He's a Stud, She's a Slut, and 49 Other Double Standards by Jessica Valenti

By Jessica Valenti

Double criteria are not anything new. girls care for them each day. Take the typical truism that girls who sleep round are sluts whereas males are studs. Why is it that males develop extraordinary and sexily grey as they age whereas girls simply get baggy and haggard? have you puzzled how a tender lady is meant to either virginal and provocatively engaging whilst? Isn’t it unfair that operating mothers are categorised “bad” for concentrating on their careers whereas we shake our heads in disbelief once we pay attention concerning the occasional stay-at-home dad?

In 50 Double criteria each girl should still comprehend, Jessica Valenti, writer of complete Frontal Feminism, calls out the double criteria that impact each lady. no matter if Jessica is declaring the salary incomes discrepancies among women and men or revealing the entire locations that ladies nonetheless aren’t equivalent to their male counterparts—be it within the office, court, bed room, or home—she continues her signature wittily sarcastic tone. With sass, humor, and in-your-face proof, this e-book informs and equips girls with the instruments they should wrestle sexist reviews, topple ridiculous stereotypes (girls aren’t stable at math?), and finish the merchandising of lame double criteria.

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No matter how much they thought they were prepared, most women I interviewed acknowledged they could never have anticipated the difficult and sometimes unpleasant surprises that awaited them. In my case, it was horribly upsetting to be sitting in a hotel room, desperately thinking of ways I could console my boyfriend when he was cut after only five weeks of Raiders camp. It’s one thing to know that your husband’s career in the NFL, if he makes it, is likely to last half as long as the time it took to get there, and it’s another to live it.

First organized in 1983 and officially established in 1996 as a nonprofit labor organization, the NFLCA is the coaches’ trade association, and today it is comprised of over seven hundred members. The NFLCA advocates on behalf of coaches for better pay, uniform and dependable medical benefits, better working conditions, and other issues. However, unlike the players’ association, the NFLCA does not have a strong bargaining position because it is not a union. Players can strike successfully if they feel they need to, and they have, but coaches cannot, and perhaps it wouldn’t be effective if they did because college coaches could come in to fill their shoes.

This is followed by a description of the one thing that everyone in the NFL agrees makes it all worthwhile: the playoffs and a trip to the Super Bowl. Then we’ll look at that awkward, mostly blessed time, the off-season. 0pt ——— Normal P PgEnds: [28], (2) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 Are You a ‘‘Grinder’’? In today’s high-stakes NFL, there are hundreds of professional coaches, and there are many in colleges as well, that fit John’s mold.

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