12:38 pm, November 21st | by Colette McIntyre
Oh, her “bad career move” is “being as dirty as the guys,” is it?
3:29 pm, August 20th | by Colette McIntyre
Over the weekend, Patton Oswalt’s Twitter became a thing of exquisite beauty and an exemplar of masterful trolling. He also taught us something…
F%@K, Marry, Kill: Britney Spears, Former Australian Labor Pary Leader Mark Latham, A College Student Named Thor
1:46 pm, August 16th | by Colette McIntyre
Or, as we call it, “Make Tender and Consensual Love To; Marry; Condemn to a Lifetime of Persistent Despair, False Hope, and Halting, Self-Conscious Sex”, a.k.a MMC.
2:32 pm, July 31st | by Grace Rasmus
Alas, life is not particularly easy when you’re a woman with power; Abramson came to this realization rather publicly when Politico published what some have called a sexist attack piece back in April.
3:00 pm, July 29th | by Grace Rasmus
According to a new ruling by an Atlantic County Superior Court judge in New Jersey, casino waitresses are effectively “sex objects” and can be fired for putting on too much weight.
1:45 pm, July 23rd | by Grace Rasmus
Today in “This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things” news, TrueCar.com managed to turn my interest in their product into ire with just one commercial. An antiquated and blatantly sexist commercial.
4:15 pm, July 22nd | by Grace Rasmus
Helen Mirren is a great many things — an Academy Award winner, Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire, one of our most powerful crushes — but one thing she is not is a misogynistic B.S putter-upper-with. (That’s a word people say, right?)
4:15 pm, July 18th | by Grace Rasmus
When the New York Times broke the absolutely shocking news on Sunday that many college-aged women like to have sex, some ladies called for an end to “women’s stories” that do nothing but foster “worry” about women in society. However, before completely dismissing this genre of journalism, we need to realize that these “women’s stories” are some of the only stories where women are actually being quoted and being heard. According to new research, men are sourced much more frequently than women are in the Times.
3:00 pm, July 15th | by Colette McIntyre
After an all-night debate, Ireland passed a landmark exception to its stringent abortion ban on Thursday, allowing women to obtain the procedure if their lives are at risk. Sure, the legislation is limited and the fight isn’t over, but we’re willing to look past that (for now) and celebrate the deeply Catholic country’s step forward. [...]
6:00 pm, July 12th | by Colette McIntyre
In today’s Read of the Day, Kim O’Grady, a freelance management consultant, shares how adding a simple “Mr.” to his resume changed his job search and opened his eyes to the rampant gender discrimination in business.