Tag Archives: women and work

Unburdening Our Girls

This week I am speaking to a group of teenage girls in the church Young Women’s program about my education and career. I have mixed feelings about it. I was initially flattered and surprised that an acquaintance thought to ask … Continue reading

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Unconscious Bias: I Am Not A Paralegal

I don’t have a lot of feminist gripes about my job. The legal profession is not necessarily woman- or family-friendly on a structural level, but my firm is pretty progressive and flexible. In part, this is a blessing of working … Continue reading

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The Other Thing

A few weeks ago, I explained that it’s hard to write about my life right now because everything is changing too quickly to commit to putting anything down publicly. That’s only half the story, though. The other big reason for … Continue reading

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Learning Curve

Yesterday, I wrote, My marriage is fine. Things are fine. When I say things are fine, I mean, my life is fine. My job is fine. I am fine. And that’s all true. Except for when they’re not. There was … Continue reading

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Why Marriage Turned Me Into An Angry Feminist

I started this blog with a post called On Feminism. I wrote about how I never really thought about feminism or women’s issues, but how I suddenly felt compelled to talk about both of these things and had no one … Continue reading

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These Things Happen

I know it seems like all I do is talk about Mormonism, but that wasn’t the point when I started this blog. I know nobody really cares about liberal Mormonism except for other liberal Mormons (and oh do we care) … Continue reading

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The Pros and Cons of Being a Young, Hot* Lady Attorney

Sometimes it’s hard to see the ways that my sex and gender affect my life. After all, I don’t know any other life other than the one I’ve got. Part of the reason I speak so much about being a … Continue reading

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In Which I Am A Hypocrite

I’ve repeated some version of what I’m about to say on here before. I don’t like it when women justify their choices as they make them. I think we do it because we’re insecure. I know we do it because … Continue reading

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I started this blog admitting that my gender had never been an issue for me. I always identified as a feminist, but only because it’s kind of monstrous not to these days, not because I spent a great deal of … Continue reading

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In Which I Confess To Wearing Teal Eyeliner

The other day I mentioned that I rarely do my hair or makeup before work. These things always go back to our parents, right? My mom never wore a lot of makeup. She did use skin products, and she bought … Continue reading

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