Since Men Can Lactate, It's Cool To Fire Women for Breastfeeding? 

Well if it isn't father patriarchy ruling his ugly head. Angela Ames is fresh out of options after the US Supreme Court declined to hear her petition to get a lower court's ruling overturned (the Iowa mom was trying to sue her employer for gender discrimination after she was fired for breastfeeding). » 2/07/15 5:15pm 2/07/15 5:15pm

Donald Trump Upset And Confused By Lady Ghostbusters Movie

Something I've always admired about Donald Trump is that he's a really relaxed guy. Sometimes when I'm in yoga and the instructor tells me to channel someone zen, I choose Donald Trump. Because Donald Trump is a very reasonable, calming force in my life, in all our lives really. Like remember all those times he… » 1/31/15 5:45pm 1/31/15 5:45pm

Colleen McCullough Obit Leads by Calling Her 'Plain' and 'Overweight'

Here's how one Australian paper began its obit for a beloved author: "Colleen McCullough, Australia's bestselling author, was a charmer. Plain of feature, and certainly overweight, she was, nevertheless a woman of wit and warmth. In one interview, she said: 'I've never been into clothes or figure and the interesting… » 1/30/15 11:10am 1/30/15 11:10am

J.Lo, My Queen, Blasts the 'Cougar' Double Standard on Ellen

Jennifer Lopez is on the stump for her new film The Boy Next Door, and currently rumors abound that the divine 45-year-old is dating her 27-year-old costar, Ryan Guzman. On Ellen, she denied it, but went on to lodge a brilliant complaint against the dumbass notion that an older woman dating a much younger man is a… » 1/21/15 11:50am 1/21/15 11:50am

Women Get Asked Stupid, Sexist Questions on the Red Carpet 

Upworthy has compiled a super cut of actresses being asked solely about their clothing and weight. Perhaps being asked, "Who are you wearing?" is less offensive than some of the questions thrown ScarJo's way while promoting The Avengers. "Were you able to wear...undergarments?" some clueless interviewer asks. "You're… » 1/15/15 11:15pm 1/15/15 11:15pm

Jodi Picoult Says Fuck You to Lit World Sexism (and Nicholas Sparks)

After nearly two decades as a highly successful published author, Jodi Picoult is out on yet another book tour (this time for her novel Leaving Time) and not holding back on kickass soundbites about how shitty the lit world tends to be for women writers. And she even has a special "go fuck yourself" saved for King… » 11/26/14 7:00pm 11/26/14 7:00pm

If Your Career Stalled Because of Your Husband, Call It Like It Is

Of all the people you'd expect could nail down this whole work-life balance thing, Harvard Business School MBAs would easily make the short list—smart, ambitious, well-educated people who, if nothing else, have the money to fix the problem of gender inequity when it comes to having kids. But no. » 11/23/14 2:00pm 11/23/14 2:00pm

Newscaster Wore The Same Suit For A Year To Prove a Point about Sexism

It's obviously no secret that there is a huge gender gap (in general but also) in how we respond to what celebrities wear. Women's appearances are always subject to critique while men's wardrobes are hardly judged in comparison. One TV show host decided to test that double standard by wearing the same knock-off… » 11/15/14 1:00pm 11/15/14 1:00pm