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
May 13, 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
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"
May 06, 2014
The phrase has become a weapon rather than a reminder.
Woman-Specific Financial Advice Guides Are a Crock
May 02, 2014
Are women less savvy with money? No. They're more likely to disadvantaged by the economic system—something a spate of recent books ignores.
Here's what they learned about the wedding-industrial complex.
In a new peer-reviewed paper, a pair of English sociologists show that British men are surprisingly comfortable touching teach other.