Write A Letter Like This To Help Protect Chase From Unwanted Circumcision

Chase Nebus-Hironimus, the Florida child caught in the center of a parental battle over the state of his foreskin, now stands at great risk of being circumcised against his will at any time. But there is still hope and we must do what we can to continue to support him with our best efforts.

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end-of-exile asked:

(1/2) I just thought of this all-too-common scenario when I was thinking about the gender pay gap. Take a heterosxual married couple in stereotypically gendered fields (the woman is a teacher, the man is a doctor for example). Say the couple decides to have children and that somebody needs to be a stay-at-home-parent. Because “women’s fields” are generally lower-paying, it makes more sense financially for the woman to stop working and be this parent, even if the man would rather stay at home.

(2/2) Then, when the woman goes back to work after raising her child, she is“less employable” because she has less experience and hasn’t been in the jobmarket for a while, giving her employer a reason to pay her less and therebyperpetuating the pay gap that contributed to her taking time off in the firstplace.

Not to mention this little tidbit:

“Mothers are less likely to be hired for jobs, to be perceived as competent at work or to be paid as much as their male colleagues with the same qualifications.  For men, meanwhile, having a child is good for their careers. They are more likely to be hired than childless men, and tend to be paid more after they have children.”  [source]