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  • Originally published 09/20/2016

    How Much Latent Sexism Is Out There?

    Ellen Fitzpatrick

    For much of the twentieth century, that opposition remained robust, with some 40 percent of Americans polled affirming as late as 1969 that they would not vote for a woman President.

  • Originally published 11/02/2014

    Nurse Kaci Hickox is not Typhoid Mary

    Knitting Clio at HNN

    Nurse Kaci Hickox is not Typhoid Mary, but that hasn't stopped some conservative critics from calling her a "Typhoid Mary wannabe."

  • Originally published 08/12/2014

    Open Source, Sexist? Spare Me.

    Liberty and Power

    I think few statements have struck me, lately, as more annoyingly ignorant, than the comment that open-source software is "sexist." Women, it seems, are underrepresented in the open-source developer community. Women are "excluded" from the community, because it's "unappealing." It's another bastion of male "privilege."