July 23, 2013 My recent column on the use of words like "perky," "girlie" and "hottest" in referring to Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand sparked thoughtful responses on how to write about women leaders. There were a couple of clubbings, too. The "Rule of Reversibility" might be a good place to start.
July 17, 2013 Women make up less than 20 percent of the mayors in this country. Despite hopes for greater progress this year, their numbers are likely to remain low.