Screwed Up Saturday

Anti-Clothes: Crane GameEx-Hooters waitress sues, alleging weight bias
Claims the restaurant put her on probation after telling her to drop pounds


Bret Easton Ellis on...His Problem with Women Directors
There’s something about the medium of film itself that I think requires the male gaze...We’re watching, and we’re aroused by looking, whereas I don’t think women respond that way to films, just because of how they’re built.


Nobody Likes a Modest Man   But modesty in women is a-okay.
So that's the bad news for modest men. But guess what, women? When you act assertive you're deemed deficient in social skills, according to an earlier paper by the same researchers. What's more, employers were less likely to hire those assertive (or "agentic," as the researchers call them) women even if they were seen as competent.



Women, Tenure, and the Law
In our research at the University of California at Berkeley, we found that to be true far more often for married women with children. According to a survey by the National Science Foundation, female scientists with children are 27 percent less likely to win tenure than male scientists with children, and are far more likely to become lecturers or adjuncts. A similar pattern occurs across all of the disciplines.

Lincoln East students suspended after 'green card' incident
"We're focusing our attention on whose mind-set this was, whose idea it was," East High Principal Sue Cassata said. "It was an egregious error. I don't even have words to describe how despicable I think that was." Sixty percent of Omaha South's students are Latino -- and the green cards were an apparent reference to immigration status.