Gender

The Women Behind The 'Alt-Right'

Last weekend, when white nationalists descended on Charlottesville to protest, it was clear that almost exclusively white, young males comprised the so-called alt-right movement — there were women, but very few.<p>So where were the white women — over half of whom put Trump in the White House — who …

Feminism

Singer Stops Concert To Call Out Sexual Assault In The Crowd

He watched as a woman being groped and stood up for her in the middle of the show<p>Concerts should be fun, safe spaces where everyone in attendance …

Lifestyle

What Obligation Do White Christian Women Have to Speak Out About Politics?

Jen Hatmaker says the “days of silence are over” in polite evangelical culture.<p>By her own estimation, Jen Hatmaker is “low-grade Christian famous.” She has written 12 books, starred in an HGTV series with her family, built a large social-media following, and gone on tour with other prominent female …

Politics

Joss Whedon Is a 'Hypocrite Preaching Feminist Ideals,' Ex-Wife Kai Cole Says (Guest Blog)

“He used his relationship with me as a shield … so no one would question his relationships with other women or scrutinize his writing as anything …

Feminism

Watch: Singer Pauses Concert To Call Out Sexual Assault In Crowd

British band Architects on Friday halted their show after its lead singer Sam Carter saw a man groping a young woman. Before moving onto the next …

World News

Why Patricia Heaton is a Problem for Feminists

Every week, The Daily Signal’s Facebook show, “Problematic Women,” highlights strong conservative women, current events, and the hypocrisy of the …

Conservative View

J.K. Rowling stepped in to defend a woman author after a guy tried to mansplain her own book to her

Earlier this week, author Laura Kalbag took to Twitter to share her excitement over her new book, <i>Accessibility for Everyone</i>. “I’ve written a book!” …

Feminism

These high school boys are wearing off-the-shoulder shirts to protest sexism and their school’s dress code

Want to know what an ally looks like? Let us introduce you to the boys over at San Benito High School in Hollister, California. They’re standing up …

Feminism

Women who sexually abuse children are just as harmful to their victims as male abusers

That she might seduce a helpless child into sexplay is unthinkable, and even if she did so, what harm can be done without a penis?<p>Early literature on …

Women's News

Taylor Swift’s punch-the-air moment for girls

Do not feel guilty about a man being punished for sexual assault, says the singer<p>The courtroom sketches of Taylor Swift giving testimony during a civil trial over an allegation that she was groped, are like fan art by someone who hates her. A sort of… face shape? You know, up, then round, then …

Feminism

‘Stop being a girl and man up’: Boys face gender police, even as men’s roles change

SINGAPORE: Playing with Barbie dolls and a great love for reading got Elliot Tan into a whole lot of trouble in school.He remembered how he was …

Women's News

9 Feminist Baby Halloween Costumes

Item 1/11<p>Anjelika Temple here, Chief Creative Officer of Brit + Co and brand new mom to baby girl Anokhi. I’m pretty much obsessed with Halloween. Always have been. In the last six years, I’ve donned over 50 solo costumes, 20 couples costumes with my husband David, and even a handful where I …

Feminism

Is intergender wrestling empowering for women?

Men going face-to-face with women in the wrestling ring is an issue that divides opinion. Some think it may encourage domestic violence by …

Feminism

WATCH: Hilarious 2-Minute Monkey Video Explaining Capitalism, Why The Gender Pay Gap Makes Women Angry, And Why Politicians Abuse Their Allowances

Humans are supposed to be the ‘higher primate’. As climate change and capitalism slowly strangle our planet, that’s obviously going to be a matter of …

Australian News

Female movie characters often "make no difference to the plot"

Researchers analysed a thousand film scripts<p>A new study has confirmed the gender bias in mainstream films, with researchers finding that when women's …

Women's News

These shitbirds are legion

Holly Wood champions her coining of the term “shit-toweling” to describe the facile arguments mass-flung at anyone who dares to speak of …

Feminism

Promotion ‘makes women much less satisfied with their new job’

New study shows widespread belief that women are less able managers affects their interaction with subordinates and hence their job satisfaction<p>Being promoted to management roles makes women less satisfied with their job, according to research.<p>Analysis of a survey of 13,000 UK employees, the first …

Job Satisfaction

Not male or female, proposed law would create third gender-neutral option on California IDs

WALNUT CREEK– Most people use their California driver’s license or state-issued ID card to prove their identity at banks, the grocery store, the …

Women's News

Google memo 'deeply biased', but gender inequality is systemic: EY's Uschi Schreiber

Uschi Schreiber has long been a champion for gender equality. So it's not surprising perhaps that she's dismissive of Google software engineer James …

Australian News

Gender-neutral urinals? Give women a break

Berlin is trying to curb outdoor peeing - with gender-neutral urinals in public toilets.<p><b>OPINION:</b> Berlin is planning to introduce gender-neutral …

New Zealand News

Bridges cover story: Laura Budd uses her own story to help others

Print<p>Laura Budd spent more than four decades hiding her true identity from the world. Now she works to help others feel safe expressing who they …

Transgender

Executive board roles and the gender pay gap

The only way to drive through cultural change and narrow the gender pay gap is to get women in positions of real corporate power, writes Deborah Casale<p>The Equality and Human Rights Commission is right to highlight that progress on closing the gender pay gap is woefully slow (Advertise all UK jobs …

Women's News

Councils need 12,000 more women to close gender gap

MPs are calling for quotas to overturn the ‘democratic deficit’ in local government<p>A gender imbalance across local government has been exposed in a damning report that suggests councils – especially the new mayoral authorities – are lagging behind even Westminster in taking steps to improve …

Women's News

Here is Why You Should Learn to Embrace Your Anger

Anger doesn’t feel good. It makes our hearts race and our palms sweat. It makes us feel anxious and scared. We grow up in a society driven by the …

Emotions

Gay marriage alters definition of gender: ACL

The head of the Australian Christian Lobby does not believe the debate on same-sex marriage 'has ever been about marriage.'<p>Speaking ahead of …

Equality

To hold or not hold the door: that is the question for the ages apparently

Cheers door holding open guy! I respect you!<p><b>OPINION:</b> Another day, another article about chivalry being dead and taking men with it.<p>Today, it's a …

Feminism

The BBC must do better on gender and pay – and so must the rest

The Edinburgh International Television festival will dominated this year by talk of pay equality – but it’s an issue all broadcasters need to address<p>The television industry descends on Edinburgh this week for its annual jamboree, and there promises to be a lot to talk about.<p>The 2017 Edinburgh …

Women's News

The damage we do to boys and men that explains the Trump presidency

Toxic masculinity hurts men and women alike.<p>It is impossible to talk about Donald Trump — his election victory, his personal brand, his public persona — without also discussing toxic masculinity. This is a man who brought up the size of his penis during a political debate, who bragged about using …

Women's News

The long, gross history of white men trying to use statistics to justify bias

Francis Galton was the founder of modern statistics. He was also a sexist, racist and eugenicist.<p>“One notable peculiarity in the character of the woman is that she is capricious and coy, and has less straightforwardness than the man,” wrote Galton in his influential 1883 book (pdf) <i>Inquiries into</i> …

Amber Rose lets her hat do the talking

Amber Rose chose to shun typical beachwear for an all-black ensemble during a day of fun in the sun with her son Sebastian.<p>The former stripper teamed …

Feminism