The holidays are a wonderful time to feel morally superior to those less fortunate.
Within the past week: A man in north Alabama shot and killed his wife and then himself. An Oregon man beat his wife to death, shot his three children in the head, set their home on fire and then killed himself. A Texas plumber shot and killed his wife and her elderly father, then set their home […]
I know I write about sexism and gender bias more than some of you want to read, but I have to tell you this story, because I still can’t believe it’s true. And yet, I know it is, because it happened to me earlier today. As I mentioned before, I’ve been mulling over whether to trade in […]
Recently I overheard a conversation between two women in management talk about a promotional position one was interviewing for. The second woman told the first she was a shoo-in because she’s a pretty woman and “sex sells.” Despite the fact women are graduating college at rates higher than men, we continue to earn less on average than men. […]
I watch NCIS. Yeah, I admit it. I started watching after several Facebook friends posted they watch the show and talked with each other about the episode while watching. I wanted to join in the conversation, so I started watching too. But Facebook has long since deleted Rumpy’s account, and I got tired of the bullshit that […]
I have questions. Is Joy Behar truly sorry for her comments, or is she sorry she messed with the mostly female nursing profession when she dissed Miss Colorado for her monologue on her career as a nurse? And is it irony that she becomes more contrite as more sponsors break ties with The View? Is it […]
Jen here. I recently had the pleasure of meeting (through the Internet) a fascinating scholar by the name of Corey Wrenn. She wrote a paper entitled, “The Role of Professionalism Regarding Female Exploitation in the Nonhuman Animal Rights Movement,” published in The Journal of Gender Studies. Ms. Wrenn makes one point that it not new- […]