There’s plenty of good stuff in this article along with plenty of eyebrow-raising in the comments about Buffett’s own policies and history of empowering women within his business leadership team, but either way, I particularly liked this quote: “Resistance among the powerful is natural when change clashes with their self-interest.” Read more here: Warren Buffett is Read more about Warren Buffett on Women, Power, and Change[…]
NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — A group of French politicians led by an expert on eating disorders wants to put warnings on airbrushed photo spreads in magazines as well as doctored shots in used in advertisements and packaging. Eva Herzigova was one of e…
I’m kind of annoyed about the news that Home Depot is opening new stores aimed at women, but not nearly as annoyed as I am that they’re calling them “Her Depot.” I mean, seriously, wtf? I worked at Home Depot some 12 years ago. I was a head cashier and worked at the special services Read more about What’s next? Will they trade orange for pink?[…]
It cracks me the hell up that Barbie has an RV with a hot tub. Well, it simultaneously cracks me up and weirds me out a little. Well, a lot. OK, it simultaneously weirds me the hell out and makes me a little sad. Yeah. Cracks me up, weirds me out, and makes me sad. Read more about Mixed reaction[…]
Our front porch guy told a story about his 1st-grade daughter getting called an “asshole” on the playground by a little boy in her class. She told the teacher, who brought them together and talked to the boy about his use of language, and he promised not to use the word again. A little later, Read more about Post-modern playground name-calling[…]
Am I being short-sighted not to see the point in the new women’s travel center AA.com just launched? I realize there are safety implications for women traveling alone, and I realize there are planning considerations for families, yes, OK. And yes, many times the vacation planner in the family is the woman, but I bet Read more about Question for women and other travelers[…]
theogeo critiques a new magazine called Skirt! (yes, the banger is part of the title) with which she is obliquely associated: Tell me you’ve got a publication for strong, successful women and I’ll usually be all, “Okay, right on,” thinking we’ve got a political-minded, informative, thoughtful outlet on our hands. Tell me it’s called “Skirt!” Read more about Femininity and feminism, and a magazine called Skirt![…]
I wonder how much lipstick the average woman ends up ingesting in a year.