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Women hold few leadership roles in commercial real estate firms

There aren’t enough women running commercial real estate firms, leading projects and making deals.

Women are dramatically under-represented in executive and senior leadership positions in the industry, and even less present as advisers and brokers, according to recent institutional research and interviews by The Sun with several prominent women in the local and national commercial real estate industry. 14 more words

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WiTOPoli Weekly: Friday, May 13

A roundup of some of the latest news in women, Toronto, and/or politics this week. What stories did you read this week? Tell us in the comments. 149 more words

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The Attack of the 50 Foot Manned-Woman

… coming to a bathroom near you.

“There are eight million stories in the naked city; this has been one of them.”

Nancy Fowler Marcher, Alias: The Fifty Foot Manned-Woman… 506 more words

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The Attack of the 50 Foot Manned-Woman

… coming to a bathroom near you.

“There are eight million stories in the naked city; this has been one of them.”

Nancy Fowler Marcher, Alias: The Fifty Foot Manned-Woman… 508 more words

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The Reflex of Deference

The inside of inequality, the cellular scrapings of being considered lesser than, lies in the reflex of deference.

Deference is the wee tiny rock that women carry in their pockets, the signal to tell them to get out of the way, sit down and be quiet, to become small and unremarkable in the presence of men. 600 more words

Feminism, Politics And Talking Dogs

Jan Wilberg reblogged this on Red's Wrap and commented:

It's still happening. Girls hanging back, getting out of the way. On the playground, but where else?

People PLEASE.

I have stayed mostly quiet about Target’s decision to allow transgendered persons to use the bathroom with which they self identify. If you care to read something on that issue, read my husband’s commentary on his… 279 more words

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Sport and Defiance: The Life of Maria Toorpakai Thus Far

This is an incredible story, one that weaves so many layers. It exemplifies why sport can be powerful for marginalized people, and the challenges that women face when they defy social norms. 213 more words

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