The prefix 'cis', meaning 'on this side of' is commonly used in chemistry and geography. More recently, it has become a way of referring to a person's gender identity.
An expert argues our connection with these figures is longstanding. They are embedded in our myths and help us explore deeper questions about being human.
We need to know more about what is going on for women in sex – what makes them suffer and what gives them pleasure.
Stop telling women they can have it all if they just work hard enough.
On the front lines were female tennis players who refused to adhere to the club dress codes that banned them.
Although it has ballooned in recent years, the market for men’s cosmetics isn’t just a modern phenomenon.
Without affirmative action through gender quotas and targets, we will have another 30 years of glacial progress on gender equity in academia.
The signs might be there. But parents and clinicians will still wonder if there's some foolproof way to determine whether their children are actually trans. There isn't one – and that's okay.
The UK government is consulting on changing gender recognition laws. Here's what you need to know.
New research shows children's images of scientists are all too often male.
It’s unsurprising that such apps are popular. Contraceptives come with a slew of hazards.
It's a crime in many states and territories to publicly threaten or incite violence toward someone based on race, religion and sexual orientation. But what about gender?
Virtual assistants are often assumed to be female – perpetuating gendered assumptions in our imagined future.
Like the WNBA, the NBA went through fits and starts in its early years. Yet despite drawing similar crowds in the 1960s, NBA players earned far bigger paychecks than today's WNBA stars receive.
Gender based violence should not be addressed only once it has happened, by jailing offenders. Prevention is just as important.
Turkana women weren't properly represented in decisions made between the oil company and community.
Rigid gender roles and stereotypes are key drivers of violence against women. So let's challenge these by starting young.
Christine Hallquist this week became the first trans person to win a major party's gubernatorial nomination. The percentage of trans adults has doubled since 2008. What's responsible for that change?
Bigender, gender fluid, cisgender? Emerging gender categorizations are important -- for your health.
In many ways, science can be as much about the people doing it as the science itself. A new online initiative is addressing the invisibility of LGBTQ+ people in science.