Woman live tweets IBM execs discussing why they don’t hire women, tries not to throw up
Toronto-based editor Lyndsay Kirkham has started a firestorm this week after overhearing what was apparently an incredibly sexist conversation between IBM executives at lunch — and live-tweeting it.
Unaware that they were transmitting sexist nonsense to cyberspace, the IBM executives openly discussed “why they don’t hire women.” If you take Kirkham’s account at its word, it actually gets way worse.
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Just part of the crappy contradictions of the US conservatives - we respect life, we don’t want to include contraception in health plans, but we don’t want to hire those life-producing women whose pregnancies we revere and whose contraception is their own problem.