The Exponent Blog


My First Memory of Her

My earliest memory… I am standing up in my crib. It is dark, and I am crying softly. I want my mother. The door is open. I can see light from a room down...


Paint your barns, ladies

“You beautiful girls – don’t wander around looking like men. Put on a little lipstick now and then and look a little charming – it’s that simple. I don’t know why we make this...


It Is Women Who Uphold Patriarchy

I recently read an article about the levels of sexist attitudes of different religious groups. The participants were asked whether they agreed or disagreed with six statements that are “measures of modern sexism,” and...