Source: University of Washington Today
A study conducted at Stanford University shows that men lie about their height and other traits when they feel their masculinity is threatened.
Source: Sports Illustrated
The U.S. Women’s National Team (USWNT) has for decades won far more games and sold far more merchandise than their male counterparts. So why are they still paid less?
Source: Far and Wide
The United States lags behind the progress made elsewhere on the globe when it comes to equality in leadership. Read about fourteen recent female heads of state and their thriving nations.
Feminist Mary Wollstonecraft, who wrote A Vindication of the Rights of Woman in 1792, advocated for the education of women.
Most people think of armies of men fighting each other during the Civil War, but women also served in various ways. Read about six female spies who worked for the Union or Confederacy.
Source: The New York Times
What historically male names have increasingly been given to female babies? What names have managed to remain gender neutral? Read about the back-and-forth of some popular names in the United States.
Source: The Economist
Inspired by The Canterbury Tales, a non-profit organization in England brings together volunteers and refugees who share their personal journeys on a five-day trek. Their goal is to create empathy through storytelling.
Source: Chicago Booth Review
A study from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business shows how different factors lead to changing ideas about gender roles.
Throughout history, women have asserted their right to wear pants for many practical reasons. This article shares some of their stories.
Source: Science Daily
Researchers at Penn State have found that most participants in a study identified robots as male when they were presented with no gender cues, but simple alterations on the robots’ screens could strengthen anthropomorphic personalities that humans tend to give computers.
Source: The Atlantic
How were you raised? Does it affect who you are now? Watch this short video to see how culture affects gender roles.
Source: Ars Technica
Science reporter Cathleen O’Grady explains the gender-equality paradox and and why drawing any conclusions from the research on it is tricky.
Source: National Geographic
In this video and article, nine-year-old kids on four continents share their thoughts about their lives and the broader world, including what expectations they feel because of their gender.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune
Read how a group of high school students are chipping away at the gender disparity in the drone pilot industry.
Source: The Economist
An analysis of surveys conducted over decades show why the pay gap between men and women is slow to change, even when Americans say they suport equality in the workplace.
Writer Hana Schank analyzes the lack of women who play chess and argues that it’s important for females to participate in male-dominated fields.
Saudi Arabia lifted its ban on women drivers in June 2018. Read how two large ride-sharing companies responded.
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign conducted a study to determine when girls begin to accept the stereotype that boys are genuises more often than girls.
Source: Arch Daily
In her thesis project, graduate student Hannah Rozenberg created an algorithm to measure how male or female physical spaces are and created architectural models of gender neutral spaces.
Source: The Washington Post
Medical professionals analyze what factors might account for the results of a study that showed female physicians had fewer patients who died or were readmitted to the hospital.