Daily Archives: September 14, 2011

Goodbye, Courtney, and thank you

Today is Courtney Martin’s last day at Feministing. I’m sad to see her go, but very excited to see what she’ll do next. Courtney has long been one of my favorite writers on and off the internet — and what … Continue reading

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A Question.

Why is it TMI and uncouth for a woman to say she got HPV from her husband? Would it be equally TMI for her to admit that she got, say, chicken pox from him? I ask because Ayelet Waldman posted … Continue reading

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Suing for Looks Discrimination

Pretty people finish first — that’s a well-documented phenomenon. Folks who fall outside of cultural beauty norms — who are fatter or not white or less white or older or whatever else — make less money over their lifetimes. Economics … Continue reading

Posted in Beauty, Business, Discrimination, Gender, Law, Work | Tagged | 26 Comments