Identity

Why Aren't Women Advancing At Work? Ask a Transgender Person.
Having experienced the workplace from both perspectives, they hold the key to its biases.
August 28, 2014

As a population that has experienced the workplace from both perspectives, they hold the key to its biases.

Primetime TV Is More Diverse Than It's Ever Been. Why Now?
August 25, 2014

With "Black-ish" and "Cristela," network comedy is mining race, ethnicity, and cultural assimilation for laughs. 

The Next Republic Explores Identity
August 24, 2014

The next phase of our six-month campaign will explore issues of self.

TV Needs to Stop Treating Mental Illness as a Superpower
April 24, 2014

ABC's "Black Box" is an absurdly clumsy example of one of pop culture's most noxious tropes.

Your Self Is Located in Your Chest, Says New Study
March 18, 2014

Psychologists search for the subjective location of the self. Some say it's in the torso, others say it's in the eyes.

For Boys, Moving to a Wealthier Neighborhood Is as Traumatic as Going to War
Leaving poverty is more complicated than you think.
March 05, 2014

The boys were thought of as thugs. Girls, on the other hand, were seen as helpless victims. 

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.

Should This Inmate Get a State-Financed Sex Change Operation?
What we owe a murderer
October 30, 2013

It depends on what you think we owe society's worst.

I Know What Chelsea Manning is Going Through
August 28, 2013

I know what Chelsea Manning is going through.