When his partner was pregnant, Russell Brand announced he may raise the child 'gender-neutral' to avoid social constraints associated with being a boy or a girl. So what determines your 'sex'?
Letters from would-be girl astronauts in the 1960s tell part of the complicated story of sexism – in both NASA and the US at large – at the dawn of the space age.
Men who see themselves as playboys, and as having power over women, are more prone to poor mental health than those who conform less to traditionally masculine norms, according to a new study.
Like so many other countries, the UK is experiencing a shortage of primary school teachers - especially one's of the male variety.
Around the world, social change is curiously one-sided.
Studies can't predict an individual's behavior. But meta-analyses of social science research turn up differences in men's versus women's leadership styles, on average.
When a woman takes power and dares to raise her voice, the response is all too telling.
Many women across the world feel unable to refuse sex or request condom use. Empowering them could help bring down HIV rates.
Is our gender determined by our bodies or our culture?
Men have increased their housework contributions – a nod towards greater gender equality. Yet women still spend twice as much time on housework as men.
Many babies are born with a genetic variant that can result in the child being neither a typical boy or girl. There has been considerable debate about whether the child should be treated.
Ghanaians believe that boys and girls should be raised very differently. This feeds into strongly defined traditional gender roles and ultimately leads to women having a lower social status.
You may have heard about the male gaze, but what is it? And is there such as thing as the female gaze?
A Senate inquiry into the links between gendered marketing and domestic violence has been secured, but this is only the beginning of necessary cultural and social changes.
There is growing evidence indicating that violence against women may be the consequence of society's rigid and stereotyped beliefs about what it means to be a “real man”.
As Ashraf Ghani nominated the first woman judge to Afghanistan's Supreme Court, the same court took a decision that enraged Afghans.
Peta Credlin is in the classic "double bind" of all women in power: if they take charge, they transgress the gendered expectations that "female qualities" are best suited to a supporting role.