Monthly Archives: December 2009

Quote of the Day

Tweet“Transgender people… understand more than anyone the high cost of gender, having adopted identities as adult neophytes. People often work harder than they think to maintain the boy/girl behaviours expected of them. You may have learned through painful trial-and-error not to use certain phrases, or to walk a certain way. After a while, learned gender [...]
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WaPo takes on women’s leadership…with cutesy, sexist nicknames

Tweet Not amused, guys. Believe it or not, the Washington Post has managed to stereotyped women leaders in the worst way possible – with nicknames like “The Iron Lady” and “Grandmother in Pearls.” These were made in a recent piece titled, “Women Leadership Styles,” asking the question: “What kinds of women run — and win? [...]
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Ellen Goodman to retire

Tweet Ellen Goodman, Pulitzer prize winning syndicated columnist, author and feminist, announced her retirement this weekend. Goodman has been writing for her column in the Boston Globe since 1967, and has not only served as one of the most renowned women columnists we’ve seen, but more importantly has been bringing women’s rights issues to the [...]
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Happy Holidays! Or not.

TweetJust a little Monday morning understanding from Jay Smooth for all the humbuggers out there this holiday season. Approximate transcript after the jump. Tweet
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Holiday break time!

TweetFeministing will be back on Monday. Until then, enjoy the holiday! Tweet
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