CHANCELLOR Philip Hammond was labelled “deeply offensive” yesterday for allegedly suggesting that train driving was so easy “even” a woman could do it.
His reported comment, at Tuesday’s meeting of the Cabinet, earned the former transport secretary a sharp...
Monday 17th Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Much like cancer, age-related sexism is not something that young women think about – until it happens to them, writes JULIAN VIGO
Saturday 17th Jun 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
A LABOUR candidate hit out yesterday against the sexism she has faced on the campaign trail.
Emily Owen said she was shocked to receive messages asking what “sexual acts I’m prepared to perform to get votes” and how many votes would be required for her to strip.
Tuesday 16th May 2017
Expletive-laden rant lands Romanian legend in trouble
Tuesday 25th Apr 2017
posted by Morning Star in Sport
Sunderland backed manager David Moyes yesterday amid growing condemnation of his “wholly unacceptable” suggestion that he might slap a female reporter.
The 53-year-old Scot issued a public apology to BBC Newcastle and Radio Five Live reporter Vicki Sparks on Monday after...
Wednesday 5th Apr 2017
RIGHT-WING hate rag the Daily Mail was widely condemned for sexism yesterday after publishing a front page headline comparing the legs of Theresa May and Nicola Sturgeon.
The newspaper featured a picture of the Prime Minister and SNP leader after the two met for talks with the...
Wednesday 29th Mar 2017
Commons probe uncovers widespread discrimination against women at work
Tuesday 7th Mar 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
DIANE ABBOTT warned yesterday that the “politics of personal destruction” and sexist abuse aimed at female MPs could put women off public service.
The shadow home secretary’s comments came after Brexit secretary David Davis reportedly clashed with her in a Commons bar...
Thursday 16th Feb 2017
FEMALE workers have been told to bleach their hair, wear revealing outfits and constantly reapply makeup, a Commons inquiry on workplace dress codes has found.
More than 150,000 people signed a petition in support of London receptionist Nicola Thorp, who refused to wear high heels at...
Wednesday 25th Jan 2017
Grunwick: The Workers’ Storyby Jack Dromeyand Graham Taylor(Lawrence & Wishart, £12)
THIS book, published to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Grunwick strike, is the second...
Saturday 24th Dec 2016
posted by Morning Star in Arts