Everything I Know About Feminism I Learned From Working Girl

The year was 1988. Margaret Thatcher became the longest-serving Prime Minister of the century, Canada struck down its anti-abortion laws and Joan Jett topped the Billboard charts. Women’s full-time employment had skyrocketed to 52%, university grads were increasingly female, and the wage gap was quickly closing.… » 10/25/13 1:20pm 10/25/13 1:20pm

Ladies Don't Speak Up in Meetings Because Smart People Make Us Feel Dumb

The news that feeling insecure about speaking up in a meeting is "all in your head" is supposed to be "good" news, according to the jerks at the Today show. See, a recent study from the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute found that when people work in small groups, their IQ can lower if the folks around them… » 2/23/12 11:45am 2/23/12 11:45am

Female Bosses Have To Choose Between Being Loved & Being Feared

Different standards for men and women in the workplace? You don't say! A new study shows that a female boss is judged differently than a male boss. According to Live Science, Kristin Byron of Syracuse University tested managers, asking them to rate the emotional state depicted on a series of photos showing facial… » 12/20/07 5:00pm 12/20/07 5:00pm

Shockers: Women Work More Than Men & "Wait" Too Long To Procreate

A new "no shit" study by Cambridge University states that women who work outside the home still do the bulk of the household chores. Men may spend longer at the office, but women work more, if you count domestic chores and paid employment. British men, for example, work an average of 55 hours a week, which includes… » 12/07/07 3:20pm 12/07/07 3:20pm