some problems with modern feminism

An article was posted and passed around recently criticizing modern-day feminism and engaging with the tangled topic of privilege and gender inequality today. Many praised it for its frankness and thorough dissection of the 21st-century social justice scene, as well as its voice (in some respects) for men’s rights and female privilege. My thoughts on it are […]

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Yes, Gender Still Matters

and here’s why: http://www.wired.com/2014/12/mit-scientists-on-women-in-stem/?mbid=social_twitter Three female MIT computer scientists do an ask-me-anything on Reddit. Response: Dozens of questions like these were interspersed with marriage proposals and requests to “make me a sandwich” in our AMA. We had intended for the AMA to be a chance to answer questions about what our lives are like as PhD […]

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The Gender Gap, Microaggressions in Silicon Valley, Diversity, College Education…

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014/12/23/us/gender-gaps-stanford-94.html?smid=fb-nytimes&smtyp=cur&bicmp=AD&bicmlukp=WT.mc_id&bicmst=1409232722000&bicmet=1419773522000&_r=1 In some fields, the women of the class went on to equal or outshine the men, including an Olympic gold medalist and the class’s best-known celebrity. Nearly half the 1,700-person class were women, and plenty were adventurous and inventive, tinkerers and computer camp veterans who competed fiercely in engineering contests; one won mention in […]

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