Gender

10.9.19

Will the 26 New Sexual Allegations Against Trump Be Ignored Like the Rest?

A new book titled 'All the President's Women' includes new stories about the president's alleged grotesque behavior.

10.2.19

Trump’s Impeachment Story Has Already Morphed Into a White Savior Narrative

Members like Maxine Waters and The Squad sounded the impeachment alarm early. So why were their actions cast aside as irrational?

9.20.19

Young Women Actually Make Up More of Bernie's Base Than Men Do

Polling shows the 2020 candidate’s supporters aren’t just “Bernie Bros.”

9.13.19

What's the Difference Between Non-Binary, Genderqueer, and Gender-Nonconforming?

A beginner's guide to the differences and similarities between three of the most common terms with which people outside the gender binary identify.

9.10.19

What Happens When a 'Feminist' Lawyer Paints Weinstein Victims as Mentally Unstable

A new book reveals that famous women's rights attorney Lisa Bloom tried to help Harvey Weinstein by portraying his victims, including Rose McGowan, as "unglued." Here's why that effects all sexual assault survivors.

9.4.19

7 Non-Binary People on What It's Like to Have an 'X' Gender Marker

As more states allow options beyond M and F on birth certificates and drivers licenses, here's how some who have made those changes say it has affected their lives.

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8.29.19

The All-Woman Music Festival Trying to Right the Wrongs of Music Festivals

Yola Dia was chock full of women and nonbinary folks on stage, in the crowd, and behind the scenes. Will more events like it help fix the gender disparities that plague major music festivals?

8.29.19

Kirsten Gillibrand Shouldn’t Have Been the One to Drop Out

Her campaign never got off the ground, but she was a more interesting candidate than people gave her credit for.

8.27.19

The Horrible Things That Happen to Trans People Going Through Airport Security

"Nine out of ten times I’ve gone through a body scanner, I’ve been flagged for having an 'abnormality in the groin region.'"

8.22.19

A Study Backing Caster Semenya’s Track Ban Was Seriously Flawed

Even before the study's forthcoming correction, many scientists agreed that the research was dubious.

8.16.19

New Trump Rule Would Let Many Companies Fire People for Being Pregnant, Gay, or Trans

Employers with federal contracts may be allowed to effectively discriminate against workers based on the employer’s religious beliefs.

8.14.19

We Know Female Genital Mutilation Has Been Happening in the US. How Do We Stop It?

The first federal female genital mutilation case in the U.S. has reignited a longstanding debate over what constitutes the practice and how best to handle it.

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