Gender

Children’s Books Still Promote Gender Stereotypes
March 07, 2014

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”.

"I Think Jeffrey Tambor's Got a Kind of Gender-Queerness"
The Creator of 'Transparent' Talks Amazon, Family Secrets, and TV Sexism
March 07, 2014

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

Claire McCaskill Defends Her Controversial Stance on Military Sexual Assault
March 06, 2014

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.

"Men's Rights" Activists Are Trying to Redefine the Meaning of Rape
February 26, 2014

The Men’s Rights Movement has agitated on things like child custody. Now its creepy online attacks have a new focus: the definition and treatment of sexual assault.

Sexual Assault at God's Harvard
Patrick Henry College was supposed to be a safe place. For these young women, it wasn't.
February 17, 2014

Patrick Henry College was supposed to be a safe place. For these young women, it wasn't.

It's (Still) Only Women Pols Who Get Judged on Their Family Life
February 17, 2014

The work-life balance of public women has always been fair game for criticism, and it's getting old.

The Gender Pay Gap Is Starkest at the Bottom and the Top. Just Ask General Motors' New CEO.
February 06, 2014

Why accusations that General Motors is short-shrifting its first female CEO hit a nerve.

Now You Can Spend $35.99 on 'Small Batch' Artisanal Toothpicks
January 29, 2014

How much would you spend on a toothpick soaked in scotch or rolled in sea salt?

There's No Such Thing as a "Real Man"
What Obama and Michael Grimm both get wrong about masculinity
January 29, 2014

What Obama and Michael Grimm both get wrong about masculinity.

Pubic Hair Grooming Injuries Have Quintupled
January 19, 2014

The Brazilian wax has been on its way out for a while. But what may be its final death throe comes, according to the Atlantic Wire, in the form of unshaved mannequins on display at American Apparel.

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