I’m staggered by the sexism and sleazy behaviour in Bridget Jones… says author Helen Fielding

I’m staggered by the sexism and sleazy behaviour in the Bridget Jones movies, says Helen Fielding – the woman who created her The author of Bridget Jones has condemned the sexism in her books series Helen Fielding was shocked by the sleezy behaviour of Bridget’s male colleagues Ms Fielding also denied rumours that Mark Darcy … Read more I’m staggered by the sexism and sleazy behaviour in Bridget Jones… says author Helen Fielding

Katherine Ryan slams sexism on BBC’s Mock The Week

Prominent female comedian Katherine Ryan has attacked the gender tokenism on the BBC’s satirical panel show Mock the Week on her podcast, Telling Everybody Everything. Ryan, who has not appeared on the show since 2015, said that she boycotted it because she felt her appearances were used to deflect criticism from Mock the Week over … Read more Katherine Ryan slams sexism on BBC’s Mock The Week

Katherine Ryan slams sexism on BBC’s Mock The Week

Prominent female comedian Katherine Ryan has attacked the gender tokenism on the BBC’s satirical panel show Mock the Week on her podcast, Telling Everybody Everything. Ryan, who has not appeared on the show since 2015, said that she boycotted it because she felt her appearances were used to deflect criticism from Mock the Week over … Read more Katherine Ryan slams sexism on BBC’s Mock The Week

Banking chief quits in sexism storm:  UK Finance boss resigns

Banking chief quits in sexism storm: UK Finance boss resigns over ‘unpleasant’ comments about financier Amanda Staveley Stephen Jones, chief executive of UK Finance, quit over derogatory comments Amanda Staveley has accused Barclays’s top brass of ‘sexism and misogyny’  Transcripts of two calls made by Jones were handed to the judge as evidence Yesterday judge … Read more Banking chief quits in sexism storm:  UK Finance boss resigns

Banking chief quits in sexism storm:  UK Finance boss resigns

Banking chief quits in sexism storm: UK Finance boss resigns over ‘unpleasant’ comments about financier Amanda Staveley Stephen Jones, chief executive of UK Finance, quit over derogatory comments Amanda Staveley has accused Barclays’s top brass of ‘sexism and misogyny’  Transcripts of two calls made by Jones were handed to the judge as evidence Yesterday judge … Read more Banking chief quits in sexism storm:  UK Finance boss resigns

BBC faces sexism row after appointing a 17th consecutive man as director-general

BBC faces sexism row after appointing a 17th consecutive man as director-general: Carrie Gracie says it’s ‘disappointing’ that new boss Tim Davie is not a woman The BBC’s ex-China editor says Davie is white, male, Oxbridge and ‘not diverse’ She was joined by broadcaster Joan Bakewell in calling for a woman in the role Tim … Read more BBC faces sexism row after appointing a 17th consecutive man as director-general

BBC faces sexism row after appointing a 17th consecutive man as director-general

BBC faces sexism row after appointing a 17th consecutive man as director-general: Carrie Gracie says it’s ‘disappointing’ that new boss Tim Davie is not a woman The BBC’s ex-China editor says Davie is white, male, Oxbridge and ‘not diverse’ She was joined by broadcaster Joan Bakewell in calling for a woman in the role Tim … Read more BBC faces sexism row after appointing a 17th consecutive man as director-general

Dua Lipa slams sexism in the music industry and gets candid about the impact of online criticism

‘There is a lot less scrutiny of male pop stars!’ Dua Lipa slams sexism in the music industry and gets candid about the impact of online criticism By Ellie Phillips For Mailonline Published: 21:53 BST, 29 March 2020 | Updated: 21:53 BST, 29 March 2020 She’s a talented singer/songwriter with numerous accolades and hit records … Read more Dua Lipa slams sexism in the music industry and gets candid about the impact of online criticism

How sexism blighted history of sex: The Romans entombed errant Virgins and Victorians feared cycling

BOOK OF THE WEEK A HISTORY OF SEX by Kate Lister (Unbound £25, 384pp) What a miracle it is that the human race manages to keep reproducing itself, generation upon generation, since attempts to stamp out sexual activity down the ages have been relentless. As Kate Lister, author of this colourful study, makes plain, people … Read more How sexism blighted history of sex: The Romans entombed errant Virgins and Victorians feared cycling