Gender

hard data

Monogamy May Be Even More Difficult For Women Than it Is For Men

Experts are challenging long-held ideas about gender and fidelity.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
3 days ago
Culture

Who Gets to Use the Term 'Partner'?

Some queer people feel it should belong to the LGBTQ community, but others feel the non-gendered term should be normalised for everyone.
Coco Romack
4 days ago
SEX

This Is Why Some People Are Turned on By Feet

Some people—despite my adoration—have admitted feeling self-conscious about rubbing their feet all over my face.
Grant Stoddard
9.9.18
Section 377

Decriminalising Gay Sex Is the Least of the Indian Queer Community’s Worries

“It’s cool that you’re gay, I support gay rights. But my child could never be gay.”
Navin Noronha
9.7.18
Views My Own

Why I Won’t Call Nicki Minaj’s Beefing ‘a Meltdown’

We don’t require male rappers to be empowering to each other, so why should Nicki play nice?
Melayna Williams
8.27.18
Gender

How Crowdfunding Became a Lifeline for the Trans Community

Long waiting lists, exorbitant costs and surgeries unavailable on the NHS have shown the financial importance of platforms like GoFundMe.
Jake Hall
8.25.18
News

Chanel Is Launching Men's Makeup

'Beauty is not a matter of gender, it is a matter of style.'
Hannah Ongley
8.21.18
Film

Two New Skate Films Are Subverting Gender Norms

The girls of 'Skate Kitchen' and boys of 'Minding the Gap' both get to be brave and vulnerable, cocky and complex.
Eileen G'Sell
8.15.18
parenting

Beyoncé Is Raising Her Kids Without Gender Stereotypes, And She's Not Alone

In her September Vogue cover story, Beyoncé says that she's raising her son to be "sensitive and kind," and her daughters to see themselves as bosses.
Leila Ettachfini
8.13.18
masculinity

It Might Be Time to Retire the Buzz Phrase ‘Toxic Masculinity’

Ahead of the release of her new book ‘I’m Afraid of Men’ author Vivek Shraya reflects on masculinity myths.
Alison Sinkewicz
8.2.18
Sex

Why Men Exaggerate the Number of Women They've Slept With

A new study examines the gender discrepancy in a survey around sexual partners. We spoke with the lead author on the study about their findings.
Kimberly Lawson
7.30.18
mind

What it Means if You Have a Horrible Sense of Direction

A number of factors—including anxiety and confidence—play a role.
Jessica Dore
6.21.18