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Film

Horror Director Karyn Kusama Thinks We're Living in an 'American Nightmare'

We spoke with the filmmaker about her new short in the 'XX' anthology, parenthood, and the films getting her through these rough times.
Emily Yoshida
2.17.17
Film

Inside the Making of 'XX,' the Horror Anthology Made Entirely by Women

With shorts from St. Vincent and Karyn Kusama, this all-women directed film is an antidote to Trump.
Amil Niazi
2.8.17
Sports

Why Are Sports Researchers So Scared of Menstruation?

We don't know how menstruation affects female athletes' performance, because studies don’t tend to track women throughout their cycles.
Victoria Turk
6.6.16
London

​An Egg Freezing ‘Pop-Up Store’ Appears in London

A project presenting the facts of egg freezing reveals how little we actually know about it.
Victoria Turk
3.2.16
Sex

A Man and a Woman Sell the Exact Same Item on eBay; Guess Who Gets Paid More

There's a gender pay gap even on eBay.
Victoria Turk
2.19.16
Culture

Ada Lovelace and the Impossible Expectations We Have of Women in STEM

Why are we so obsessed with our female role models' personal flaws?
Victoria Turk
12.10.15
Internet

Memo Decries 'American, White, Male' Culture at Internet Engineering Task Force

If nothing else, it’s at least refreshingly honest.
Victoria Turk
12.4.15
women

Ada Lovelace Was the First Person to Understand the Real Potential of Computers

The Victorian mathematician's legacy goes beyond the first published computer program.
Victoria Turk
10.13.15
Sex

​Why Is It Sexist to Say Women Are a Mystery?

Stephen Hawking said the mystery he found most intriguing is “women.” It’s a tired sexist trope.
Victoria Turk
10.9.15
Internet

​These Computer Scientists Are Making a ‘Global Map of Sexism’

The Oxford Internet Institute launches a computational look at the Everyday Sexism Project.
Victoria Turk
10.9.15
Culture

Why Do Women Perform Worse on Science Questions Than Men?

A Pew survey revealed a gender gap in respondents' knowledge of science questions.
Victoria Turk
9.11.15
Culture

The Sciences Where Women Get as Much Funding as Men

Almost.
Victoria Turk
9.9.15
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