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Wisconsin high school to unveil gender-neutral homecoming court

A high school in Wisconsin is poised to unveil a gender-neutral homecoming court after nearly half the student body signed a petition calling for changes to the court’s structure.<p>The homecoming court to be unveiled on Friday at Madison West high school will consist of the 20 members of the senior …

Gender Reveal Cakes - Pick Up and Delivery Available in New York

Gender Reveal Cakery made a cake for our gender reveal party, and we couldn’t have been happier. The cake was beautiful and delicious. I called on …

When men were edited out of these images, it revealed a powerful truth about equality.

Who run the world? Girls.<p>Or <i>girls and women</i> to be exact, but who am I to argue with Queen B?<p>We women are busy running countries, leading companies, …

Feminism

This astonishing map shows just how big the gender pay gap is in Europe

We all know that, on average, women earn less than men. This astonishing map based on European statistics sheds light on just how big the gap between gender pay levels is.<p>The map shows places where the gender pay gap is higher in dark blue, and places where it is lower in white.<p>In Europe, generally …

Gender

Ben Carson Proposes Ending Police Violence Against Black Men by Giving All Black Men Guns

<i>"The only way to stop a bad cop with a gun is with a good Black man with a gun," says GOP presidential hopeful to stunned audience.</i><p>After enduring blistering attacks regarding his statement that The Holocaust could have been avoided if Germany's Jewish population had been armed, Republican …

Jennifer Lawrence: Lenny Letter essay on gender pay inequality

Jennifer Lawrence learned something about herself after it was revealed in the wake of the Sony hack that she earned less money than her male <i>American</i> …

Emma Watson Gives Smart Answer When Asked If She's A 'White Feminist'

"I want to hear as many voices as possible."<p>Emma Watson has weighed in on the ongoing White Feminism debate. The actress, who is an active ambassador of the feminist He For She campaign, was recently asked on Twitter whether she is a "white feminist" during an online Q & A.<p>White Feminism is …

Feminism

How Artificial Intelligence Is Finding Gender Bias At Work

Several companies are now using language-and-image-processing tech to spot what we humans can’t–or won’t.<p>California recently enacted a strict gender-equality law, the Fair Pay Act, which puts the burden of proof on a company to show that it has not shortchanged an employee’s salary based on gender. …

Congressional Dems Urge TSA To Change Screening Procedures For Transgender Passengers

The 32 lawmakers were alarmed by the treatment of Shadi Petosky, a transgender woman who was detained and searched on Sept. 21 at the Orlando airport.<p>Federal officers who staff security checkpoints at U.S. airports need more training on how to screen transgender passengers and should adopt new …

4 ways women are still getting punished economically for their sex

<b>(Syda Productions via Shutterstock)</b><p>The wage gap adds up over the course of a lifetime. Women over 65 are 2x as likely as men to be living in poverty<p>Paul Buchheit<p>October 8, 2015 9:15am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>In 1955 Mrs. Dale Carnegie, whose husband wrote the best-seller …

California Governor Signs Law Targeting Gender Wage Gap

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Female workers in California will get new tools to challenge gender-based wage gaps under legislation signed into law Tuesday that supporters say offers the strongest equal-pay protection in the nation.<p>Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown signed the measure while surrounded by women and …

21 Surprising Stats About Gender at Work

Boy meets girl? Not enough, study says.<p>A major new study of 30,000 North American employees by McKinsey and LeanIn.Org reveals several surprising facts about how men and women interact at work today. See which of these results surprises you most:<p>Working moms, parental leave, minorities--not what …

Amber Rose leads 'SlutWalk,' a march for women's rights

Model Amber Rose took to the streets again, this time in downtown Los Angeles, to send a message about female empowerment and gender …

8 Intimate Portraits That Seriously Blur Gender Lines

At first glance, it's difficult to label model Seth Atwell. And that's the point. Self-identification isn't supposed to fall into one category or …