Susan Sim

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Facebook Provides Opportunity for Lesson in Gender Identity

A few months ago I was filling out an online customer survey. Under "gender," in addition to "male" and "female," there was a third option: "other." I thought that was impressive. Then Facebook came along and added 50. Bravo, Facebook, bravo.<p>This is huge progress for transgender rights, but it also …

A Growing Army Of Women Are Taking On Wikipedia's Sexism Problem

For instance, there's a growing army of women who are trying to end Wikipedia's well-documented gender gap - fewer than 15% of Wikipedia editors around the world, it acknowledges - which has given the crowdsourced information site an arguably sexist bent.<p>Instead of complaining about it, various …

Where are the realistic TV moms?

“Roseanne” exposed the real difficulties of parent-child relationships, but few shows today dare go there<p>At a time when parents are overworked, overburdened, stretched, frustrated, and when countless studies continue to batter us about unhappy parents — it comes as a great surprise that there …

Facebook introduces LGBTQ-inclusive gender identity options for users

<b>(AP/Timur Emek)</b><p>Users will have around 50 options of how they would like to identify themselves<p>Katie McDonough<p>February 13, 2014 8:41pm (UTC)<p>Facebook took a step toward LGBTQ inclusivity with the Thursday rollout of around 50 new terms users can use to identify their gender identity.<p>People will now …

WATCH: Goodbye net neutrality, hello guilded age Internet [Fiore Cartoon]

Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>A federal appeals court shot down net neutrality, ushering in a new age of unequal …

How hackers and software companies are beefing up NSA surveillance

Bestdesigns/Thinkstock<p>Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p><i>This story first appeared on the</i> TomDispatch <i>website.</i><p>Imagine …

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