Gender

The Slenderman Stabbing Shows Girls Will Be Girls, Too
June 04, 2014

We need to move beyond the (hetero)sexual framework we’ve come to accept as the defining norm of adolescence.

The Boring Sexism of HBO's 'Silicon Valley'
May 30, 2014

"Silicon Valley" doesn't skewer the tech world—the show just reproduces its toxic sexism.

Maybe the Solution to Normalizing Public Breastfeeding Is Victoria's Secret
May 30, 2014

The lingerie company once offered a nursing bra. They should bring it back!

Feminists Killed Home Ec. Now They Should Bring It Back—for Boys and Girls.
May 28, 2014

Let's reboot it, tweak it, and teach it to BOTH genders.

Let's Call the Isla Vista Killings What They Were: Misogynist Extremism
May 27, 2014

For too long, misogynist extremism has been excused as an aberration.

Finally, an Academic Text Devoted to '50 Shades of Grey'
May 19, 2014

What happens when a very smart scholar tries to find meaning in a very dumb book

Jill Abramson's Firing Shows the Insidious New Way Sexism Happens in the Modern Workplace
May 16, 2014

This is what makes today’s sexism so tricky: It’s about feelings and impressions created by women’s behavior, not red lines drawn between men and women. 

Women Get Interrupted More—Even By Other Women
May 14, 2014

Average interruptions in a man-to-man conversation: one. Average interuptions in a man-to-woman conversation: 2.6.

'Louie's Tiresome Portrayal of Women
May 13, 2014

"Louie"'s 'fat girl speech' reveals one of the show's biggest problems

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