Tag Archives: Family

Chart of the Day: Women write about family and gender, men cover literally everything else

TweetWhen we talk about gender imbalance in the media, it’s not just about women being generally underrepresented compared to men–it’s also about what topics they’re covering. Are women’s voices present in the media conversations around the full range of important issue areas of the day, or are they still siloed into certain traditionally feminine spheres? [...]
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The Feministing Guide to Surviving the Holidays

TweetThe holidays are a glorious time of shiny baubles and delicious food and sepia memories — unless, of course, your life is even a tiny bit complicated, in which case there’s a 97% chance that the mere idea of the next month of celebrations makes you want never, ever to get out of bed. Some [...]
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California children can now have more than two legal parents

TweetBig news in California: Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation on Friday that will allow children to have more than two legal parents. Sen. Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) said he authored the measure to address the changes in family structure in California, including situations in which same-sex couples have a child with an opposite-sex biological parent. The law [...]
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We all really need to stop caring about Lebron James’ mother’s sex life

TweetMeet Lambo. Lebron James’ mother is dating a rapper who is only three years older than him, and who likes to publicly express admiration for the two-time NBA champion. This apparently threatens the collective ego of basketball fans around the country. Since the Internet uncovered this guy, fans and haters have gleefully pointed to comments on the [...]
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This is one father-daughter dance I can get behind

Tweet See version with transcript here. Purity Balls ain’t got nothing on this father-daughter dance. At TEDxWomen this year, Courtney and I had the pleasure of working with an extraordinary group of women whom we coached for a session we also curated, “The Mirror.” And one of these extraordinary women was Angela Patton, whose work with [...]
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