Source: Verywell Health
Is it better to acknowledge differences in gender or ignore those differences entirely? Read about the pros and cons of gender blindness, and how the ideal approach may be a delicate mix of both gender awareness and gender blindness.
Source: Edgar Daily
Read this article to learn more about how to identify and fight against the perpetuation of toxic masculinity.
A former competitive chess player challenges the widely-held belief that men are innately better at chess than women.
Source: San Jose Mercury News
Computer engineering and related fields are historically—and continue to be—dominated by men. Many universities are now looking to increase the number of women who graduate with programming degrees.
Everyone wants to feel accepted and respected. Read this article to learn how to be a better ally to friends who change their pronouns.
Around the globe and regardless of politics, men are less likely than women to wear facial coverings during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read about some of the reasons for this disparity.
Source: National Geographic
Take a look back at women who have run for the second-highest office in the land.
A popular meme says that countries led by women have excelled at limiting the spread of Covid-19. Do the data back up that claim?
Video games have mostly featured male characters, but women are increasingly playing video games as well. Learn how the video game industry is changing to be more inclusive of female gamers.
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?
Women leading nations may be relatively commonplace now, but that’s a fairly recent development. Dive into statistics about women as world leaders over the past half century.
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.