Be a better man

Today’s random sampling of the crap men still do to women in 2017 is both a source of despair, and inspiration to be a better man.

Inspiring developers make Twitter worthwhile

Twitter has become a complicated digital space, to say the least. My “Inspiring developers” Twitter list is one of the highlights of my Twitter experience, and the developers on that list make Twitter worthwhile, despite all the cruft we see there.

The James Damore memo can’t negate talented women or their work

What I find disturbing about the James Damore memo about men’s and women’s comparative capabilities (aside from the memo itself) is that its publication seems to negate women’s daily achievements in the eyes of so many men who read it.

Women driven to drink

Although I am not even remotely qualified to comment, Kristi Coulter’s article about women driven to drink makes for interesting reading.

Feminism from a tone-deaf male’s perspective

A discussion about feminism and a blog post by Gretchen Kelly got me thinking about what feminism and gender equality means to me. I wanted to share some of my thinking, even though it may offend many.

Geek feminism and sexuality myths

Interesting post about a fascinating issue titled “The Dark Side of Geek Feminism“: Has feminism really reached a point where we create demons when none are present? Have we reached a point where the mere idea of sexiness, of owning one’s own sexuality, is threatening? Or is this just a case of NIMBY-ism for the […]

Incredible women who excel

We men have it so backwards when it comes to how we perceive women who have families and careers – She may not be the first pregnant CEO ever, but Marissa Mayer broke through a pretty impenetrable glass ceiling when she was appointed the new CEO of Yahoo just a few months before she’s due to […]

Why men don't want to have opinions

My wife pointed this out to me and I think I actually had this conversation with her a while ago when she was debating cutting her hair. This is why men don’t want to have opinions about their partner’s hair, outfits or anything which may or may not make them look fat (not that they […]

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