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Football player Drew Brees breaks gender norms in this new Tide laundry ad.
What’s notable about both these cultural products and the response to them by female artists is the extent to which women are attempting to position themselves less in relation to artificial norms, and more to establish hierarchies of good and bad, feminist and sexist, behavior by each other.
From Miley Cyrus to Lily Allen, why feminist culture critiques can turn women against each other.
It is not all south of the waistline.
In which a top Texas Republican has to remind her party that women have brains too.
…are actual Halloween costumes.
But it IS possible to celebrate Halloween without sexism. Here’s how you do it.
BOOM! Conan nails it!
Conan makes the case for equal pay.
A series of disastrous Washington Post columns show why this is needed, so we’ll keep it simple.
Tara Culp-Ressler and Annie-Rose Strasser offer a step-by-step guide:
1. Does it defend or sympathize with rapists?
2. Does it fault the victims, instead of those who committed a crime?
3. Does it downplay illegal activity by using more casual terminology for rape?
4. Does it use rape as a hook in a ‘trend piece’ meant to draw sweeping conclusions about society’s moral depravity?
Happy 50th Anniversary of the Equal Pay Act! (sort of). Here are some sobering visuals: For every dollar earned by a white man in America, a white woman earns, on average, 77 cents, a black woman earns 69 cents, and a Latina woman earns 57 cents. (Infographic by the lovely Emily Nemens for LeanIn.Org.)
Glad to be lending the ladies to the Lean In Foundation to illustrate this important anniversary. And to make a point of how far we gotta go…
The gender gap, illustrated as women in Congress.
"Calvin and Hobbes" creator Bill Watterson has important life advice for you.
It’s feminist and it’s awesome.