Gender

Feminists Killed Home Ec. Now They Should Bring It Back—for Boys and Girls.
May 28, 2014

Let's reboot it, tweak it, and teach it to BOTH genders.

Let's Call the Isla Vista Killings What They Were: Misogynist Extremism
May 27, 2014

For too long, misogynist extremism has been excused as an aberration.

Finally, an Academic Text Devoted to '50 Shades of Grey'
When a very smart scholar takes on a very dumb book
May 19, 2014

What happens when a very smart scholar tries to find meaning in a very dumb book

Jill Abramson's Firing Shows the Insidious New Way Sexism Happens in the Modern Workplace
May 16, 2014

This is what makes today’s sexism so tricky: It’s about feelings and impressions created by women’s behavior, not red lines drawn between men and women. 

Women Get Interrupted More—Even By Other Women
May 14, 2014

Average interruptions in a man-to-man conversation: one. Average interuptions in a man-to-woman conversation: 2.6.

'Louie's Tiresome Portrayal of Women
This week's "fat girl speech" reveals one of the show's biggest problems
May 13, 2014

"Louie"'s 'fat girl speech' reveals one of the show's biggest problems

Honor Your Mother: Don't Watch That Patronizing Viral Ad
May 08, 2014

There’s a sad irony to the rampant valorization of motherhood by corporate America.

There's a Legal War Over the Definition of Rape
And Tiger Mom's husband has waded right into it
May 06, 2014

A Yale Law professor wades into a decades-long fight over what we mean when we say "rape."

Check Your Usage of "Check Your Privilege"
The phrase has become a weapon rather than a reminder
May 06, 2014

The phrase has become a weapon rather than a reminder.

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