July 9, 2013 Reporter Ailsa Chang was accused of sexism when she described Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand as "perky" and speaking in a "girlie" voice. But what if the senator's supporters say the same, while admiring her forceful will in confronting the Pentagon? Are we undercutting women political leaders, or treating them differently from men? Is this a "Legally Blonde" moment?
June 28, 2013 In over-caffeinated Washington state, police have raided a chain of coffee stands where the scantily clad baristas were allegedly serving up way more than espressos. Meanwhile, in Germany, a plan to serve up "his and her" bratwurst proves sexist and ham-headed.
Amanda Knox listens to questions during her trial in Perugia, Italy, on June 12, 2009.
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May 9, 2013 Does the breathless excitement seen in media coverage of Amanda Knox amount to sexism? Commentator Barbara J. King argues 'yes' and says its part of an age-old pattern in human culture.
April 14, 2010 N.Y. gov. candidate hopeful Carl Paladino is in hot water for forwarding racist and sexist e-mails.
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