What We Talk About When We Talk About Dylan Farrow

Trigger Warning: The following post contains discussion of sexual abuse and sexual assault. It may be a trigger for survivors of abuse and assault. At the beginning of February Dylan Farrow, the adopted daughter of Mia Farrow and Woody Allen, published an open letter in The New York Times detailing the sexual abuse she suffered at the…

Ambition: A Taboo Term for Women?

The concept of an ambitious woman seems to always conjure up the negative: a power- dressing female striding through corridors, stepping over everyone and everything to get to what she wants. I don’t think this description is limited to those who believe a woman shouldn’t leave their kitchens; I think we’re all conditioned to believe…