Feminist Sociologist Featured on Dr. Phil →
I write to share a quick update on a researcher and writer previously featured on Girl w/ Pen: Chloe Bird, Ph.D., a Senior Social Scientist at RAND in Santa Monica, was interviewed about…
BEDSIDE MANNERS: Giving Thanks for the Wisdom of... →
2011 brought us two top-selling autobiographical takes on female aging. Jane Fonda’s Prime Time asks readers to explore everything from friendship to fitness to sex, with a goal of having us…
Why Don't More Moms Coach? - NYTimes.com →
Good question. But shouldn’t we also be asking why don’t more dads, er, cook?
Boys’ brains, girls’ brains: How to think about... →
Five researchers debate.
Birth rates in 2010 fall further for all but women...
Check it out, straight from the CDC. I love having so much company! And thanks to @ccf_families for the heads up.
Girl Talk: Art for Change →
“Mom, I think I’d like to be a photographer,” my 10-year-old daughter, Maya, said recently. “That would be very cool.” Inside, I found myself thinking: I hope you can earn a living doing that. …
GWP @ NWSA! →
Just off the plane from a fabulous trip to Atlanta for the National Women’s Studies Association Conference. Thought I’d share my opening remarks from Girl w/Pen’s session, “Gone Virtual:…
SCIENCE GRRL: Gendered Innovations →
As I prepare to head down to Atlanta for the National Women’s Studies Conference and the Girlw/Pen panel, I have to share with you one of my new favorite sites: Gendered Innovations. What is…
RELATING RADICALLY: Let’s Talk About (Fat) Sex →
Sometimes, I think it would do academic feminists good to read a little more about sex. Big Big Love, Revised: A Sex and Relationships Guide for People of Size (and Those Who Love Them)
POP GOES FEMINISM: What a difference a strong Snow... →
Though two new shows in the fall line-up – Once Upon a Time and Grimm - both use fairy tales as the basis for their narratives, blending the ‘real world’ with the ‘fairy tale’ world, the…
GLOBAL MAMA: Native Families and Foster Care |... →
Powerful post today courtesy Heather Hewett. I share her outrage. Check it out.