Day: August 26, 2006

The Sexualization of Girls

Rosa Brooks has an excellent op/ed in today’s LA Times about pedophilia, sex, capitalism and children. She manages to criticize the hypersexualization of girls without resorting to shaming the girls themselves — which is a sadly unique perspective, as conversations…

The Squeaky Wheel Gets The Grease

Because Magnus Malmborn spoke up and reminded me that I need to get off my commodious ass and post the damn cat pictures I requested weeks ago, his cat will be first in our series of guest cats for Friday…

The Stained Glass Ceiling

No surprise here: Clergywomen have a hard time moving up in religious organizations because of their gender. Women now make up 51 percent of the students in divinity school. But in the mainline Protestant churches that have been ordaining women…