Thursday, July 15, 2010

Mind the Gap!

Here is a break down State by State of the gendered pay gap:

Look at the charts in this report:

Next book up

The rbook group met last night and we discussed Simone de Beauvoir's The Second Sex> We had a very lively 2 hour discussion, and I am sure it could have gone on all night.
While if we were going chronologicaly to discuss women, we would move from where de Beauvoir left off in 1947 and precede to read Betty Freiden's The Feminine Mystique, we have instead decided to skip over the 1950s and proceed to Gail Collins' book about women from 1960 to now When Everything Changed.

We have not scheduled the next meeting of the women who read, but I will post some "study" questions here in the near future...

So, read on...

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Right-wing Women

Here is an interesting article on why (and how) women are getting leadership roles in the Tea Party: