The Unprecedented Success Of, And Backlash To, A LITTLE LIFE

The success of such a lengthy book of literary fiction by a relatively unknown author is surprising. The backlash has been commensurately severe.

Billing The Patriarchy For My Emotional Labor

No one asked me to anticipate when we’ll need more toilet paper and find out which store has the best deal on an economy pack, either. My emotional labor is automatic, a kind of compulsion.

Worldwide Gender Gap More Like A Yawning Abyss

The Guardian reports that tackling gender inequality in the developing world would generate an immense amount of wealth — $12 trillion, in fact.

Turns Out Women Are Better At Running Hedge Funds

Despite demonstrating not even competence but consistent superiority in this field for almost a decade, women hedge fund managers still have a hard time raising funds.

Too Many Millennial Dads Are Hypocrites. But There’s Hope.

Let us all swoon over Anne-Marie Slaughter’s husband.

Is Marissa Mayer Setting A Good Example?

Announcing that you plan to treat the birth of your twins like a bad cold — two weeks in bed, some aspirin, and you’re back as though nothing happened — is not setting a good example for anyone.

“Stay Classy, America!”: What It Means When We Tie Worth To Wealth

Class seems to be about appearing moderate and restrained rather than excessive in any way.

Getting Funded While Female

Olen advises women to swagger more, even if we have to fake it; be more resilient and less dispirited by the word “no”; and make use of our networks.

Adoption Fees, Court Costs, Taxes: The Hidden Costs of Same-Sex Parenthood

“The most exciting thing about having DOMA struck down is that our taxes went down by half.”

Parent Penalty FOR MOMS ONLY Blah Blah Blah Let’s Talk About Something More Cheerful