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Double Standards Revealed in One Minute

on Wed, 2013-12-11 23:01

Amazing that a video can show exactly what the problems are in just one minute! How might we resolve these issues? What can each of us do today to change this?

Fun and Games with Girls

on Tue, 2013-11-26 18:09

Girls' toy company GoldieBlox has removed a parody sung to the Beastie Boys song "Girls" after complaints from the band. But you can view it, with a different tune! Roughly a week ago, the company posted a YouTube promotion with a re-recorded, rewritten version of the song sung by a trio of girls as they set a complex Rube Goldberg machine into motion.

http://www.upworthy.com/if-3-little-girls-did-this-to-my-house-id-do-everything-i-could-to-get-them-full-rides-to-stanford

My favorite is the three girls' expressions watching the 'pink' commercial on TV. Even though this is a commercial, too, the message served up is a decent plea for change!

Four Role Models?

on Sun, 2013-10-13 20:54

This follow up interview with four different women on their journey as CEO's makes for interesting reading.

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2013/10/13/business/women-corner-office.html?_r=0

Why Are There Still So Few Women in Science?

on Fri, 2013-10-04 09:55

Who gets hired John or Jennifer? Amazing findings assign blame on our culture...again.

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/06/magazine/why-are-there-still-so-few-women-in-science.html?ref=science

Beauty Contests Should Die

on Fri, 2013-09-13 10:31

Courtney Martin again speaks out and makes the case for change in our culture so detrimental to girls and women.

http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2013/09/12/is-the-miss-america-pageant-bad-for-women/beauty-pageants-like-the-miss-america-contest-should-die

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