Tag Archives: lean in

Newsflash: Not all smart women on Twitter are white CEOs

TweetThere was no way writing an article called “25 of the Smartest Women on Twitter” was ever going to go well. What does that even mean? How do you measure intelligence from 140-character broadcasts? Why do we need this list when we would never compile a male equivalent (the closest we’d get would be a [...]
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Seven mansplaining pitches for Bustle

TweetThis week the feminist internet has been fuming about Bustle, a new “website for women” made by Bryan Goldberg, a mansplaining man who didn’t seem to realize that, you know, there are already a couple sites for ladies/feminists out there. His defense? Bustle will set itself apart from the rest of these earnest attempts at [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet ICYMI: the Crunk Feminist Collective and The Nation DJed your 4th. What to the slave is the fourth of July? What to the prisoner is the fourth of July? The N-word on the 4th of July. An immigrant kid’s perspective on citizenship and the Voting Rights Act. The U.S. caters to male desire. North [...]
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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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Quick Hit(s): Women in Business

TweetOn the heels of some good gender byline news, The New York Times Dealbook ran a special section on women in business that had a nearly 50-50 split on bylines. Even better news: For the most part, the stories move beyond the rehashed lean-in-have-it-all conversation that has dominated the news cycle regarding working women. Instead, “Women [...]
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