Tag: feminism

Have Women Finally Had Enough of Effortless Perfection?

December 3, 2015
Have Women Finally Had Enough of Effortless Perfection?

Are Millennial women finally turning their backs on the insidious self-destruction of Effortless Perfection? Much has been written about the curse of Effortless Perfection. The term was coined in 2003 after a Women’s Initiative landmark study by Duke University sought to evaluate the school’s climate for women. The research included faculty and other employees, alumnae and grad students, but […]

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Is the VF Tinder Article Feminist Propaganda?

August 14, 2015
Is the VF Tinder Article Feminist Propaganda?

Nancy Jo Sales is drawing a lot of criticism for the bias inherent in her story claiming that Tinder has destroyed dating. Jesse Singal of New York Magazine takes her to task for her cherry picking of anecdotes: “If you hang out with stats geeks for long enough, one of them will probably utter the sentence, […]

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Female Aggression is All About the Menz

November 22, 2013
Female Aggression is All About the Menz

A recent NYXs article by John Tierney:  A Cold War Fought By Women (H/T: about 20 HUS readers!) takes a new look at female intrasexual competition, confirming what girls figure out at about the age of three. It’s all about the menz. According to the 2008 study The Myth of the Alpha Male, women vie for social dominance via […]

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Why Women Should Share Dating Expenses

October 7, 2013
Why Women Should Share Dating Expenses

 

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Kate Taylor Pimps Penn’s Hookup Culture

July 17, 2013
Kate Taylor Pimps Penn’s Hookup Culture

Kate Taylor’s article describing the hookup culture at Penn has attracted a lot of criticism, most notably from Penn students themselves, including some who participated in her research. They disagree with her characterization of women as fueling a no-strings sex norm, and reject the featured “mysterious A.” as typical of Penn women. They appear perplexed […]

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