Sexism

Men in Congress Literally Don't Listen to Women
September 12, 2014

Women represent 23 percent of witnesses in the GOP's House. 

Nine West Thinks Women Need "Husband-Hunting" Shoes
Five ideas for the shoe company's next ad campaign
August 04, 2014

So we have a few suggestions for them.

Why Can’t Women Compete Against Men at Video Games?
Sexism, that’s why
July 11, 2014

Sexism, that’s why.

The Sexist Pseudoscience of Pick-Up Artists: The Dangers of “Alpha Male” Thinking
June 06, 2014

The weird anthropological world view of “alpha males” competing for “targets” is a nonsense that has bled out into other sexist discourse. 

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.

Jill Abramson's Firing Was About Gender. And Also Not About Gender.
Why we always ask the wrong questions about sexism
May 22, 2014

And so did her hiring, as well as most other parts of her tenure. Why we always ask the wrong question about sexism.

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. 

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.

Is the Media Responsible for Policing Sexism?
August 05, 2013

Everyone should read my colleague Noreen Malone's smart take on The New York Times's overlong but still empty Katharine Weymouth profile in Sunday's Style section.

When Irony Backfires
Harvard students aren't too cool to be sexist
April 12, 2013

On Saturday, Harvard University will keep it classy by hiring the rapper “Tyga” to headline its spring music concert, “Yardfest.” The 23-year-old Los Angeles native is best known for lyrics such as “Shut the fuck up and jump on this dick / Nothing bu

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