The struggle to be taken seriously in the age of subtle sexism

Blake Dodge: I have the utmost empathy for my male peers. But for every “pretty and smart” comment I get (and for the ones that aren’t even that flattering), for every patronizing inflection and for every inadvertent power grab at my expense, you perpetuate sexism in environments where it absolutely cannot belong

This week's circulars

Pat Stith just completed the 2,100-mile Appalachian Trail. Read more.
Juli Leonard jleonard@newsobserver.com