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Chart of the day: For every 100 girls/women….. | American Enterprise Institute - AEI
On many statistics, men and boys are performing worse than women and girls. Yet some consider it inappropriate to direct gender-specific assistance at males. An interesting ethical question.
sexism  feminism  ethics  via:HackerNews 
12 weeks ago by mcherm
The Revolt of the Feminist Law Profs - The Chronicle of Higher Education
A lengthy and detailed article on the erosion of legal principals in the prosecution of sexual crimes and those who have argued against it
law  overprosecution  feminism  via:reddit 
august 2019 by mcherm
Patreon Bars Anti-Feminist for Racist Speech, Inciting Revolt - The New York Times
For me, interesting position to be in -- I'm a listener to the person leading this conservative exodus. I'm rarely on the conservative side (and not fully sure where I stand on this, partly as I lack details).
patreon  freespeech  politics  feminism  SamHarris  via:HackerNews  nytimes 
december 2018 by mcherm
I Now Pronounce You Legally Null and Void | Lapham’s Quarterly
Early feminists and their objections to the highly unfair marriage laws of the times.
history  feminism  via:HackerNews 
june 2018 by mcherm
Capital One launches Eno, a gender neutral AI assistant | Daily Mail Online
Capital One's new chat assistant claims to be "binary" when asked its gender.
CapitalOne  gender  feminism 
march 2017 by mcherm
What My Uterus Can Teach You About Being a Tech Leader — Medium
A really well-written send up of a conference that asked tech questions of the men and parenting questions of the women.
feminism  womenintech 
september 2015 by mcherm
Feminist Quote in Yearbook
Fabulous quote: "I need feminism because I intend on marrying rich and I can't do that if my wife and I are making 75 cents for every dollar a man makes."
feminism  gayrights  via:vox 
may 2015 by mcherm
The Only Thing I Have To Say About Gamer Gate | Felicia's Melange
Felicia Day: This gamergate thing has gotten to the point where I am avoiding gamers on the street. That's terrible.
feminism  via:boingboing  FeliciaDay 
october 2014 by mcherm
The Most Feminist Moments in Sci-fi History -- The Cut
An article listing some important points where women (as characters and as writers) step up and take a major role in science fiction.
feminism  scifi  via:boingboing 
september 2014 by mcherm
The History of Female Titles: Mistress, Miss, Mrs or Ms | New Republic
Originally "mistress" (abbreviated Ms, Mrs, or Miss) meant roughly "woman of upper class) and had no distinction of marriage. Then that was added later.
language  words  feminism  via:reddit 
september 2014 by mcherm
What's right with Hermione - Boing Boing
"Hermione Granger: clever, smart, and, best of all, appreciated for her nerdiness. In Hermione’s world, being smart is what makes her important." (And this is rare in fiction.)
feminism  via:boingboing 
september 2014 by mcherm
A hilariously sad tale of gender bias — Medium
An excellent little anecdote about gender in the programming profession. And it doesn't bode well. As HN put it: "We don't just need more women in tech, we need fewer assholes."
gender  feminism  programming  softwaredevelopment  via:HackerNews 
september 2014 by mcherm
Am I pretty or ugly? Exploring an unfortunate YouTube phenomenon | Ars Technica
Girls posting videos on YouTube saying "am I pretty?" and getting truly horrible abuse as responses.
feminism  gender  youtube  ArsTechnica  via:ArsTechnica 
october 2013 by mcherm
Adria Richards, PyCon, and How We All Lost | Amanda Blum
An EXCELLENT review of the affair at PyCon where a blogger accused men of making a sexual joke resulting in the firing of one of the men and eventually the firing of the blogger as well. Claims she has shown a pattern of doing this.
feminism  sexism  python  via:HackerNews 
march 2013 by mcherm
Users Know: STFU About What Women Want
TechCrunch shouldn't publish articles saying that women have biological urges to have babies not do startups.
startup  via:HackerNews  feminism  gender  mypostings  techcrunch 
december 2011 by mcherm
7yr old tells off DC comics for excessive boobs on women with no volition.
This is a 7yr old whose grasp of feminism is every bit as solid as my own.
comics  feminism  personal_net  via:twitter 
september 2011 by mcherm
Is There Anything Good About Men
Women and men may have "equal" abilities but they have different motivation. Men vary more than women. There may be evolutionary reasons for this.
via:HackerNews  gender  psychology  sex  philosophy  feminism  statistics 
july 2011 by mcherm
GameCrush lets gamers pay to play with girls |
I don't like this much. Pay a fee to play video games with a girl, you can choose "flirty" or "dirty".
feminism  videogames  via:slashdot 
march 2010 by mcherm
AlterNet: When My Husband Became a Woman, I Realized I Was a Sexist
Reflections from a woman whose husband transitioned to being a woman, and what it taught her about her own unacknowledged gender stereotypes.
transgender  gender  feminism 
august 2009 by mcherm

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