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Christine @christines ?

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  • Christine commented on the blog post Feministing is 10 years old!   6 months, 1 week ago · View

    Happy Birthday Feministing! I think I found you about 3 or 4 years ago. Thank you for introducing me to the world and language of modern feminism.

  • Christine commented on the blog post Weekly Feminist Reader   1 year, 8 months ago · View

    About that buzzfeed article “Study: Genders Aren’t So Different After All” – take a careful look at those graphs. Describe to me what exactly those graphs are measuring. Coming up blank? Maybe that’s because the axes aren’t labeled and there are no captions. These graphs are absolutely meaningless as is. Oh – and the source [...]

  • Christine commented on the blog post The Wednesday Weigh-In: Negotiating that pay raise edition   1 year, 8 months ago · View

    I think this is a good point. In my experience, it seems as though male/female couples tend to move around to accomodate the man’s job more than the woman’s job. This points to a man’s greater flexibility in general to change jobs. Maybe employers pick up on this, even if subconsciously, and know they are [...]

  • Christine commented on the blog post It takes a village to silence street harassment   1 year, 9 months ago · View

    You know, weirdly, I’m not sure that I’ve ever been harassed on the street. I’m in my 30s, so I’m certainly old enough. I lived for several years in Manhattan, where I walked constantly. So I’ve certainly been female and on a street in front of men. Yet, I can’t really think of any incidents. [...]

  • Christine commented on the blog post It’s 2013. Let’s end ‘booth babes’ for good   1 year, 9 months ago · View

    BBC news has an article about this, too: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20957848 Speaking as a woman engineer, this just drives me crazy. How are we going to encourage women to study engineering when our culture keeps telling them that their only place is as a ‘booth babe’? And how are we going to keep women who are in [...]

  • Christine commented on the blog post What We Missed   1 year, 12 months ago · View

    It looks like the grio article you are siting for Lena Horne’s death is from May 2010. (Not that we can’t still morn the loss in October 2012.)

  • Christine commented on the blog post Happy 8th Birthday to Feministing!   2 years, 6 months ago · View

    Happy birthday Feministing! I love your site and read you every day. So yes, I donated :)

  • Christine posted an update:   2 years, 6 months ago · View

    Happy Birthday Feministing! I read you every day. So yes, I made a donation :)

  • Christine became a registered member   3 years, 5 months ago · View

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