Artificial Intelligence can perpetuate existing social imbalances in a harmful manner. Can this undesirable scenario be avoided?
The fundamental problem with AI is it is often riddled with society's existing biases and prejudices.
Consciousness-raising is a laudable goal for the AFL, but on race and gender issues, it needs to lead to clear actions, not just words.
It can happen at work, on the street or at home – even by the people who love us. Everyday sexism might be hard to pin down, but it's pervasive and creates an additional layer of stress for women.
All the virtual personal assistants on the market today come with a default female voice and is programmed to respond to all kinds of suggestive questions and comments.
Women's football has made great strides, but when it comes it comes to media coverage, governance or funding, female athletes still suffer greatly from gender bias.
Understanding the sexist and misogynistic terrain women climate leaders must navigate is an important requirement of an informed electorate as Canada heads to the polls next month.
Many college students take math classes they've already taken in high school. Why does this happen? Is it a problem?
From 2000 to 2013, less than a third of gendered pronouns within articles (for example, 'he' and 'she') referred to women.
Despite the hard evidence of the excellent benefits of gender, racial and other diversity on research teams, public criticism on the benefits of equity and diversity programs still exists.
Beers with sexist names and labels were banned from the Great British Beer Festival this summer.
What's needed is strong leadership and sustained public pressure that makes it is harder for political parties to turn a blind eye to sexual harassment and assault.
Just what is Boris Johnson, the UK's new prime minister: a liberal or conservative? A historian writing a book about Brexit, the focus of much of Johnson's career, says the man is hard to pin down.
A progressive city's new ordinance on gender-neutral language provokes a worldwide media storm.
Opera companies around the world are grappling with an ever-widening gap between a repertoire frozen in time and an increasingly critical audience.
The more they fight, the more popular they become – and the more pushback they receive.
A controversy has erupted yet again among Southern Baptists over women's preaching. An expert explains how despite this 300-year-old controversy, Baptist women have shown remarkable leadership.
It's not about beauty, it's about empowering women in sport.
Major US environmental organizations have promised to diversify their staffs and boards for more than 20 years, but moved slowly. Will workplace scandals make a difference?
As new rules come into force to stop damaging gender stereotypes in advertising, a psychologist assess what impact they will have.