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什么’这些天要在电视上看电视的女权主义者?

As the election season winds down and the last debate is finally over, what shows should make it onto a feminist tv list? And what is a feminist tv list anyways? Evaluating a Show for the Feminist TV List My criteria* include considerations of whether it is: (a) made 通过 women or featuring women who […]

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Trump’s Sex (Discrimination) Scandals part two:“Sexy”More Important Than Merit in California

Discrimination lawsuits don’t just teach us Trump is #sexist. They also teach us he doesn’t know how to manage a company, let alone a country.

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呼吁采取行动:《华盛顿特区带薪休假法》

The District of Columbia is on the brink of becoming the most generous place in the country to become new parents.  If the Universal Paid Leave Act of 2015 becomes law, D.C. workers will be entitled to 16 weeks of paid leave for the birth of a child or other qualifying family or medical event. […]

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独立承包商,Uber和员工

On September 1, a federal judge certified a class action brought 通过 three Uber drivers who asserted that they are employees and not, as the company had argued, independent contractors.   If the court’s decision it holds, it could be a big deal.  This employee vs. contractor determination may sound like arcane law speak, but […]

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弗洛姨妈来访–外太空

When NPR’s Adam Cole interviewed two female NASA astronauts for his science Tumblr “Skunk Bear,” the most common question listeners submitted to be asked to these highly-accomplished women was “What happens when you get your period in space?”  Although Adam did not ask the question on air, he posted the answer online (the same thing […]

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A Woman on Currency? A Joke For Republican Men at This Week’s Debate

During the Republican debate this week, one exchange that was especially maddening for female viewers ensued when the candidates were asked what seemed like a straightforward question: “Earlier this year, the Treasury Department announced that a woman will appear on the $10 bill.  什么 woman would you like to see on the $10 bill?” This […]

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“Mad Men”价值回归奥斯丁市议会

The good news: This summer, women took a majority of seats on the Austin City Council for the first time ever.  The bad news: The City felt the need to “prepare” staff to work with women 通过 putting on a training conducted 通过 tone deaf speakers propounding culturally incompetent and antiquated gender stereotypes. Assistant City […]

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疯子: A Very Unfeminist Ending

Spoiler alerts Fans seem to be all over the map on the 疯子 series finale. When I watched it, I was candidly a little disappointed. But reflecting on it, I think that some of that disappointment speaks to the real world. In other words, Matthew Weiner, the show’s creator, seems to have captured the […]

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Mission Possible? Ending 性别歧视 Against Female Directors in Hollywood

The marginalization of women in Hollywood has gotten a lot of attention lately.  The Sony hacking scandal revealed glaring gender disparities in pay among movie stars and studio executives alike, and Patricia Arquette’s controversial Oscar acceptance speech demanded wage equality for women. Now the spotlight has shifted to the discrimination faced 通过 female directors, after […]

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The Case for Paid Paternity Leave: It’s Not All 关于 Cute Photo Ops (though we like those, too)

Many readers may have seen the popular story being shared on the internet, with the caption, “This Is 什么 It Looks Like When Men Are Allowed To Take 480 Days Of Paternity Leave” (although that 文章 could just have easily been captioned, “This is 什么 It Looks Like When Humans Are Allowed to Take 480 […]

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