Victorian Women
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Quickies: Harassment in virtual reality, Victorian understanding of women, and the Cassandra phenomenon

An actual response to harassment in virtual reality – Now I want a magical force field in real life too. The riddle of the vagina and other Victorian attempts to …

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Quickies: Mark Twain’s Satan, How Ghost Tours Are Exploitative, and Microloan Study

You Asked, We Answer: Can Microloans Lift Women Out Of Poverty? – “Across the board, the findings were damning: To be sure, in all but one of the studies, borrowers …

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Quickies: Creepy Halloween Songs, Sexual Harassment in Virtual Reality, and Satanic Panic

14 creepy songs for your Halloween playlist — “Monster Mash” not included – This is a good list but “Monster Mash” will always have a special place on my playlist …

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Global Quickies: Pay Gap Protest, Forbiden Dance Moves, and Useless, Harmful Remedies

ICELAND (From Ray) “Even in Iceland, the country many experts consider the world’s leader in gender equity, the gender pay gap persists. Women employees make 14 to 18 percent less …

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Quickies: Cult of personality, romanticizing the Victorians, and women in tech

If women wrote men the way men write women – “He sucked in his tummy and pulled his pecs up high, trying to present them like pastries in a bakery …

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Quickies: Thing in the Addams Family, Tim Kaine’s Feminism, and Autism in Girls

United Nations for Intersex Awareness – The UN is starting an Intersex Awareness campaign and they’ve also created a video. From their site: “Intersex children don’t need to be ‘fixed’; …

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Quickies: Sexist Locker Room Talk, Non-Fiction Comics, and Paying for Childcare

How to confront sexist “locker room talk,” according to science – “So in the face of uncertainty, he recommends asking others — bystanders on the street, co-workers, or friends, depending …

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Global Quickies: Male Privilege at School, Pardons in the UK, and Bad TV Presenters

TUNISIA “A popular Tunisian talk show has been suspended after its presenter appeared to tell a young female guest to marry the man she accuses of raping her, and suggested …

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