Tag Archives: Having it All

What if we all leaned out, instead of leaning in?

TweetIn response to Sheryl Sandberg’s call to “lean in,” Rosa Brooks offers a counter-suggestion: Ladies, if we want to rule the world — or even just gain an equitable share of leadership positions — we need to stop leaning in. It’s killing us. We need to fight for our right to lean back and put our feet [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Women and unions at the 50th anniversary of the Equal Pay Act. Silence is a woman. The Lambda Literary Award winners have been announced. A high school valedictorian called out her school on its discrimination against Native Americans. A lot of people wrote a lot of things about the FLOTUS heckler conflict. Sontag is [...]
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The New York Times joins the Female Breadwinner Apocalypse freak-out

TweetDid you think only Fox News talking heads were freaking out about the rise of female breadwinners and the apocalypse their arrival foretells? Fear not! Lou Dobbs and his team of misogynists have plenty of company–including, as of this weekend, the New York Times. In the wake of last week’s Pew announcement that women are [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Fully dressed superheroines are about questioning the genre, not imposing a moral code. Kai M Green: “I will never straighten out my wrist.” Hillary Clinton: Helping women isn’t just a “nice” thing to do. Speaking of which, check out Politico on Hillary Clinton Fever. The New York Times reports on the NYPD’s policing of [...]
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8 edgy post-feminist pitches for the traffic-hungry editor

TweetFrom Lori Gottlieb’s “Marry Him” to the Great Having it All Controversy of 2012, The Atlantic used to have a real lock on the genre: Counter-intuitive Post-Feminist Real Talk. The trend piece that shows you that even though the journalist is on your side (and was once on a panel about women in media!), she’s [...]
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