BY Brittany Allen in Feminizzle on Apr 03, 2014 |
Alas, friends – a study published today by the Women's Media Center confirms an upsetting (if not so surprising) truth: male journalists and news anchors still make up a hefty majority the big old American media engine. According to the report, “at ten of the nation's most widely circulated newspapers, men garnered 63 percent of bylines, compared to 37 percent for women.” Ouch.
The study did take note of a few exceptions to the ... Read More
BY Claire Filipek in Feminizzle on Mar 20, 2014 |
Julie Ann Horvath shocked the tech world on Friday night by announcing via Twitter that she was leaving her tech company Github due to harassment from her corporate leadership. Horvath’s Twitter feed delves into the nitty-gritty details of her departure:
Horvath, an influential software engineer, has always been a spokeswoman for gender equality in her field – which is notorious for its “brogrammer” culture. She ... Read More
BY BUST Magazine in Feminizzle on Jun 12, 2013 |
If you’ve ever sold yourself short professionally, there might be more at work than you think. A new study sheds light on some of the reasons why women tend to give their colleagues more credit than they give themselves, especially when working on stereotypically masculine tasks with male co-workers.The 'Who-Me?' face is probably not your best workplace look.
Researcher Michelle Haynes, a psychology professor at University of Massachusetts Lowell, was first ... Read More
BY Kari Belsheim in General on Dec 19, 2012 |
If you’ve ever had a long mansplanation given to you, you could find yourself needing to vent about it. (“Mansplaining” is when someone gives you a patronizing and often extraneous explanation of something that you already know about, assuming that your pretty little woman brain wouldn’t have this knowledge already because, well, you’re a woman).
Luckily, there is a Tumblr where you can share these special mansplanation moments with ... Read More