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Gender

  1. sports
    Caster Semenya Barred From Competing in World ChampionshipsThe Olympic champion has been prohibited from racing against women due to her naturally high levels of testosterone.
  2. gender reveal parties
    Mom Who Threw One of the First Gender-Reveal Parties Has Mixed Feelings About ItA woman who helped perpetuate the gender-reveal party craze says she started to “feel bad” about how the trend turned out.
  3. sports
    The Caster Semenya Ruling Is Already Being Used Against Other Women“This is a scheme to demoralize us. I am not ready to quit athletics nor to take a suppressant treatment.”
  4. ask polly
    ‘I Live With My Parents and I’m Miserable!’No one should have to feel this bad about their life at your age.
  5. studio visit
    An Artist Who Pokes Fun at How the Female Body Is Bought and SoldGenesis Belanger exposes the arbitrary meanings of gendered imagery.
  6. #shebuiltnyc
    New York City Is Getting 4 More Statues of Remarkable WomenBringing the grand total to nine, out of more than 1,000.
  7. self reflection
    I Thought I’d Make a Handsome Man. I Was Wrong.But I’ll never regret my transition.
  8. sealed with a kiss
    Wearing Lipstick Was the Scariest Part of Saying Good-bye to My Male IdentityA comic about coming out as genderqueer.
  9. talking to
    9 Men on Dating After Being Sexually Abused“I haven’t been able to seriously approach a relationship or any kind of sexual encounter since then. I became flooded with shame.”
  10. parenting
    Is It Possible to Raise Your Child Entirely Without Gender From Birth?Some parents are trying.
  11. o canada
    Canada’s National Anthem Is Officially Becoming Gender NeutralThe true north strong and gender neutral.
  12. justice
    When Walking While Trans Is a CrimeThe NYPD says it’s taking a more sensitive approach to sex work, but not everyone benefits.
  13. first person
    TransitionMy surgeries were a bridge across realities, a spirit customizing its vessel to reflect its nature.
  14. the body politic
    This Moment Isn’t (Just) About SexIt’s really about work.
  15. science of us
    Why It’s So Hard for Doctors to Learn About Transgender Health IssuesThe history of a long-standing gap in medical education.
  16. gender
    The Boy Scouts Will Now Allow Girls to JoinA historic change for the youth organization.
  17. A New Look at How Autism Affects GirlsThey have more trouble with certain cognitive functions than boys on the spectrum do.
  18. Why Does Being a Woman Put You at Greater Risk of Having Anxiety?Part biology, part what we teach our kids about their place in the world.
  19. Jessica Chastain’s Face Has a New JobShe’s the spokesperson for Ralph Lauren’s newest scent.
  20. Straight Couple Applauded for ‘Embracing Gender Fluidity’Thank goodness we have Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik to free us from our restrictive binary perceptions of gender.
  21. parenthood
    A Canadian Baby Might Be the First Without a Gender Assigned at BirthSearyl Atli Doty was issued an I.D. listing “U,” for unknown, as the sex.
  22. gender
    Why Some Women Aren’t Excited About Leadership PositionsResearch suggests that sexism in hiring can’t explain the entire gender gap in leadership positions — there’s other stuff going on, too.
  23. gender
    Parents Should Let Children Be Their Gender Nonconforming SelvesThere seems to be a recent, nobly intentioned uptick in parents insisting children play and dress in gender-conforming ways.
  24. Here’s the Biggest Study Yet on the Differences Between Male and Female BrainsIt’s becoming clearer and clearer that there are many robust differences between male and female brains — and also lots of overlap.
  25. advice
    Cecile Richards and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on How to Survive 2017As told to Katie Couric at Tina Brown’s Women in the World Summit last night.
  26. neuroscience
    Here’s the Biggest Study Yet on the Differences Between Male and Female BrainsIt’s becoming clearer and clearer that there are many robust differences between male and female brains — and also lots of overlap.
  27. love and war
    Solange Discusses Intersectional Feminism in Bust Magazine“I want women’s rights to be equally honored, and uplifted, and heard.”
  28. autism
    Why It Matters That Sesame Street’s New Muppet With Autism Is a GirlSome researchers believe the condition is underdiagnosed in girls, because the symptoms aren’t the same as in boys.
  29. spring fashion issue
    PWR BTTM’s Sparkly, Shiny, Gender-Defying StyleThe queer-punk duo have a carefully curated drag aesthetic.
  30. spring fashion issue
    Remembering Gender-Bending DIY Fashion in the 1970sThe Cockettes theater group used fashion as protest.
  31. relationships
    Let’s Stop Treating the Divorce Rate Like the Crime Rate“We don’t know … if we’re measuring a problem, or some kind of healthy churning.”
  32. gender
    (Only) Men Earn Way More Money From Going to Fancy SchoolsWomen who went to the best schools earned as much as men who went to the worst schools.
  33. wrinkles in time
    Aging Is Feminizing Me and I Hate ItIt is not my body anymore and then it is.
  34. implicit sexism
    Maybe Clinton Lost Because of Implicit Sexism, but the IAT Can’t Prove ItSome researchers are claiming that implicit association test scores can help explain gender-bias-driven voting behavior. They probably can’t.
  35. media
    The Shows You Watch Build Your Perception of the WorldFriends versus Little Mosque on the Prairie.
  36. gender
    Men’s Refusal to Do ‘Women’s Work’ Shows How the Patriarchy Wounds EverybodyWhat happens when all the growing occupations are “for women”?
  37. gender
    New York City Issues America’s First Intersex Birth CertificateA victory for gender rights.
  38. Kansas University Is Offering Gender-Pronoun Buttons to StudentsIt’s part of a new university effort called “You Belong Here.”
  39. Scientists Think That Female Scientists Are the Most Trustworthy“Not all researchers are equally upstanding.”
  40. evolutionary psychology
    Not All Critiques of Evolutionary Psychology Are Created EqualIt’s important to separate good-faith critics of specific arguments from those who deny evolution can explain any sex differences.
  41. A Brief Reminder That Paternal Leave Is the Last Bastion of the PatriarchyTime off cuts both ways.
  42. Yes, PMS IS Real — and So Is Our Tendency to Ignore Women’s PainWhat that Slate article leaves out.
  43. money
    Here Are the Women With the Greatest ‘Motherhood Penalty’We’re talking lifelong earning potential.
  44. When Infectious-Disease Rates Go Down, Gender Equality Goes UpA new study on how germs shape our society.
  45. Men Are More Likely to Be Sexually Attracted to Their Opposite Sex FriendsAt least when they’re college students.
  46. Why There Are Way More “Nasty Women” Than MenSpoiler alert: It might have to do with structural sexism.
  47. Locker-Room Talk Is the Glue of the ‘Fratriarchy’It’s the lingua franca of the old boys’ club.
  48. Maternal Regret Is a Taboo We Need to Examine“I wonder if my accomplishments would be more spectacular.”
  49. A Bunch of Female Lions Have Turned Into Male Lions, Sort OfIt’s a really strange case that might involve testosterone.
  50. What Fashion Anthropologists Think About the Relentless Cargo-Shorts BoomThere’s a lot going on in those pockets.
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