Family Feud in Australia might need some help coming up with new ideas for their survey questions.
Between the two of them, producers Alison Owen and Debra Hayward have a long string of impressive credits in Hollywood. Now, the women have decided to join forces to form a new production company focusing on television and film projects.
A new study has found that men who request a more flexible work schedule are more likely to be approved than women who request the same thing. Oh joy.
An update: Debra Harrell, the mother who was arrested and charged with "unlawful conduct" after adults saw her daughter playing in a park alone, has been fired from her job at McDonald's.
Aiken County, South Carolina resident Deborah Harrell has been booked on charges of "unlawful conduct" after she confessed to leaving her 9-year-old daughter at a park while she went to work.
New data from Fortune magazine shows that companies run by women record better stock market returns than those run by men.
You worked hard, you lay awake at night with your mind churning, you went into debt getting that degree — and that other degree — and you finally landed your dream job. Then you realized: It's not for me. You're not alone.
A cheery new report (which is so fancy and thorough that it has its own trailer) co-authored by Maria Shriver and the Center for American Progress has determined that approximately 42 million women in America are teetering on the brink of financial oblivion as they juggle caregiving (for parents as well as children…
Nobody wants to talk to the jobs report that was released yesterday, so it's going to spend the entire weekend sitting alone in the cafeteria, glancing around nervously at the small groups of popular economists whispering behind its back about how crappy it is. Poor jobs report! It's not like it contained news of…
Cindy Gallop — former chairman of the ad agency BBH New York — has penned a piece for AdWeek about what she calls the New Creativity, which she says is "female-informed." She has some ideas about how to shake up the "white male dominated industry." First: Hire at least three women.
Finally, an article that punctures the infuriating cottage industry that has sprung up around French women telling us Americans that we too can be "naturally thin," if only we had the self-control to stop stuffing our faces with MacDo.
While there's been plenty of discussion surrounding whether or not women can truly be effective foreign correspondents given their female parts, a new study indicates that the place they face the most trouble isn't reporting in the Middle East: it's in the office.
It's pretty common to hear particular technologies presented as being either for dudes (i.e., srs bsns gadgets) or for girls (think messaging apps and anything related to shopping). It's also common to see technologies adopted by female consumers as either fluffy or some quasi-miraculous sign of alien life—see every…
Late last week, Emily Graslie of Brain Scoop posted a new video in which she explains exactly why it's so difficult to be a woman in a STEM field: While she gets a lot of support and positive feedback, many "fans" simply want to discuss her appearance and how fuckable she is.
Earlier this month, Mother Jones described the early days of the CIA as "Mad Men with security clearances." Men were the spies; women were the secretaries. But over the years, things have changed, and now, women make up nearly half of the CIA, and at least 40% of undercover operatives (spies) are female.
According to a poll from Gallup, forty percent of the women they surveyed say they prefer a male boss, twenty-seven percent prefer a female one, and thirty-two percent have no preference. On the other hand, 29 percent of men polled prefer a male boss, eighteen percent prefer a female one, and fifty-one percent had no…
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.…
Leaving a high powered job to pursue your true June Cleaver stay-at-home-mom smiling-serenely-while-scrubbing-the-grout-in-pearls vocation sounds like an untenable fantasy from jump — like those shoes that were supposed to make your butt look good without exercising, or frozen s'mores (they whole POINT of S'MORES is…
I realize you're probably stressed about everything in your life — and here's one more fun thing to worry yourself ugly about: When you're stressed, you're less attractive to men. I know, it's all so stressful.