Doris Day and Peggy Lipton, two very different icons of the postwar sexual revolution have recently died. What are their lasting legacies of white femininity?
History tells us there were eight women who ruled as empresses of Japan, but since reforms of the constitution in 1947, only a man can inherit the throne.
A brutal rape at Pamplona's 2016 running of the bulls outraged Spain. Then came #MeToo. With ever more Spaniards taking up the feminist mantle, schools – many of which are not coed – lag behind.
France's #MeToo backlash has revealed just how deeply rooted sexism is in the country. Disguised as flirtation or child's play, sexual harassment begins as early as elementary school.
For six decades, young girls have played with Barbie dolls. But she's changed a bit recently.
Uganda's tourism ministry has launched a beauty pageant to use local women to attract tourists.
Recent media reports point to years of sexual abuse by Southern Baptist pastors. An expert writes why a long culture of women's submission is responsible for this crisis.
English is a language made by men, for men and it reinforces inequality.
Maria Sibylla Merian's meticulous observations laid the groundwork for the fields of entomology, animal behaviour and ecology. But the legacy of this scientific superhero has been sidelined by sexism.
Olivia Colman has a funny story to tell on Wikipedia about the age displayed in her biography in the online encyclopedia. The opportunity for a Wikipedia fact-checking.
Misogynoir is defined as the junction where sexism and racism meet. But it's more complicated than that.
The recent controversy, sloganeering and protests about Sabarimala temple in the Indian state of Kerala obscure the way that the media have used stereotypes of women and caste again and again.
Women scientists are under-represented in science awards with large monetary value, but over-represented in service awards.
Strategies to support a diverse workforce can be beneficial – but may have unintended consequences.
Flexible working is seen as a solution to the gender pay gap but cultural norms are getting in the way.
Despite the #MeToo movement, women in politics still face challenges in talking openly about gender equality.
What do the Carlos Ghosn scandal, the rising power of algorithms and the "gilets jaunes" have in common? The need to extend the spatial and temporal definitions of responsibility.
In his text Fire of Love, Rolle has a few interesting things to say about medieval gender relations.
Research shows sport is commonly a bastion for male dominance and privilege.
The GOP's handling of sexual assault allegations against prominent GOP figures has led some to conclude that the party does not respect women. But GOP women are sticking with their party.