The Big Benefits of Social Media For Women

While women have made huge strides in gender equality and perceptions, some stereotypes have  come back to haunt us again in revised forms. According to one especially reductive “Mars and Venus” formula, men use Facebook and LinkedIn to increase serious opportunities, as well as for purely social functions, while for women such media are just a way to share cheesecake recipes and coo over baby pictures.… [Read more]

It Ain’t Nothin’ But A Number

My writing has taken a more personalized turn lately, and I apologize if this seems out of place on a website devoted to socially relevant issues. Actually, no, I don’t apologize at all. Would you rather I shoot my mouth off about stuff I’m unqualified to talk about or regurgitate what I’ve read in other articles you could just as easily seek out for yourself?… [Read more]