The hyperfocus on what girls are wearing with a healthy heaping of judgment sends precisely the opposite message, underscoring that girls should be constantly concerned about what they are wearing and who might be judging them for it.
While it’s cool to know that being bilingual has scads of smarty-pants benefits, the study overlooks many other things that are awesome about knowing more than one language. But don’t worry -- I’m here to help with five more!
It was just one of those things that I knew I'd regret not doing on my deathbed. (Now, if I live to reach grandma status, my grandkids will know I used to explain to people the pros and cons of all the different types of dildos!)
Given the rising number of discussions about bullying and how to fight it in schools, it’s particularly shameful that the people at fault for the bullying of transgender students in elementary school are often adults.
Like most-inner city liberal types I had a mental picture of fundamentalists drawn mainly from "Big Love" and news coverage of the Yearning for Zion women. In my head, they are buttoned-up in modest clothing and full of blind devotion to their husbands.
It’s a downside of private education that I’ve often heard discussed and worried over, mostly by Black parents who want the best education -- often perceived not to be a public one or in a predominately Black environment -- for their kids.
Women students already struggle with sexual harassment in business school in particular, and polls like these only encourage male students to think of them as perks of an MBA, rather than human beings.
This is not an overreaction by students and faculty, but taking action, engaging in open dialogue to not only prevent future acts of hate, but to have a space to articulate feelings of fear and anger -- sentiments that are completely understandable considering the situation.
A lot of interesting things happened to me that semester, and some people felt they were because of my age, but I think they had a lot more to do with the fact that I was away from home for the first time.