Day: September 6, 2006

Tag-Team Parenting

A report (pdf) from the Center for Economic and Policy Research examines the differences in the division of household labor and parenting across socioeconomic lines. According to the report: — Less educated parents are more likely to work evening and…

Like a Virgin

For all the fetishization of virginity among social conservatives — the pledges, the purity rings, the purity balls — there’s little recognition that this is something only young girls and young women are supposed to be concerned about. Nobody really…

Ah, Monarchy.

It always amuses me that some of the most progressive and scientifically-advanced countries in the world still cling to their monarchies, even as figureheads, supporting their lavish lifestyles with tax money and public property that could be put to better…