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What's Your Gender Mindset?

Megan Dalla-Camina | Posted 08.29.2016 | Women
Megan Dalla-Camina

Mindsets are not black-and-white truths about the world. They are based on evidence, but they are also stances we choose to take toward life.

The Definitive List of Things Women Should and Should Not Wear

Samier Mansur | Posted 08.29.2016 | Women
Samier Mansur

For the past thousands of years we, the patriarchy, have prescribed rules for women on what they can and cannot wear, say, and do. We have seized the right to determine what is appropriate, and what is not appropriate.

Refugee Risks Safety to Collect Firewood

Radha Muthiah | Posted 08.18.2016 | Women
Radha Muthiah

There are 65 million forcibly displaced people worldwide today - the highest number ever recorded. The large majority lack access to clean cookstoves ...

My Transgender Life: The Quantum Of Gender

Grace Anne Stevens | Posted 08.17.2016 | Queer Voices
Grace Anne Stevens

The coin of gender has two faces, male and female, but for any individual, traveling through life and time, each of our own experiences of gender may well have infinity of possibilities of the mix of these faces.

Why Pop Star JoJo's New Video Stars A Gender Non-Conforming Person

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.12.2016 | Queer Voices

True to form, pop singer-songwriter JoJo is thumbing her nose at convention as she gears up to release a new album, “Mad Love,” this fall. The vi...

Building a Pathway to Engineering for Our Daughters - Brick by Brick

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 08.10.2016 | Science
The University of Central Florida Forum

By Ali P. Gordon UCF Forum columnist As a father of young elementary and middle school-aged kids, I'm also curious to know exactly how my undergrad s...

New Study Reveals Drastic Increase in Political Harassment Online

Craig Newmark | Posted 08.04.2016 | Politics
Craig Newmark

Online harassment has been an ongoing problem since the dawn of the Internet despite efforts to curb it, particularly in the last year by Facebook and...

Challenging Masculinity Norms

The Huffington Post | Ishika Gupta | Posted 08.04.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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Portraits Of Couples In Their Bedrooms Embrace Love, Not Gender

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 08.03.2016 | Arts

In a scene that’s likely to look familiar to anyone who’s been in love, cherry-red lips brush up against close-cropped hair and a stubble-covered ...

These Badass Feminist Artists Are Imagining A Future Without Gender

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.02.2016 | Arts

Warning: This post contains nudity. NSFW? You be the judge. “The cyborg is a creature in a post-gender world,” feminist theorist Donna Haraway wr...

Increasing the visibility of women's role in peacebuilding in Colombia

UN Women | Posted 08.01.2016 | Women
UN Women

For Colombian women, ending violence against women is a precondition for peace. For decades, they have underlined this ask in their peacebuilding effo...

Why Women Are Smarter Than Men

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 08.01.2016 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Trying to compare intelligence and gender doesn't typically yield much in the way of productive discussion, but sometimes research comes along that's worth opening this particular can of worms.

If Hillary Clinton Faced This Kind Of Discrimination Applying For Any Other Job, It Would Be Illegal, Literally

Tom Spiggle | Posted 08.30.2016 | Politics
Tom Spiggle

Whether Clinton has been treated unfairly or has received improper scrutiny is something voters will have to decide for themselves in November. But the statements made about her by Trump and other political rivals would clearly be judged as sexist in most courtrooms that I've set foot in and that should give us pause.

Americans Are Finally Comfortable With The Idea Of A Female Presidential Nominee

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 07.26.2016 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA ― “If the party whose candidate you most often support nominated a woman for President of the United States, would you vote for her i...

Coming Out As Non-Binary

Gabriel Coppersan | Posted 07.26.2016 | Queer Voices
Gabriel Coppersan

Up until recently, I identified strictly as a binary transgender man. When I first started out, my knowledge was relatively limited and I thought that...

Is My New Short Film Reflecting Adrianne

Michael Angelo | Posted 07.20.2016 | Queer Voices
Michael Angelo

It has been said that when we create art we create it in the image of ourselves. My new short film Reflecting Adrianne is deeply personal to me, which...

Chelsea Manning: I Am Tired Of Being Defined By The World

Chelsea Manning | Posted 07.19.2016 | Queer Voices
Chelsea Manning

After weeks of emotion and thought, I've decided I need to tell you something: I am tired of being defined by the world through the narrow lens of a single event that happened in my life several years ago.

We Still Haven't Figured Out Cultural Gender Differences, but We're Getting Closer

Quora | Posted 07.14.2016 | Women
Quora

Are the behavioral differences between boy and girls biological or only cultural? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where c...

Why Having No Race Is A Lot Like Having No Gender

Laura Collins Lyster-Mensh | Posted 07.12.2016 | Politics
Laura Collins Lyster-Mensh

It's July 4th weekend, Independence Day in the US. On that theme, I want to tell you a little story. So, I was born of parents who were born into dif...

Explaining Gender Dysphoria And Transitioning Using A Sci-fi Young-Adult Movie Plot

Ariana Danielle Wojcik | Posted 07.12.2016 | Queer Voices
Ariana Danielle Wojcik

We are not confused, we are not being misled, and we are not trying to mislead you. When a person transitions and comes out to you and shares that with you, what you are seeing is a person being absolutely and painfully truthful with you. If you reject them, you are simply rejecting truth.

What Actually Makes A Man Attractive?

Matthew J. Dempsey | Posted 07.11.2016 | Queer Voices
Matthew J. Dempsey

Do you tend to be attracted to the guy who smiles or smolders? I teamed up with Buzzfeed's Eugene Lee Yang to put perceived masculinity to the test a...

It's Time To Embrace The Singular ‘They,’ A Humanistic Pronoun

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 07.08.2016 | Arts

The Telegraph published a poll last week, asking readers whether the singular they ― as in, “My friend ate a bagel. They beamed with perfect joy...

The Genderfication Of Entertainment

Jamie Silverman | Posted 07.05.2016 | Entertainment
Jamie Silverman

It's no secret that Hollywood has been making efforts to diversify their representation of women.

How Rejecting Gender Made Me Happier, Healthier -- Complete

Michael Whelan | Posted 07.05.2016 | Queer Voices
Michael Whelan

I'm not a man. I'm not a woman. I'm not trans. So what the hell am I? Indefinable. I like that answer.

Testosterone Helped Me Feel Like Myself -- Here's Why I Stopped Taking It

The Establishment | Posted 07.05.2016 | Queer Voices
The Establishment

Ultimately, I realized that in order to find my voice, I had to begin by decolonizing myself not just in how I present my black identity, but my trans identity as well. After coming to this realization, I decided to discontinue taking T after six months.