Category Archive: Difference

Oct 15 2013

Any Sign of Weakness

Just in case anyone was wondering why I put off mentioning I was having problems.

Oct 12 2013

When Does Politics Become “Personal”?

What SciAm’s editor-in-chief needs to figure out about gender, race, and “personal” posts.

Oct 08 2013

This Is Supremacy?

Matt Forney responded–sort of–to my recent posts on Twitter. So did several of his followers.

Oct 07 2013

The Case Against Female Self-Esteem, Part IV

“Women don’t want to have high self-esteem.”

Oct 06 2013

The Case Against Female Self-Esteem, Part III

"Data table for Figure 10" in the attached pdf. Relevant figures discussed in the text. Full pdf should be readable.

“Insecurity is integral to femininity.”

Oct 05 2013

The Case Against Female Self-Esteem, Part II

Close-up of a male peacock in full display.

“Most girls have done nothing to deserve self-esteem.”

Oct 04 2013

The Case Against Female Self-Esteem, Part I

A reader suffers. I suffer. So you must suffer.

Sep 30 2013

Allies and Identities

Photo of three action figures--Gold, Iron Man, and the Tin Man--arm in arm.

Define “ally”? Sure. Simple. Right?

Sep 22 2013

Zombie Racism

The funniest frame for talking about racism you’re ever likely to see.

Sep 08 2013

I Don’t Look So Great in a Tie

Image from the top of the announcement page. On the left is a bald eagle superimposed on the U.S. flag. On the right is the Secular Party logo. In between is a picture of a man in a suit with a question mark in an oval replacing his head.

Do you think they might be wondering why few or no women applied?

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