A friend of mine went to fill a prescription for doxycycline for Lyme Disease. The pharmacist refused to give it to her unless she had a pregnancy test. Is this legal in New York State? If not what can be done about it?
Do people (especially men) tend to assume that a newly single woman of >45 must be desperate for a new partner, or am I misinterpreting normal conversational gambits? [more inside]
I'd like to join an online women's writing group. Poetry, essays, short stories. [more inside]
Can anyone recommend a website where I can get input from other men (and I'm not against input from women too) about problems I have with my wife with her excessive moodiness, total lack of interest in physical intimacy, and general verbally hostile and abusive ways? I'm thinking either a traditional forum or a more contemporary Q&A type site.
Does anyone have any recommendations for films, performance art pieces, or shorts with the subject matter of women's identity politics in the South? [more inside]
Does traditional Judaism and/or the Talmud say anything positive about women who do not marry or have children? [more inside]
Emergency interview-wear question! What do I wear with a pinstripe jacket? [more inside]
Help me prove my friend wrong. What are some works of fiction (novels, short stories, even poetry) written by women, but from the first-person point of view of a male character? [more inside]
Where can I look to increase my pool of women and minority candidates for a software consulting position? [more inside]
You know how awkward you feel at 12 when you're trying to talk to the cutie in your class? Well, that's me, but at 27, and with women. I'm a woman, and I'm completely lost with how this works. Maybe lost is an understatement. Could you walk me through what you did, if you experienced this? [more inside]
What did you do that made a big improvement in your self-confidence? [more inside]
Female introverts in popular culture? [more inside]
Nonfiction book on management and leadership, targeted towards women in a technical, men-dominated field?
Can anyone recommend a nonfiction book on management and leadership, targeted towards women in a technical, men-dominated field? [more inside]
Who are some historical (or modern day!) women whose hard work and accomplishments are generally attributed to the men in their life? [more inside]
Can you help me find health care resources in the LA area? (warning, some icky content inside.) [more inside]
Should I just give up? [more inside]
Women of Reddit! Mrs. Funmonkey1 is looking for new pc or internet based games. Difficulty level: PopCap has been exhausted and farmville facebook type stuff not interested in. [more inside]
My wife is looking for a group to join in San Francisco with some particular characteristics. Any recommendations? [more inside]
At what point does it go from typical pregnancy hormones to a physiological/psychological concern? [more inside]
What (girly) game would you recommend for my wii? [more inside]
BookFilter: I am looking for well written fiction/novels where the main character is a woman in a relationship with another woman. Whether they are lesbian or bisexual doesn't matter. [more inside]
Just got diagnosed with fibroids. I would like to hear from women who've decided on treatment options besides a hysterectomy, and how things panned out for them. [more inside]
It's kind of uncomfortable at times, being a female professional in a male-dominated work environment where most of the female employees are on the other side of the business-coin as support staff (less education and pay). Was yesterday's incident somewhat sexist or am I being an educational elitist? [more inside]
Men have Allen Edmonds, Aldens, etc. But where should I turn for classy women's dress shoes that I can walk miles & miles that will last 5 years or more? [more inside]
Stuck in an impossible dating dilemma: overhaul my entire self, or never have a relationship with a man?
Stuck in an impossible dating dilemma: overhaul my entire self, or never have a relationship with a man? [more inside]
Let's assume you are a 50-ish Lady who's wardrobe has diminished lately. What you you wear to a nice summer outdoor wedding when you don't own a lot of formal stuff and want to sharpen up your wardrobe from office-drab anyway? Where can you find these things? What places should you look? Whom should you listen to for advice? In short, what do stylish Over-50 Ladies wear to their various traditional and non family events on a budget? Ideally in New York?
How can I articulate and justify my desire to hire female engineers? Is it even legal to act on such a preference? [more inside]
Find me books and other media about girl gamers, please! Any type of gamer can apply. I've already got 'I Kill Giants', 'Halting State' and 'This Is Not A Game'. Are there any other media that portrays gamers of the female variety?
Looking for movies or television shows that depict very gracious, well-mannered, and feminine women... [more inside]
Dear metafilter. I am a girl who doesn't like women, and has always been most comfortable around men. Help me to make female friends! [more inside]
I am tremendously distrustful of women. My therapist has encouraged me to try again. I got stood up. I'm not sure what to do. [more inside]
What are good places to meet women as an introvert? [more inside]
Older women, younger men; is there hope for a sleeping beauty? [more inside]
Where can I meet awesome women scientist/engineers and/or innovators in New York? [more inside]
If you are a physically very attractive woman how did you meet the man you married? [more inside]
I'm looking for examples of supportive husbands (or other kind of male lifepartners) through history, men who helped their female spouses achieve greatness. I'm looking for examples from before 1900, any culture and time period before that is fine. [more inside]
What's a good place to meet women around Phoenix, AZ? Aside from, of course, the obvious clubs and bars that everyone always thinks of first...
What is a good pre-workout meal for morning strength training, and how long do I have to wait after eating to work out?
What is a good pre-workout meal for morning strength training, and how long do I have to wait after eating to work out? [more inside]
What can cause a mild receding hairline in a young (26) year old woman,who had normal hormone and vitamin testing? Anyone experiencing this? (more inside) [more inside]
My friend asked if I was bisexual and I am feeling really angry about it. Should I be mad at her? [more inside]
Can you recommend some books for women who don’t feel they’re good enough, skinny enough, have enough, or are nice enough.
Can you recommend some books for women who don’t feel they’re good enough, skinny enough, have enough, or are nice enough. What are some books that would allow these women to relate and demystify the great American ideals so they can have a different perspective of their lives. [more inside]
I can't use free weights effectively due to a previous arm injury. Unfortunately, just about every good weightlifting resource I'm finding seems to loathe machines. Help me tweak my workout and find better resources, please. [more inside]
I have been working out a lot at night, on a semi-deserted stretch of walking path. I occasionally pass women (I'm a dude). What can I do to not come off creepy? [more inside]
I am a newly single 40 year-old woman who’d like to be in a stable relationship and to start a family. I’m afraid that the man I’m looking for does not exist. [more inside]
Which cardinal rule of dating am I breaking? If I don't know what I'm doing wrong, how can I stop doing it? (Perhaps mildly NSFW). [more inside]
I'm looking for TV shows where the heroine has a wry/dry/snarky sense of humor and is competent in her own right. Basically, I'm nostalgic for girl power with bite a la Veronica Mars. [more inside]
I'm looking for a specific chart showing women's faces from least to most attractive. [more inside]
Mind-reading Filter: What does this mean - "Well, I'm totally booked up this week... I don't know what my schedule is next week." [more inside]
Stylin' in the swinging 60's [more inside]
Can you recommend a few strong lady stories? [more inside]