Are We There Yet?

I set out to write a post about the representation of women at the 2014 International Astronautical Congress (IAC) earlier this fall in Toronto, instead, all I could think about was how much the women at IAC represented women at large, and what we are going through. You see, … Continue reading

A Woman’s Level

“You’re scary smart.” 

 

A male friend of mine said that to me a few years ago, he meant it as a compliment, but it’s stuck with me because of all it implies. How often are men criticized for being intelligent? I can’t tell you how many times, as a … Continue reading

The Inhospitable Tower

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We’ve come a long way, a really long way. CraftLass recently wrote about traditions and mentalities; excellent pieces examining how she viewed the traditional gender roles and questioning where they came from, and what it means to be a geek or nerd. Questioning is something I understand … Continue reading