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Gabrielle Union reportedly fired from ‘America’s Got Talent’ for speaking out against Racism, Sexism and more
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Gabrielle Union reportedly fired from ‘America’s Got Talent’ for speaking out against Racism, Sexism and more

American actress, Gabrielle Union-Wade has reportedly been fired from ‘America’s Got Talent.’ According to reports from LoveBScott, the 47-year-old actress who used to be a judge on the show was fired for speaking up about ‘problematic’ situations, including racism, sexism, and many more. NBC sources told lovebscott.com that “[Gabrielle’s] contract was not renewed after being the #1 talent on the show, NBC and network TV. She set the record for her Golden Buzzer. They only replace the women and blacks at Simon’s whim. She wouldn’t walk away from $12 million because she’s ‘busy.’ Based on weekly interactions on social media, by the time AGT finale aired Gabrielle was the #1 talent on network TV for 2019. Why not pick up someone’s option in extreme success?” The report also claimed ...
Jennifer Lopez Talks About Sexism
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Jennifer Lopez Talks About Sexism

Singer and actress, Jennifer Lopez talked about sexism as she covered the February issue of Harper’s Bazaar magazine. The 49-year-old looked stunning a she covered the magazine, in one of the photos, she flaunted her enviable curves and long legs while posing in a black bodysuit. During her interview with the Harper’s Bazaar magazine, Jennifer Lopez spoke on sexism, saying: ‘I feel very proud that I’ve survived as long as I have in this business. At this point in my life, I’m trying to give myself more credit,’ began the mother of two. ‘It’s hard when people are always telling you that you’re not good at things or saying, “Why is she successful?” You get a lot of that when you’re a successful woman. You don’t get that as much when you’re a man. ‘The thing about p...
Bisi Alimi Explains Why He Doesn’t Identify As A Feminist
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Bisi Alimi Explains Why He Doesn’t Identify As A Feminist

Bisi Alimi, Nigeria's foremost LGBTQ activist has explained in a recent interview why he doesn't identify as a feminist. The gay rights activist who fights homophobia, racism, and sexism in Africa and beyond, had an interview with Leah Fessler for Quartz At Work.   In the interview, Alimi explains why he doesn’t think men should identify as feminists, how a stranger in an airport taught him self-advocacy, and why dressing up as a woman is one of the best ways to learn to be a man. Bisi, who underwent gar exorcism at the age of 17 in Lagos said coming out as gay was terrifying. It was terrifying. I thought it was going to put an end to my career. But I was saving myself. At 17, I attempted suicide and I had severe mental health issues. So I thought, either I come ...
Trevor Noah Discusses Serena Williams’ Outburst At The U.S. Open And The Double Standards In Sports (Video)
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Trevor Noah Discusses Serena Williams’ Outburst At The U.S. Open And The Double Standards In Sports (Video)

Talk show host, Trevor Noah has addressed Serena Williams' outburst at the U.S. Open and also the double standards in sports. The host of The Daily Show said he was at the came and watched things unfold. He mentioned that the winner 20-year-old Naomi Osaka played her very best. Addressing Serena's outburst, Trevor said Serena had every right to be angry because she was being punished for what her coach did. He said her coach was coaching her but Serena was on the other side of the court and couldn't see him. So, when the umpire punished her for what her coach did, she was naturally upset. Trevor went on to point out that getting angry on the court is a normal thing that all players do, especially male players, but Serena was penalized and is being called out for it and it all boi...
‘ Serena Williams Accuses Umpire Ramos Of ‘Sexism’ – Read The Full Transcript Of Her’ Furious Rant At US Open Final
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‘ Serena Williams Accuses Umpire Ramos Of ‘Sexism’ – Read The Full Transcript Of Her’ Furious Rant At US Open Final

Tennis Champion, Serena Williams had an outburst with umpire Carlos Ramos which overshadowed her US Open final and saw her lost to Japan's Naomi Osaka.   The 20-year-old became the first ever Japanese Major singles champion after winning 6-2, 6-4 but the crucial game had series of chaos between umpire Carlos Ramos and Serena Williams at the Arthur Ashe Stadium.   According to reports, trouble started when her coach was called for giving hand signals illegally in the first set, and then spiralled when she slammed her racket into the ground when broken back for 3-2 in the second, after which she was given a point penalty. She repeatedly insulted the umpire, calling him a liar and a thief and demanding an apology. He duly docked her a game after the third code vio...
“You Can’t Be A Christian And A Feminist” – Nigerian Man On Twitter
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“You Can’t Be A Christian And A Feminist” – Nigerian Man On Twitter

According to this Nigerian man on twitter, the bible upon which Christianity is built is filled with sexism therefore it is not possible to be a Christian and a feminist. Read his tweets below; "Can one be a Christian and a feminist? Where does Christianity stand with feminism? A THREAD. First of all, what is feminism? the advocacy of women's rights on the ground of the equality of the sexes. Where does the Bible stand with this? For a book that is supposed to be about love and tolerance, the Bible contains an incredible amount of sexism. It makes repeated reference to how women should be subjugated to men and are not entitled to equal rights. The sexism begins at the very beginning of the Bible where man is crated first (the implication being as he’s more important). Wom...
I Feel Lonely In My Fight Against Sexism – Chimamanda Adichie
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I Feel Lonely In My Fight Against Sexism – Chimamanda Adichie

In a new interview with The Guardian UK Chimamanda Adichie spoke on topics such as feminism, racism, how pregnancy affects women’s growth, the #MeToo movement and women and the culture of likeability. On the #MeToo movement, she said; I feel optimistic. But cautiously optimistic. It’s either the beginning of a revolution, or it is going to be a fad. We just don’t know … I do see in women a sense that ‘We’re done, this is it … No.’ and it gives me hope. On her fight against sexism, which saw her writing about it in Dear Ijeawele: A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions she said she is angrier about sexism than she is about racism. I don’t think sexism is worse than racism, it’s impossible even to compare. It’s that I feel lonely in my fight against sexism, in a way that I do...

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