People protesting against inclusive sexual orientation and gender-identity policies in schools are seen next to protestors supporting such policies in Saskatoon, Sask. on Sept. 20, 2023.
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In the wake of transphobic protests, the ‘rights’ of parents are being falsely positioned in opposition to the rights of transgender and non-binary children rather than focusing on supporting families.
Rural women are the primary producers of shea in northern Ghana.
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Shea is a key economic crop for poor women in the northern parts of Ghana.
Knowledge is power − especially where money is concerned.
Only a small fraction of women have received any financial education at all.
Feminists are about as man-hating as men are.
In small-group, subsistence living, it makes sense for everyone to do lots of jobs.
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Female bodies have an advantage in endurance ability that means Paleolithic women likely hunted game, not just gathered plants. The story is written in living and ancient human bodies.
Would people still call a women’s soccer match boring if they didn’t know the players’ genders?
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A common criticism of women’s sports is that female players aren’t as entertaining or skilled as their male counterparts. Two researchers decided to put this notion to the test.
Growing awareness of sexual harassment and discrimination in the field prompted an international survey and research into potential solutions.
Civil rights advocate and legal scholar Kimberle Crenshaw speaks in New York City on Feb. 7, 2015.
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First used in the 1970s, the social theory known as intersectionality triggered widespread debate on racial identifications and the interplay among categories.
Biological sex comes in many more forms than just male or female.
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Spanning evolutionary biology, genetics, development, neurobiology, endocrinology and psychology, as well as current events and sports, students explore the complexities of the biology of sex.
Masculinity is complex, diverse and can be expressed in multiple ways.
A new wave of research shows how working-class young men are changing their behaviour. But some remain hostile to the term “toxic masculinity” and see it as a vehicle for shaming men.
Address terms can prove to be a headache in the workplace.
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Gendered words can be offensive in certain contexts – it’s all in what’s being signaled, according to a sociolinguist
A new survey finds working from home is removing barriers for women, but also blurring the barrier between work and the “safe space” of home.
The world’s newest Nobel laureate takes a bow.
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Goldin is showing the world that economics is about more than just finance.
Women are still in the minority in the laboratories.
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From primary school to academic positions, despite some progress, gender inequality continues to be rife.
Leaders of African American, Latino and Native American communities protest the name of the Washington Redskins, November, 2013.
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The book makes invaluable contributions to subjects of race, identity and belonging and how they shape human interrelations.
Saxon burial mound in Taplow, England.
Skeletons found with items that don’t align with their estimated sex are usually excluded from research – but that assumes a 19th century view of gender.
Showing sexism the red card.
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The jokes, memes and skits came thick and fast – but behind the humor were serious points.
The Shorts Protest of 1930 brought more than 600 students to the steps of Robinson Hall at Dartmouth College.
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As fashion norms change, what people wear in public becomes ground zero for hashing out new ideas of race, class and gender.
The subtler, more insidious forms of discrimination that women face at work often go unnoticed.
While blatant discrimination is easy to condemn because of how obvious it is, there are subtler, more insidious forms that also need to be rooted out.
Research has long suggested that women shift left on a generational basis, but we think something else is happening here.