discrimination

Mar 20, 2024

The privilege that comes with a traditional English name

We Are Social's Tom Bayliss, who was named Mohammed Khan until he was adopted, reveals the racism he's faced while working in adland but also the opportunities he has realised.

Feb 21, 2023

Unfair game: Maybelline highlights toxic hatred faced by female gamers in esports

'Go back to your sink'. 'I’ll fucking talk to you however I want.' These actual insults, quickly followed by invitations for sex, consensual or not, emerge in Maybelline's new awareness campaign, focusing on the very real stomach-churning vitriol faced by female gamers.

Jul 27, 2021

Adland’s anger at ‘unacceptable’ tabloid reporting of JWT discrimination case

Several adland organisations are set to complain to a UK regulator about about MailOnline's coverage of a discrimination case.

Jul 25, 2021

JWT sex discrimination case: why two ousted male creatives won

Senior creatives Chas Bayfield and Dave Jenner claimed they were ousted from J Walter Thompson as part of a diversity drive and took the firm to an employment tribunal.

Jul 8, 2021

‘Battlecry’ declaration: Ad executives group vows to hold abusive men ‘accountable’

Group says it knows the names of some of the men responsible and could 'escalate' matters.

Sep 16, 2020

'The ad industry's dirty secret': why it's time to recast casting

Discrimination in the casting process, both in front of and behind the camera, is an issue that advertising has ignored for too long.