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Wednesday Weigh-In: Pubic Hair Edition

TweetAccording to the Atlantic, it’s time for another trend piece about pubic hair grooming habits. There’s some interesting history there, although its conclusion–that some young women, especially white college students, are waxing it all off these days–is probably pretty obvious to most real young people. It should also be noted that the answer to that [...]
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The Wednesday Weigh-In: “Protester of the Year” Edition

TweetTime magazine has named the “collective protester around the world” as its person of the year. The magazine goes on the newsstands Friday, and interestingly, amazingly, beautifully, the  cover photo is of a female Arab protester. I’m thrilled to see the Arab Spring, and to a lesser extent, related protests around the world including Occupy [...]
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The Wednesday Weigh-in: Mentoring Edition

TweetAccording to a new study by LinkedIn, one in five professional women in the U.S. has never had a mentor. The survey of nearly 1,000 women found that 52% of women without mentors said they’d just never found “someone appropriate” and 67% of women who had never been mentors said it was because they’d never [...]
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The Wednesday Weigh-In: Sexy Halloween Edition

Tweet Read Part 2 of the cartoon at The Hairpin. “Sexy Virgnia Woolf” is my fav. It’s almost Halloween, you guys! Which means yet another year of eye-rolling about how TEH SEXY has completely taken over. Jillian Tamaki’s costume ideas in Part 2 of the cartoon above are so hilarious/sad because they not very different [...]
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The Wednesday Weigh-in: Occupy Wall Street and confronting privilege

TweetI haven’t been down to Occupy Wall Street yet, although I’m joining the march with unions and community groups later today. But I’ve been reading a lot of the reflections and critiques as the protests continue to gather steam. Among the unfairly dismissive criticisms, there have been a lot of folks grappling with important questions [...]
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