Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Why women are content to blog in a virtual pink ghetto

It's the latest on my Forbes blog PINK SLIPPED: "How to Get a Job Because You're a Woman."
"Seriously? the email read. "[Y]ou're in the Forbes stable? I'm beyond incredulous. How did this come to pass?"

The email was from a man I know but have never met, a fellow writer. How was it possible that I was writing for Forbes.com, and he wasn't? Apparently, the possibilities were so limited that he couldn't think of one good reason.

Here are a few: 1) I'm an experienced blogger, 2) I'm a veteran writer, 3) I'm a woman.
[Read it]