Identity

Watch: Here's What It's Really Like for a Transgender Person to Transition
September 29, 2014

A transgender woman discusses the challenges she faced while transitioning, both in the workplace and in her own home. 

"What Are the Children Who Grow Up to Become Police Officers Learning in School?"
Lessons from Philadelphia's mandatory African American History classes
September 28, 2014

Here's what the black kids don't like about the class.

What Matters Most to Latino Voters? It's Not Always Immigration Reform.
September 25, 2014

A conversation with Gary M. Segura, co-author of Latino America: How America's Most Dynamic Population is Poised to Transform the Politics of the Nation.

Study Discovers that Movies Sexualize 13-Year-Old Girls as Much as Women in Their 30s
September 24, 2014

This new study has some really disturbing findings.

Do LGBT-Friendly Policies Hurt a Company's Bottom Line?
September 24, 2014

SPONSORED CONTENT: Studies have shown that LGBT-supportive practices have a positive impact on LGBT employee satisfaction, workplace relationships, and job commitment.

Jeffrey Tambor’s New Role Made Him “Throw-Up Nervous”
September 19, 2014

He's playing a woman for the first time.

How (and How Not) to Break Up With a Roommate
Lessons from a new rite of passage
September 16, 2014

It's the defining relationship of your twenties, or beyond. Until it's not. Lessons from a new rite of passage. 

Women Who Wear Hijab Can Have a Better Body Image, Study Says
What the hijab tells us about standards of beauty from different parts of the world
September 10, 2014

The veil can be oppressive, but so are beauty standards.

Women Don't Stick with the Sciences. Here's Why.
At each stage of their careers, more women than men leave the most prestigious path
September 08, 2014

"I am often insecure about my abilities as a female scientist."

Gender Quotas Worked in Norway. Why Not Here?
September 05, 2014

Turns out, American culture may be hindering gender equality.

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