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Elaine Meyer @elainermeyer ?

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  • Elaine Meyer commented on the blog post Hanna Rosin wishes we’d just admit the patriarchy is dead   11 months, 3 weeks ago · View

    Women have accomplished some parity in certain settings, so we should just be done with it? Not advocating for yourself is a strange message for a successful female journalist to expound, and I wonder if she really believes it or is engaging in a lot of rationalizing. I think it is a shame she feels [...]

  • Elaine Meyer commented on the blog post Did I vote against Quinn because of hidden sexism?   11 months, 3 weeks ago · View

    Jenny, I agree, I’m not sure if she lost because of her gender either, although I was surprised at all of the vitriol directed to her about her hair, clothes, and voice. Even though I am not a fan of her politically, I thought that was uncalled for, and it made me worry gender had [...]

  • Elaine Meyer commented on the blog post Confessions of a Tease   11 months, 3 weeks ago · View

    I relate to what you describe. I’ve been in situations where I let a guy down because I did not realize he wanted to be more than friends. I have felt very bad about it. But then I imagine the times I’ve been the person who wanted to be more than friends. I did not [...]

  • Elaine Meyer wrote a new blog post: Did I vote against Quinn because of hidden sexism?   11 months, 3 weeks ago · View

    Because I voted for Bill de Blasio in the New York City mayoral primary and not Christine Quinn, I asked myself periodically throughout the campaign whether this meant I had some kind of hidden bias against a fellow woman running for office. I thought of this again today when I saw an article by Jodi Kantor [...]

  • Elaine Meyer became a registered member   11 months, 3 weeks ago · View

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