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Study: Women are doing same work as men with different outcomes

One line of thought for why the gender gap in pay, promotion, and representation at work has endured is that maybe women and men are just different …

Sheryl Sandberg

As A Father Of Sons: Confronting The Culture Of Toxic Masculinity

Reading and hearing the stories of sexual predator Harvey Weinstein’s assaults against so many women has been painful for all of us. The sense of powerful male entitlement to harass, abuse, or assault whomever they want, and by any means necessary, crosses political lines from Weinstein to Bill …

Knights, Rulers, Pilgrims and Writers: Female Characters in Medieval Children’s Books

<b>Knights, Rulers, Pilgrims and Writers: Female Characters in Medieval Children’s Books</b><p>By Chantal van den Berg<p>Master’s Thesis, Utrecht University, …

Should girls (actual ones, not transgender) be allowed to compete in boys' sports?

This is a question which we’ve wrestled with here before, though from the reverse angle. Since “gender norms” (or what we foolishly used to refer to …

Roger Federer

Why It's Time To Ban The Patronising Term That Is "Real Women"

Fashion<p>by Daisy Buchanan | 19 11 2014<p>Coco Rocha's called bullshit on the phrase. And we're with her that there's something innately restrictive about …

Inside the Most Popular Panel at the Women's Convention: "Confronting White Womanhood"

The panel was so crowded on Friday that organizers decided to repeat it the next day.<p>Even though it was organized by the committee behind the Women's March, there wasn't supposed to be any actual marching at the Women's Convention. But a few minutes before 5 p.m. on Saturday, several hundred women …

When men with power go too far: After years of whispers, women speak out about harassment in California's Capitol

It started with a dinner invitation from a former assemblyman more than twice her age. He had offered his services as a mentor, but his hand reaching for her knee under the table revealed other intentions. Then came the late-night phone calls and unexpected appearances at events she had to attend …

'Every Woman Has a Story.' How Women Are Turning Their Rage Into Political Action

Nearly everyone at the Women’s Convention had a story.<p>One woman told a packed conference room that she had been abducted and raped as a child, and …

Maxine Waters

Working Mothers Will March As “Mummies” on Halloween and Other News Women Need to Know This Week

Dear women,<p>Discussions around the gender wage gap flooded the ethers this week—with one group of women inventing one of the most witty ways to highlight the discrimination faced by working mothers. That wasn’t the only protest that happened this week, however, so let us catch you up.<p><b>The good …

Gender

Message to liberal feminists: Don't dictate political views to me just because we share the same body parts

The 19th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified in 1920, giving women the right to vote. But ironically, nearly 100 years later we’re still not fully free to exercise that right as we see fit, according to today’s feminists.<p>Now, instead of having men or the government controlling our behavior, …

Bill Maher Blames Women For Sexual Harassment

Bill Maher was once a comedian (not a very good one), but now he's a political commentator with his own HBO show. Really.<p>On <i>Real Time</i>, Maher usually …

Sexual Harassment

The conservative case for SSM

Is there a credible conservative case for voting Yes to same-sex marriage? This critical question has been addressed by, among others, the Liberal party ‘bed-wetters’, the most shrilly vocal of whom is Christopher Pyne. Mr Pyne, when he’s not shooting his mouth off in Sydney’s gawdy Cherry Bar, has …

LGBTQI

Trump sides with Democrats on fiscal issues, throwing Republican plans into chaos

President Trump, a man of few allegiances who seized control of the Republican Party in a hostile takeover, suddenly aligned himself with Democrats on Wednesday on a series of key fiscal issues — and even gave a lift to North Dakota's embattled Democratic U.S. senator.<p>Trump confounded his party's …

Republicans

Trump tells Dreamers 'you have nothing to worry about' for next 6 months

President Donald Trump on Thursday reassured so-called Dreamers concerned about their status over the next six months, tweeting that they “have nothing to worry about.”<p>The Trump administration this week rescinded former President Barack Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which …