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Women: Just Stop Being So Damn Agreeable, Wouldja?

It was the sort of study you hear about from time to time, if only because it makes good headlines: A bunch of researchers from […]

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Antifeminism: Why Do Women Take Everything So Personally?

Apparently, Dan Rottenberg owes me an apology, merely because I am a man. I’m not particularly interested in an apology from him. But there are […]

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So You’d Rather Have a Baby Boy?

A new Gallup poll asked Americans this question: If you could only have one child, would you rather it be a boy or a girl? […]

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Crying at Work: Is It Ever Acceptable?

One of the biggest mistakes I’ve ever made at work was telling my (heartless) co-workers the (tragic) story of the baby whale who got lost […]

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What Would Happen If Anthony Weiner Were a Woman?

Weinergate is turning out to be like herpes—the gift that keeps on giving. Just when you thought it couldn’t get any worse for Rep. Anthony […]

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What Weinergate Says About Our Society

The imprint of “Weinergate” isn’t so much what it says about Rep. Anthony Weiner’s genitals as what it says about us. When Rep. Weiner yesterday […]

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What a Girl Wants: An Android Phone for Women?

Like many adult daughters, I have good intentions but poor follow-through. This year, two weeks prior to Mother’s Day, I started looking for a gift. […]

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Do Women Really Need to Be Told How to Emote?

Earlier this week, an e-mail from Women’s Health magazine found its way into my inbox (and not because I’m a subscriber or even a regular […]

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Gender Bender: Boys Who Love Pink

As a little girl, I was a tomboy. I had the girly toys—the Barbies and the Polly Pockets—but usually preferred building with Legos or playing […]

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Not All Women Are Damsels in Distress

This week, Philly native Joseph Lozito garnered fame and praise for stopping the knife-wielding killer who went on a stabbing spree in the Big Apple […]

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Why Don’t Women Like Football?

I like football. I’ve always liked football, or to be more accurate, when I was in high school I liked football players and so I […]

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Brave New (Gender) World

Last week, the director of Nepal’s Central Bureau of Statistics announced that starting with May’s national census, citizens of that nation will be able to […]

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Yonni Barrios Rojas Might Need Gloria Allred

Just when you think you’ve heard it all, something comes along to make you realize that there really is no end to the possibilities of […]

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Women Organize, Men … Are Just a Mess

Recently, a friend of mine warned me, with great depth of sincerity and assuredness of experience, that, “everyone does it differently.” Generally, I’ve always assumed […]

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To Tee or Not to Tee

My husband wants me to take up golf. I only wish you could see the eye rolling that request invokes. Is there anything I want […]