Female staffers adopted a meeting strategy they called “amplification” which forced the men in the room to recognize their contributions — and denied them the chance to claim the idea as their own.
Jessica Bennett, journalist, critic, contributing editor for LeanIn.org and the author of Feminist Fight Club: An Office Survival Manual for a Sexist Workplace discussed tactics for overcoming sexist attitudes, subtle and blatant, in the workplace.
It is an extremely sad fact that people who are overweight or obese face hiring discrimination, but it seems weight bias is even more pervasive than we thought, and more discriminatory toward women.
A self-described feminist, Tagaq identifies that “every culture had a different idea of what femininity is.”
“Dear Daddy, I will be born a girl. Please do everything you can so that won’t stay the greatest danger of all.”
“Miscarriage is a very lonely experience, and if Curt’s sketch could help others feel the comfort I felt from friends knowing that I wasn’t alone, then it was worth it to share it.”
Bullying, harassment, and retaliation often take underhanded and juvenile forms, but their emotional impact is real.
Don’t make this about you. Don’t put your fear over my pain. Don’t make my feelings less important than your anger.