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Why we stay silent after sexual assault

Why we stay silent after sexual assault

If you think a prior sexual assault doesn’t disqualify someone from the United States Supreme Court, what are your priorities, I wonder? In the midst of this Brett Kavanaugh confirmation chaos, I find myself perplexed by numerous things, but the question, “Why didn’t Christine Blasey Ford tell her story earlier if it really happened?” is…

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Millennial women are going braless. Feminism?

Millennial women are going braless. Feminism?

Buying a first bra has long been considered a rite of passage for young women. These days, however, it’s the ditching of the undergarment (or wearing wire-free versions) that’s empowering female Millennials. Sure, going braless is nothing new — the concept is at least as old as the women’s liberation movement of the ’60s — but young…

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California’s ‘giant step forward’: Gender-quotas law requires women on corporate boards

California’s ‘giant step forward’: Gender-quotas law requires women on corporate boards

Beginning next year, California’s corporate board rooms will be required to take on a different look. Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday signed landmark legislation that will require all publicly traded companies with headquarters in California to have at least one woman on their board of directors by the end of 2019. The minimum requisite will…

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Rational Feminist Role Models in Pop Culture

Rational Feminist Role Models in Pop Culture

Photo credit: http://www.westword.com/news/most-nerd-tastic-signs-from-denvers-womens-march-2018-9903076 This January there was a Women’s March that I pretty much ignored due to work and life and having better things to do. I hear this year’s march was much better than last year’s though, so I am almost sorry I missed it. Last year’s march was so much faux outrage that, even…

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Women Can’t Advance In A Corporate Because They Don’t Give A Fuck About Football??

Women Can’t Advance In A Corporate Because They Don’t Give A Fuck About Football??

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. A woman walks into a bar. The bartender says, “Sorry we don’t serve women here.” The woman says, “That’s no good. You ought to update your policy, since we make up over 55% of the workforce in the US.” The bartender says, “Fine, but only women that can…

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