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9 Facts That Prove Traditional Definitions Of Gender Roles Are Bullsh*t

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 04.16.2014 | Women

Remember the good old days when men wore high heels?

Why Girls Stop Being Friends With Each Other

Jessica Blankenship | Posted 02.17.2014 | Women
Jessica Blankenship

Our biggest threat is not, as we've come to be told, each other -- it's the people who have convinced us we're each other's enemies.

How Long Will Equal Pay Take to Achieve?

Kate Michelman | Posted 08.10.2013 | Politics
Kate Michelman

The underlying cause of the wage gap is sex discrimination, plain and simple. Employers pay women less than men.

Can Music Videos Get More Women Directing Movies?

Slate XX | Posted 10.04.2012 | Women

It's easy to get frustrated about the state of female directing in film and television. The latest numbers from the Directors Guild of America, out th...

Why Earning Power = Sexual Power for Women

Liza Mundy | Posted 05.20.2012 | Women
Liza Mundy

Make no mistake: having intellectual and financial resources is a good thing for women, sexually, not a bad one.

What Would Happen If Men Ran Christmas?

The Huffington Post | Jessica Pearce Rotondi | Posted 12.16.2011 | Women

Who orchestrates holiday celebrations in your house? According to statistics, there's a good chance she's female (in other words, you) -- and that she...

Outside the U.S., Math Isn't Just for Boys

Iris Mack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Iris Mack

U.S. girls' lack of interest in mathematics may come from culturally communicated messages about math being more appropriate for boys than for girls.

Shirin Neshat: Artist of the Decade

G. Roger Denson | Posted 02.10.2013 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

2010-12-31-neshat.jpgMore than any other artist I can call to mind, the impact of Neshat's work far transcends the realms of art in reflecting the most vital and far-reaching struggle to assert human rights.

The Shriver Report Shows the Importance of Being a Real Cougar Woman

Linda Franklin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Linda Franklin

For the first time in history, one-half of all U.S. workers are women, and mothers are the primary breadwinners or co-breadwinners in two-thirds of American families.

God the Mother or Paleolithic Porn?

Dale Allen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dale Allen

What we have come to describe as "feminine" values are actually attributes that belong to women and men; they are a valued part of society when the feminine is not subjugated.