Pro-Tip: Trashing Fellow Women Like A Schoolyard Bully Is Not How You Create Change

  • Another day, another conservative group trashing the feminist movement that helped them into their educated, privileged positions in the first place. Sigh. [LA Times]
  • President Obama signed those two executive orders today to help close pay disparities between men and women. [New York Times, White House]
  • The number of women choosing to be stay-at-home moms has started to increase after a decades-long decline. [USA Today]
  • The CEO of OK Cupid called out Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich for donating to support the anti-gay California law Prop 8. But as it turns out, the dating site’s CEO may have an anti-gay track record of his own. [Queerty]
  • When negotiating a salary on behalf of a friend, women ask for just as much as men do. But when women are negotiating for themselves, they ask for much less on average. What gives?! [NPR]
  • Thoughts on reading Sheryl Sandberg’s book Lean In as a recent college grad. [The Atlantic]
  • On women’s tendency not to vote for women. [The Daily Beast]
  • The Los Angeles Times retracted an article about unreported sexual assaults at Occidental College, but readers are questioning whether that was a legitimate choice. [Jezebel]
  • VIDA has released a report on gender representation in kids books and the results are better than you might think. [Feministing]
  • A Mormon women’s group that advocates for women to be allowed into the religion’s priesthood protested outside the Church of Latter Day Saints’ biannual conference in Salt Lake City this weekend. [Al Jazeera America]
  • March Madness isn’t just for men’s sports. The NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship is tonight, and it’s just as awesome as the dudes’ tournament! [Think Progress]