Tag Archives: New York Times

Firing Abramson wasn’t only sexist. It may have been illegal.

Tweet #485951317 / gettyimages.com Let’s talk about stereotypes. As the whole internet has repeated to itself a million times by now, Jill Abramson was fired from her post as executive editor of the New York Times on Wednesday. A few possible narratives have emerged. Some say Abramson leaned in after she learned her salary was less than [...]
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Guest post: From obits to statues to traffic circles, whither the women?

TweetEditor’s note: This is a guest post by Soraya Chemaly. Soraya is a media critic and activist whose work focuses on women’s rights, free speech and the role of gender in politics, religion and popular culture. Last week, irked after counting up The New York Time’s last 66 obits and finding that only seven were of women, [...]
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NY Times columnist is very excited other people get paternalistic when they have daughters, too

TweetIn an op-ed in this Sunday’s New York Times, Ross Douthat gets the boring columnist’s version of giddy about data that suggests having daughters might make people more conservative: Tweet
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Quick Hit: Actor Maria Bello comes out

TweetMaria Bello came out in a New York Times Op-Ed this weekend. But what did she come out as? It’s not that simple, which is what makes it so awesome. Tweet
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Celebrating Labor Day: weekends, holidays, raises, healthcare. Happy taxes, queer folks! The IRS recognizes same-sex marriages. Ann on dating, or not dating, coworkers. A pursuit to dissect waxing culture. Implications of doctors getting paid more for C-Sections. Something is happening in Chicago. Chelsea Manning and the politics of pronouns. “Looking through a kaleidoscope of a [...]
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