees not to loiter around

The Karnataka Legislature Secretariat has kicked up a controversy with a circular directing women staffers not to "unnecessarily" loiter around and employees not to speak loudly on mobile phones, evoking sharp criticism over the "sexist diktat".

Jun 05, 2015, 00:09 AM IST
I've no regrets over sexist lyrics: Snoop Dogg

I've no regrets over sexist lyrics: Snoop Dogg

 Rapper Snoop Dogg, who is known for his controversial lyrics, says he does not regret his past lyrics because it was a result of his "training".

May 25, 2015, 09:08 AM IST
Joss Whedon slams 'Jurassic World' clip

Joss Whedon slams 'Jurassic World' clip

Filmmaker Joss Whedon has criticised the newly-released "Jurassic World" clip.

Apr 12, 2015, 12:11 PM IST
We still live in a very sexist society, says Madonna

We still live in a very sexist society, says Madonna

Singer Madonna insists that the society is still "very sexist" and she has faced a tough battle to defy expectations to be the person she wants to be.

Apr 09, 2015, 14:21 PM IST

New `Daily Show` host in storm over `racist, sexist` jokes

Newly anointed "The Daily Show" host Trevor Noah faced mounting criticism on Tuesday after the emergence of several past social media posts accused of being racist, sexist and anti-Semitic.

Apr 01, 2015, 01:12 AM IST

No apology from Sharad Yadav for calling South Indian women 'dark skinned'

Janata Dal (United) chief Sharad Yadav on Friday refused to apologise for his comments about south Indian women, which have sparked widespread outrage amongst other politicians and women's rights activists.

Mar 13, 2015, 21:50 PM IST
Lily James feels body questions are sexist

Lily James feels body questions are sexist

After much being said about Lily James' tiny waist in upcoming Walt Disney Pictures' 'Cinderella', the actress said she is tired of talking about her body.

Mar 11, 2015, 11:10 AM IST
Man's smile can tell if he's sexist: Study

Man's smile can tell if he's sexist: Study

Ladies, want to know if a man is sexist or not? Just watch how he smiles and chats with you!

Mar 10, 2015, 18:49 PM IST

French feminists put 'this toy is sexist' pamphlets in children's toys

French feminist group FierEs have included warning pamphlets saying "this toy is sexist," in the children's Christmas toys from plastic guns to Barbie dolls.

Dec 26, 2014, 21:01 PM IST
Serena Williams slams `sexist, racist` slur from Russian tennis boss

Serena Williams slams `sexist, racist` slur from Russian tennis boss

World number one Serena Williams lashed out at "sexist" and racist" comments from the head of Russian tennis Sunday after he jokingly called her and her sister Venus the "Williams brothers".

Oct 19, 2014, 14:15 PM IST
Music industry is sexist: Jack White

Music industry is sexist: Jack White

Rocker Jack White is convinced female musicians struggle to make it big in the industry because label executives fail to take them seriously.

Oct 07, 2014, 09:32 AM IST

Outgoing Australian politician says PM `a sexist`: Report

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott is "a sexist" rather than a misogynist, a retiring politician from his party said in an interview Sunday, adding that he was just one of many in Parliament.

Jun 22, 2014, 10:09 AM IST

FIFA apologizes to Brazil for `advice` gaffe

FIFA performed an embarrassing U-turn and apologized, saying it had withdrawn publicity material for the World Cup in Brazil that poked fun at local customs.

Mar 23, 2014, 10:54 AM IST

Complaint against minister for sexist remarks on Mayawati

A complaint was filed with the National Commission for Women (NCW) against Uttar Pradesh Tourism Minister Om Prakash Singh for his sexist remarks against former chief minister Mayawati.

Jun 15, 2013, 17:13 PM IST

Australian PM Julia Gillard subject of `grossly sexist` menu

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard Wednesday accused the opposition of a pattern of misogynist behaviour.

Jun 12, 2013, 12:48 PM IST

Racist, sexist graffiti over new World Trade Center bathrooms

Workers in World Trade Center have been ordered to clean the racist and sexist graffiti symbolizing national unity in bathrooms.

Jan 29, 2013, 14:43 PM IST