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U.K. Journalist Sues His Gym Over 'Sexist' Female-Only Hours

April 20, 2013

A British copywriter and journalist says he’s suing his local gym for “women-only hours,” intended to help women feel more comfortable while exercising. In a 1,300-word column published in the Daily Mail, Peter Lloyd argues that Kentish Town Sports Centre’s decision to exclude men and boys for 442 hours a year—while still charging them full price—is a sexist policy that sends a “toxic” message about men. Lloyd’s write-up is compelling and thought-provoking, even for those who might find his opinions whiny and i

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