"[We assume] that the worker who works longest is most committed as opposed to valuing time management and efficiency at getting things done over the length of time. And second, [we assume] that that time has to be spent at the office."
— On today’s Fresh Air, Princeton professor Anne-Marie Slaughter details the balancing act that women face when holding high-powered positions and raising children at the same time. She also details what needs to change both in workplaces and in society to create equal opportunities for all working women. (via nprfreshair)
"Hilariously, the closest the RISUG people have gotten to international validation is a “$100,000 Gates Foundation grant to pursue a variation of RISUG in the fallopian tubes as a female contraceptive.” WHY WOULD YOU DO THAT? Oh, because the male version is too cheap and easy, and the point of birth control is to control women’s bodies. Right."
— The Agonizing Ecstasies of Male Contraception, by Eleanor Ray, The Hairpin April 12, 2012