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Anita Sarkeesian
If you block someone, then, technically, if they're signed in they can't see your feed anymore and that might be a really important thing for some people. Sometimes I think it's valuable – it's almost a symbolic act – to say, You are disruptive to my space and not allowed in here.feedback
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NEW Jun 25 2017
You can find on this page a variety of quotes, by one or many people, on what they said about Sexism. 252 people are quoted and you can read 362 citations of them about Sexism. Hillary Clinton, Inna Shevchenko, Sinta Nuriyah and Denise Young Smith, are those who have spoken the most about this topic. Hillary Clinton said: “Where everyday sexism and structural barriers were once blatant, today they are sometimes harder to spot. But make no mistake: they're still with us. Just look at all that's happened in the last two days to women who were simply doing their jobs. April Ryan, a respected journalist, with unrivaled integrity, was doing her job just this afternoon in the White House press room when she was patronized and cut off trying to ask a question. One of your own California Congresswomen, Maxine Waters, was taunted with a racist joke about her hair.”.
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Keith Weed - Unilever

Why would you only use half the talent in the world if you can use the whole talent in the world? You could get a lot of middle aged men and teach them to try and think differently or take a diverse group of people and leverage the diversity among them.feedback

Nina Funnell

It is standard, in fact, that when a student exposes sexism or misogyny in their own university they are almost always met with horrendous backlash and ostracism, including reprisals. That's incredibly common in Australia.feedback

Renee Rabinowitz

I was sitting in a bible class, which wasn't so great for the teacher because my phone kept ringing. Anyway, I'm thrilled because the judge understood the issue. She realized it is not a question of money; they awarded a very small sum. She realized it's a matter of El Al changing its policy, which they have been ordered to do.feedback

Anat Hoffman

This is a common story; it happens to many. Like Gal Gadot, Renee has superpowers.feedback

Renee Rabinowitz

I would have no problem flying with El Al. But it depends on who has the best deal.feedback

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka - United Nations

Stereotypes reflect deep-rooted ideas of femininity and masculinity. Negative, diminished conceptions of women and girls are one of the greatest barriers for gender equality and we need to tackle and change those images wherever they appear. Advertising is a particularly powerful driver to change perceptions and impact social norms. UN Women is excited to partner with the foremost industry shapers in this Alliance to challenge and advance the ways women are represented in this field.feedback

Victoria DiPaolo

It's all based on sexism, and it is completely unreasonable. Over the past four years, myself and many of my friends have received dress code violations for clothes that were nowhere near inappropriate.feedback

Jeannie Suk Gersen

We chose to set up our system to be stacked in favor of the defendant in all cases. So, in areas where most of the defendants are male, and most of the accusers are female, it's a structural bias in favor of males. Even if we were to get rid of sexism, it would still be very hard to win these cases. I think this is what we have to live with on the criminal side, because we've made the calculation that this is the right balance of values.feedback

Emily Hall Maresca

What we're known for in the community is having spaces that are definitely feminist and women-friendly and safe for everyone.feedback

David Bonderman

Actually, what it shows is that it's much more likely to be more talking. Today at Uber's all-hands meeting, I directed a comment to my colleague and friend Arianna Huffington that was careless, inappropriate, and inexcusable. The comment came across in a way that was the opposite of what I intended, but I understand the destructive effect it had, and I take full responsibility for that.feedback

Rachel Riley

Personal abuse is hideous. For the record I didn't say Spurs are bottle jobs but tonight's game was a test of nerve. I said the game was a bottle job. Not the same as calling the team bottle jobs as is being circulated.feedback

David Bonderman

I directed a comment to my colleague and friend Arianna Huffington that was careless, inappropriate, and inexcusable. Having worked with the company for some months on the Holder report, I recognize the importance of implementing the requirements of the report. Uber is examining the issues with its culture, making significant changes and working to right what has been done wrong, which is extremely important for the future of the company. I do not want my comments to create distraction as Uber works to build a culture of which we can be proud.feedback

Arianna Huffington - The Huffington Post

On this front, I want to say that for me, from the moment I joined the board, a personal and stated goal was to increase the diversity of the board, much though I love my white, male colleagues. So today, as you may have heard or you may have read from the email I sent out last night, I'm delighted to announce that we have been joined on the board by an incredible leader who also happens to be a woman: Wan Ling Martello .... the only woman member of the board at Alibaba and somebody I know you're going to love to get to know.feedback

Arianna Huffington - The Huffington Post

And as a result, the participation of women on the board went from 14 percent to 25 percent. [applause]. And there is a lot of data that shows that when there is one woman on the board, it's much more likely that there will be a second woman on the board. Oh, come on, David. Don't worry, David will have a lot of talking to do as well.feedback

Joel Dreyfuss

Look what happened in Paris when a black feminist conference pushed for black-women-only events.feedback

Glenn Kenny

Always Shine' is a deft, assured movie with a sly self-reflexive undercurrent containing commentary on sexism and self-idealization that's provocative, and sometimes disturbing.feedback

Katy Perry

In my intent to admire and appreciate a culture I actually did appropriate and I mad a mistake. I'm juggling 7000 balls. It's hard to hear those clapbacks sometimes and your ego just wants to turn from them and I've had great teachers who hold me accountable like when I said I wasn't a feminist. My friend Shannon pulled me aside and said 'Sweetie, here's the Webster definition of feminism and it's just equality. I have lots of white privilege. Oh, really? Do you miss Barack Obama as well? Oh, OK. Times change. Bye! See you guys later.feedback

Warren Beatty

There's so much that I could say about Diane, and so much has been said already, but I have a list of things that I think she is. I would start with saying she's such a brilliant, beautiful, passionate, authentic, political, dramatic, hilarious, honest, generous, spontaneous, ethical, independent, feminist, actor, director, writer, producer, singer, photographer, designer, real estate developer, and mother of two kids.feedback

Melissa Silverstein

It's almost an exclamation point on what women have been saying for a long time – in the industry, outside the industry; that our stories matter, we are the heroes of the stories, we can kick butt as well as anyone else and we're equal. The bigger picture is, for me, that women stories are as valid as male stories.feedback

Joelle Emerson - Uber

To survivors everywhere, including to Uber's own employees, it communicates a belief that women lie about sexual assault. To seek to discredit a survivor by reviewing her confidential medical records is not only a stunning violation of privacy; it reinforces all of the sexist and misogynistic beliefs about sexual assault. It's the definition of rape culture.feedback

Lee Garrett

Guys … when is the last time YOU actually saw a pretty feminist? There is a reason for this.feedback

Juliet Williams

As a feminist, when you're dealing with gender relationships, you take progress anywhere you can get it. Anytime I'm seeing an image of a man fathering in a joyful, focused, concerted way, that's something to celebrate.feedback

Kathy Griffin

It was a parody of Trump's own sexist remarks taken to an extreme, absurdist visual. I'm a comic. I crossed the line. I moved the line, then I crossed it. I went way too far. The image is too disturbing. I understand how it offends people. It wasn't funny.feedback

Rosie Litterick

It's so brutal it's anthropologically interesting. From a feminist point of view, all the men are awful and treat the women terribly but they still air it. Like, Tom telling Sophie she was behaving like a 'slag' is abuse. And it should have been treated like abuse, but it wasn't - it was on air for all to see.feedback

Karl Stefanovic

It's a news website, one which seeks to profit from criticising publicly humiliating people – women especially. Go hard on me. Make up your stories, publish your lies, send out the paps. But if you have a sliver of decency for the women in Australia, do not slur the reputations of others in your eagerness to throw mud at me. If you agree with me the best thing you can do, is to never go to that website.feedback

Lee Garrett

Guys … when is the last time YOU actually saw a pretty feminist? There is a reason for this. I do hate Islam.feedback

Josephine Lee

I really want to win, it'll change the magic industry for generations to come. I'm not just doing this for myself, I'm doing this for all women in magic.feedback

Anna Cole

Davies is a horrible sexist MP who loves the attention ... but I wouldn't vote for Sophie Walker either. She doesn't know the area or local issues. They talk about glass ceilings for CEOs but for women here that's not important. Austerity, poverty, that is what women here worry about.feedback

Gloria Steinem

I'm glad we've begun to raise our daughters more like our sons, but it will never work until we raise our sons more like our daughters.feedback

Tim King

Be vigilant in redirecting conduct which is demeaning, intolerant, disrespectful, offensive.feedback

Emily Kane

We can all help by avoiding judgment, and avoiding small, everyday assumptions about what a kid will enjoy or be good at based on their gender.feedback

Anne-Marie Slaughter

Teach our sons to cook, clean and look after themselves – to be equally competent in the home as we would expect our daughters to be in the office.feedback

Christia Brown

That should start at 3, when they really pick up stereotypes and notice them. If you don't help them label them as stereotypes, they assume this is the way it is.feedback

Karl Stefanovic

[The Daily Mail] is a news website, one which seeks to profit from criticising and publicly humiliating people, women especially.feedback

Jane Campion

It's not off my agenda. I'm fricking fed up. What I feel I want to do is keep doing good work. I'm noticing there is a lot of really interesting female-oriented work. That's not true. That's complete rubbish. You could change this overnight, you just have to give 50 per cent of public funding to women.feedback

Gerard Lee

I think it's a complicated problem because if you sort of force feminist ideology into a story or a film funding bodies policy, the danger is you're going to get a story where you can predict the end.feedback

Jane Campion

I'm actually seeing a bit of a change, I'm seeing more sisterhood coming at me you know.feedback

Jane Campion

I do feel like it's been a cultural problem [but] I think we'll be cracking it pretty soon. That's not true. That's complete rubbish. You could change this overnight, you just have to give 50 per cent of public funding to women.feedback

Grayson Perry

The appalling ubiquity of online sexist and racist abuse speaks of lonely, angry men. If we don't teach them emotional literacy, they might well end up living lonely, unhealthy, shorter lives.feedback

Alex Gardega

I have a lot of empathy for the creator of the bull, Arturo. I'm a pretty happy person, not seething or angry and certainly not anti-feminist. My piece is not without a sense of humor. There is plenty of room for Fearless Girl; it just interferes with another artists work/vision.feedback

Anne Hidalgo

I am asking for this festival to be banned. I will refer the matter to the Prefect of Police. I reserve the right to prosecute the organisers for discrimination.feedback

Liane Hornsey - Uber

Wherever I have worked, I have seen things that are not great for women. I worked in entertainment for six years. They need more love and respect from the company. That's my sense of what's wrong. I'll be honest with you, I suffer cognitive dissonance every day. Because I read that I'm working for this highly aggressive, highly confrontational guy and I don't find that at all. My whole experience of him, and I know this is really hard to say to people because they do not get it or believe it, is that he's extraordinarily fair.feedback

Salma Hayek

There is this thing that it's true that maybe if you're pretty you can get parts easier. But it is really violent to assume that if you are pretty, you are stupid. If they realise that you're smart, the anger is really multiplied. It's almost like they've said 'ok, get a monkey'. And then the monkey talks and they go 'oh my god the monkey talks, what do we do?'. I think it's ignorance, overall. I started this conversation here a couple of years ago.feedback

Radhika Nagpal

We need to do everything, like mentoring, fighting sexist exclusionary behaviors, training men to behave better, and investing money in better practices. We need to make up for century of neither-nor.feedback

Bibiana Steinhaus

For any referee, whether man or woman, it is the biggest ambition to be able to blow the whistle in the Bundesliga. I've spent many years working towards that and faced several setbacks. Which is why I'm very happy about the trust the referee commission has shown in me, which proves that even in refereeing it's performance that counts.feedback

Howard Webb

We have some good female officials in England, more and more are coming through and if they have the ability it shouldn't make any difference if they are male or female.feedback

Lena Dunham

To be honest, I'm in the greatest amount of physical pain that I have ever experienced.feedback

Debra Satz

If the agenda is more papers by women, and more papers about feminist issues, that's great. But if it turns out it's a really narrow conception of what that is, that's not so good.feedback

Malcolm Press

The students are interested in issues rather than political parties. They care about equality of opportunity; they care about feminist issues, and diversity.feedback

Hilbrand Westra

This is the first time that something like this went to court, so it handled it very cautiously.feedback

Robin Wright

That red carpet syndrome is always going to be about the fashion. That is why it is there! It's a give and take we do each other a favor.feedback

Robin Wright

I think I was 17, in Paris, and went in for a go-see thinking they were just looking at the face. That's why it's there, that's why people are stopped on that carpet - because they're wearing a designer's piece. You're there to sell. They doing you a favour and you're doing them a favour by giving them publicity. It's give and take. You're a woman, you wear a dress, and people say 'well why don't they ask questions about the man in the tuxedo or the suit?' Well it's because they're all wearing the same thing.feedback

Robin Wright

The problem is feminism today is such a derogatory and diva-like word. [but] Feminism means equality, period. Equal birth, equal pay.feedback

Johanna Luyssen

It has never been proven that a character automatically reflects all the thoughts, ideas and ideology of their author. And that's just as well.feedback

Kellyanne Conway

Can you imagine rolling your eyes, having a male anchor on a network roll eyes at Hillary Clinton, at somebody, a female representative spokeswoman for President Obama or President Bill Clinton? I think not. He had me sit through a bunch of tapes showing then candidate Trump commending Jim Comey about Hillary Clinton's emails, talking about him etc. and the fact is that they showed all these clips and it showed candidate Trump in Grand Rapids Michigan and I said 'hey, thanks for the trip down memory lane'. I face sexism a lot of times when I show up for interviews like that.feedback

Kellyanne Conway

You're conflating two things that do not belong together. Thanks for the trip down memory lane I was on your show often last fall, saying we were going to win Michigan and how we were going to do it. Hillary Clinton is in search of sexism as a lame excuse for why her disastrous candidacy and campaign lost six months ago. I face sexism a lot of times when I show up for interviews like that. Can you imagine if a male anchor rolled eyes at Hillary Clinton? At a female spokeswoman for President Obama or President Bill Clinton? I think not.feedback

Anna Billingsley - Yik Yak

We took a number of steps that we felt created a much safer and secure campus and we are continuing to address concerns related to sexual violence. Our eyes were opened and we worked diligently to meet the needs of the students.feedback

Debra Katz

The bigger picture is that students shouldn't have to go to court. That's the purpose of OCR.feedback

Natacha Henry

Madame Macron's age is a feminist issue here. I was at the hairdresser's at a very small town in Orléans the day he was appointed minister of economy, and all the ladies were so happy she was so much older than him. We're so fed up with these older guys with young actresses.feedback

Rod Dreher

Do you see 'racism, sexism, and other forms of bigotry' in Griffiths's message to his colleagues? Of course not, because it is not there!feedback

Elaine Heath

It is inappropriate and unprofessional to use mass emails to make disparaging statements – including arguments ad hominem – in order to humiliate or undermine individual colleagues or groups of colleagues with whom we disagree. The use of mass emails to express racism, sexism and other forms of bigotry is offensive and unacceptable, especially in a Christian institution.feedback

Jessica Grose

You never hear anyone say it out loud, but the unfortunate gerund “adulting” is everywhere. Peculiar to social media, it’s a term that seems to be wielded most frequently by young women — and the pastel-bedecked brands wooing them — to signify the completion of quotidian grown-up tasks like doing laundry, going to work, exercising and [].feedback

Richard Prum

If you say anything about a feminist science, you get a lot of negative blowback immediately. But this isn't a science that accommodates itself to feminist principles. It's about the discovery of feminist concepts in biology itself.feedback

Richard Prum

It's a sad thing that, given the promise of evolutionary biology, we've really failed to lead culture in any meaningful way, whether in thinking about racism, sexism, or economic disparity. We're just hanging at the rear end. And there's a real prospect for that to change because of all the power of evolutionary theory to be relevant to people and people's lives.feedback

Mireille Escarrat

The FN is xenophobic, racist and anti-feminist. For me it feels like the 1930s. We're going backwards.feedback

Lisen Stromberg

Right now, the tech sector is claiming to have a pipeline problem, saying that they don't have enough women applying or qualified, and then the jobs go to foreign men. Could tech jobs become more inclusive for women because they're forced to find talent? I think so, given that I am confident and clear that this is a hiring issue, and one that is rooted in sexism, rather than this being an issue of too few applicants.feedback

Stephen Colbert

Asking Hillary Clinton if sexism exists is like asking Serena Williams if she's heard about this tennis thing. Actually, you can make up whatever you want. Have you met our current president? He's like Stephen King.feedback

Barbra Streisand

There were a lot of older people. They don't want to see a woman director. I don't know how many women wanted to see a woman director. None of [the female critics] talked about what the movie was trying to say. It was not about what the movie was about – a celebration of women and all they could be. I must have been more hurt than I thought, because I didn't want to direct for years. Not enough women are directing now. I love when I see a woman's name on the film, and then I want to see it be good.feedback

Jill Filipovic

Women today, live in a world of unfinished feminism, where we're told we're equal but see our basic rights up for grabs, where we're told to just push harder at work, or recognize we can't have it all, or marry Mr. Good Enough. No one, has ever suggested it is her right to be happy.feedback

Jill Filipovic

The complexities of poverty, racism, and sexism keep yanking away, just out of her reach.feedback

Jill Filipovic

If we focus on what makes women's lives happier, healthier, better, more fulfilling, and more pleasurable, many other progressive goals will naturally follow, and we will have a new language with which to frame and advocate for issues of fundamental fairness and egalitarianism.feedback

Angela Merkel

To be honest the history of feminism is one with which I have common ground but also differences, and I don't want to claim a title I don't have. For example, Alice Schwarzer [a famous German second-wave feminist who helped make abortion legal ] or someone like that, they have fought so many hard battles, and then I come along seizing on their success and say I am a feminist. That's great isn't it. I am not afraid of [the label]. If you think that I am one - please, go ahead and have a vote over it, but I personally wouldn't want to wear the badge.feedback

Lena Dunham

We really wanted to try to be a part of, in our own small way, healing the very big divide that exists in our country right now. We're trying to look beyond the coastal states and really think about connecting to women, to people, in the middle of the country.feedback

Serena Williams

It disappoints me to know we live in a society where people like Ilie Nastase can make such racist comments towards myself and unborn child, and sexist comments against my peers. I have said it once and I'll say it again, this world has come so far but yet we have so much further to go... I am not afraid unlike you. You see, I am no coward. Does my sassiness upset you? Why are you beset with gloom? You may shoot me with your words... you may try to kill me with your hatefulness, but still like air I rise.feedback

Lena Dunham

It's political, but we're also trying to bring up issues that you can't really argue with. For example, a portion of our proceeds are going toward arts education organizations for girls in every city. People have a lot of really split opinions on social politics, but you basically have to be a mustache-twirling villain to have a problem with girls receiving arts education. It's all about trying to expand the way that women can have access to information that cracks their brains open. Jenni's and my entire ethos is really built around relationships between women.feedback

Jenni Konner

It's been a very strange week. I'm not going to lie to you. But it's really nice after all these years of, you know, being pretty divisive, that the general consensus has been pretty positive, and that's made us feel really good.feedback

Jenni Konner

I'm going to gracefully bow out of the last controversy hopefully we will ever have about 'Girls'. I won't even dignify it. Ridiculous.feedback

Elisabeth Moss

Honestly, for me, it's not a feminist story. It's a human story because women's rights are human rights. I never intended to play Peggy as a feminist; I never intended to play Offred as a feminist. They're women and they are humans. Offred's a wife, a mother, a best friend. She has a job, and she is a person who is not supposed to be a hero she falls into it and she kind of does what she has to do to survive to find her daughter. It's about love, honestly, so much of this story. For me, I never approach anything with any sort of political agenda. I approach it from a very human place, I hope.feedback

Sophie Walker

Philip Davies basically is a sexist misogynist who puts his own ego ahead of his constituents. His anti-equality agenda in Westminster threatens the rights and freedoms not just of women but also people with disabilities, BAME (black, Asian, and minority ethnic) and LGBT+ communities. I think that Shipley deserves an MP who will prioritise representing them and the issues that are important to their constituency, rather than using parliament as a stage to play out attention-seeking performances.feedback

Caroline Heldman

The first time I met him, one of the first things, if not the first thing, out of his mouth was to the effect of, When I was in college, professors didn't look like you,' . That kind of set the tone of his, I would call it, sexist humiliation and bullying which was pretty typical for him. My upward trajectory slowed considerably. I continued to do other shows but being blacklisted from Bill O'Reilly's show is a big deal.feedback

Caroline Heldman

I think that there's still a very real fear that it will have negative repercussions for our careers. I think that even when we're believed, which I think a lot of people are, we're predisposed to blame the victim rather than believe them. We're still seen as troublemakers. The mood is somber for all the good men and women at Fox who are being tainted for this scandal. Bill O'Reilly's behavior has stained Fox.feedback

Warren Littlefield

That's the message we want to carry out to the world. It's 'do something.feedback

Nicola Thorp

It's a shame they won't change legislation. It shouldn't be down to people like myself … I do think it is a little bit of a cop-out. As it stands, the Equality Act states an employer has the right to distinguish between a male and female dress code as long as they are not deemed to be treating one sex more or less favourably. Unfortunately, because of intrinsic sexism and the way in which business works in the UK, when employers are allowed the freedom to decide what is fair and unfair it tends to be women that lose out.feedback

Melvin Moy

We're talking about the 1960s. Racism and sexism — that was what was going on in the '60s, and certain disciplines relative to the music business were taboo for women. He was in puberty and his voice had changed. Other producers couldn't find something that fit.feedback

Joe Negron

I was appalled to hear that one Senator would speak to another in such an offensive and reprehensible manner. Racial slurs and profane, sexist insults have no place in conversation between Senators.feedback

Ana Draa

It's what my faith calls me to do. The reality is the more we talk, the more commonality we're going to find and the more we humanize each other, which is so important. I'm not saying you excuse racism or sexism, but by talking to people, that's how you break those barriers down.feedback

Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz

I don't want to sound sexist. Perhaps women pay more attention to green areas and cleanliness but men are sensitive, too.feedback

Joe Negron

Racial slurs and profane, sexist insults have no place in conversation between Senators and will not be tolerated while I am serving as Senate President. Senator Artiles has requested a point of personal privilege at the beginning of tomorrow's sitting, during which he intends to formally apologize to Senator Gibson on the Senate Floor.feedback

Jenna Bush Hager

Her teacher said that Mila's really empathetic and that when somebody in her class feels sad, she feels sad, and when somebody's happy, she feels happy. Like I'm going to do right now, I broke into tears because, to me, that's what's most important is to raise really kind girls – and I'm so happy my girls are kind.feedback

Gary Bongiovanni

I don't see that there's any sexism. There's nothing more than trying to put together a bill of artists that the public wants to see. And we live in a world where a significant majority of the acts are either male or male-fronted bands versus females or female-fronted bands.feedback

Rachel Holmes

Although it is right to commemorate outside Parliament the fight for women’s votes, the choice of person is an act of historical airbrushing. There are rather too many statues in Britain, and for the most part they honour individuals more than the movements and values they were meant to represent. They can sentimentalise the past by setting it in stone or bronze. As a biographer, I prefer to rake over the past so that we might learn from it – and be better equipped to deal with the present and future.feedback

Tomi Lahren

Let me go. Let me move on. I'm deeply hurt by what has happened, I'm disappointed in what has happened. But if this is the way that it is, let's just part ways, cleanly. It's my job, this is my life. Without that, I feel lost. ... I don't consider myself a feminist. But boy, I won't lay down and play dead, ever.feedback

Elena Favilli

Films and books teach children that boys are stronger and better. But parents are realising that daughters need adventures too. According to a study published recently in the American periodical Science, by the time they are six years old, girls already think that they are less capable than boys. At school it is girls who on average achieve more highly, and yet from the very first year of primary school they assume that boys are better than them.feedback

Giulia Gomes

People are increasingly connected and seeing why feminism exists and why there is no reason to accept sexism in our society. They did the right thing. But I am scared this case will die.feedback

Jose Mayer

Sadly, I am the fruit of a generation that learned, wrongly, that sexist, invasive and abusive attitudes could be disguised as games or jokes. They can't.feedback

Juliana de Faria

Before, bad things that happened were brushed under the carpet or ignored. Now, they are being talked about.feedback

Sérgio Valente - Globo

Demonstrations of support generate an impact, but they can't conduct the response. He can come back to act in soap operas. He is a fantastic actor. Aggression generates expulsion.feedback

Sérgio Valente - Globo

We are aware that from content, we can create better behavior in society, and we do this with responsibility.feedback

Jesús Santos

It's outrageous that a school that receives public funds should separate the sexes in such a senseless way. It is not right that centres continue to educate boys and girls according to sexist roles of segregation and inequality.feedback

Juan Carlos Corvera

Every pupil, according to his or her taste, chooses the activity they prefer. Certain political groups on the council attack the school in order to promote themselves.feedback

Tori Drews

I thought some of them were racist. I thought some of them were sexist. I thought it was completely intolerable.feedback

Bruce Feiler

It's a place we must create for ourselves, especially when it seems most challenging to do so.feedback

Haley Mlotek

O'Keeffe once said that her penchant for black was not a preference but a practicality: If she started picking out colors for dresses, she would have no time for painting. She could be coy in that way, especially about the trappings of traditional feminine identity–denying that her flower paintings bore any resemblance to female genitalia, bristling at others' attempts to label her a feminist.feedback

Sinta Nuriyah

They have to be confronted. If they aren't, they will take heart and become even bolder.feedback

Sinta Nuriyah

It isn't easy erasing teachings that have already penetrated deeply.feedback

Sinta Nuriyah

I'm someone who if there's something I want, then I've got to have it.feedback

Sinta Nuriyah

We didn't need to act or wear clothes like we were kings. Because the people we are facing down aren't foreigners, but are from our own nation.feedback

Sinta Nuriyah

I wanted to look into the extent to which religion shapes the lives of women, and also the extent to which women influenced religion.feedback

Sinta Nuriyah

Reach out to the regional district head. All people have the right to worship God, not just some people. That's the truth in Islam. Because we're all siblings. We have to always look out for one another. I was too young, and love hadn't blossomed yet. Mankind shouldn't always fail in life. If right now you're failing in your studies, then you shouldn't also fail in love. Just like General Sudirman struggled for an independent Indonesia, I struggled for my own future. My friend had 16 kids, because her husband was a prominent preacher who wanted to have 25 children.feedback

Shinta Ratri

There's nobody else in Indonesia like her, who cares this much about marginalized groups.feedback

Rashad Robinson

We know the Murdochs don't care about racism or sexism. They care about the bottom line.feedback

Jose Mayer

I was mistaken in what I did, what I said and what I thought. I am a product of a generation that learned, incorrectly, that sexist and abusive attitudes can be camouflaged as jokes.feedback

Jonathan Copping

The FA, as the governing body in this country, has to be seen to be taking steps forward in relation to sexism and threats of violence and when people in the public eye are making comments like that it has to act accordingly.feedback

Polly Neate

The ingrained sexism at the heart of Mr Moyes' remark represents something much darker; it is a cornerstone of a culture that condones violence against women. But the power and platform of football can be part of the solution to ending violence against women. We urge the FA to act swiftly and take this opportunity to send out a clear and strong message to the footballing community – fans, clubs and players – that there is no place for sexism and misogyny in modern football.feedback

Clare Phillipson

We've had Adam Johnson and now we've got this. Clearly people intended it to not go public, that it would all be kept behind closed doors – again – and not dealt with. They were clearly hoping to avoid any public scrutiny. They're a business and they're trying to keep it running, and it's a very important part of the local economy, but if their business model involves rampant sexism then they're going to be turning off a fair number of paying customers.feedback

Arturo Carmona

There were definitely some entrenched issues around sexism in the broader campaign. There's no question that sexism exists in our society. I have worked to be an ally all my life, and all my career. But when it comes to these specific three or four attacks, they're not only unsubstantiated, they're false.feedback

Rosena Allin-Khan

This is disgraceful. David Moyes cannot get away with these sexist threats - the (at)FA must take action immediately.feedback

Katie Harrison

Some people told us they felt uncomfortable about mentioning that they pray. Or we heard of people feeling upset that religion was the butt of jokes in a workplace where people have become much more aware about making disparaging comments about gender or disability. Many HR managers say they make provision for employees to pray at work and observe holy days and religious festivals, but workers say that's not happening.feedback

Hana Assafiri

She has been invited time and again to engage with activist, feminist Muslim women and engage in conversation with a community of progressive Muslims and her decline, to me, speaks volumes.feedback

Sonia Sodha

The left must learn that moral outrage will never win an argument. It took but a quick click, but even as I joined the collective expression of disgust on social media at last week’s Daily Mail “Legs-it” front page I felt a bit sheepish. Not because juxtaposing a headline that posed the question of who had better legs next to a photo of Theresa May and Nicola Sturgeon wasn’t deeply sexist, but because it was a futile gesture, and I knew it.feedback

Bernie Sanders

The racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamophobic, you name it. And unfortunately, there are people like that.feedback

Margarete Schwarzer

She was very anti-Nazi. Which isolated anyone in the Nazi time. And not just then. You must know that also after 1945 it was not fashionable to be anti-Nazi and that – as my grandmother could attest – the Nazis all still sat at their posts, in City Hall, everywhere. She was an eco-activist already in the 1950s and campaigned for animal rights. I don't know where she got it from, but she was proved right. She was a very sharp political thinker. Then I went out into the world, and it was different. Perhaps that's also what enrages me.feedback

Markus Lanz

There is scarcely a person in our country who experiences such a high degree of admiration but also rejection as her.feedback

Angela Merkel

Yes, now little girls in Germany know they can become a hairdresser, or chancellor. Let's see.feedback

Angela Merkel

I have been speaking out now for almost 50 years, and it just can't be.feedback

Margarete Schwarzer

I was impressed by her intelligence, her openness and her palpable integrity. I almost wept.feedback

Lizzie Armitstead

I don't know if people are suspicious of cycling or more specifically of Bradley. It's heartbreaking if they are, because there have been so many success stories.feedback

Tara VanDerveer

I want to think sexism is too simple of an answer, but what is it if it's not that? Anytime someone hires a male coach and says, Coaching is coaching,' well, why aren't more women in men's basketball?feedback

Peter Alliss

The clubhouse is full of bloody women. They love going there for nothing. What's wrong with men-only areas? You have men's lavatories and ladies.feedback

Hillary Clinton

Where everyday sexism and structural barriers were once blatant, today they are sometimes harder to spot. But make no mistake: they're still with us. Just look at all that's happened in the last two days to women who were simply doing their jobs. April Ryan, a respected journalist, with unrivaled integrity, was doing her job just this afternoon in the White House press room when she was patronized and cut off trying to ask a question. One of your own California Congresswomen, Maxine Waters, was taunted with a racist joke about her hair.feedback

Shannon Watts

I don't get why that's the issue here. A dress code still shouldn't be gendered and sexist. To be clear, this was happening very publicly right here in the gate.feedback

Arwa Mahdawi

A spate of companies headed by women – from Thinx to Nasty Gal – have come under fire for not practicing what they preach. Let’s not be so shocked. Is there anything the internet enjoys more than the story of an uppity woman getting her comeuppance? You’d think not judging by the schadenfreude that seems to have surrounded the fall from feminist grace of Miki Agrawal, the founder of period-underwear company Thinx.feedback

Jeremy Corbyn

It's 2017. This sexism must be consigned to history. Shame on The Daily Mail.feedback

Jane Doughty

I think it's completely disgraceful. It isn't even just about female or male you're looking at disabled people as well. I've got no idea why [this is the case] the people need to talk to are the managers. They need to answer why - men can spend just as long in there as a female I can't believe for one minute that's justified.feedback

Chris Holliday

Men don't pay, but when you want a pee, you want a pee whether you're a man or a woman. It is a bit unfair.feedback

Laura Price

Unfortunately, if you're old, have a disability, a mental health problem or learning difficulty, or if you're the parent of young children, you're getting penalised. I think when you think about who this charge has an impact on versus who doesn't really need to think about it, you realise that actually you're putting barriers there for people who have enough barriers in their life.feedback

John Mehrzad

The actions of the British Cycling board in that regard are shocking and inexcusable. They also call into serious question whether the composition of the British Cycling board is fit to govern a national sporting body.feedback

Liz Nicholl

I also questioned why UK Sport had not been fully informed of the facts. It was a surprise to hear of the board's involvement of anything other than ensuring due process and handling reputation management, and a shock to hear it revealed in the media that 8/9 of the complaints considered by the internal review (had) not been upheld. Bob, never doubt we want you to succeed, but when we are investing millions of public funding in an organisation, a significant level of accountability and responsibility rests with its leadership and management.feedback

Griff Witte - The Washington Post

We finally seem to have found a contest Jeremy Corbyn can win. The off-white socks really clinch it.feedback

Susanna Reid

There are more important things to worry about, one of them being whether Scotland remains parts of the UK when it comes to Brexit.feedback

Owen Jones

The paper’s leering front page featuring Nicola Sturgeon and Theresa May is part of a wider attack on liberal values. We must be prepared to fight back. Perhaps the Daily Mail should be sued for damaging people’s health? Across the nation, millions have cringed so hard at its audaciously sexist front page that they’ve strained their face muscles, or given themselves a migraine from slamming their heads repeatedly against the nearest wall.feedback

Shannon Watts

This United Airlines policy – whether intentional or not – is sexist and sexualizes young girls. As a woman and a mother, I was uncomfortable and angered by what unfolded at the Denver airport. I saw young girls confronted head-on with the disturbing reality that everyone – even an airline gate agent – is scrutinizing your body at all times. That what you were wearing for your vacation travel sent a message to someone that you were not appropriate, and that in order to participate in society, you are literally going to have to change. Even if you're only 10 years old.feedback

Jonathan Guerin

Male or female, those rules apply to every pass rider. That's an assumption you're making, right? They are guidelines that apply to everyone. All of this applies only to our employees and their selected pass travelers. This does not apply to our regular, paying customers.feedback

Shannon Watts

This behaviour is sexist and sexualizes young girls. Not to mention that the families were mortified and inconvenienced. As the mother of 4 daughters who live and travel in yoga pants, I'd like to know how many boys @United has penalized for the same reason. Their father, who was allowed to board with no issue, was wearing shorts.feedback

Shannon Watts

A girl who was wearing grey leggings, not too tight, pulled a dress from her backpack and put it over her leggings and was allowed to board. But two other girls were turned away because they didn't have any other clothing, I have five kids: four of them are women. They wear yoga pants all of the time when flying. I think this policy is arbitrary and sexist. It singles out women for their clothing and sexualizes little girls.feedback

Shannon Watts

[They] were turned away. [The agent] said she doesn't make the rules, she only follows them. This behavior is sexist and sexualizes young girls. Not to mention that the families were mortified and inconvenienced. I've got four daughters of my own.feedback

António Costa

Mr. Dijsselbloem has insulted us. Mr. Dijsselbloem has shown himself to be sexist, racist, xenophobic and an embarrassment for Europe, and because of that he cannot hold any EU post.feedback

Tania Boler

It's a bold product and there were a lot of naysayers. For us Elvie isn't just a product, it's about changing the conversation, because a lot of people see it as a yucky problem. But it isn't, it's a health problem. Women and consumer tech have never been a very exciting space for investors. There's been an assumption that women aren't early adopters of tech, which we're trying to prove isn't correct. Now is an exciting moment for tech for women. There's a big feminist movement and a paradigm shift in technology and health.feedback

Annabel Denham

It is a frustrating reality that a significant proportion of funding – be it at seed of Series C+ level – goes towards male founded or led businesses. This is not just an economic discussion, though we know scale-ups are vital to the UK economy: we want to see smart, savvy businesswomen getting the same opportunities as their male counterparts.feedback

Hadley Freeman

Richard Curtis’s sexist, saccharine turkey is being recooked at a time when TV romance is far superior. May it teach filmmakers to aim higher. It’s Comic Relief time, again, and truly, who could fail to wish it well? All that fundraising, all that cheer – as multiple celebrities will surely inform us on the night, this is Britain at its best. Except there’s a problem this year, and it comes in an oppressively heart-shaped form. The centrepiece of the night is a 10-minute sequel to the 2003 romcom to end all romcoms, Love, Actually.feedback

Matan Uziel

It's staggering because YouTube has a CEO [Susan Wojcicki] who is a feminist and a big champion for gender equality.feedback

Debbie Woskow

Female founders are underfunded and yet deliver great returns for investors. I hope that through ventures like the Female Founders Forum and my new investment platform AllBright, we can change the conversation for the future.feedback

Jeff Jones - Uber

It is now clear … that the beliefs and approach to leadership that have guided my career are inconsistent with what I saw and experienced at Uber. There are thousands of amazing people at the company and I truly wish everyone well. Last month, former Uber employee Susan Fowler Rigetti published a blog post describing systemic sexism and sexual harassment in the workplace. The viral post prompted Uber to launch an independent investigation, led by former U.S. Attorney Gen. Eric Holder, reports NPR's Emma Bowman.feedback

Thandie Newton

I love being here, but I can't work, because I can't do Downton Abbey, can't be in Victoria, can't be in Call The Midwife - well, I could, but I don't want to play someone who's being racially abused. I'm not interested in that, don't want to do it...there just seems to be a desire for stuff about the Royal Family, stuff from the past, which is understandable, but it just makes it slim pickings for people of colour. I'm talented at what I do, but I've had to struggle against racism and sexism. But I'm glad of it, in a way, that I survived and overcame.feedback

Debi Hill

[As I am] in my late 40's I like to be referred to as one of the girls. Sir Roger certainly isnt sexist and it shocks me to see how much attention this has received. I quite enjoy it, it's nice, we're just a very happy team. It's very familiar and we are just one happy family. We know looking in the dictionary that girl means a young woman only up to the age of 11 or 12. It's diminishing and demeaning to refer to women who are older than 12 as a child, really. These are working women who are doing a job and have a career.feedback

Debi Hill

Ive worked with Roger for nearly 18 years and I really enjoy being there. We are a very happy team. We feel very valued and appreciated for what we do, and there's nothing wrong with how we're treated.feedback

Holly Dunsworth

People are already being discriminated genetically without mandatory genetic testing–that's what sexism and racism is. This would result in a higher resolution of discrimination and more individualized ways of targeting people.feedback

Roger Gale

It will be incredibly damaging if we go down this route. Superficially, this is an easy hit for anybody wanting to show they are doing something. Actually, it is crass and they will live to regret it - and so will the House and its MPs. Obviously, I trust her implicitly, she knows what I think and why I think it and constituents can call on her whenever I'm not around. She probably does 60 to 70 hours work a week, including most of Saturday, and I can call on her any time day or night. I couldn't do that with an assistant recruited through an advert.feedback

Sahar Fetrat

On every international women's day, I keep thinking more of how suppressed we are within this patriarchal society. The symbolic celebrations, flowers, gifts and some words of empathy and sympathy are always given to women every 8th of March while on the same day, sexism, inequality, harassment and violence against women screams from all the streets and corners of this country.feedback

Kellyanne Conway

Winning may not be everything. But it's darned close.feedback

Janusz Korwin-Mikke

Do you know how many women are in the first 100 of chess players? I tell you: no one. Women must earn less than men, because they are weaker, smaller, less intelligent, they must earn less ... that is all.feedback

Pippa Norris

[It's] a kind of liberal myth. [Liberals] want to have a reason why people are supporting populist parties when their values are so clearly against progressive values in terms of misogyny, sexism, racism.feedback

Faiza Mushtaq

The 'empowerment' that so many Al-Huda women speak about doesn't make much sense from a liberal feminist perspective, especially to those who can't come to terms with these women's full face-and-body covering.feedback

Sophie Walker

I am a pro-choice, pro-quotas, end-demand, end-violence against women and girls feminist. And I'm not seeking male approval. Proud to march today.feedback

Sophie Walker

Far from being in a 'propitious' position, any analysis of senior leadership roles in business will show the woeful under-representation of women and minority groups. Women, and especially BME women, are a long way from endangering men's dominance of boardrooms. We are seeing a resurgence of feminist protest and activism against the kind of attitudes Allan betrays with these comments. With him at the helm, Tesco not only risks missing out on female talent - it will also alienate customers. I plan on doing my shopping elsewhere this weekend.feedback

Sarah Michelle Gellar

As an actor, you wish for that one role where you can leave your mark and forever be remembered, with Buffy I got so much more. She's a feminist challenge to gender hierarchy. Buffy may have been the Chosen One, but I was the lucky one.feedback

Jane Matt

I can't imagine not coming to work. I'm here to challenge every single sexist comment, assumption or act every single day. I do it by working.feedback

Justin Trudeau

Women's rights are everybody's rights. We know that society is better – more prosperous, more stable, more peaceful, more cohesive – when women's rights are respected, and when women are valued, empowered, and lead the way in our communities. That's why men have to be involved in fighting for women's rights … It can't just be women – if men don't speak up, it'll be much more difficult to make the fundamental changes we need. I'm proud to be a feminist, because making sure that everyone understands we all have a role in fighting for equality is the only way to move forward.feedback

Rebecca Lee Funk

This was just me working in my living room. I think they feel it is a safe place to ask questions.feedback

Sadiq Khan

The great thing about today, what we're trying to get across is the fight for equality. Being a feminist shouldn't just be for women. All of us, men, women, boys, girls, if you're older, younger, rich or poor, need to understand that actually this is a fight for all of us.feedback

Susanna Reid

I'm astonished by what you're saying...to argue that there is a scientific basis for women being less intelligent as men sounds like utter nonsense. While I would agree in cases that sometimes women are weaker than men, but I don't know why you could justify a pay gap because they are shorter.feedback

Angela Carter

Did not prepare me well for patriarchy. He was putty in my hands throughout my childhood.feedback

Fiona Richardson

There are many small – but symbolically significant – ways that women are excluded from public space. A culture of sexism is made up of very small issues, like how the default pedestrian crossings use a male figure, and large issues such as the rate of family violence facing women. We are a government working towards gender equality for all women.feedback

Helen Gibbons

3:20 represents the time that Australian women ostensibly start working for free in comparison to men if you take into account the gender pay gap. We know that this has traditionally been seen as women's work. It's 2017 and this is not OK to continue. The people who work in this sector demand equal pay.feedback

Cedric Richmond

After a discussion with people I know and trust I understand the way my remarks have been received by many. I have consistently been a champion for women and women's issues, and because of that the last thing I would want to ever do is utter words that would hurt or demean them. I apologize to Kellyanne Conway and everyone who has found my comments to be offensive.feedback

Mirya R. Holman

This does mimic what conservative women have said in the past: 'You liberals think you're so enlightened but we still get people saying vile things about u.feedback

Karen Finney

These sexist memes are not the purview of one party. We fear strong women and women with power. These attacks are meant to delegitimise that power. There is this sense: 'Are you kidding me? Are we going back to this?' Maybe we have to go back to go forward.feedback

Kate Hendricks Thomas

In 2014, on a popular Facebook page called “Doctrine Man,” a serving Army National Guard officer wrote “let the butt hurt begin” in a thread discussing an article about one of us, Paula Broadwell, and, below it, posted a graphic image of a woman’s partially naked body impaled by a pitchfork. (Editors note: This link [].feedback

Martine Letts

Unconscious bias reinforces stereotypes and influences daily decisions and attitudes. The idea is to install traffic lights with female representation, as well as male representation, to help reduce unconscious bias. Some people have expressed a little scepticism wondering whether it's gesture politics rather than having any real substance. But these symbols are a practical and meaningful way to demonstrate that in fact 50 per cent of our population is female and should therefore also be represented at traffic lights.feedback

Sadiq Khan

These new signals show that we stand shoulder to shoulder with them and display the tolerance and celebration of difference in our city.feedback

Gillian Thomas

I think some of the reticence that might be coming across in not a huge chorus of defense of Kellyanne Conway in the face of these sexist comments is the feeling that she doesn't have our back. It's a shame. If women were more united and speaking up at this behaviour, including when it's perpetrated by the left, we'd all be a lot better off.feedback

Mirya R. Holman

To me, the 2016 election was hopefully an opportunity to be reminded that we're not in some kind of postgender society. There's a smaller set of acceptable behaviours for women.feedback

Li Maizi

The backlash is painful, but it coexists with progress as women activists manage – slowly – to bring about a change in attitudes. I often think of the day I was detained in Beijing. On the night of 6 March 2015, the police knocked on my door and took me to the station, where I was questioned nonstop for 24 hours. Later I was sent to a detention centre, where I was held for 37 days.feedback

Gill Furniss

We know that in some professions, standing in high heels for a period of an eight-hour shift is the norm. Wearing heels in this way often causes foot pain, bunions, skin lesions, lower limb pathology and other related discomforts for the heel-wearer. In fact, my own daughter suffered from a metatarsal fracture, which is more commonly affiliated with sports injuries, when she was forced to wear high heels in a former retail job. Quite literally adding insult to injury, she was denied any compensation or sick pay as she wasn't on the payroll for long enough.feedback

Helen Jones

Threatened with dismissal if they complained, they were forced to bear pain all day, or to wear clothing that was totally unsuitable for the tasks that they were asked to perform, or to dress in a way that they felt sexualised their appearance and was demeaning. But they had to put up with this if they needed a job.feedback

Helen Jones

It is fair to say that what we found shocked us. We found attitudes that belonged more, I was going to say in the 1950s but probably the 1850s might be more accurate, than in the 21st century. And we found that women, especially young women in vulnerable employment, were exploited at work.feedback

Andi Dorfman

Honestly, you're entitled to do whatever you want. You have three girls that you respect and care about, that are dating you, that you're dating. You've met their families. They've professed how much they like you or love you. You're an adult; I think you have every right to get as intimate as the two of you want in each relationship. That's my feminist rant.feedback

Caroline Framke

While the idea of some kind of mass feminist defection from Trump's base and inner circle might be a comforting fantasy for some, it ignores the fact that many women did and do support Trump.feedback

Penelope Mantzaris

A lot of things are enforced, but high heels in particular – because that can also be a health issue for people – I think that's unnecessary.feedback

Dan Matthews

So I suppose it's fairly contradictory in a way, because in one respect I'm saying that we men should be required to wear a suit and tie but women shouldn't wear high heels. But I think that's just where the line happens to be at the moment.feedback

Helen Jones

We found attitudes that belonged more – I was going to say in the 1950s, but probably the 1850s would be more accurate, than in the 21st century. Women told us that when they raised these concerns they were belittled.feedback

Caroline Dinenage

Shod in heels or flats, we are collectively putting our foot down.feedback

Caroline Dinenage

Dressed in heels or flats, we are collectively putting our foot down.feedback

Julia Hartley-Brewer

Emma Watson: Feminism, feminism... gender wage gap... why oh why am I not taken seriously... feminism... oh, and here are my [breasts]! Feminism is about having a choice. It's not a stick with which to beat other women. It's about freedom, it's about liberation, it's about equality. I really don't know what my [breasts] have to do with it...They're saying I can't be a feminist and have boobs.feedback

Nicola Thorp

My manager met me at reception and said, Well you can't wear those! Dress codes should reflect society. Twenty years ago, women weren't allowed to wear trousers in the same role that I'm doing now. And it's only because some women spoke up about that and said, We feel like we have a right to wear trousers,' that that's changed.feedback

Marjorie J. Spruill

There seems to be great resentment of both as power-hungry and wanting to control men. Whereas Hillary is called castrating or shrewish, Conway is often called a slut. The implication is that she is using femininity to control men.feedback

Gill Furniss

Quite literally adding insult to injury, she was denied any compensation or sick pay as she wasn't on the payroll for long enough. Needless to say, she did not return to this type of work, but not everyone has that choice.feedback

Helen Jones

It is fair to say that what we found shocked us. We found attitudes that belonged more – I was going to say in the 1950s but probably the 1850s might be more accurate, than in the 21st century. Threatened with dismissal if they complained, they were forced to bear pain all day, or to wear clothing that was totally unsuitable for the tasks that they were asked to perform, or to dress in a way that they felt sexualised their appearance and was demeaning.feedback

Bill Condon - Disney

In the 1991 film, Belle was a real breakthrough among Disney heroines. But obviously a lot has happened in 25 years. We wanted to make sure that she remained a feminist figure and someone who looks to the future.feedback

Jennifer Palmieri - Clintons

What I find really disturbing is because he's a man, that's really smart and strategic. Why is there not a theory behind what Kellyanne does?feedback

Andrew Baumann - Global Strategy Group

Even in the end, none of Trump's numbers–was he racist or sexist or a danger to the country–improved. Which leads me to believe it was very much a backlash to Clinton. The [FBI Director James] Comey stuff really hurt her with Millennials–the people that decided in the last week or so broke pretty heavily for Trump.feedback

Jessica Lange

It tells a story of Hollywood, but that's just a microcosm of what goes on everywhere. What interested me the most was the sexism that exists but also, even more so, the ageism. What happens to a woman when she gets to be a certain age, and how devastating that is. I think it's good to have women working alongside other women. And I think Ryan is really doing something meaningful with that. He's not just paying lip service to an idea. And it changes the feeling on the set entirely.feedback

Joanna Scheuring-Wielgus

There are more women than men in Poland, we're better educated, and I will not let you offend Polish women, European women and women all over the world. It's a disgrace.feedback

Martyn Percy

Sheffield is a go-ahead, vibrant, progressive city, with cutting-edge universities and research-led industries. It is thoroughly modern. The public will neither comprehend nor welcome this rather fogeyish sacralised sexism of the religious organisation known simply as 'The Society', whose Council of Bishops includes Bishop Philip North.feedback

Nigel Farage

I am happy that there is someone compared to whom I can look like a pretty moderate politician.feedback

Iratxe Garcia Perez - Socialist Worker

And I know it hurts you, I know it hurts and worries you, that today women can sit in this house and represent European citizens with the same rights as you. I am here to defend all European women from men like you.feedback

Ryan Murphy

I wanted to make the show because I wanted to tell a story about modern issues that are facing women today, and, oddly enough, nothing's changed. You'd think things have progressed. They have not. So really it's a show about sexism and misogyny, and Why aren't women being paid as much as men? And Why in our culture we have 'It' girls and not 'It' boys? And Why do women feel there's only room for there to be one successful woman at a time? … All of these things are very interwoven in a very juicy, fun, but ultimately, I feel, a tragedy.feedback

Ryan Murphy

Treating inequality and sexism as a horror movie – that's what I tried to do. Susan and Jessica gave Bette and Joan the happy ending that they should have had. They realized that the way to win was to win together.feedback

Kerry Jang

It's now synonymous here with bigotry and sexism and that type of branding has no place in the city of Vancouver ... it's like a beacon of racism. I think Donald Jr. called me disgusting and [said] I should be ashamed of myself. He also said that about the Mayor and the Premier of the Province. So you know it's typical Trump rhetoric.feedback

Marian Javits

I have been encouraged by the hope that my experience will in some way mark a step forward in the historic effort to establish real professional independence among working husbands and wives.feedback

Marian Javits

Some may feel that my withdrawal marks a retreat. I do not see it that way. Perhaps a contribution has been made by bringing the problem into sharp public focus, and that the professional rights and freedom owed to both partners in a marriage will be honored and better understood.feedback

Ryan Murphy

It deals with sexism and misogyny and the idea of woman fighting for very few opportunities in Hollywood, and I think not a lot has changed.feedback

Emma Watson

I couldn't care less if I won an Oscar or not if the movie didn't say something that I felt was important for people to hear. The original sketches had her in her ballet shoes, which are lovely – don't get me wrong – but she's not going to be able to do anything terribly useful in ballet shoes in the middle of a French provincial village. I was like, The first shot of the movie cannot be Belle walking out of this quiet little town carrying a basket with a white napkin in it. We need to rev things up!feedback

Kerry Jang

The name Trump has now become synonymous not with luxury and lifestyle but with racism, sexism and intolerance. With his name on that building, one of Vancouver's tallest and most iconic buildings, it just becomes a beacon of racism, and it's just not Vancouver.feedback

Claire Ernst

They tell me I'm a sexist racist murderer for supporting Trump. It's important to have someone like Milo to fight back.feedback

Kellyanne Conway

It's difficult for me to call myself a feminist in a classic sense because it seems to be very anti-male, and it certainly is very pro-abortion, and I'm neither anti-male or pro-abortion.feedback

Sarah Friar - Square

It's systemic across multiple industries and I think we all have to admit that there's a problem and that will be the beginning of planning a solution. That's the tone at the top that needs to be heard. I think our results speak for themselves.feedback

Arianna Huffington - The Huffington Post

Travis spoke very honestly about the mistakes he's made – and about how he wants to take the events of the last 48-hours to build a better Uber. It was great to see employees holding managers accountable. I also view it as my responsibility to hold the leadership team's feet to the fire on this issue.feedback

Salil Shetty - Amnesty International

It was a year when a poisonous political rhetoric of 'us versus them' surged across the world. Whether it was the xenophobic and sexist rhetoric of President Trump's election campaign, European leaders' assault on the rights of refugees, President Erdogan of Turkey's massive crackdown after the attempted coup there or the so-called war on drugs in the Philippines.feedback

Evan Spiegel - Snap

We've got a bunch of kids who were accused of misogyny, sexism – if you look at the female scandal of two and a half years ago – we were disgusted at the company. These people now want to take billions of dollars from the public markets and say 'leave us alone,' we want ownership for life. This is wrong.feedback

Travis Kalanick - Uber

I believe in creating a workplace where a deep sense of justice underpins everything we do. Every Uber employee should be proud of the culture we have and what we will build together over time. What is driving me through all this is a determination that we take what's happened as an opportunity to heal wounds of the past and set a new standard for justice in the workplace. It is my number one priority that we come through this a better organization, where we live our values and fight for and support those who experience injustice.feedback

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Hey Donald, I have a great idea. Why don't we switch jobs? You take over TV because you're such an expert in ratings, and I take over your job. And then, people can finally sleep comfortably again. Hmm?feedback

Bob McDermott

We're all good, and then she gives the speech at the women's rally, which was basically an anti-Trump rally. She said our president is a sexist, is a racist, and that we have a bully in the White House. ... That is very problematic for the top elected Republican in the state.feedback

Saori Baba

I think his sexist remarks in public give an impression that we women are looked down upon. I hope he won't make such comments anymore in public.feedback

Michael Cornfield

Very few people in public life, even today, get away with what Trump was able to get away with. I wonder what these gentlemen were thinking.feedback

Sallie Krawcheck

While I may have considered these 'courageous conversations' to be risky in the past (risky that I'd upset someone, or goodness forbid, come off as hysterical, or a raging feminist), I now believe that it is riskier not to have them. That's because if we're not having these conversations, those old gender expectations and beliefs that have in part kept us from moving forward professionally will continue on, unchallenged.feedback

Stefan Johnson

The same old thing: he's a racist, he's sexist, he hates immigrants, that's about it.feedback

Ashley Judd

Only when women have critical mass in every department at your companies, including building platforms from the ground up, will the conversations about priorities and solutions change.feedback

Ashley Judd

EDGE, the global standard for gender equality, is the minimum standard. And guess what, Silicon Valley? If L'Oréal in India, in the Philippines, in Brazil and in Russia can do it, you can, too. Enough excuses.feedback

Ashley Judd

Shall we talk about our friends in tech? Said with dignity and respect, the sexism in your workplaces must end.feedback

Ted Lieu

Trump -- who lost the popular vote -- has made a series of racist, sexist and bigoted statements. In addition, he has attacked Gold Star parents, veterans such as John McCain and now civil rights icon John Lewis.feedback

Barbara Lee

I will not be celebrating or honoring an incoming president who rode racism, sexism, xenophobia and bigotry to the White House. Donald Trump has proven that his administration will normalize the most extreme fringes of the Republican Party. On Inauguration Day, I will not be celebrating. I will be organizing and preparing for resistance.fee