Both men and women need to be aware of stereotypes about "men's work" and "women's work" -- and who knows the most about what. I am going to watch out that my own unconscious biases don't cause me to "womansplain."
What is "women's work?" Anything you can think of. Whether it's the work of keeping a home and raising a family, building
Despite decades of advocacy by dedicated direct care workers and other visionary leaders, care work is still seen by too many Americans as somehow "less than" other forms of work.
I could have done with some of that monkey's unfailing self-belief and refusal to accept the scraps out of life.
The American myth is that hard work makes you rich. But the work of enslaved people didn't make African-Americans rich. Women's work never made women rich.
While this political season won't yield a woman president, it has seen a movement of women into the political forefront as never before.
Will Palin's difficulty on the big stage set back the progress of women into higher office?
Anxiety helps put pressure on women to have babies now, at whatever age -- along with the recent highly politicized decreases in access to birth control, especially for younger women.