The War on Female Sexuality

Here’s a fascinating and thoughtful article on the role of women’s bodies in traditional “honor societies” as opposed to modern globalized and globalizing societies. In patriarchal honor societies, “rape is the violation not of the woman but of another man’s ownership of that woman”, according to David Jacobson in his new book, “Of Virgins and Martyrs: Women and […]

Bloomberg Case: Open Season to Discriminate Against Mothers?

by Joan Williams (Reprinted from New Deal 2.0) Judge Loretta Preska rolled back the clock on mothers seeking justice for straightforward discrimination. When Sekiko Garrison told former boss Michael Bloomberg she was pregnant, his answer was simple: “Kill it.” Allowing mothers flexible work arrangements, he commented, was like allowing a man time off to practice his […]