Research has long suggested that women shift left on a generational basis, but we think something else is happening here.
Protesters demonstrate against sexual orientation and gender identity programs in schools in Montréal on Sept. 20, 2023. The protest was one of many across Canada.
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The ‘parental rights’ movement isn’t actually about education or protecting children — it is a conduit for right-wing extremism that will only harm 2SLGBTQIA+ youth.
A painting from the ancient Egyptian tomb of Niankhkhum and Khnumhotep, royal servants whom some scholars have interpreted to be lovers.
Writing about same-sex relationships and gender beyond a strict male-female binary was more common in ancient Greece and Rome than students assume, a scholar writes.
Evidence suggests gender-based violence increases during disasters and in the years that follow.
Research shows gender-based violence increases in the aftermath of disasters. Governments must incorporate ways of addressing it into their disaster response plans.
Funerals are a major part of Akan culture.
Gender plays a major role in how mourning is done by the Akan ethnic group of Ghana
Carve out time for yourself to avoid getting overwhelmed.
Women’s wellbeing paradox: unhappier than men but more social, with higher levels of emotional resilience.
Teaching sex and gender more accurately can counter gender stereotypes and encourage all students to study STEM.
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‘Don’t Say Gay’ bills claim to use science to justify a binary definition of sex based on certain traits. But the biology of sex and gender is not so simple.
Some fairy tales aren’t so innocent.
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A lecturer in English literature gets her students to examine children’s books through the lens of race, class and sexuality.
Emotional labour is not recognized, nor valued enough, in coaching.
The emotional realities experienced by women coaches are adversely impacting their ability to thrive in a culture that doesn’t recognize or support key parts of their work.
Spain’s Esther González holds the trophy celebrating at the end of the Women’s World Cup soccer final between Spain and England at Stadium Australia in Sydney, Australia, on Aug. 20, 2023.
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By examining the FIFA Women’s World Cup performances, we can gain insights into the efforts countries are making to address gender inequality beyond sports.
Tourists walk past the Olympic rings in front of Paris City Hall with one year until the Paris 2024 Olympic Games opening ceremony, on July 26, 2023.
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The IOC needs to look beyond gender parity and work with international federations to address athletes’ conditions of participation in sports to achieve true gender equality.
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Our new research has tracked the gender of artists working at Australian opera companies and found evidence of pervasive gender inequality.
Political tribalism has severely hampered genuine action on climate change and developing more environmentally just practices and standards.
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Dealing with climate change requires us to address not just our carbon emissions but also the disconnection with ourselves and our planet which fuels ecological destruction.
Our recently published research finds inequitable power dynamics behind the camera on Australian film sets are pernicious and persistent.
A vocal minority is calling for sexuality education to be pulled from schools. But my research shows many parents and young people want and need safe places to discuss relationships and sex.
A Taliban fighter stands guard as women wait to receive food rations distributed by a humanitarian aid group, in Kabul, Afghanistan, in May 2023.
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The Taliban’s two years ruling Afghanistan have taught us ordinary human rights initiatives are insufficient to address gender apartheid. We need resolute collective international action.
Some conservative commentators have labeled roles in the recent ‘Barbie’ movie as examples of ‘toxic feminity.’
Examining the understandings of what ‘toxic femininity’ means to people can reveal insights about gender, power and the impact of language on health.
I’m an economist – but I can see many reasons for Australians to distrust my profession. Here’s how we could start to make economists better serve all Australians.
Canada forward Janine Beckie watches after attempting a shot during the first half of a SheBelieves Cup women’s soccer match against the United States, Feb. 16, 2023, in Orlando, Fla.
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Gender disparities in sport extend to injuries too. Female soccer players are at greater risk for ACL tears than males and it is clear immediate action is needed to address the non-biological factors for the injury.
There’s a difference between the fulfilling relationship mothers can have with their children and the patriarchal institution of motherhood.
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Being a mom can be heartbreaking, empowering, scary, fulfilling and everything in between.