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Forced exorcisms touted as 'cure' for LGBT Indonesians

May 07, 2020 - 6:26 PM

Conservative Islamic lawmakers are pushing for a so-called 'Family Resilience' bill, which critics decry as sexist and anti-LGBT

This picture taken on November 26, 2019 shows a woman walking in front of a clinic providing exorcisms for people of the LGBT community in Jakarta. Homosexuality is legal everywhere in Indonesia except conservative Aceh province which adheres to strict Islamic laws. But it is still widely believed that being gay or transgender is the result of a person being possessed by evil spirits -- and that these can be expelled by religious ceremony and prayer.  BAY ISMOYO / AFP

EXPLAINER: Never bastos? Duterte's top sexist moments

Jul 18, 2019 - 6:35 PM

Rappler compiles President Rodrigo Duterte's top sexist moments in this video explainer

Mother of all meltdowns: Did Serena overstep the mark?

Sep 10, 2018 - 10:05 AM

Serena Williams has been fined $17,000 by the US Tennis Association but the debate rages on whether the violations that sparked her meltdown are sexist

ARGUMENT. Serena Williams argues with umpire Carlos Ramos after her defeat in the women's singles finals match to Naomi Osaka of Japan at the 2018 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 8, 2018. Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images/AFP

Duterte explains preferring male appointees: 'Mapapagawa ko ba 'yan sa babae?'

Jun 22, 2018 - 9:59 PM

For President Rodrigo Duterte, there are just some jobs you can't leave to women

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte sings along with one of the performers during the 81st anniversary celebration of the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) at the Gymnasium of the GSIS Financial Center in Pasay City on June 19, 2018. RICHARD MADELO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

The President is a misogynist. Now what?

Jun 06, 2018 - 9:00 PM

The President is never going to change. Sexism, for him, is a default. It's time for us to recognize, if we haven't already, that this country has put machismo in power. But we can change this.

SC ousts Sereno, Duterte on Lagarde, Trump to meet Kim in Singapore | Midday wRap

May 11, 2018 - 1:00 PM

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From 'fragrant' Filipinas to shooting vaginas: Duterte's top 6 sexist remarks

Feb 14, 2018 - 9:47 AM

Being the father of the nation has not changed President Rodrigo Duterte when it comes to using misogynistic language

Roque on feminists, Duterte on dictatorship, Facebook downvote tool | Evening wRap

Feb 09, 2018 - 7:13 PM

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CHR says Duterte's '42 virgins' joke is 'utterly degrading' for Filipino women

Jan 31, 2018 - 6:43 PM

'The fact that it is done in a foreign context makes it even more appalling because it objectifies Filipino women in the larger international arena,' the Commission on Human Rights says

Action over foul-mouthed Fognini too slow, says Nadal

Sep 03, 2017 - 11:46 AM

World no 1 Rafael Nadal criticizes slow action taken against Fabio Fognini s sexist tirade at a female umpire in the US Open

TOO SLOW. It took four days for the US Open officials to suspend Fabio Fognini for foul tirade at a female umpire. File photo by Don Emmert/AFP

Netizens cry foul over 'sexist, misogynistic' post, ad agency refuses to apologize

May 25, 2016 - 6:07 PM

What do you think about this controversial post?

'JUST A JOKE.' A job vacancy post makes netizens angry, finding it sexist and tasteless. Photo from Ceritera Facebook page

Make 'cappuccino' kids? GK's Tony Meloto slammed for 'sexist' remarks

May 25, 2015 - 5:39 PM

At the Center for Philippine Studies at the University of Hawaii Gawad Kalinga s founder speaks negatively about the poor and the women in the Philippines

SEXIST SPEECH. Gawad Kalinga founder Tony Meloto is slammed by the University of Hawaii's Center for Philippine Studies for his speech that strayed from the center's 40th anniversary theme and for the alleged sexist remarks he made during the speech. Screengrab from YouTube

'Sexist' Indonesian label says washing woman's job

Mar 08, 2015 - 8:40 PM

Give this jersey to your woman IT S HER JOB reads a label inside a football shirt printed by a sports apparel company

'Jeepney nurses' photo sparks sexism debate online

Oct 16, 2014 - 6:11 PM

Is chivalry dead? Netizens battle it out on Facebook

Netizens furious at SM 'rape' T-shirt

Sep 23, 2014 - 1:40 PM

SM gets accused online of propagating rape culture

HK hotel brews storm in a teacup with promotion for men

Feb 08, 2014 - 7:41 AM

The 5 star hotel denies its marketing campaign for the afternoon tea for men was sexist