EOD Roundup: Are Our Work/Life Policies the Main Barrier to Gender Equality?
6:30 pm, February 18th | by Colette McIntyre
In today’s EOD roundup, we explore how the lack of family-friendly policies in the US affects the fight for gender equality. While a majority of men and women prefer an egalitarian marriage in which domestic chores are taken on by both partners, in the absence of structural support, most women are forced to cut back or leave the workforce to tend to the home. Is the traditional division of labor avoidable? [Feministing]
Flavorwire shares some suggestions for new Oscar categories and the movies that they’d nominate to win them. If we had our druthers, there would be a Best Non-Sexist Non-Biased Female Lead Character and all the Oscars would go to Zero Dark Thirty‘s Maya. [Flavorwire]
To everyone who has recorded a Harlem Shake video in these past few, feverish, meme-filled weeks: you’re not doing it right. A man wearing a Gumby costume while swiveling his hips does not a Harlem Shake make. Here, let Lil’ Bow Wow show you how. [Vulture]
On Valentine’s Day, Air New Zealand sponsored a live dating show in London’s Heathrow Airport. Called “Blind Gate”, the dating game saw singles competing to win a romantic trip to Los Angeles via Air New Zealand’s new “Cuddle Class” SkyCouch seating. So after wining “Blind Gate”, two strangers had to snuggle on a glorified futon for the entirety of a twelve hour flight? I’m sure everything was great and they totally fell in love!! [The Frisky]