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"Smashing a Ceiling – and a Lot of Egos"

Michele A. Roberts was “recently named the first female leader of a major North American professional sports union, ending a long and sometimes contentious search” and stated after the announcement: “‘My past…is littered with the bones of men who were foolish enough to think I was someone they could sleep on’.” Wow! 54 more words

Ditto

Making a Mountain out of a Slightly Smaller Mountain

Just a while ago I sat reading An Introduction to Literature, Criticism and Theory in Juici Patties on campus and managed to overhear two children arguing in the booth opposite. 530 more words

Jamaica

Not a Four-Letter Word

The recent controversy around the Science magazine cover objectifying and dehumanizing trans women highlights not only how trans women may be treated within the scientific community but also how women in general may be treated within the field. 575 more words

Education

Touching the Art

Touching the Art: the first all-female, all-art talk show on Ovationtv.com

Comedian Casey Jane Ellison becomes an art-world cliche – bored, nonchalant and dressed all in black – then asks industry insiders awkward questions. 91 more words

Women's Art

Onlookers didn't help and a girl was Assaulted! Will you step up for her now?

THE INCIDENCE

It happened in July 2012, M will remember the exact date, since it happened to her. It was in the evening when she called me. 1,586 more words

Gender Equity

light at the end of the tunnel?

This week was pretty amazing. First I returned from more than 3 weeks away – **ON HOLIDAYS** – without email or internet (well not much anyway). 1,295 more words

Academia