Were my girlfriends and I encouraged to cooperate rather than compete, as it's pointed out that boys are encouraged to do? Was my behavior, when assertive, seen as disruptive and viewed negatively by my teacher?
How can we call for more women to represent us if we don't even know who is already sitting there? We know about Tzipi Livni and we know about Yitzhak Molcho, who are leading the talks for the Israeli side, but that is pretty much it.
Issues around sex and gender have been heatedly floating around my social networking circles recently. An uncomfortable divide seems to be brewing among those who see feminist assertions around gender as a challenge to transgender identities, and vice-versa.
If today's young women want to close the wage gap, they should change their college majors. Aspiring early childhood educators or social workers should reconsider careers in petroleum engineering and metallurgy degrees, which promise far more money.
We stand today at a watershed moment. At least three moments, actually. And I believe that if we seize them all together, right now, we can advance the rights and improve the lives of all women in America.
Brave is rarely boring but rarely engrossing, a trifling piffle that fails as art and nearly fails at entertainment as well. It may not supplement Cars 2 as the worst film Pixar has yet made, but it clearly qualifies as the most disappointing.
What is wrong with American clothing manufacturers that they believe little girls only should be wearing pastels with rainbows, horses or the peace symbol? Or zebra print bikinis and one-shoulder tank tops?
A college campus has served as a place where women thrive and gender roles are constantly evolving and redefined. They can also feel unjust and unequal at times as a result of stereotyping and misogynistic behavior.