• This woman's response to a conservative's degrading question is going viral for all the right reasons
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    Krista Thurrott

    This woman's response to a conservative's degrading question is going viral for all the right reasons

    One woman's response to the question 'are you a slut?' is going viral for all the right reasons.

  • A Republican Congressman Wants To Teach Women About Gardening & Weight Loss
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    Refinery 29 UK

    A Republican Congressman Wants To Teach Women About Gardening & Weight Loss

    U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, a Florida Republican, is planning to hold a Women's Summit on 9th June that he's billing as "an opportunity for women to learn about relevant topics that have a direct impact on their lives," according to the Tampa Bay Times. In a statement to the Tampa Bay Times, Bilirakis said that he had crowdsourced the topics from a former event. Quite a shameless election-year stunt considering his anti-woman voting record—he voted against Violence Against Women Act, Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, etc—& refusal to denounce Trump’s misogyny.

  • It’s 2016 And A Woman Was Sent Home From Work For Not Wearing Heels
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    Alison Coldridge

    It’s 2016 And A Woman Was Sent Home From Work For Not Wearing Heels

    Nicola Thorp, a 27-year-old from London, was sent home from her temping job at PwC for turning up to the company’s HW in flat shoes. “I expressed my confusion as to why [I was being turned away from work], and they explained that flat shoes are not part of their dress code for women,” she told the Evening Standard. “The supervisor [from Portico, a company that PwC outsources its reception services to] told me that I would be sent home without pay unless I went to the shop and bought a pair of two to four inch heels.

  • Proof That It’s More Expensive To Be A Woman (And That We Should All Buy Men’s Products)
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    Alison Coldridge

    Proof That It’s More Expensive To Be A Woman (And That We Should All Buy Men’s Products)

    A landmark study has found that the majority of women’s products cost more than the male equivalents. A type of gender discrimination that you probably didn’t know existed. When asked, Target claimed the pricing was a “mistake” - slightly convenient, eh?