Tag Archives: Wednesday weigh in

The Wednesday Weigh-In: Negotiating that pay raise edition

TweetFeministing readers are pretty familiar with the wage gap. The short story is that women still earn 77 cents for every dollar a man makes, and are paid less even in the same job, working the same hours. While institutionalized sexism remains the key culprit for this travesty, it’s also true that women are both [...]
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(Day After) Wednesday Weigh-In: Dating While Feminist

TweetDating seems to be on everyone’s minds lately. Perhaps it’s part of the new year, new me, new boo energy still lingering in the air. Even here at Feministing we’ve been talking about “Crazy Blind Dates” and the challenges to Darwin’s dating ideas. And much of what I hear about dating in hip hop revolves [...]
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The Wednesday Weigh-In: How are we doing in the aftermath of Sandy Hook?

TweetToday’s post is technically more of a check-in than a weigh-in. But I hope in light of recent events you’ll forgive my semantic oversight. We’ve covered the Sandy Hook shooting with heavy hearts. Today, the Daily Beast and others are pointing out that our responses to the shooting have been gendered. A recent survey by the Pew Research Center [...]
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The Wednesday Weigh-In: DSK Sex Party Edition

Tweet Ed. note: This post is part of the second round of the Feministing “So You Think You Can Blog” contributor contest (background here). Stay tuned all week as our six finalists take turns turns covering the blog and giving us a sense of their personal contributor style. The winner of the contest and newest [...]
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The Wednesday Weigh-In: Trigger Warning Edition

TweetEveryone go read Roxane Gay’s piece about trigger warnings and the illusion of safety: There are things that rip my skin open and reveal what lies beneath but I don’t believe in trigger warnings. I don’t believe people can be protected from their histories. I don’t believe it is at all possible to anticipate the [...]
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