Women's & Gender Studies
Karl A. Ericson [bio]
Women's & Gender Studies Subject Resources
Q&A: Talking to a Hot Guy?
Male geeks may think dating is easier for women, but any woman who’s endured modern dating hell will likely disagree. Partly the problem is mathematical – when women outnumber men, men have the leverage to set the terms. But then there are those girl geeks who really challenge themselves, gunning for guys they find “hotter” than themselves. This week’s episode lays out our tips for girls trying to flip gender scripts (with the usual transcript below)... Continue reading
Quick hit: We Bought a Huge Effing House, and Now We Can’t Afford More Kids
An Elle Decor essayist has come out with a horrible confession: She and her husband sacrificed a child to buy their dream home. (How awesome would it be if that were the actual story? “Our realtor didn’t mention the fiery, bottomless hellpit in the basement into which we have to throw a small child at the peak of the new moon to keep our mortgage rate low. She said it was a walk-in wine closet.”) Continue reading
Quick hit: Misty Copeland has been named principal dancer at ABT
Ballerina Misty Copeland (she who was too old and had the wrong feet, legs, turnout, torso, and bust to even start training as a ballet dancer at age 13) has been named a principal dancer with American Ballet Theatre -- the first African-American woman to rise to that position in the company's nearly 80-year history. Continue reading
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