Study: Black Girls Face Harsher School Discipline than White Girls

A new study released by Columbia University Law School's Center for Intersectionality and Social Policy Studies has found that racial bias may play a larger role in the discipline of girls than boys—and in Hamilton County, Chattanooga, Tennessee, where black girls are suspended five times as much as white girls,… »3/30/15 12:30pm3/30/15 12:30pm

​Washington Post Dismisses 500-Page Civil War Nonfiction Book As Girly

Last month, New York Times bestselling author Karen Abbott published a nonfiction book called Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy, with its subject four fascinating women who became spies during the Civil War—Belle Boyd, teenage rebel and "Secesh Cleopatra"; Emma Edmonds, dressed as a soldier, her nom de guerre "Frank";… »10/14/14 3:30pm10/14/14 3:30pm

More Research on Gender Vision Finds That Men See in Shades of Car and Women See in Shades of Bird

Yet more research about how men and women see the world in different shades of gender conditioning suggest that men are better at identifying cars and women are better at identifying creatures in the natural world, like birds, because every man is an oil-splattered monkey wrench and every woman is a fairy princess… »9/17/12 11:55pm9/17/12 11:55pm

Groundbreaking Study Reveals Male Nurses Are Still Manly

Naturally, people find it very troubling when someone holds a job traditionally associated with the opposite gender, but new research suggests that it's inaccurate and unwise to mock the male nurse responsible for jamming a needle into your arm. It's hard to belive that our ignorant stereotypes could be wrong, but it… »11/13/11 8:42pm11/13/11 8:42pm

Title IX Suit Filed Against Yale University For "Hostile Sexual Environment"

Today the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights announced it will open an investigation of Yale University "for its failure to eliminate a hostile sexual environment on campus, in violation of Title IX." The Yale Herald reports that earlier this month, 16 Yale students and alumni filed a complaint with… »3/31/11 7:35pm3/31/11 7:35pm