Hey Siri, Stop Perpetuating Sexist Stereotypes, UN SaysSiri, Alexa and other female-voiced AI assistants are perpetuating gender stereotypes and encouraging sexist and abusive language from users, a UN report has said.
Alameda Schools Dump 'Sexist' School Dress CodeThe new policy amounts to a sweeping reversal of the modern school dress code and makes Alameda the latest school district in the country to adopt a more permissive policy it says is less sexist.
Serena Williams' Treatment Resonates Among Black WomenWhen Serena Williams told the umpire at the U.S. Open final that he owed her an apology, that he had stolen something from her, and then she got penalized for her words, Breea Willingham could relate to her frustration and anger.
U.S. Open Penalizes Female Player For Removing Shirt As Male Players Go ToplessThe U.S. Open is feeling the heat today — not just because this year's tournament has been dogged by crushing humidity and dangerous temperatures near 100 degrees Fahrenheit, but because of a code violation many are flagging as sexist.
Uber Facing Probe Into Alleged Gender DiscriminationU.S. employment regulators are investigating allegations that Uber set up a pay scale that discriminated against women working for the ride-hailing service.
Uber Faces New Sex Discrimination Complaints By Former EngineersTwo former Uber engineers are filing complaints with state regulators, over what they say is unfair pay at the company and other discriminatory practices.
San Francisco Teacher Defends Lesson Plan Calling Trump Racist, SexistA San Francisco high school teacher calling President-elect Donald Trump racist and sexist in her lesson plans is the truth and her right.
AP: Behind-Scenes Footage Of Trump On 'Apprentice' Being WithheldAP reported Monday that, during his years hosting "The Apprentice," Trump repeatedly demeaned women with sexually tinged comments.
Study Finds San Francisco Women Paying Nearly 70% More For Car RepairsWhile San Francisco has a progressive reputation, a new study finds many women are being taken for a ride, trying to get their cars fixed.
Sexist Google Algorithm? Women Shown Fewer Ads For High-Paying Jobs, Study FindsNew findings from Carnegie Mellon University claim Google's targeted ad algorithm is downright discriminatory, particularly if you're a woman.
Peeved Parishioners Leaving SF Catholic Church Over Ban On Girls As Altar ServersA Bay Area church is now under fire over a controversial new policy saying only boys can be altar servers.
Old Navy Explains Why Women Pay More For Plus-Size ClothingOld Navy found itself in a quandary when a customer named Renee Posey went to its website and noticed that plus-sized women's jeans cost $12 to $15 more.
Calif. Congresswoman Jackie Speier Blasts Science Magazine For 'Lurid, Sexualized' Cover Of Transgender WomenScience Magazine is at the helm of a social and political firestorm this month following a cover image used for the July 11 issue which depicts two transgender sex workers with their heads cropped out.
Ex-CIA Director’s Comment About ‘Emotional’ Feinstein Stirs Sexism DebateTop Democrats are voicing outrage to comments made by former CIA chief Michael Hayden during an appearance on Fox News Sunday where he questioned Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s objectivity in a spying probe based on her “emotional feeling.”
Female Tech Developer Fired After Tweet About Men's Sex Comments At ConferenceA female technology developer has been fired after tweeting about a group of men she said were making sexual comments at a Silicon Valley technology conference.