Jeopardy! Accused of Sexism Over ‘What Women Want’ Category

October 2, 2014 at 4:12 pm Leave a comment

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Last night’s Jeopardy! featured a contentious “What Women Want” category that prompted answers like “What is a vacuum cleaner?” “What is Pilates?” and “What are Levi’s?”.

Angry tweets from female viewers, including the actress and activist Sophia Bush, said the show stereotyped women as only being interested in cleaning, working out, and buying clothes:

https://time.com/3449871/what-women-want-jeopardy-category/

Entry filed under: Gender.

October is…. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand says electing more women to Congress will help prevent gridlock in Washington.

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