Men cite being harassed about religion, sexual orientation and disabilities, whereas women report abuse and threats based on gender
Helen PluckroseStudies suggest men get more abuse but women are more affected by it. theguardian.com/media/2016/sep…
However, like Richard, I'm speaking from my own experience, (sample size of 1). I really do find the abuse I receive on Twitter very difficult to deal with. It affects my mental health.
Speaking on the Clue Hormonal podcast, Jane Usher, professor of women's health psychology at Western Sydney University, said that PMS is a Western construct.
Helen PluckroseThis seems very likely to be nonsense. Studies that find that women talk about the symptoms of PMT/PMS more in some cultures than others should probably not be understood as evidence that they experience it differently.
The share of mothers who do not work outside the home rose to 29% in 2012, up from a modern-era low of 23% in 1999, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of government data.
Helen Pluckrose@doc411 I don't think so. The US is still more socially conservative than us, I think. There's been an increase in stay at home Moms in the US & 60% of Americans think this is better for kids. I don't think we can consider this a rebellious alternative lifestyle
One of the funniest things I ever saw on Spitting Image. Having lived in Essex for most of my life this is ABSOLUTELY SPOT ON.
Helen PluckroseYou will now all understand why I like to imply I still live in East London rather than Essex. This is very out of date now but most of it still stands. youtube.com/watch?v=L4r_a5…
And now, goodnight!