1. ‘Pornified culture’ contributing to violence against women | LINK |
  2. Harmful effects of porn | LINK |
  3. Porn star James Deen accused by women of rape | LINK |
  4. Testimonies of female ex- pornstars | LINK |
  5. Deep Throat star Linda Lovelace’s raped during filming | LINK |
  6. Porn Statistics | LINK |
  7. More porn statistics | LINK |

{Opinion Pieces / Videos}
Ted x Talks – Why I stopped watching porn | Ran Gavrieli |

Ex Porn Star Jan Villarubia – Porn Star on Welfare


Interesting video explaining how movies normalise and romanticise abusive behaviour towards women – with focus on 4 scenes from some of the biggest Harrison Ford movies.

New category: Opinion piece – this is not statistics or research per se, but opinion pieces or interesting writing or theories.


“Girls learn to love and have sexual feelings in a position of low status, and the eroticization of powerlessness is a normal part of the construction of femininity.”

-Sheila Jeffreys, Unpacking Queer Politics

  1. Bosses admit they would discriminate against women not wearing makeup LINK
  2. Can your boss force you to wear high heels? LINK


In progress: This post needs more sources. Do you have any sources, research or statistics that shows how women are pushed to act feminine?


Rape culture is a sociological concept used to describe a setting in which rape is pervasive and normalised due to societal attitudes about gender and sexuality.(Wikipedia)

Note: This post will also feature links to rape statistics.


  1. Rape culture in media  LINK
  2. Between 2 and 10 % of rape accusations are fake LINK
  3. 90% of adult rape victims are female LINK
  4. Crime US 2014 Divided by gender: in 2004, males commited 9,449 rapes, comprared to females 308 LINK
  5. More rape statistics LINK
  6. Approximately 85,000 women and 12,000 men are raped in England and Wales alone every year LINK



  1. Bosses admit they would discriminate a woman not wearing makeup LINK
  2. Women and minorities punished for promoting workplace diversity LINK
  3. Professors were more likely to respond to white men than women and black, Hispanic, Indian or Chinese students for research opportunities LINK
  4. If There’s Only One Woman in Your Candidate Pool, There’s Statistically No Chance She’ll Be Hired LINK
  5. Managers showed that when the hiring manager had no other information other than a candidate’s gender, they were twice as likely to hire a man than a woman LINK
  6. When applying for business loan, education was a more important factor for female than male applicants LINK
  7. Bias against female leaders LINK
  8. Women’s contributions tend to be accepted more often than men’s. But women’s acceptance rates are higher only when they are not identifiable as women LINK
  9. How blind auditions help orchestras to eliminate gender bias LINK
  10. Gender-Blind Job Applications Result In More Women Hired  LINK

View post #1 on the Wage Gap here


Do women really earn less than men?

  1. Sometimes it hurts to ask about more pay (for women) LINK
  2. Official Wage Gap report 2016 LINK
  3. Female dominated fields taken over by men LINK
  4. Women Paid less in female dominated fields LINK
  5. Male Nurses earn more than female LINK
  6. As Women take over male dominated fields, the pay drop LINK
  7. Wage Gap in same job LINK
  8. WOMEN More likely to graduate from college, but still earn less than men LINK
  9. Male nurses earn more than female LINK
  10. Lifetime earnings – The gap LINK
  11. Women’s earnings and employment by industry, 2009 LINK
  12. Women offered less pay for the same job/position LINK
  13. Wage gap in Australia (Conclusion: No matter which method of research is used, there is always a wage gap) LINK
  14. Australia Top 10 jobs with biggest pay LINK
  15. Men earn 2,4 % more in the same job, same position, at the same company and using similar education and experience LINK