This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny: So Far, 2014 Kinda Sucks

One of the Steubenville rapists got to walk free this week, the pay gap may be even screwier than we thought, and Katie Couric is basically terrible. But 2013 was a big year for the Bechdel Test, and we’re starting 2014 with the first woman to run the Fed. So that’s something. As usual, trigger […]


Science News: 12/20/13

It’s time for one last quick dose of science news before the holidays. 


This Week (so far) in News: November 27, 2013

This week, Scotland has big news, Pakistan protests drones, Katie Couric gets a new job, and racism is everywhere. 

Pop Culture

Judging a Good Interview

Like just about everyone else in the world (or so it seems), I was struck with the flu last week. Because I was unable to move, I watched a lot of television – primarily because I was too tired to find the remote to turn it off. 


Women’s History Month: Now That I’m Raising a Woman

I never took much mind to “women’s firsts” (first U.S. female astronaut, first female-owned Indy 500 team, those sorts of things), even though they all happened in my lifetime. I never took much mind, that is, until I became the parent of a girl. Then, as newscasters announced, “Katie Couric is the first woman to […]