What's Current: Millennial women too broke to have children

Millennial women are the slowest to have babies of any generation in U.S. history.”  New study finds that the millennial generation — famous for moving back in with parents after college — is too broke to have babies (if they want to).

Study: Men who say they support equality in the workplace often actually have strong implicit bias against female professional competence.

Philosophy’s sexism: scholars say Philosophy has systemically erased women from the Western canon.

“Yellow Fever” — This experimental short film is about patriarchal beauty standards which create distortions of self-image across the planet.

“I bet you think you’re not a rapist” — A poem about those “blurred lines.”

Tom Meagher on prostitution: “It’s a lie that disempowers both men and women. We need to end the lie that this is about sexual freedom or liberation. It’s not liberation; it’s exploitation.”

Women put an average of 168 chemicals on their bodies per day and US federal regulations on the cosmetic industry haven’t changed since the 1930s. A new amendment to the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act proposes to give FDA power to evaluate chemical safety risks in cosmetic products.

Susan Cox is a feminist writer and erstwhile academic in Philosophy. Follow her @Blasfemmey. Got tips? Email us.

Susan Cox

Susan Cox is a feminist writer and academic living in the United States. She teaches in Philosophy.