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Marriage Is Not the Solution to Violence Against Women

And now, for the week in ridiculous. A headline in the Washington Post reads, without a hint of irony: “One way to end violence against […]

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Elliot Rodger, Misguided Male Entitlement, and the “Nice Guy” Fallacy

We acculturate our children in a culture of domestic violence. In playgrounds across the country this summer and into the following school year and those […]

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#YesAllWomen Is the Equivalent of Having a Peace Sign Bumper Sticker

On Friday, Elliot Rodger murdered six people in Santa Barbara. We know — from documents and videos — that Rodger, who took his own life, […]

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Why Marriage Equality Is Good For Women (of All Sexual Orientations)

  Hope. After President Obama’s ubiquitous 2008 campaign, the word has felt a little cheesy, a little too much like the brainchild of a marketing pro. […]

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The Confidence Gap: Do Women Lack Confidence, or Does the World Lack Confidence in Women?

Women lack confidence —  so says a piece in The Atlantic called “The Confidence Gap,” written by two women with impressive careers at ABC World […]

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Six Unfortunate but Real Reasons Women Are Paid Less Than Men

To all women: Yes, you are paid less than men. There is no doubt. I see this with my clients. I see this at other […]

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Response: Women Aren’t at Philly Tech Week for You To Look At

“That Tech Girl Talk session? Seems pretty hot,” wrote Gene Marks in his article “The 56 Things You’ll Likely Overhear at Philly Tech Week” on […]

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“Princeton Mom” Snagged a Married Man

We’re not super-enamored of Susan Patton, the so-called “Princeton Mom” who encourages young women to find a mate in college instead of concentrating on their […]

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Ad Campaign Targets “Street Harassment” of Women

You’ll be seeing these posters a lot on your SEPTA trips for the next few months:

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In Philly, in the Dead of Winter, Men Will Still Catcall You

When I first moved to Philadelphia, I was 22, completely naïve and a bit stupid. I had spent three years of my life living in […]

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Purse Snatching Doesn’t Mean Philly Women Need Male Protection

“Where are our men? Why are they not protecting us?”  Tyema Sanchez recently told the Daily News. “Men are failing us. I feel as though […]

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Confessions: I Write the Online Dating Profiles of Wealthy Men

As I sit here alone in my bedroom with my dog, I have a community of 1,077 Facebook “friends” and a combined total of some […]

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Girls Season 3: Is Hannah Growing Up?

I’m worried about Hannah. I count on the lead character of Girls to be cuckoo like Cocoa Puffs, in an arrested-adolescent, navel-gazing, borderline-endearing sort of way. […]

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As You Make Your 2014 Resolutions, Ask Yourself This: Are Your Friends Good People?

As the New Year approaches, we are all thinking about the 2014 resolutions we ought to be making to better our lives and allow for […]

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Wait, Is Hook-Up Culture Screwing Up Boys?

Last week, TIME spent some time talking about the so-called hook-up culture in its piece “What Boys Want” written by Rosalind Wiseman, author of Queen […]