Lindsay Dolan

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If Our Sons Were Treated Like Our Daughters

Come with me. Let's open the door to a parallel universe. You unlock this door with a key of imagination, just like on <i>The Twilight Zone</i>. Here in this parallel world, the rules are different because gender roles are flipped. Loving parents and teachers accept this strange culture as if it's not so …

When the Body Attacks the Mind

A physiological theory of mental illness<p>One day in February 2009, a 13-year-old boy named Sasha Egger started thinking that people were coming to hurt his family. His mother, Helen, watched with mounting panic that evening as her previously healthy son forgot the rules to Uno, his favorite card …

The Sexism of School Dress Codes

These policies can perpetuate discrimination against female students, as well as LGBT students.<p>Maggie Sunseri was a middle-school student in Versailles, Kentucky, when she first noticed a major difference in the way her school’s dress code treated males and females. Girls were disciplined …

All The Items Of Clothing Women Have Been Told Not To Wear In 2015

Here we go again.<p>They are constantly being reminded that what they wear and how they choose to look is too "distracting", "revealing", or "inappropriate" for school, work, and other public environments.<p>Here is a handful of examples of what women have had to deal with in 2015.<p>* Carey Burgess, a …

What Is Killing America’s Bees and What Does It Mean for Us?

There was a moment last year when beekeeper Jim Doan was ready to concede defeat. He stood in the kitchen of his rural New York home, holding the …

Insects

How Doctors Take Women's Pain Less Seriously

When my wife was struck by mysterious, debilitating symptoms, our trip to the ER revealed the sexism inherent in emergency treatment.<p>Early on a Wednesday morning, I heard an anguished cry—then silence.<p>I rushed into the bedroom and watched my wife, Rachel, stumble from the bathroom, doubled over, …

Why is scientific sexism so intractably resistant to reform? – Margaret Wertheim

In the final months of my physics degree, one of my professors asked me into his office – an exciting prospect, given that I assumed we’d be …

Sexual Harassment