“I didn’t even tell her when the notes started getting specific. Someone calling out my “crossed eyes” in a Tumblr ask. My “pocked skin” in an email. My “hillbilly teeth” on Twitter.”
How many times do we have to tell these stories before they become real — before we all agree that this is a problem, and more than that, agree to do something about it?
Gov. Mike Pence can’t give us a straight answer, good news for Ferguson protestors, Ellen Pao’s gender discrimination lawsuit and more news for you!
The death of trans teen activist Blake Brockington, good legislative news for same-sex parents in Maryland, Roy Moore says something regrettable, Ellen Pao takes sexism in venture capitalism to court, and more!
Gay districts are safer, more open and more profitable than ever before, but for whom?
The current body of social psychological work on gender bias in STEM has disappointingly (but not unsurprisingly) focused almost exclusively on the experiences of white women. This study does better.
This is a women’s issue because our sisters are being impacted directly, and because they’ve been harassed, beaten, raped, and killed by cops for centuries.
Not everything science has given us has made our lives better.
People surviving street harassment around the world have options. Who knew! 200 plus pages of options, in fact. But one truth remains: all the laws and policies around street harassment haven’t made it disappear.
A study reveals that 70% of women in STEM have been sexually harassed while doing fieldwork, and 26% report having been assaulted. It’s not hard to see how that would affect their careers.
Sofia Vergara was literally put on a pedestal, and Modern Family beat Orange Is The New Black.
A new survey shows that adult women are one of the largest demographics when it comes to who plays video games.
Studies and stories show that women don’t get the freedom to be both the mothers and the workers they want to be.
The cumulative effect of media coverage on pregnancy paints a pretty warped picture: that pregnant people are the number one health threat to their future children.
Don’t listen to the fandom on Tumblr and TVTropes: There’s nothing in this popular web series for discerning feminist or, really, any viewers.
One woman’s well-intentioned crusade to end street harassment has some racially insensitive side-effects.
Among STEM Ph.D. holders, women and black people are leaving the field in disproportionate numbers. It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to connect the dots: sexism and racism strike again, to the detriment of everyone.
Although the E3 convention has brought us some great news about women in video games, Ubisoft is stealing the show with it’s steadfast reluctance to include women in it’s games.
What can virtual reality, automotive safety standards, and anatomy textbooks tell us about the way sexism works in 2014?
Sexism and homophobia are still serious problems, but queer folks are taking beautiful photos, Rachel Maddow tells Obama critics what’s up, Florida farmworkers are organizing for fair wages and better working conditions, and much more!