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The last eight years or so of pro-working woman literature has hoped that data would do what appealing to an intrinsic American belief in fairness and equality could not. And an amazing treasure trove of data has resulted. “What Works for Women at Work” artfully debunks the “opt out” myth that women simply lose interest...
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The Women’s March has announced March 8 will be the day without women. I freaked out when I first saw anything about this because I’d just been writing about the impact that the women’s strike had in Iceland in 1975. This is from my chapter on Iceland, where the importance of this march was explained...
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From Molly Ditmore’s Twitter account. Where was this sign when I was in junior high? And every day since? Spotted in the eighth grade bathroom. pic.twitter.com/fzIjduWAC1 — Molly Ditmore (@mollybloom) February 14, 2017
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I hate to post this on a day that should be about love. But guess what? A third study of Silicon Valley tech workers show that white men just DGAF about diversity. I wrote this on Pando today: Last November, LinkedIn published a study that showed just how much white men care about diversity in...
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A little over a week ago, I filed my book about motherhood and entrepreneurship to Harper. And last Friday my editor wrote back to say she thought it was “strong.” We are on our way! This book is incredibly personal and was an intense thing to write in the days when we don’t care about...
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I wrote this in my book I just filed: “Let’s bring it back to motherhood: After all, bearing children is the central role women are expected to play in a patriarchy; the one thing that men cannot do. What is the Maternal Wall if not the enforcement of a patriarchal idea that to be a...
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“I’ve never had to get to three,” she said.Every parent knows exactly what that means, but there’s aren’t many who can say they’re never had to get there. Then again, Kitty Von-Sometime isn’t like most people. She’s a British-born Icelandic transplant, mother, LGBT rights activist, artist and contractor for some of the largest and up-and-coming...
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Thanks in large part to a couple very generous recent donors, we’ve finally surged past our goal of $1,000 a show. That means we’ll start publishing shows weekly, starting next week. (Patrons will still only be charged for two shows a month; these are bonuses!) We’ve got some exciting guests coming up! I continue to...
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