Why the shift in Hillary Clinton's gender politics matters for young women

Children, Consent, and Parenting

Children, Consent, and Parenting

I was at the home of friends with a young child the other day, and I was troubled by an interaction I had when I arrived. It’s an interaction I commonly have in similar situations, so I don’t want anyone to think that I am singling these parents out or labeling them as bad people — rather, we live in a world where some things are very deeply engrained, and parents pick them up as much as anyone…

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The problem with your sexy profile pic

Your Move, Hobby Lobby: The EEOC Says Not Covering Birth Control Through Employee Health Insurance May Be Discrimination

How the paleo diet evolved into a cult of nonsense

High Rents, Eroding Communities

High Rents, Eroding Communities

Residents of San Francisco spend an average of 46% of their income on rent, making the City the second most expensive place to live in the nation after Manhattan. Oakland residents clock in at 36%, with a rental cost increase of almost 4% since January of last year. Both cities are rapidly becoming more expensive to live and it’s a particularly acute problem in Oakland, which has suddenly become…

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[Image: A photo of a lovely bidet on a wooden stand. The bidet itself is made from white porcelain or stoneware, with blue patterns.]
oupacademic:

In French, bidet originally meant ‘a small horse’, according to Edmund Weiner, Deputy Chief Editor of the Oxford English Dictionary.
Image: Bidet süddeutsch, by AustinTowers. Public domain via Wikimedia Commons. 

[Image: A photo of a lovely bidet on a wooden stand. The bidet itself is made from white porcelain or stoneware, with blue patterns.]

oupacademic:

In French, bidet originally meant ‘a small horse’, according to Edmund Weiner, Deputy Chief Editor of the Oxford English Dictionary.

Image: Bidet süddeutsch, by AustinTowers. Public domain via Wikimedia Commons

Fear of Cooking

I grew up in a house with a man who cooked. My father made dinner every night (we ate out very rarely, and when we did, it was usually lunch somewhere around town), and I helped him as soon as I was old enough to hold a knife, stir the contents of a pot, or voice my opinion about a recipe. I was constantly surrounded by food and cooking and meals made from scratch, including a variety of foods…

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