Dating lunch with priviledges
While doing so is generally frowned upon – Hamburg’s nightclub district has even invested in urine-repellent paint to discourage the practice – many men still fire away.
I know I do from time to time during my longer runs.
They might have learned it from watching media that rampantly objectifies women, often blurring the line between mainstream media and pornography.
They might have learned it from consistently seeing men overrepresented and women underrepresented in positions of power.
Even the morning routines of some of business’ most powerful women, according to Forbes, include cooking breakfast for the family.
(I wonder how many of 355 men on the Forbes 400 Richest Americans list integrate into their morning routine a round of eggs for the family.)At the 2015 Golden Globes, Tina Fey called out the unfairness of such imbalanced routines:“Steve Carrell’s Foxcatcher look took two hours to put on, including his hairstyling and makeup.
Upon my return home, I headed out for a run on an unseasonably warm March afternoon.
After a family dinner and tagging out of the bedtime routine for our four-year-old, I walked to a coffee shop, where I finally started this article, an achievement I rewarded with a short dose of Netflix.
Garner recounts constantly being asked about how she manages motherhood and acting, while her husband, actor Ben Affleck, instead gets asked about the “tits” of one of his much younger co-stars.Yes, the women wore dresses and sarongs that concealed their lower regions, and, no, I am not arguing that Kenya represents the pinnacle of gender equality.Nevertheless, women squatting to pee in public can be a cultural norm. Thus, here in the US, not only do cisgender men have the physiological luxury of holding it longer, they also have the patriarchal privilege of releasing it sooner (using a penis that is far cheaper to maintain and care for than a vagina).Just for comparison, it took me three hours today to prepare for my role as a human woman.”I work damn hard at teaching, and such dedication certainly accounted for much of my “damn fine day of teaching” that day in March.But hard work is rarely, if ever, the sole driver of any success story.