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Gender Dynamics

How Being a Stay-at-Home Dad Made Me a Feminist

Bustle | Posted 08.13.2014 | Parents
Bustle

I've come to recognize that there is a political dimension to my domestic choices and my work. If men don't decide to be more involved around the house and with childcare, and more candid discussing these decisions, then the gender dynamic in our culture that sees women as primarily responsible for children or affected by having a family will never change.

Did 'When Harry Met Sally' Ruin Male-Female Friendship?

Salon | Posted 06.28.2012 | Women

Willa Paskin and Mary Elizabeth Williams both admired Nora Ephron, but they disagree on "When Harry Met Sally." Paskin calls it an ideal romantic come...

How Should Money Impact A First Date?

BuzzFeed | Posted 06.11.2012 | Women

Ladies, just offer to pay. Let go of the expectation that men "should" pay. The Mancession has come (and is slowly leaving). We're not racking up coll...

What Nicki Minaj's Recent Feud Says About Women In Hip-Hop

Slate | Posted 06.07.2012 | Women

On Sunday, Hot 97's annual Summer Jam concert—traditionally a breeding ground for confrontation and ego-clashing theatrics in rap music-became host ...

The Most Independent Woman On Mad Men

Forbes Woman | Posted 05.08.2012 | Women

Did you notice the other night on Mad Men that the men were whining? The 60s were rough on everybody, except maybe the hippies who were all stoned. Bu...

Why Men and Women Are So Different

Posted 05.02.2012 | Women

LONDON – A prevalent understanding, particularly in the 1980s, was that boys and girls are born cognitively the same. It was the way parents and so...

Women and Children First? The Wishful Thinking of Titanic Dynamics

Juliette Fretté | Posted 06.22.2012 | Politics
Juliette Fretté

As a group, the young are without question more vulnerable and innocent than adults and thus tug at our heart strings. And though most across the political spectrum can reach a rational consensus to safeguard children above gender, race, and class, does it actually happen?