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The systematic sexism inherent in most American work is particularly strong in the building trades, where sexism, work tradition, and popular perception all combine to make women a rare sight to see. Such is the case with being a carpenter: Ask why so few carpenters are women and the answer is almost always the same: […]
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A Misogynist Feast

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On March 23, 2015
MRAs are trying to free themselves from women by learning how to cook. The results are as pathetic as you can imagine as Amanda Marcotte shows. Of course these people can’t press a button on a microwave without ranting against evil women. Amanda provides some helpful kitchen tips for these guys: Frozen Burritos Of Online […]

The Female Auteur

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On January 21, 2015

Bjork speaks of sexism in music: Pitchfork: When it was originally misreported that Vulnicura was produced by Arca, instead of co-produced by you and Arca, it reminded me of the Joni Mitchell quote fr

On Free Tampons

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On August 13, 2014
Earlier this week, Jessica Valenti suggested in a column that tampons should be free. I had never really thought about this before, being a guy and all, but it is self-evidently obvious that she’s correct. Menstruation is an issue, like much with our bodies, that the government should step up and provide the basic medical […]
Given that Wal-Mart’s business model is borrowed heavily from the supply chain management system pioneered by the same textile industry that brought you the Triangle Fire and Rana Plaza collapse, it’s hardly surprising that the company would then import the intimidation of pregnant women so common in Mexican maquiladoras and south Asian apparel factories. Wal-Mart […]

Sexism is Dead

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On January 28, 2014

Worth remembering 10 years later how the wardrobe incident at the Super Bowl halftime show effectively ended Janet Jackson’s career with zero repercussions for Justin Timberlake. Share

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