Tag Archives: Sexism

How about everyone who isn’t a black woman just stops writing about black women

TweetAfter reading the New York Times story about television producing mogul Shonda Rhimes that starts by saying “When Shonda Rhimes writes her autobiography, it should be called ‘How to Get Away With Being an Angry Black Woman,’” I have a modest proposal. No one who isn’t a black woman should be allowed to write about the cultural [...]
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Chart of the Day: The pay gap for women of color

TweetEarlier this week we got the terribly exciting news that, according to the latest Census numbers, the average American woman now makes 78 cents, instead of 77 cents, to the average dude’s dollar. But, as we know, the gap–which hasn’t improved in a decade–varies a lot by race. Here’s a chart from ThinkProgress showing how [...]
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Quote of the Day: Pastor explains that God created women to be “penis homes” for men

TweetMegachurch pastor Mark Driscoll, who was once a rock star in the evangelical world, has recently fallen from grace under accusations of plagiarism, abuse of power, and “spiritual bullying” with his ideological machismo. Much of the criticism stems from his anonymous rantings on a church message board in 2001 decrying how America has become a “pussified nation.” Here are [...]
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Watch: The Daily Show takes on sexist attacks on Senator Gillibrand

Tweet The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook,Daily Show Video Archive   It was infuriating and depressingly unsurprising to hear some of the sexist, inappropriate comments male members of Congress have made to Senator Kirsten Gillibrand. As we learned last week, colleagues told the Senator she was pretty even when [...]
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Chart of the Day: How men and women are critiqued in performance reviews

TweetKieran Snyder analyzed 248 performance reviews of generally high-performing men and women working in the tech industry. Here’s what she found: > Tweet
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