Gender

It's (Still) Only Women Pols Who Get Judged on Their Family Life
February 17, 2014

The work-life balance of public women has always been fair game for criticism, and it's getting old.

The Gender Pay Gap Is Starkest at the Bottom and the Top. Just Ask General Motors' New CEO.
February 06, 2014

Why accusations that General Motors is short-shrifting its first female CEO hit a nerve.

Now You Can Spend $35.99 on 'Small Batch' Artisanal Toothpicks
January 29, 2014

How much would you spend on a toothpick soaked in scotch or rolled in sea salt?

There's No Such Thing as a "Real Man"
What Obama and Michael Grimm both get wrong about masculinity
January 29, 2014

What Obama and Michael Grimm both get wrong about masculinity.

Pubic Hair Grooming Injuries Have Quintupled
January 19, 2014

The Brazilian wax has been on its way out for a while. But what may be its final death throe comes, according to the Atlantic Wire, in the form of unshaved mannequins on display at American Apparel.

What Male Writers Don't Understand About Cyberstalking
January 16, 2014

Ross Douthat and Conor Friedersdorf write sympathetic columns but miss some key points.

Downton Abbey's Cheap Embrace of Rape as a Plot Device
Depictions of violence against women are all over highbrow TV. This was the worst example yet.
January 12, 2014

 After three years of forgotten plot twists and casually discarded characters, “Downton Abbey” has lost my trust in its ability to treat a storyline like this with anything approaching nuance. 

How to Talk to a 'Brocialist'
January 08, 2014

Meet the leftist man with a giant blind spot when it comes to women.

Kiefer Sutherland and Ray Liotta Are the New Most Interesting Men in the World?
Liquor ads in the age of the "gentleman" spokesman
January 06, 2014

Does every liquor really need its own "gentleman" spokesman?

Stop Calling Every Female Star a Feminist
January 06, 2014

All this wrangling over their feminist credentials is just a lot of noise.

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