February 2024

Why is Pop Culture Still So Terrified of Women’s Body Hair?

#gender #media

July 2023

Barbie Answers Oppenheimer

No Spoilers, Other than Oppenheimer Does Indeed Invent the Atomic Bomb

#movies #gender

June 2023

Shattering the myth of men as hunters and women as gatherers

#society #gender #science

February 2023

ChatGPT Is Just an Automated Mansplaining Machine

Look, we've all met this guy before.

#generative ai #gender

Finland passes new, progressive trans rights laws on gender recognition

#europe #gender #law

December 2022

Texas attorney general’s office sought state data on transgender Texans

The behind-the-scenes effort by Ken Paxton’s office to obtain data on how many Texans had changed their gender on their licenses came as he and other Republican leaders in the state have been publicly marshaling resources against transgender Texans.

#america #gender #law

November 2022

An Open Letter To Men Who Love Women Over 35 — This Is Why We Flinch When You Touch Us

#gender #society

March 2022

Mediocre White Men are So. Fucking. Fragile.

#gender #attitudes

January 2022

sex as a social construct

#gender #science #society

November 2021

The Magician and the Suffragette: The Strange History of Sawing a Woman in Half

#gender #politics #culture #history

September 2021

Iceland elects first female majority parliament

#gender #politics

April 2021

The “Deviant” African Genders That Colonialism Condemned

European travellers and anthropologists found that their gendered worldview didn’t easily map onto the societies they encountered.

#africa #gender #history

You don’t have a male or female brain – the more brains scientists study, the weaker the evidence for sex differences

#gender #science

December 2020

This badass Edinburgh photo shows two ladies in long dresses and hats rock climbing in the 1900s

#sports #fashion #gender #vintage

Bro Culture, Fitness, Chivalry, and American Identity

#america #gender #culture

November 2020

Study reveals gender bias in TA evaluations

The female TA got five times as many negative reviews as the male TA — but they were the same person.

#gender #science #education

October 2020

30 Times Male Authors Showed They Barely Know Anything About Women

#books #gender

September 2020

Largest study to date confirms overlap between autism and gender diversity

#health #gender

August 2020

The X-Files and the Scully Effect — fake aliens, real-world phenomenon for women in STEM

#movies #gender #science

Why Damaging Myths About Women and Science Keep Coming Back

#gender #science

July 2020

Transgender woman launches historic bid for public office in Romania

#gender #politics #romania

June 2020

Romania passes law banning gender identity studies despite protests

#romania #gender #law

September 2019

Mattel Introduces World's First Gender-Neutral Doll

#toys #gender #media

March 2019

Margaret Hamilton Led the NASA Software Team That Landed Astronauts on the Moon

Apollo’s successful computing software was optimized to deal with unknown problems and to interrupt one task to take on a more important one

#space #computers #gender

December 2018

The (Straight) Male Gaze Rules on Sanitized Social Media

#social media #gender #sexuality

October 2018

Trump administration wants to remove 'gender' from UN human rights documents

#gender #politics

August 2018

How To Kill Your Tech Industry

In World War II, Britain invented the electronic computer. By the 1970s, its computing industry had collapsed—thanks to a labor shortage produced by sexism.

#tech #gender

May 2018

Brain Scans Aren't Necessary to Confirm Trans People's Genders

#gender #science

November 2017

Someone Wrote A Feminist Defense Of "Baby, It's Cold Outside" And I Don't Know What To Feel

#gender #sexuality #music

August 2017

So, about this Googler’s manifesto.

#big tech #gender #culture

June 2017

Today is the anniversary of the first woman in space

#space #gender

Women in tech: Why Bulgaria and Romania are leading in software engineering

#tech #gender

May 2017

Women pioneered computer programming. Then men took their industry over.

#computers #gender

January 2017

Ships On Ships: Noella Whitney Talks ‘Broadside’

#comics #gender #representation

March 2016

The problem with a technology revolution designed primarily for men

#gender #tech

February 2016

Big computers, big hair: the women of Bell Labs in the 1960s

#tech #gender #vintage

January 2016

Everyone Uses Singular 'They,' Whether They Realize It Or Not

#gender #language

November 2015

A Day In the Life of an Empowered Female Heroine

#media #gender #humor

March 2015

What They Really Mean When They Say They're Not a Feminist

#gender #comics

November 2014

Some Ways That I Act Like A Guy

#gender #humor

July 2014

17 Lies We Need to Stop Teaching Boys About Sex

#gender #sexuality

June 2014

After Reading This, You’ll Never Watch ‘Finding Nemo’ In the Same Way Again

#cool #movies #animals #gender #science

May 2014

New Swimwear Line Proves You Don't Need 2 Breasts To Look Sexy

#gender #health #fashion

Boys Wear Skirts To School In France To Fight Sexism

#france #youth #gender #education

March 2014

Is this the new Bechdel Test?

#media #gender

September 2013

Artists Respond to DC’s Harley Quinn Contest

#comics #gender #representation

August 2013

Germany is the first European country to recognize a third gender

#germany #gender #law

I hate Strong Female Characters

Sherlock Holmes gets to be brilliant, solitary, abrasive, Bohemian, whimsical, brave, sad, manipulative, neurotic, vain, untidy, fastidious, artistic, courteous, rude, a polymath genius. Female characters get to be Strong.

#media #gender

July 2013

'The Cuckoo's Calling' Reveals A Lot About Publishing

#books #publishing #gender

February 2013

Five Important Things Women Don't Know About Men

#gender #attitudes