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A well-intentioned social media uproar after Sarah Everard’s murder shows the impossibility of mitigating misogyny

Side view of a young man and woman crossing the street at night.
Side view of a young man and woman crossing the street at night.
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Stay-at-home moms can’t hold this pyramid up much longer

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And why they keep themselves hidden from you

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Freakonomics Radio

For decades, there’s been a huge gender disparity both on-screen and behind the scenes. But it seems like cold, hard data — with an assist from the actor Geena Davis — may finally be moving the needle.

Disney character Belle at the Walt Disney premiere of “The Ice Princess” on March 13, 2005 in Hollywood, California.
Disney character Belle at the Walt Disney premiere of “The Ice Princess” on March 13, 2005 in Hollywood, California.
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It’s small and getting even smaller

A photo of a woman in a work meeting.
A photo of a woman in a work meeting.
Photo: Thomas Barwick/Getty Images


If whites are so worried about ‘replacement’ due to birth rates, there is an easy alternative

Image credit: imgur.com Refugees Welcome Rally, Portland, ME, 2016

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