I remember when I first gave birth to NC how super-excited I was to have a girl. My girlie hormones and imagination went into complete over-drive about pink and fluff and glitter, dolls that cried and pooped and wooden dolls houses where we would recreate happy families together. 664 more words
Tags » Gender Stereotyping
My latest blog post for the Los Angeles Times:
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Never, it would seem, has the feminist commentariat, from Time to Twitter, engaged in such an outpouring of rage, boycott threats, hand-wringing over the damage to women’s “self-esteem” the Nine West ads could cause, and just plain lack of sense of humor.
In How To Be A Woman, Caitlin Moran offers the following explanation for women’s absence from historical records: “women have basically done fuck all for the past 100,000 years”: 1,689 more words
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Michelle Obama Jokes That ‘Women Are Smarter Than Men,’ Men Don’t Get It
You can tell she’s joking because of the eye roll, the eyebrow raise, and the fact that the audience laughed after she said it.