I’ve got a big surprise for you…

John McCain isn’t in favor of equal pay! Here’s the article. “I am all in favor of pay equity for women, but this kind of legislation, as is typical of what’s being proposed by my friends on the other side of the aisle, opens us up to lawsuits for all kinds of problems,” the expected…

Only the Men Survive

New York magazine has an interesting article about women in leadership (or lack thereof) on Wall Street. The anaylsis (though brief) is told through the story of Zoe Cruz, who was first in line to be the CEO of Morgan Stanley but was fired after the morgage crisis mushroomed. No woman has ever led a…

George Lois and Esquire Mag

“New York legendary adman” George Lois is going to MoMA. L Mag Blog reports that Lois’ iconic covers for Esquire Magazine will be on exhibit at the prestigious museum April 25, 2008–March 31, 2009. Why would this be at all relevant to a women’s issues blog? Well, see for yourself: Honestly, Esquire should continue having…

Sexy Is…

Yesterday Well-Woman participated in one of the greatest Barnard traditions: Sexhibiton. Sexhibition is Take Back the Night’s annual sex-positive fair, and every year Well-Woman tables with a variety of activities. This year we offered condom races, vulva puzzles, “pin the erogenous zone on the woman,” and of course, safer sex supplies (dental dams, condoms, lube)….

New Surfing Material…

The Guttmacher Institute has a fantastic website covering all aspects of sexual and reproductive health worldwide.  Some of my favorite tools available are the state center (find out how your state stacks up against the rest!), tablemaker (create a chart for your final in Beck Young’s Women and Health class!), and the ‘Statement of Accuracy…

“Girls will be girls”…?

CNN recently did a piece on the six teenage girls from Florida who beat up another girl and filmed it — just so they could put it up on Youtube. The girls, ages 14 to 18, lured a 16 year old into one of their homes and beat her to the point where she needed…

Abortion and Art. Together….?

Next week, a senior art major, Aliza Shvarts, at Yale University will be presenting her final art project – a documentation of a nine-month process during which she artificially inseminated herself while periodically taking abortifacient drugs to induce miscarriages. She saved the blood from the miscarriages and even recorded them. She said that her goal…