Tag Archives: women

Safe space for men

Officials at NASA have canned/ An all-female spacewalk they’d planned;/ As spacesuits for guys/ Are not the right size,/ The mission will have to be manned./// Officials at NASA have cannedAn all-female spacewalk they'd planned;As spacesuits for guysAre not the … Continue reading

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Gender gulf

The UAE handed a prize/ To those doing most for the rise/ Within that great polity/ Of gender equality,/ Of which all the winners were guys./// The UAE handed a prizeTo those doing most for the riseWithin that great polityOf … Continue reading

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Court Challenge

Ms Williams feels umpires are keener/ To punish a girl’s misdemeanour,/ While stars who are boys/ Can kick up a noise,/ A woman must act much Serena./// Ms Williams feels umpires are keenerTo punish a girl's misdemeanour,While stars who are … Continue reading

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Irelandslide

The Irish reform referendum/ Saw women, and men who defendum,/ Asserting their choice,/ And using their voice/ On laws that control, to amendum./// https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/abortion-referendum/ The Irish reform referendumSaw women, and men who defendum,Asserting their choice,And using their voiceOn laws that … Continue reading

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It’s a Man’s World

A fellow whom Google employs/ Has kicked up a whole lot of noise/ By saying their sex/ Makes men better techs/ And justifies jobs for the boys./// http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/aug/7/google-fires-james-damore-criticizing-diversity-pr/ A fellow whom Google employsHas kicked up a whole lot of noiseBy … Continue reading

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Gender Agenda

Some BBC staff were dismayed/ On learning how much others made/ Especially when/ It turned out white men/ Are rather more handsomely paid./// https://www.theguardian.com/media/2017/jul/19/evans-lineker-bbc-top-earners-only-two-women-among-best-paid-stars Some BBC staff were dismayedOn learning how much others madeEspecially whenIt turned out white menAre rather … Continue reading

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Short Shrift

The Saudis are on the alert/ For anything apt to subvert/ How girls are repressed/ Which means an arrest/ For wearing a threatening skirt./// https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jul/18/saudi-arabia-video-of-indecently-dressed-woman-at-heritage-site-prompts-investigation The Saudis are on the alertFor anything apt to subvertHow girls are repressedWhich means an … Continue reading

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Trump’s Hand for Women

Ivanka defended her dad/ Insisting Trump’s record’s not bad/ As women’s supporter,/ For he gave his daughter/ Each one of the jobs she has had!/// https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/apr/25/ivanka-trump-w20-summit-berlin-angela-merkel Ivanka defended her dadInsisting Trump's record's not badAs women's supporter,For he gave his daughterEach … Continue reading

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Trouble Mikke

A far-right misogynist Pole/ Said women earn less on the whole/ Because they are thicker/ And so Korwin-Mikke/ Was given a break from his role./// https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/mar/14/polish-mep-janusz-korwin-mikke-punished-saying-women-less-intelligent-men A far-right misogynist PoleSaid women earn less on the wholeBecause they are thickerAnd so … Continue reading

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Gender Flu

  There was an old man with the flu/ Who said: “Oh my god it is true/ While we get all sneezy,/ Infections go easy/ On women – they actually do!”/// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-38304071 There was an old man with the fluWho … Continue reading

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