Tag Archives: lean in

New Blog Alert: Where feminists talk economics

TweetWe’re thrilled to see that The Nation is launching a new roundtable blog called The Curve, “where feminists will hash out economic issues and intervene in feminist debates from an economic perspective.” The editors explain that they’ve been frustrated by two phenomena: One is the way in which women’s voices are so frequently sidelined in economic debates. [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet Join young workers in conversation tomorrow night. Racialicious rounded up some important writing on the Isla Vista shooting. Emily Lindin on creating a culture of consent in the wake of violence. Antiporn Land. Stormé DeLarverie, whose initial scuffle with the cops is said to have instigated the Stonewall riots, passed on Saturday. “Sheryl Sandberg, [...]
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“You can’t self-help away deeply-ingrained structural discrimination.”

TweetJessica has a good piece in The Guardian today on the gender confidence gap and the new book The Confidence Code which “argues that what’s truly holding women back is their own self-doubt.” As Amanda Hess has noted, this book is part of a genre that’s enjoying popularity right now — one that she describes as teaching women [...]
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Feministing Chat: Ban Bossy?

Tweet Maya: Let’s discuss Lean In’s latest project to “ban bossy.” My first thought is that Beyonce is obviously the best part of the whole thing. Tweet
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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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