Author: Equal Writes

Hey baby

by Jordan Kisner I’ve been living in New York City for two months now, and I think I’m about to break down and join a gym. Not because I want to lose weight (though the availability and affordability of New…

More on women and (un)happiness

by Jillian Hewitt I’m not the first to talk about it this week (see Gracie’s post from Monday), but I also want to address the issue of women’s happiness in light of recent media attention. Marcus Buckingham, who himself has…

Gossip Girl: New Jersey edition

by Kelly Roache This week, it was reported that Millburn High School, well known in New Jersey for its academic and extracurricular excellence, was the center of a particularly ugly hazing of incoming freshmen – that is, ugly enough to…

A woman? In football?!?

by Jordan Kisner Sarah Thomas’ career is headed right for the top. At thirty-five, she is one of the most successful referees for big-time college football, and is on the short list of referees waiting to be tapped for the…

Women on the road

by Emily Sullivan Months ago I wrote a piece about hitchhiking for women. I mentioned that it is not as scary as everyone thinks, and that female hitchers have some pretty great advantages. This summer I put my money where…

Just one word: “skank”

by Chloe Angyal If you’ve never seen an episode of the TV show Neighbours, I’m not at all surprised. As its spelling suggests, Neighbours is an Australian show that, as far as I know, is only popular, in Australia, New…

More from Britain: Harriet Harman

by Kaite Welsh She’s an inspirational politician and a personal role model. And yet, as rumours swirl that Harriet Harman is considering challenging Gordon Brown to become the leader of the Labour party and therefore the next British Prime Minister,…