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The Citadel Fought the Admission of Women. Now a Female Cadet Will Lead the Corps.

When Sarah Zorn applied for admission to the Citadel four years ago, she had not heard the story of Shannon Faulkner, the first woman to gain full admission to the famed Southern military college. 164 more words

Chick Stuff,

White Male Workers Respond Poorly To Women And Racial Minorities In Power And Take It Out On Colleagues

How do white male executives handle it when a woman or person of color become CEOs of their company? Not well.

…Researchers found that white male executives working under a female and/or racial minority were also less likely to provide help to fellow colleagues, with an especially negative effect on help provided to minority status colleagues. 20 more words

Media And Culture,

$808m site for Merrylands

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Babies now allowed on Senate floor after rare rule change

n a rare move, the Senate on Wednesday night voted to change longstanding rules to allow newborns — for the first time — onto the Senate floor during votes. 50 more words

Domestic Affairs,

How the hell is Eric Greitens still the governor of Missouri?

Five days ago, a Missouri state House committee released a troubling report detailing allegations made by a woman that the state’s Republican governor, Eric Greitens, had subjected her to non-consensual sex and violence. 58 more words

Domestic Affairs,

Rebecca Solnit: if I were a man | Life and style | The Guardian

Having strong opinions and clear ideas is incompatible with being flatteringly deferential.

…What is confidence in a man is too often viewed as competitiveness in a woman; what is leadership in a man is bossiness in a woman; even the word bossy, like slut or nag, is seldom applied to men. 600 more words

Media And Culture,