Category Archives: Gender roles

  1. Northwestern live sex demo: No harm, no foul?

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    December 17, 2013 by nooffensebut

    Northwestern University, where I attended graduate school, recently spent a few weeks at the center of a controversy eddy for …
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  2. Barbie to baby… the clock ticks

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    October 10, 2013 by nooffensebut

    In the Leber family, “My Cousin Vinny” stands high on the list of favorite movies. At lunch recently, my visiting …
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  3. A lil’ bit slutty

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    October 10, 2013 by nooffensebut

    Here’s a tip for all you aspiring relationships columnists out there: When you ask women to talk about their experiences …
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  4. Who says parents-to-be should get the parties

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    October 10, 2013 by nooffensebut

    With respect to Jane Austen, if it is not a truth universally acknowledged that once your friends start having children …
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  5. I’m not lying about my age

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    October 10, 2013 by nooffensebut

    “A diplomat,” poet Robert Frost once said, “is a man who always remembers a woman’s birthday but never remembers her …
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  6. No offense, but enough already

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    October 9, 2013 by nooffensebut

    A former colleague of mine once said, quite aptly, “when someone says ‘no offense,’ it means ‘this may offend you.’ …
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  7. A small kindness goes a long way

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    October 9, 2013 by nooffensebut

    Do you ever have a moment when you realize there are good, honest people out there in the world? Maybe …
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  8. Welcome to vaginagate

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    October 7, 2013 by nooffensebut

    I have never seen more references to genitalia on my Facebook feed as I have this week. No, my friends …
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  9. Remembering Nora Ephron

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    October 7, 2013 by nooffensebut

    My boyfriend and I have a long-standing competition known as “Do you know who died?” In essence, when a well-known …
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  10. Help, I’m caught in the busy trap

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    October 5, 2013 by nooffensebut

    Busy. That’s my pat response when someone asks me how I am doing. “I haven’t heard from you, Hol,” my …
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