Can't Read My *Resting Bitch Face*
This episode begins with the Dames up in arms about resting bitch face and "grin lifts" that are being done. The Dames discuss diversity issues in law firms and the Dames do not agree with a sexist rule that was made at one New York City restaurant.
Can You Tell Someone They Have Resting Bitch Face?
Resting bitch face has The Dames up in arms. Apparently, some women are having “grin lifts” done to fix their resting bitch face. The Dames agree that this is an extension of the sexist expectation on women to look and act a certain way. It drives Kelly bananas and Tracy, while she claims to have an epic resting bitch face, thinks that people just need to stop telling women how their faces look.
Diversity Issues at Prestigious Paul, Weiss Law Firm
Intentionality is something that is lacking from elite law firms and new partner class. The Dames discuss how there is a lack of women partners in law firms and, when they do exist, they are given the generally “womanly” roles. Why can’t men plan cocktail parties?
NYC Restaurant Nello Cutting Back on Call Girls?
The Button this week revolves around a restaurant in New York that won’t allow women to sit alone at the bar in an effort to cut down on call girls in their establishment. Not surprisingly, The Dames do not agree with this sexist rule. Why is it automatically assumed that an attractive female sitting alone at a bar is an escort?
Kevin O’Brien Fired Amidst Sexual Harassment Allegations
The Dames examine the hiring process in politics after Bill DeBlasio aide Kevin O’Brien was fired from his position after it was revewaled he had sexually harassed women at previous jobs. The Dames admit that calls for references are lacking in the industry and many acquire jobs by word of mouth from friends. Kelly brings up intentionality and the lack of using it to break cycles.
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