...be a shoulder to cry on but in this case, she froze. She didn’t want to hear about the young woman’s situation because it mirrored her own and brought back years of repressed memories, so she brushed her aside....."
The Science of Sexism: Why Workplaces Are So Hard to Change
Sara G. Miller - 16 June 2017
The recent case of man in a powerful position making a sexist comment — during a company meeting aimed partly at addressing discrimination against women — raises the question of why gender issues in the workplace are so difficult to quash.
There’s no denying that many startups have accelerated progress in regards to policy and workplace culture. But such progress should not mask this: sexism still thrives and patriarchy still runs the show.
One has to wonder what the late Helen Gurley Brown would make of the sexually explicit world now available to young teens, both for viewing andexperiencing. While HGB spent her life encouraging woman to "have it all," even she may wonder if we've gone too far when it comes to "Porn and the Single Teen."