The Friday Five

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

1. You Can’t Have It All, But You Can Have Cake by Delia Ephron of The New York Times redefines what “having it all” means today.

2. On Becoming A Father by Alexis C. Madrigal of The Atlantic says the birth of a child is also the birth of a parent.

3. Richard Dawkins Doesn’t Get To Define Sex Abuse by Mary Elizabeth Williams of says the author defends the “mild” pedophilia of his youth—and ignores everybody else.

4. The Patriarchy Is Dead by Hanna Rosin of addresses all the women today who see only oppression and says: Look around.

5. One Classroom, Two Genders by Jennifer Finney Boylan of The New York Times asks: Do students learn differently if taught by a man or a woman?

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