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Gender

  1. o canada
    Canada’s National Anthem Is Officially Becoming Gender NeutralThe true north strong and gender neutral.
  2. justice
    When Walking While Trans Is a CrimeThe NYPD says it’s taking a more sensitive approach to sex work, but not everyone benefits.
  3. 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.
  4. gender
    The Boy Scouts Will Now Allow Girls to JoinA historic change for the youth organization.
  5. A New Look at How Autism Affects GirlsThey have more trouble with certain cognitive functions than boys on the spectrum do.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. love and war
    Solange Discusses Intersectional Feminism in Bust Magazine“I want women’s rights to be equally honored, and uplifted, and heard.”
  13. 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.
  14. spring fashion issue
    PWR BTTM’s Sparkly, Shiny, Gender-Defying StyleThe queer-punk duo have a carefully curated drag aesthetic.
  15. spring fashion issue
    Remembering Gender-Bending DIY Fashion in the 1970sThe Cockettes theater group used fashion as protest.
  16. 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.”
  17. 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.
  18. wrinkles in time
    Aging Is Feminizing Me and I Hate ItIt is not my body anymore and then it is.
  19. 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.
  20. media
    The Shows You Watch Build Your Perception of the WorldFriends versus Little Mosque on the Prairie.
  21. gender
    Men’s Refusal to Do ‘Women’s Work’ Shows How the Patriarchy Wounds EverybodyWhat happens when all the growing occupations are “for women”?
  22. gender
    New York City Issues America’s First Intersex Birth CertificateA victory for gender rights.
  23. Kansas University Is Offering Gender-Pronoun Buttons to StudentsIt’s part of a new university effort called “You Belong Here.”
  24. Scientists Think That Female Scientists Are the Most Trustworthy“Not all researchers are equally upstanding.”
  25. 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.
  26. A Brief Reminder That Paternal Leave Is the Last Bastion of the PatriarchyTime off cuts both ways.
  27. Yes, PMS IS Real — and So Is Our Tendency to Ignore Women’s PainWhat that Slate article leaves out.
  28. money
    Here Are the Women With the Greatest ‘Motherhood Penalty’We’re talking lifelong earning potential.
  29. When Infectious-Disease Rates Go Down, Gender Equality Goes UpA new study on how germs shape our society.
  30. Men Are More Likely to Be Sexually Attracted to Their Opposite Sex FriendsAt least when they’re college students.
  31. Why There Are Way More “Nasty Women” Than MenSpoiler alert: It might have to do with structural sexism.
  32. Locker-Room Talk Is the Glue of the ‘Fratriarchy’It’s the lingua franca of the old boys’ club.
  33. Maternal Regret Is a Taboo We Need to Examine“I wonder if my accomplishments would be more spectacular.”
  34. A Bunch of Female Lions Have Turned Into Male Lions, Sort OfIt’s a really strange case that might involve testosterone.
  35. America Is Built to Breed Elite Workaholic MenAs American as apple pie.
  36. Breadwinning Men Are More Anxious and Less HealthyBringing home the bacon is a health risk.
  37. Men Are Way More Likely to Cite Themselves As an ExpertA mansplanation.
  38. gender dysphoria
    What’s Missing From the Conversation About Transgender KidsIf you don’t know what desistance is, you’re leaving out an important part of the story.
  39. If You Want Less Police Violence, Hire More Female CopsBetween culture, biology, and psychology, men are more aggressive. Especially when doing police work.
  40. Why Canada Should Make IDs Gender Neutral — and America Should, Too“Part of the great arc of history sweeping towards justice.”
  41. Girls’ and Boys’ Names Literally Sound DifferentDoes yours vibrate the vocal cords?
  42. gender
    Oregon Allows Person to Legally Declare As Neither GenderA petition to be classified as a nonbinary was passed in the state.
  43. Sweden Has More Men Than Women for the First Time in Recorded HistoryThe next step: patriarchal wasteland.
  44. surprise!
    This Woman Is Clearly Shocked at Baby’s GenderThat face — surprise!
  45. but we're both equally annoying
    If You Want a Woman’s Real Opinion, Check Her FacebookA new study found women are just as assertive on social media as men.
  46. moral panics
    What Is Utah’s Anti-Porn Craze Really About?One scholar doesn’t think it has much to do with actual public-health concerns.
  47. sex
    Why Some Couples Have So Much More Sex Than OthersIt’s about “gatekeepers.”
  48. Donald Trump
    Can Primatology Explain the Gender Component of Trump vs. Clinton?A lot of the time, the complexity of culture defeats simple human-to-chimp comparisons.
  49. Perhaps There’s a Reason ‘Storyteller’ Became a Twitter-Bio ClichéTwo psychologists investigate the allure of the word.
  50. advice
    Ask Polly: Why Do Men Even Want to Date Women?Making yourself feel superior to other women is not a good look.
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