I initially felt some sort of way -- guilt? embarrassment?-- about posting two feminist articles in a row, but then realized that I want to get to a point (as a woman, as a human) where I can learn to stop apologizing. For everything, for anything. For being honest. And didn't I tell y'all I was going to be posting musings on all the various and sundry wonders of this life? So. Here's some knowledge:
Women Speak 75% Less When They’re Surrounded by Dudes. And That’s Bad.
Lindy West for Jezebel discusses a new study published in American Political Science Review, which found that, in collaborative group settings, "the time that women spoke was significantly less than their proportional representation—amounting to less than 75 percent of the time that men spoke."