Sexism syndrome

July 28, 2019 01:30 am

We don’t need macho men or bra-burning women to fight sexism. We need parents who teach us how sexism is holding back our society from leaping to the road of progress

LONDON, Sept 19: Tennis all-time great Roger Federer believes “mistakes were made” during Serena Williams’ US Open row with umpire Carlos Ramos, whom she accused of sexism, but believes officials are obliged to "do their job" in such instances.

WASHINGTON DC, Aug 31: A sexism row has erupted online after French tennis player Alize Cornet was handed a code violation for briefly removing her shirt during her US Open first round match against Johanna Larsson of Sweden.

LOS ANGELES, Oct 24: Actress Famke Janssen, who originally essayed the role of Jean Grey in most of the ‘X-Men’ franchise films, blames Hollywood's sexism for her exit from the series. "I didn't give up, they gave up on me. There's a big difference," Janssen told She cited ageism and sexism as the reasons of her exit.

LOS ANGELES, Dec 11: Singer Madonna has slammed Hollywood for "blatant sexism and misogyny and constant bullying" even as she accepted a Billboard award.