Sexism

In this July 30, 2015, image, researchers found evidence that a white dwarf star may have ripped apart a planet as it came too close. The field of astronomy and planetary science subjects women of color to the most workplace harassment in the field.

STUDY: Women of Color Astronomers Face Most Racism, Sexism at Work in Field

Nearly 30 percent feel unsafe in the profession because of racism.  

READ: Ta-Nehisi Coates on Why the Nina Simone Biopic Debate is More Than Skin Deep

“But there is something deeply shameful—and hurtful—in the fact that even today a young Nina Simone would have a hard time being cast in her own biopic. In this sense, the creation of ‘Nina’ is not a neutral act. It is part of the problem.”

Federal Lawsuit Alleges Employee Discrimination at B&H Photo & Electronics

The U.S. Department of Labor filed a lawsuit against the New York City-based retailer for discriminating against employees.

Jussie Smollett, Eva Longoria and More Spill the Hard Truths About Discrimination

Several Hollywood performers and creators who aren’t straight White men tell all in a new piece from The New York Times.

#TBT: On this Day in 1983, Vanessa Willams Became The First Black Miss America

Mere days after Vanessa Williams received an offical apology for having her Miss America title stripped from her, we mark the 32nd anniversary of her becoming the first black woman to receive that title. 

Alabama City May Outlaw Sagging Pants, Short Skirts

Dadeville councilperson Frank Goodman on wearing sagging pants: “It is not in His orders to do that to gain eternal life.”

Real-Life Depictions of Reggaeton's Most Sexist Lyrics

These images have gone viral in Latin America.

Watch Nicki Minaj Break Down Sexism in the Entertainment Industry

“Donald Trump can say ‘you’re fired,’ but let Martha Stewart run her company the same and be the same way and [people will call her] an evil [expletive],” rapper Nicki Minaj says in the video above.