New post up at the Daily Femme!
Two weeks ago I published an article on the tension between the sexualization and profesionalization of women’s soccer at Gender Across Borders. Yesterday I bumped into an article at The Nation: “Sex Sells Sex, Not Women’s Sports” which gave my general observations/hunches a bit of statistical back-up. According to the author, Mary Jo Kane: Scholars … Read more
I can’t get over how great this is.
Hating on: LZ Granderson for suggesting we need women in politics… because science shows us they are wired differently
Sara @ The Daily Femme We need more women in politics. We need more women in politics because more women are earning higher degrees and they are an enormous untapped national resource. We need more women in politics because women have different life experiences in our society than men do, and those experiences (unique perspectives … Read more
Sara @ The Daily Femme: In a match that few will ever forget, the United States women’s soccer team lost to Japan in the World Cup final. The game went all the way to a penalty shoot out, and somewhat inexplicably, US women couldn’t make it work. There was no remake of the 1999 fairy … Read more
Sara @ The Daily Femme: When a solider dies in a combat zone, his or her family receives a letter of condolence from the President. The letter recognizes the soldier’s service and ultimate sacrifice for the country. For every type of casualty—accidental or combat —there is a different type of letter. There are, however, no … Read more