Are we safe yet? Runner-up:
Month: October 2009
There’s a subset of sexual harassment called sexual favoritism that, according to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, can lead to a “hostile work environment,” often “creating an atmosphere that is demeaning to women.”
And that pretty much sums up my experience at Late Night with David Letterman.
This photo is actually untitled by the artist, but I feel this piece of conceptual art photography has more than a touch of the spirit of Magritte.
Further to the Amazing Race assault post, another example of how men will just stand around while a man beats a woman, so long as they can assume that the woman is the man’s property. Etana at Fatshionista writes “When… Read More ›
The theme that runs this site, Thesis, has been updated, so it’s time to do a bit of fiddling in the background to get it installed and take advantage of its new features. So I’m putting the blog into Maintenance Mode for an hour or so.
At change.org: You have to wonder why an organization dedicated to getting students to read would decide to make censorship such an important part of their work. […] But that’s what Scholastic Books is doing by banning a book from… Read More ›
Can someone show me again the SCIENCE!!!1! behind denying access to a doula during maternity care? Here are a few excerpts of papers I found, mixed in type (quantitative research, qualitative research, meta-analysis, review), on doula care. Emphases are mine…. Read More ›
Don’t believe what you may have heard about women not having chest pain when they are having a heart attack