For young children, how we speak is often more important than what we say. Even 'positive' generalizations can lead children to adopt negative stereotypes.
After Fifty Shades of Grey there was debate about its romanticisation of an abusive relationship. The sequel confirms that this wasn’t a misconception.
Reports of the time gave the financial scandal what were considered to be female attributes.
How to challenge centuries of bigotry with a single image – and bump Trump off the front pages.
The world may feel polarised, but most people chop and change their views.
Automated systems that watch online chats and flag racist, sexist and bullying behavior could help curtail internet abuse.
There's a simple solution to the school uniform conundrum: have a range of sanctioned options and allow students to choose, no matter their gender.
From women in the kitchen to Santa’s huge ego, Christmas ads are still ridden with conservative gender messaging.
Pornography has been prescribed to treat 'sexual disfunction' for decades. Yet research shows that the vast majority of mainstream commercial porn is violent and degrading to women.
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.
We may think we're comfortable with female bosses and politicians but research into implicit biases suggests otherwise.
When it comes to 'experts' men still vastly outnumber women in the media.
Overt discrimination based on race is discouraged in American society. But the bar is lower when it comes to gender bias. The 2016 election is a good case study.
The prospect of a Trump presidency does not bode well for women in general and feminism in particular.
The words we use to describe male and female leaders are a good guide to our deeply held sexist assumptions.
There often appears to be a double standard in how voters and pundits evaluate the candidates. Being perceived as a leader may have a lot to do with it.
Two major trials in the killings of black victims in South Carolina start this week. Learn about the state's past and present struggle with racial violence in this roundup.
The Fall writer Alan Cubitt is 'hurt and upset' at being accused of misogyny. But maybe misogyny isn’t the point.
Girls and women still face implicit and explicit discrimination, and a key to changing that is for more women to take on leadership roles.
Science has shown that women are better at nurturing and men are better at logic. Or has it?