Why Can’t Women Compete Against Men at Video Games?
July 11, 2014
Sexism, that’s why.
The weird anthropological world view of “alpha males” competing for “targets” is a nonsense that has bled out into other sexist discourse.
For too long, misogynist extremism has been excused as an aberration.
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
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
Play It Cool, Bro
March 01, 2013
Seth MacFarlane is exactly what's wrong with American men.