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Gender Bias

  1. feminism
    We Need a Smarter Conversation About Feminism in PoliticsHillary Clinton should amplify the needs and work of women far less powerful than she is.
  2. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: What We Know About Trump Going Into 2020He changed American politics in some foundational — even productive — ways. But we can’t let him destroy our political institutions.
  3. vision 2020
    Is Buttigieg’s Presidential Bid Buoyed by Male Privilege?Klobuchar says Mayor Pete has only gotten this far because he’s a man. It’s probably more complicated than that.
  4. gender bias
    Grammys Announces Bias Task Force After Its President Tells Women to ‘Step Up’Recording Academy president Neil Portnow had said women need to “step up” to win awards.
  5. 3 Women Are Suing Google for Alleged Sex DiscriminationIn a class-action suit, three plaintiffs accuse the tech giant of sex discrimination against its female employees.
  6. Could a Two-Hour Workshop Help Get More Women Hired in STEM?A promising new study shows workshops designed to break people’s “bias habits” could help get more women hired in STEM fields.
  7. employment discrimination
    These Studies Prove Top Law Firms Prefer to Hire Higher-Class MenThey were overwhelmingly more in demand than higher-class women, as well as lower-class men and women.
  8. the industry
    A Bunch of Hollywood Executives Had a Secret Meeting to Address Gender BiasThere’s a four-point plan!
  9. old people
    Study: Actresses Get Less Valuable After Age 34This research on gender, age, income, and Hollywood is a bummer.
  10. technology
    The History of Sexy, Servile Lady Robot Voices Siri, Her, and the history of the digital MPDG. 
  11. having it all
    How to Hire Women: Compare Them to MenAnd other women!
  12. inevitable diet package
    I Spent Two Weeks Working Out ‘Like a Man’“What’s the matter, is she pregnant or something? Kick harder!”
  13. ink-stained wretches
    At Newsweek, Have Women Really Come So Far?Forty years after a landmark discrimination suit, not all female employees at the magazine are happy.
  14. science
    It’s Hard Out There for a Female Playwright, Study FindsA Princeton senior thesis finds gender bias on the part of both men and women in script selection and production, and shows that it hurts theaters economically.