gender gap

space walks

Sexism Is Not the Reason NASA Called Off the First All-Female Space Walk

“An individual may find that their sizing preferences change in space.”
Becky Ferreira
3.26.19
Voices

The Kim Wall Memorial Fund Wants to Give a Voice to Future Journalists Like Her

Following the Swedish journalist's tragic death, the fund will empower people to tell stories that shake up cliches and stereotypes.
Alice Rowsome
10.13.17
Frontier

Girlgaze Is Fighting the Gender Gap by Giving Opportunities to Gen Z Female Photographers

Media icon Amanda de Cadenet is empowering women through a multi-platform social media movement.
Kastalia Medrano
10.6.17
Silicon Divide

The Young Hackers Who Will Shape the World Deserve More Than Our Lists

"There’s a culture of creating lists in tech of people who have a unique trait."
Motherboard Staff
4.28.17
Donald Trump

The Infuriating History of White Women Voting Against Women’s Rights

Since the 80s, people have thought that women, as a unit, vote more liberally than men. While this is generally true, white women have a storied history of defying this trend, voting for Republican candidates against their own best interests.
Amanda Arnold
11.17.16
STEM

Women Who Put Their Careers First Just As Unlikely to Get Jobs in STEM Fields

Research from a new study suggests that the lack of women in STEM fields likely has little to do with women putting family before their careers.
Kimberly Lawson
11.3.16
alcohol

Women Are Now Drinking Nearly as Much as Men

Why the gender gap on boozing is closing.
Daisy Meager
10.26.16
Gender

This Teen Was Fired from a Pizzeria for Asking for the Same Pay as Her Male Coworker

A single quarter might not seem like a lot of money for most, but for 17-year-old Jensen Walcott, the pocket change was indicative of a massive gender gap that still pervades much of the food industry and beyond.
Alex Swerdloff
6.29.16
Gender

Burger King's Parent Company Votes Not to Add Women to Its All-Male Board

A proposal to create a formal diversity policy aimed at increasing the number of women on RBI’s board was firmly rejected this week.
Alex Swerdloff
6.12.16
tech

Have Emoji Become 'Problematic'?

Hairflip.
Sarah Emerson
5.13.16
Silicon Divide

Why Does Silicon Valley Want to Get So Many Women Pregnant?

Investors hope fertility apps will help women deliver healthy babies, but what they also hope users will deliver is a lot of sensitive data.
Sarah Emerson
4.22.16
Silicon Divide

What Happened When I Pushed Myself to Interview More Women

If journalists don’t ask the right questions of the right people, they’re missing at least half of the story.
John R. Platt
4.21.16
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