As a super-tomboyish little girl with a lot of aggression and some unfortunate ideas about gender, the perfume thing would have been a punishment to me - reinforcing the necessity of the "girly stuff" I hated and avoided at any opportunity. And Jesus, does ANYONE really like group work? I would have been in hell. » 5/21/14 9:41pm 5/21/14 9:41pm

I have a close friend who's recently decided she wants to make a living as a mommy blogger. I think it's an interesting extension of the huge issue of childcare that America refuses to address: we now have all these college-educated women often stuck between wanting to raise their kids (and not wanting to/can't… » 4/10/14 1:29pm 4/10/14 1:29pm

Yesterday, walking my dog through my nabe, I wanted to read the specials board posted outside a local restaraunt. However, there was a dude walking towards me, and if I looked up to look at the board, I would also be looking in his direction. Not wanting to give the impression that I was looking at him, I stared at… » 4/10/14 7:16am 4/10/14 7:16am

THANK YOU. This is such an important topic, and I really hope it becomes a national discussion. As someone who's absolutely experienced blatant pay discrimination, it realy burns my ass when people claim women make less because of all the wonderful independent choices we make to focus on low-paying jobs with… » 4/09/14 1:25pm 4/09/14 1:25pm

Can your girlfriend help out? When I moved to NYC, I left a pretty decent job in NC to be with him. The agreement was I'd spend my savings while looking for a job, but that he also had to help with expenses since I had left a job to follow him. It actually worked out pretty well, and he was understanding that he… » 4/09/14 12:03pm 4/09/14 12:03pm