19 Results for

sexism

Article

Ellen Pao: We've made progress battling sexism in Silicon Valley

In an online essay, the former Reddit CEO says more women and minorities are speaking publicly about discrimination in tech.

By November 10, 2015

Article

GitHub: Sorry for secrecy with the sexism claims investigation

The software hosting service’s CEO comes out with new details on the inquiry surrounding allegations of gender harassment at the company.

By April 28, 2014

Article

Ada Initiative bails on GitHub, after sexism allegations

Workplace gender discrimination claims against the software hosting service have resulted in an ousted co-founder and a fizzled partnership.

By April 23, 2014

Article

Online abuse isn't going away, but you're not helpless to fight it

Anita Sarkeesian, who has gotten death threats since calling out sexism in video-game culture last year, has teamed up with two other women to create a guide to combat online harassment.

By December 23, 2015

Article

Sony boards the sexism train

A print advertisement in France compares the PlayStation Vita to a woman with four breasts.

By November 1, 2012

Article

Not even robots immune to sexism

A study by the Journal of Applied Social Psychology has found that even robots are affected by gender stereotyping.

By August 26, 2012

Article

GitHub co-founder resigns after ‘errors of judgment’

Julie Ann Horvath, a former employee who alleged workplace gender discrimination, blasts the company after an investigation reportedly didn’t find evidence of sexism.

By April 21, 2014

Article

Sexism and the single hacker: Defcon's feminist moment

Complaints about sexual harassment at the world's largest hacker conference prompt discussion about treatment of women in a largely male security community.

By August 17, 2012

Article

Judge tentatively nixes arbitration in Kleiner Perkins sexism lawsuit

In a preliminary ruling, a California judge rejects the venture capitalist firm's bid to move the gender discrimination lawsuit brought by a junior partner into third-party arbitration.

By July 9, 2012

Article

Sexism? Why not violence?

If I'm worried about sexism in video games, why am I not talking about violence too? Here's why.

By June 26, 2012