If female athletes have to answer menstruation-related questions in order to play team sports, that could be a form of sex-based discrimination.
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When schools ask student-athletes about their menstrual cycles, they may be infringing on anti-discrimination and privacy laws.
Allegations of sex discrimination should be a watershed moment not only for Welsh rugby but the people of Wales.
A BBC Wales investigation reported claims of a ‘toxic culture’ of sexism and misogyny within Welsh rugby’s governing body.
According to INSEE, 68% of the wage gap between men and women is due to the fact that they do not occupy the same positions, which is directly related to the field they choose.
Region-level data from France indicate that some masters-level specialities dominated by women have low levels of remuneration once in employment.
The vast majority of high-profile big tech whistleblowers in recent years have been women.
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Frances Haugen, Timnit Gebru and Janneke Parrish are at the forefront of a group of high-profile women calling out big tech. Is there a connection between their gender and their role as whistleblowers?
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.
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.
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.
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 bill put forth last week would bring welcome reforms to the Sex Discrimination Act and Fair Work Act. But it doesn’t go nearly far enough to protect women or prevent harassment at work.
Zali Steggall on Monday’s march and Scott Morrison’s response.
Michelle discusses the culture of parliament house, and climate change, with independent MP Zali Steggall.
Women players are often targets of to gender-based verbal attacks.
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Women are a rarity in college esports. A scholar explores the reasons.
A man waves a rainbow flag as he rides by the Supreme Court on June 15, 2020.
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The US Supreme Court has ruled that the Civil Rights Act applies to LGBT people. A business law scholar explains why this is one of the most consequential discrimination cases in decades.
People gather near the Stonewall Inn in New York City to celebrate the Supreme Court’s landmark ruling on LGBTQ workers’ rights.
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Federal law now protects lesbians, gay men and transgender people from being fired or otherwise discriminated against at work. But there are more questions and court cases to come about their rights.
A male-dominated culture is a common gender barrier for women.
The gender bias scale could help companies and other organizations better measure how women experience and perceive gender bias.
In a recent study, women doctors were more likely to be introduced by their first names rather than by their titles.
A recent study looked at how female doctors were introduced at a lecture series compared to how male doctors were introduced. The title ‘Dr.’ was used much more often for men.
There’s power in numbers.
Scholars say a ‘critical mass’ of representation is necessary to overcome ‘token’ status. That’s exactly what we saw at the Democratic debate in Atlanta.
Victims of sexual violence and their supporters gather to protest outside a speech from Education Secretary Betsy DeVos at George Mason University Arlington, Virginia.
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Changes to how the landmark federal law to protect women on campuses from sexual discrimination and misconduct is interpreted are having an unintended effect: scaring off potential whistleblowers.
Activists block the street outside the U.S. Supreme Court as it hears arguments in major LGBT rights cases.
The U.S. Supreme Court will rule on how the Civil Rights Act applies to LGBT people. A business law scholar explains why it could be one of the most consequential discrimination cases in decades.
U.S. women’s national soccer team fans along the ticker-tape parade route in New York City this summer.
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The Supreme Court has taken up several cases of sex discrimination against LGBT workers who were fired from their jobs. But the majority of other cases of sex discrimination rarely make it to court.
The Supreme Court begins its newest session on the first Monday in October.
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The upcoming Supreme Court session will address notable cases about the rights of different groups. The cases go to the heart of how U.S. laws protect both individual and group rights.