6:30 pm, January 31st | by Amy Tennery
But young girls are taking all that in, right?
5:45 pm, January 31st | by Hillary Reinsberg
The image of a woman working to build an airplane in a World War II era factory is one burned quite well into the American psyche at this point. When we think of “working women,” many of our minds turn immediately to Rosie The Riveter, a visual icon of the time that amazingly prevails almost 70 years later. But Rosie is an illustration, not a photograph. To remedy that, we have some photos.
5:13 pm, January 31st | by Hillary Reinsberg
Extra! Extra! Facebook will likely start filing for its IPO tomorrow, Wednesday, February 1.
4:00 pm, January 31st | by Amy Tennery
EOD Tuesday: South Korean women are completely dominating the golf world, San Francisco got a totally bizarre airport amenity, and someone finally shot down those Michelle Obama lingerie rumors. Read on!
3:00 pm, January 31st | by Hillary Reinsberg
For months, I have sought out a reason to write about comedian Rob Delaney. I think I’ve finally come up with one. Here, I will try to convince you, is a man who succeeds at championing women by telling penis jokes.
2:00 pm, January 31st | by Amy Tennery
Yesterday, the buzz was all about awkwardly shaped urinals. Today, it’s bizarre office bathroom rules. And this one’s a doozy.
1:45 pm, January 31st | by Rebecca Srulowitz
Yep, sometimes women are still forced to choose between work and family– and many employers still find it easy to push pregnant women out of their careers. In a very worthy op-ed in the New York Times, we see that “thanks to a gap between discrimination laws and disability laws,” employers can fire pregnant women with legal impunity. Silver lining? New York State Senator Liz Krueger is currently pitching legislation to protect working moms-to-be. [NYT]
12:45 pm, January 31st | by Hillary Reinsberg
The “sh*t people say” video meme has undoubtedly run its course, but we had to share one last one: “Sh*t Startup People Say,” conceived by the lady-run editorial team at VentureBeat, complete with relentless mocking of the absurd startup pitches they receive. What, you don’t think an “AirBnB for coffee” or a “social play in the espionage space” is a worthy idea?
12:00 pm, January 31st | by Rebecca Srulowitz
Remember when you saw “Bend It Like Beckham” and it was the greatest thing ever? You vowed to be like Kiera Knightly, scoring goals and maybe meeting a few cute soccer guys along the way. Fast forward to today, and your dreams of playing soccer for the U.S. Women’s National team (or at least rooting for them) may not come true.
10:58 am, January 31st | by Hillary Reinsberg
A new ad campaign sponsored by the Girl Scouts uses celebrities and little girls to try to turn stereotypes about women on their heads. In sarcastic protest the girls proclaim: “I’d like to drop out of high school and get a job that makes me feel bad about myself,” “I want to splatter against the glass ceiling,” and “I’d like to fall victim to the old boys’ network.”