French sexism

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Feminist Outrage? Try a Shrug of Resignation

Maureen Dowd: American women conditioned to 'assume the worst'

(Newser) - Bonjour, American women. You have "traded places with France" when it comes to attitudes about the not-so-noble pursuits of men, writes Maureen Dowd in the New York Times . Consider that after the DSK scandal broke , "a spirited feminism" emerged in France, with women angrily demanding that the sexism... More »

DSK Fallout: French Sexism Complaints Soar 600%

Women sick of catcalls, pressure for sex

(Newser) - French women are damn mad and they're not going to take it any more. So they're suddenly complaining, loudly and lots, about sexism. Complaints against the "casual" sexism many woman have come to accept have rocketed 600% since disgraced former IMF boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn was charged with... More »

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