Tagged: feminism

Good reads for March 21st

Expat Explorer – White House Issues Report on Women in America – NYTimes.com – But at all levels of education, women still earn only 75 percent of what men earn. The dogs who listen to children reading | Education | The Guardian – When children read to him, Danny does not criticise or correct...

Good reads for February 26th

Friday photo: Showing the flag | FP Passport – Libyan embassy staff raise pre-Qaddafi flag at Libyan ambassador's residence in Washington WeightWatchers.com: PointsPlus Values – Don't know how long this will be free. A Graphical Analysis Of Lady-Hating Online Trolls – aracer.mobi

On eating disorders and the patriarchy

Last night, a feminist friend and I* were out drinking with a man. We’re all mid-to-upper class whites, well educated, socially mobile, and currently living in Benin. The man, several years out of undergrad, was astounded at the high numbers of women who had eating disorders while he was in school. My friend and...