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Book publishing’s lady problem

TweetA few weeks ago, an article by Deborah Copaken Kogan came out on The Nation. In it, Kogan, an author and former photojournalist, details her experiences in the dauntingly male-dominated world of book publishing. But wait, *cue record stop* that’s just the problem – publishing is not a male dominated world at all. There are [...]
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On gender equality in the United States: So much accomplished; so much more to do

Tweet“I like being a woman, even in a man’s world. After all, men can’t wear dresses, but we can wear the pants” – this quote by Whitney Houston posted, reposted and “liked” so many times in the recent past once again confirms that little has changed since the time the first female activists demanded equal [...]
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The Generation Gap: The Real Story in the Mid-Term Elections

The gains Republicans made among women voters has been one of the main storylines of the 2010 mid-term elections. Despite these gains, the gender gap has persisted and according to the Center for American Women in Politics: “was at least as evident in 2010, a year of substantial Republican gains, as it was in 2008, a year when Democrats were elected in large numbers.” So the gender gap persists, but pales in significance when compared to the generation gap.
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