The first Women in Science Writing: Solutions Summit
took place at MIT on June 13-15. Here's a brief roundup
, with plenty of links and stats that look at gender bias and harassment in science journalism.
Growing Out My Bush
is a fascinating Tumblr where one woman explores the perception of the female body by first shaving and then photographing the re-growth of her pubic hair. Especially interesting are "The Reality of Nude Photos
" and "How Breasts Can Look
"I'm trying to get to a point where I accept that marriage may never happen for me."
Audrey belongs to the most unmarried group of people in the U.S.: black women. Nearly 70% of black women are unmarried, and the racial gap in marriage spans the socioeconomic spectrum, from the urban poor to well-off suburban professionals.
African-American Professor of Law Ralph Richard Banks has an intriguing solution: Interracial marriage
Q: You like chocolate? You are a person who likes the chocolate finger that we are currently testing
A: Yes! I am! I like chocolate!
Q: You like chocolate! In fact, you are a person who likes chocolate as much as a company likes money
A: YES I LIKE CHOCOLATE
AS IF IT WERE MY PROFESSION!! TELL ME MORE ABOUT IT!
Q: YOU ENJOY THIS FLING
YOU SEXY CONSUMER. [more inside]