Peacocking isn’t the only way to attract mates.
Darwin thought female animals were non-strategic and uniform, making similar decisions.
The toxic culture in video game company Activision Blizzard is part of the larger problem of sexual harassment in esports.
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Sexual harassment and discrimination in gaming and tech are not inevitable or permanent, write experts in the field. The solutions are positive community standards and women in power.
‘Benevolent sexism’ - opening doors for women, offering a hand - may seem harmless enough, even gentlemanly. But a growing body of evidence shows it can have harmful effects on women.
Black women have been harassed and censored on social media. What will they face in the metaverse?
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Today’s social media is plagued by racism and sexism. Without intentionally building the metaverse to be inclusive, it will be, too.
They call her The Wife of Willesden.
Zadie Smith’s first play delivers on what women want.
The Beach Handball Euro 2017 Hungary vs. Norway in Zagreb, Croatia.
While the style and fit of sport apparel may seem like a minor detail in the broader scheme of things, what if it’s not? Let’s let women and girls dress for the role they want to play in women’s sport.
Betty Crocker’s first official portrait, on the left, from 1936. Her most recent portrait, from 1996, is on the right.
She never ages. Her visage morphs. And yet women used to write letters to this brainchild of advertising executives, a cultural icon who still looms large in the nation’s imagination.
Women who got their start in the male-dominated profession 40 years ago have advice for today’s newcomers in STEM.
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A survey of 251 women engineers who graduated from college in the 1970s sheds light on the experiences of these professional pioneers.
Jon Gruden is out as coach of the Las Vegas Raiders after emails he sent before being hired in 2018 contained racist, homophobic and misogynistic comments.
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Jon Gruden’s resignation signals a much needed shift that hopefully forces franchises to be introspective when shaping their team’s social climate.
For centuries, societies have used visions of the afterlife to discipline people’s behavior.
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Ancient Christian and Jewish texts threatened women with hellfire if they stepped out of line – and those terrifying visions still resonate in U.S. society today.
Helen Vatsikopoulos began her career as a TV journalist in the 1980s. Watching a new ABC drama set in this world brought her a sense of deja vu, with one caveat.
There’s nothing inherently male about playing video games. Videogame culture, on the other hand, is decidedly anti-female.
Sexual harassment and discrimination in gaming and tech is not inevitable or permanent, write experts in the field. The solutions are positive community standards and women in power.
Politicians, staffers and academics have come together to try and address bullying and harassment at parliament house. They have three key messages.
The modern Olympics share many things with the ancient games.
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A scholar of ancient Greek literature explains what the Olympics of modern day have in common with the 776 B.C. games at Olympia.
Women who perceive their male colleagues as allies are more likely to feel included in a workplace.
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While women felt more included when they perceived male colleagues as allies, men who saw themselves that way reported more personal growth as a result.
Was Chaucer a toxic misogynist, or a staunch women’s ally?
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Chaucer’s career as a secret agent helped him assume different disguises in his writing. Some scholars interpret this role-playing as Chaucer being sexist and anti-Semitic.
Glenn, in the NASA mailroom, received letters from fans of all ages.
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John Glenn would have turned 100 on July 18, 2021. Today’s space program is a giant leap more inclusive than when he made his pioneering orbit of the Earth in 1962.
The idea that children suffer from going to childcare and having mothers who work is outdated nonsense – and the research backs it up.
A 16-year-old’s academic performance impacts their future outcomes on every level, educational, professional and emotional.
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The data shows that attainment gaps in English education at age 16 cannot be attributed to any single factor.
We’ve developed a new, practical guide for Australians organisations wanting to ask better questions about their diverse customers and employees.