Monthly Archives: April 2014

State supports mothers who want the child, but not the costs

“Where did she get the idea that she had the right to a child, but not the responsibility to raise it herself or with a partner? Why, from the cultural air she breathes, that’s where.” Continue reading

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Why Women Are Leaving the Workforce in Record Numbers

“One tiny problem may be holding women back: they are leaving the workforce in record numbers. Sarah Glynn, analyst for the Center for American Progress, takes ‘Pay Equity Day,’ April 9 this year, to argue that the ‘wage gap’–women are paid on average only 77 percent as much as men – causes women to leave the workforce.” Continue reading

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Game of Thrones Debate Tests Feminist Concept of Rape

“But this controversy has revealed a fascinating fact: a lot of feminists who rail against “the rape culture” don’t actually practice the black-and-white, yes-or-no dogma that they preach—not even with regard to fiction.” Continue reading

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International study finds heart disease similar in men and women

Heart disease is similar in men and women except for this: In general men incur the disease ten years sooner and die of it at a much higher rate at every age. Continue reading

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‘Ban Bossy’: A Bad Remedy for a Fictional Problem

“Using children as props for adult activism is always a dubious proposition. Using girls as props for activism that schools them in invented victimhood is not feminist advocacy, it’s feminist malpractice.” Continue reading

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