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Gender Wars

What It's Like To Run While Female

Karen Cordano | Posted 09.27.2014 | Women
Karen Cordano

The guy was very fit, not struggling with the slow 11-minute pace the way I was. He stayed beside me or a few steps back. At the corner I sped up and made a right around him. For a little while I though he'd stopped following me. But he had not.

The "F Word" (Why we should all be Feminists)

Allison Berkowitz | Posted 09.23.2014 | Women
Allison Berkowitz

If after considering all these things, you still feel that genders are either already equal or they don't need to be, I suppose you're entitled to your opinion.

Women Need To Stop Blaming Other Women

Geraldine Estevez | Posted 09.17.2014 | Women
Geraldine Estevez

The perception men have of women is skewed, but the perception women have of each other, I dare say, is even worse.

Are Women Sexually Oppressing Men?

Nica Noelle | Posted 09.11.2014 | Media
Nica Noelle

"What makes you, or any modern American woman think she's deserving of a good man?" asks improbable Internet anti-hero Mark Bellrose, known to readers...

10 Words Every Girl Should Learn

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 08.30.2014 | Women
Soraya Chemaly

Listener bias results in most people thinking that women are hogging the floor when men are actually dominating.

If He Sees It...

Luise Meyer | Posted 08.26.2014 | Parents
Luise Meyer

Not only do we need girls to believe in themselves, but we need boys to believe in them, too, in order for the girls to succeed. Why? Those boys will be men some day.

Mansplaining or Male Muting: Two Sides of the Same Coin

Mariya Parodi | Posted 07.27.2014 | Women
Mariya Parodi

A mansplainer assumes a woman knows less than he does. A male muter assumes a woman knows less than he does and thus feels no need to explain.

'I disagree with copulation without love' - Married Man, age 29, 1949

Zoe Strimpel | Posted 05.25.2014 | Women
Zoe Strimpel

The talk today about young men wanting sex all the time and hating commitment, with womanly love as the enemy to the fun, strings-free life all young dudes desire, is usefully framed by the feedback of young men in the late 1940s.

How Can We Help Women? By Helping Men

Michael Kimmel | Posted 03.19.2014 | Women
Michael Kimmel

We need to help men reduce the power of that gender policing -- the fear that other men will see us as less than manly if we listen to the voices in our own hearts about how we want to live our lives.

Kathryn Sollmann: Are Men Really the Bad Guys Holding Women Back?

Kathryn Sollmann | Posted 12.30.2013 | Women
Kathryn Sollmann

After investing as much as $250,000 in tuition, why would fathers watch proudly as their daughters graduate from college, and then expect them only to work for a year or two before exiting the workforce to raise a family?

The Word I Don't Use to Define Myself

Sara Wood | Posted 07.30.2013 | Women
Sara Wood

The points being made about women in the workplace are being conflated with motherhood in a way that makes be feel that I have to embrace the cause of both in order to be either. And I don't want to.

'Woman' Should Not Be Another Word for Sex

Charles Clymer | Posted 07.21.2013 | Women
Charles Clymer

Linguistically, "woman" is not another word for sex, of course, but culturally, the two couldn't be more intertwined.

Doing This to Your Husband Does Not Make Him More of a Man

Kate Gale | Posted 12.05.2012 | Women
Kate Gale

I woke with a sickening thud. The thud was my heel, coming down on something strange and unnatural. I heard a scream and woke completely. I had stomped on my husband's balls. In my sleep.

The Phony 'Gender Wars'

Rick Newman | Posted 06.19.2012 | Women
Rick Newman

Do families break apart and relationships falter because men are irrelevant and fail to recognize their own obsolescence? Do men and women really tussle over who is dominant economically?

How the Gender Wars Became a Class War

Joan Williams | Posted 05.20.2012 | Media
Joan Williams

When The Atlantic's article "The End of Men" came out, I was irritated. They're at it again in a piece that crows about "The Spectacular Triumph of Working Women Around the Globe" -- a title that becomes mystifying as soon as you read the article.

Women's Sexuality and Men's Fear

BJ Gallagher | Posted 04.23.2012 | Women
BJ Gallagher

Years ago, Mother Teresa was invited to attend an anti-war rally. She declined, reportedly saying something to the effect that: "Anti-war protestors a...

How Men And Women Can Transcend The Gender War

Ken Solin | Posted 01.17.2012 | Fifty
Ken Solin

The gender war can only continue if men and women refuse to acknowledge and move past their fears and meet each other as equals with openness and vulnerability.

Why I Don't Offer To Pay Unless...

Amary Wiggin | Posted 12.07.2011 | Women
Amary Wiggin

An intelligent man recognizes that paying isn't quite fair, but a man who cares pays.

Shop Locally, Not Globally

Ellen Snortland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ellen Snortland

I think of my long-gone grandmothers as I bake the Norwegian cakes and cookies. Something they would have enjoyed? The Urban Farmer's Market in Altadena.

Pyrrhic Victoria: Why Men Are Becoming More Like Women

Marcus Buckingham | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marcus Buckingham

Men are becoming more like women and so men are starting to face the same multitude of choices that women tackle.

Study: Men Are Happier Than Women

New York Times | DAVID LEONHARDT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Last year, a team of researchers added a novel twist to something known as a time-use survey. Instead of simply asking people what they had done over ...