One of the nice things about being an older mom is the friendly comments you get: just this morning a 29-year old I’d just met remarked apropos of nothing in particular that I didn’t look 55. She hoped she’d look
On October 3rd, UH’s Friends of Women’s Studies’ Living Archives oral history interview series featured Houston entrepreneur Tina Knowles. The Headliners salon owner is now in the big time with her Miss Tina and Déreon fashion lines, and she’s designed
Here’s a link to a cover story in New York Mag this week, about the way delayer trend — women who have kids at 50 or later. Parents of a Certain Age. The article, by Lisa Miller, discusses both egg
Led by reports of zero US job growth in August, in a national context of big pushes to roll back workers’ bargaining rights, this Labor Day is signifying hard. So much to say, so much of it deeply irritating, I’m
March is women’s history month, but this year we’re getting a special kind of history lesson. The anti-woman agenda being ram-rodded through legislatures this term is ancient. At least since Helen of Troy, our leaders have been actively denying women the right to choose how to run their private lives.
While the headlines have rightly focused on the gay breakthrough, Annise Parker’s ascension to the mayor’s office also makes Houston the biggest U.S. city with a substantial history of female leadership.
Here are two stories from Forbes: one tells us that, surprise, looks matter for women in terms of promotions (thinner, taller, confident, dressed-up women make more on average). The story does not address the way looks affect the promotions of