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Battle of the Sexes

Why the Idea of 'A War on Men' is Actually the War on Men

Lauren Boyle | Posted 01.27.2013 | Women
Lauren Boyle

Venker has 1) implied that young men are pathetic, 2) flat-out stated that they don't want to compete with women and 3) suggested that, if not corralled, all men want is sex and meaningless relationships without responsibility. If that isn't offensive to men, what is?

Perfect Bias: Why Women Underperform

Kate Baldwin | Posted 10.11.2012 | Women
Kate Baldwin

According to the scientists behind the study, the result is due not to intentional marginalization, but to "subconscious cultural influences." Are we supposed to be relieved that this discrimination isn't deliberate?

I Live in a Refrigerator

Myra Demeter | Posted 12.10.2012 | Fifty
Myra Demeter

I live in a refrigerator. Actually, I live in a house with five men -- four of them are my grown sons and one is my husband. They are hot. They are big, strapping men. They need air conditioning -- and they need it blowing hard.

The End of Men?

Kate Baldwin | Posted 11.25.2012 | Women
Kate Baldwin

If women and their adaptable selves are really going to take over the world, we need to make certain that they bring along some men and some historical hindsight.

Got Gender Shock? How to Get Over The End of Men

Vincent O'Keefe | Posted 11.17.2012 | Women
Vincent O'Keefe

Does a stay-at-home dad volunteering at your children's school "startle" you? How about a female CEO? A male nurse? A female rugby player?

Is There A 'Battle Of The Sexes' When It Comes To Height?

Posted 08.08.2012 | Women

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 08/07/2012 07:08 PM EDT on LiveScience For women looking to pass on their genes, it pay...

The Morality Gap: Are Men Moral Bums?

Nicole Balin | Posted 09.26.2012 | Women
Nicole Balin

I've never had a problem meeting bread winners. My challenge is meeting a wage earner who cares about something besides himself, his screenplays and Tim Tebow.

Changing the Dialogue

Barbara Moser | Posted 09.11.2012 | Women
Barbara Moser

Women are constantly inundated with studies and anecdotal commentary that show how women haven't achieved a presence in the upper echelons of corporations or in other career pursuits.

What No Woman Deserves to Be Called

Yashar Ali | Posted 09.10.2012 | Women
Yashar Ali

"Needy" has been transformed into a slur, an insult we use to delegitimize women's needs and concerns, making them think twice before asking for what they need -- if they ask at all.

On Facebook, It's A Woman's World..

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 07.09.2012 | Technology

Women are dominating in the digital "battle of the sexes." That's what the numbers say, anyway. An infographic from marketing firm Digital Flash N...

Why Women Are Hypocrites, Too

Elizabeth Tannen | Posted 09.04.2012 | Women
Elizabeth Tannen

Sometimes, my single lady friends and I, we complain. I know, I know: For the most part, we're happy, independent, well-adjusted women perfectly happy being by ourselves. Yada yada.

STUDY: Which Sex Is More Giving?

Posted 05.09.2012 | Impact

In the latest round of the battle of the sexes, it appears that men have come out ahead. Men donate to charity more frequently and give more money ...

Changing Etiquette Between the Sexes

Daylle Deanna Schwartz | Posted 07.04.2012 | Women
Daylle Deanna Schwartz

Women want equal rights, but some expect old standards to prevail when it suits their needs.

Is Work-Life Balance a Myth?

LearnVest | Posted 06.17.2012 | Parents

Many moms are happy and willing to martyr themselves.

When Compliments Backfire

Melanie Curtin | Posted 06.04.2012 | Women
Melanie Curtin

It's nice to get compliments. Just make sure you don't give them -- or take them -- too seriously.

Dear Rush Limbaugh: I Know You Are But What Am I?

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 05.06.2012 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

Real progress will happen when grown-ups no longer choose to listen to grown men behaving like children, or defend grown men behaving like children on the grounds that it's "entertaining."

Schoolyard Survivor: There's No Chivalry in the Jungle

Lelia Nebeker | Posted 04.17.2012 | TV
Lelia Nebeker

It's clear that this cast of survivors is certainly skewed towards the lower end of the IQ range. But hey, at least Chelsea can wrangle chickens.

Women Are From Crazytown And Men Are From Weirdville

Emily Bracken | Posted 08.07.2011 | Comedy
Emily Bracken

Neanderthal women dragged by a fistful of hair to their suitor's cave-boudoir were most likely thinking, "If only Lance had brought me that saber tooth necklace I'd asked for, I would have gone willingly."

Most Sexist Product Of All Time?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Dangerous Minds is often an invaluable resource for cringe-worthy vintage advertising, but this one is in a category all by itself. Looking for the p...

Not Every Man Wants to Have Sex With Every Woman

Kate Fridkis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kate Fridkis

Giving men a monopoly on desire is just as unfair as imagining that all men have the same desires.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

The oldest NFL player, Giants punter Jeff Feagles, is expected to retire today. Grandpa Brett Favre... still up in the air.

Interview with a Philosopher: On Tennis and Life - What the Racket is All About

Tom Morris | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Morris

What do philosophers have to say about life that's relevant to your interests? Can modern thinkers help us better understand our experience in the wor...

Getting to Yes in the Negotiation of the Sexes

Barrett S. Avigdor, J.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Barrett S. Avigdor, J.D.

If men and women see success in the work place and at home as a zero sum game -- I win, you lose -- then we will not move beyond where we are today.

The Battle of the Sexes Isn't Over

Dr. Wendy Jacobson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendy Jacobson

In essence, women feel they've hit a "glass ceiling" in the home, pulling for an adversarial instead of a collaborative relationship over collective aspirations, goals and principles.

Why Schoolgirls Wouldn't Giggle at the AP's Softball Story

Marta Lawrence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marta Lawrence

Maybe the AP's version of overt gender stereotyping is actually preferable to the more insidious undercutting that happens in papers across the country every day -- not just in athletics.