gender inequality

Broadly

Employers Don't Like to Hire Intelligent Women

A new study found that high-achieving women were less likely to get called back for a job interview than high-achieving men—as well as only moderately-achieving women.
Kimberly Lawson
3.22.18
fertility

Women Shoulder the Invisible Burden of Preventing Pregnancy Alone

We talked to the researcher behind a study that examines how clinicians in the US reinforce the widely accepted notion that the physical, mental, and emotional labor around contraception is "women's work."
Kimberly Lawson
8.10.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

TIFF Is Raising $3 Million to Get More Women in Film

Seven percent of 2016's highest-grossing films were directed by women. The Toronto International Film Festival wants that to change.
Drew Schwartz
7.11.17
Impact Health

Feminism Is Helping Women Recover From Substance Abuse

New female-only programs provide safe spaces to explore gender structures.
Alexandra Ma
5.16.17
Broadly DK

Why Portrayals of Moms in Video Games Are So Messed Up

In video games like "Red Dead Redemption," "Heavy Rain," and "The Last of Us," multidimensional father figures are abundant. But where are the playable mothers?
Lisa Ludwig
5.14.17
Gaming

Why Portrayals of Moms in Video Games Are So Messed Up

In video games like "Red Dead Redemption," "Heavy Rain," and "The Last of Us," multidimensional father figures are abundant. But where are the playable mothers?
Lisa Ludwig
5.14.17
women

Don't Trust Men Who Want a 'Nice' Woman

A Fox News contributor suggested that "alpha" women need to learn to be nice in order for men to like them. That's dumb.
Diana Tourjée
5.11.17
stop it

Dear Startups: Fuck Your Nerf Battles

Nerf gun fights are tech culture's stupidest tradition.
Sarah Emerson
4.25.17
beer

Brewing Beer Has Always Been a Woman's Game

Women have been brewing beer since the days of ancient Egypt, and it was only after the Black Plague that it fell into the hands of men. Thankfully, women are now reclaiming an industry that was pretty much birthed by them.
Maya Oppenheim
3.8.17
Impact

Why We Started 'WOMAN'

On International Day of the Girl, we need to celebrate and support girls and women everywhere and keep fighting for equality on every level.
Ariel Wengroff
10.11.16
gender inequality

​It Took 35 Years to Narrow the Gender Pay Gap by 20 Cents

The results of a new survey indicate that the wage gap is closing, though not very quickly and not for everyone. We talked to a workplace equality expert on the work that still needs to be done to achieve equal pay.
Kimberly Lawson
10.6.16
politics

We Asked High School Debate Coaches to Grade Trump and Clinton's Performances

"Trump's goal is to violate the rules of the debate, to violate the existing rules of the establishment."
Linda Yang
9.27.16
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