The Glass Shovel Brigade

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Published May 25, 2018, 8:48 AM

We let our aggressive word nerd selves out to play. Why the Glass Cliff is an imperfect metaphor for women who get promoted after men fail (glass shovel, anyone?). Al Franken and what's next for #metoo men. Plus, your questions: is it okay to call a group of women "hey guys"? how do you deal with a fragile male ego at work? And, you donated 580 pints of blood in our drive, enough to save 1700 lives!

Reading list:

“The glass cliff”

Laura McGann on Al Franken + letters she’s gotten from men who miss him

Kate Manne on what misogyny is really about

Leeann Tweeden’s statement

What’s next for ‘Me Too’ men?

#MeToo doesn't lack nuance. Its critics do

The writings of Andrea Dworkin

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