Google has sparked controversy with its sexist take on its sexy costumes, with a series of articles claiming that its “Sexy Costume” line of products are sexist.
The search giant used the term “sexist” in a series on its products on Tuesday, saying it was “very important to take a step back and see how we can take the next step”.
“In terms of design, we want to make sure that all of our products are as inclusive as possible, so that we are able to offer our products in a way that is inclusive to people who identify as LGBTQIA+,” a spokesperson told the BBC.
The company has yet to respond to the criticisms.
Google’s website has also become embroiled in controversy for its “women in tech” section, with the page stating that women are “better at math and science” than men.
“We believe that women in tech and in the tech industry are more qualified and better suited to solve problems than men,” the page reads.
“Men are better at math, science and engineering, and have the experience and skill set to be leaders.”
“Men should have more experience and expertise in the fields of science and technology and in other important areas like finance, management, and leadership.”
A Google spokesperson told ABC News that the company does not condone discrimination.
“It’s important for everyone to see that all genders are equal under the law,” the spokesperson said.
“The only thing that we ask is that everyone’s experience and qualifications are recognised and respected.
That’s a universal principle, not a specific requirement.”
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