Revenge of the Chinese Baby Gymnasts

The 2008 Beijing Olympics are fascinating and trying — but the greatest testament against the spirit of competition is the obvious and purposeful “age faking” by the Chinese government to thwart the International Olympic Committee’s requirement that female gymnasts be at least 16-years-old during the year in which they are competing.


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Gender Gymnastics: How to Join the Boys Club

A straight-laced female friend of mine has been working at her job as a manager for three years. She has been trying to get along with the all male upper management and be included in the informal “Boys Club” where the real work of the day gets done in brief men’s room discussions and during a liquored up lunch hour. My friend is the only female manager — but she doesn’t feel the “ins”… “included” or “involved” — she feels isolated in one corner while her male bosses seem so far away.

The Boys Club

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