Gender

Woman Doctors, Woman Writers ... Is Using 'Woman' as an Adjective Demeaning?
October 27, 2014

What's wrong with using "woman" as a modifier?

This Iranian Photographer is Tired of Explaining Life in Iran
So she captures everyday life to show people instead
October 26, 2014

As an Iranian living in Malaysia, Motlaq finds herself constantly called upon as the token expert about her homeland. “I’ve been out of Iran for ten years,” she says, “and suddenly I’ve become an Iranian who has to answer so many questions about my country.”

For Women, The Internet Can Be a Scary Place
October 24, 2014

For men, online harassment means name-calling. For women it means being stalked.

Freaking Out Over Facebook's Egg Freezing Is Just Another Way to Police Women's Choices
October 22, 2014

Isn’t this what we want more companies—and, even more, the federal government—to do?

Study: Hotel Housekeepers Are at Great Risk for Sexual Assault From Guests
October 16, 2014

They work alone in bedrooms and aren't empowered to stand up to guests.

The Washington Post's Sexist Review of a Historian Missed the Point, But So Did Her Defenders
October 15, 2014

And the book's defenders don't seem any less perplexed.

My Terrifying Night With Afghanistan's Only Female Warlord
October 13, 2014

"She killed for hours and stole weapons from corpses. There were bodies everywhere. No man questioned her."

The Straight, White, Middle-Class Man Needs to Be Dethroned
October 10, 2014

How did the straight, white, middle-class take control of our society become our default for everything?

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