Items tagged gender

On conflating drag, (and femininity), with sexuality

Tags: gender, sexuality, history

sex as a social construct

Tags: gender, science, society

The Disappearance of Japan’s “Third Gender”

Gender roles in Edo Japan recognized an in-between position for young men, called Wakashu, that was erased as Japan westernized.

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Iceland elects first female majority parliament

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

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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.

Tags: gender, science, education

Largest study to date confirms overlap between autism and gender diversity

Tags: health, gender

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

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Why Damaging Myths About Women and Science Keep Coming Back

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Transgender woman launches historic bid for public office in Romania

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Romania passes law banning gender identity studies despite protests

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

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How To Kill Your Tech Industry

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

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So, about this Googler’s manifesto.

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

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

Tags: computers, gender, history

The Game Developers Who Are Also Witches

Tags: games, gender, religion

Ships On Ships: Noella Whitney Talks ‘Broadside’

Tags: comics, gender, representation

The problem with a technology revolution designed primarily for men

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

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A Day In the Life of an Empowered Female Heroine

Tags: media, gender, humor

Some Ways That I Act Like A Guy

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17 Lies We Need to Stop Teaching Boys About Sex

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The Bechdel Test needs an update: We’ve set the bar for female representation too low.

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Artists Respond to DC’s Harley Quinn Contest

Tags: comics, gender, representation

Germany is the first European country to recognize a third gender

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

Tags: books, business, gender