Tag Archives: women’s empowerment

There will be backlash

Remember how three weeks ago your social media and news feeds were littered with stories about Aziz Ansari and that babe article? Remember how on January 13th I wrote a post and said I predicted there would be backlash to … Continue reading

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Conflicted: Complexities of Misogyny and Victim-Blaming

My initial reaction to a recent article on salon.com was fairly visceral. And also a little conflicted. Then everything shifted and my response was more conflicted than it was visceral. Let me explain. The article is written by a woman … Continue reading

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Working While Female

I am of the mindset that the American work life balance is not good for anyone. Workplace culture is a tough environment for all of us, as it expects us all, at least to some extent, to shed elements of … Continue reading

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Past isn’t past – what women couldn’t do less than 50 years ago

I came across this list recently that notes 6 things women could not do fifty years ago. The one that irked me the most was the fact that it wasn’t illegal to deny women credit cards until 1974. This is among … Continue reading

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It’s not enough to realize women are people too only after having a daughter

Everyone and their sister seem to love this Huffington Post blog post by Kelly M. Flanagan, a clinical psychologist. where Dr. Flanagan tells his four-year old daughter that she’s worth so much more than any makeup ad will let on. … Continue reading

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