The Friday Five

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This week’s roundup of our favorites from across the interwebs to help you make sense of men and women.

1. Susan Sarandon Says She’s Not A Feminist: Why She Dumped The Label by Lizzie Crocker of The Daily Beast says Susan Sarandon may have been outspoken on women’s issues, but she calls the word ‘old-fashioned.’ The piece explores why so many powerful women are distancing themselves from ‘feminist.’

2. Men And Women Often Expect Different Things When They Move In Together by W. Bradford Wilcox of The Atlantic says a new study suggests that men are more likely than women to be not ‘completely committed’ to their partners.

3. Coveting Not A Corner Office, But Time At Home by Catherine Rampell of The New York Times profiles a middle-class working mother who persuaded her employer to give her a more flexible schedule.

4. Does Gender Matter When It Comes To Sexual Consent? by Tracy Clark-Flory of Salon.com says a teen is jailed and registered as a sex offender for having sex with a female peer while “pretending” to be a boy.

5. I’m Not A Hero For Taking Care Of My Kids by Peter Mountford of Slate.com says: I’m also not babysitting them. I’m their dad.

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