Sexism

E. Jean Carroll departs a Manhattan federal court at the conclusion of her defamation suit against Donald Trump on January 26, 2024, in New York City.

Another Big Win for E. Jean Carroll. Another Loss for Donald Trump. Another Big Win for E. Jean Carroll. Another Loss for Donald Trump.

A jury ordered the disgraced former president pay $83 million in damages for defaming E. Jean Carroll.

Jan 27, 2024 / Joan Walsh

E Jean Carroll, smiling, outside a courtroom.

The Pain and Paradox of E. Jean Carroll’s Crusade Against Trump The Pain and Paradox of E. Jean Carroll’s Crusade Against Trump

In her second go-round, seeking damages for his lies about her, the accomplished journalist had to prove she was damaged.

Jan 19, 2024 / Joan Walsh

Jenni Hermoso, Alexia Putellas, and Irene Paredes of the spain women's soccer team pump fists in the air, celebrate after winning the 2023 women's world cup

A Soccer Triumph—Despite the Toxic Men A Soccer Triumph—Despite the Toxic Men

The leaders of Spain’s soccer world possess “sexism matched only by their greed.”

Aug 23, 2023 / Dave Zirin

Japanese woman standing at a crosswalk

Gender Inequality Is Driving a Mental Health Crisis in Japan Gender Inequality Is Driving a Mental Health Crisis in Japan

For many Japanese women, social isolation stems from deep economic problems and social inequalities that the Ministry of Loneliness will never address.

Jul 10, 2023 / Highlights / Karina Piser

The Masculinity of Lucas Kunce’s Bid for the US Senate

The Masculinity of Lucas Kunce’s Bid for the US Senate The Masculinity of Lucas Kunce’s Bid for the US Senate

His campaign is a rebuke to Missouri Senator Josh Hawley’s toxic vision of manhood.

Jul 17, 2023 / Back Talk / Alexis Grenell

How Rumble Is Planning to Be the Premier MAGA Platform

How Rumble Is Planning to Be the Premier MAGA Platform How Rumble Is Planning to Be the Premier MAGA Platform

The home of Power Slap has become the video platform of choice for powerful MAGA interests.

Jul 11, 2023 / Feature / Jacob Silverman

The Right’s Latest Target: No-Fault Divorce

The Right’s Latest Target: No-Fault Divorce The Right’s Latest Target: No-Fault Divorce

Republicans have a new way of sticking their noses in other people’s business.

Jun 8, 2023 / Column / Katha Pollitt

Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) departs a meeting on Capitol Hill.

Is It Sexist to Demand That Feinstein Resign? Is It Sexist to Demand That Feinstein Resign?

Men swarming her on social media would do well to remember that frailty in women leaders is perceived differently than in men.

May 30, 2023 / Back Talk / Alexis Grenell

Tucker Carlson laughing

What I’ll Remember Most About Tucker Carlson? His Ability to Unleash the Haters. What I’ll Remember Most About Tucker Carlson? His Ability to Unleash the Haters.

Like so many others, I still bear the psychic scars of Carlson’s drive to stir up his base. But that drive had nothing to do with why Fox fired him.

Apr 26, 2023 / Elie Mystal

Andrew Cuomo

Sexual Harassment Is a Civil, Not Criminal, Offense Sexual Harassment Is a Civil, Not Criminal, Offense

Cuomo and his enablers rely on the public’s lazy understanding of the legal system.

Apr 14, 2023 / Back Talk / Alexis Grenell

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