Gender

The front-page New York Times story was horrifyingly familiar. A college student allegedly raped by a sports star. A police department whose investigation was suspiciously perfunctory. A university that looked the other way, seemingly more interested in its multi-million-dollar football program than campus safety.

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'They Grab You...But It's Okay'

How girls learn that rape is normal

A new study shows how teens learn to rationalize sexual violence.

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The National Women's History Museum Needs to Focus on Getting a Museum Built

A CEO responds: It's unfair to prejudge a museum that doesn't exist—yet

The CEO of the organization building a women's history museum on the Mall responds to critics

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Terse, exacting, and unflinching, Louise Bogan was one of the best-known poets of the first half of the twentieth century, as well as a prolific literary critic—The New Yorker’s on-staff poetry reviewer for 38 years and a regular contributor to The New Republic. She was also something of a model for female writers who despised any assumption of softness owing to their sex.

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The celebrity profile reaches a new nadir in this week's New Yorker.

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The Sturgeon Queens profiles the smoked fish and appetizing emporium, Russ & Daughters. 

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Why do we give books to children? Common answers to that question involve the use of words like “expand”, “open” or “broaden”, followed by “minds”, “hearts”, “horizons” or “imaginations”. Sad then, that many books for children do just the opposite; they peddle stereotypes, close minds to new experiences and offer limited horizons.

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"I Think Jeffrey Tambor's Got a Kind of Gender-Queerness"

The Creator of 'Transparent' Talks Amazon, Family Secrets, and TV Sexism

The creator of Amazon's "Transparent" talks about Jeffrey Tambor's feminine side, watching the Oscars, and the trouble with True Detective.

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Senator Claire McCaskill on the gender politics of squaring off against Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, her days as a sex crimes prosecutor, and why she believes her bill will work.

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