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'We need people who see things differently': tackling cybersecurity's gender problem
It’s an industry that has one of the worst gender pay gaps in the country. Does this have implications for our digital safety?
security  online  Gender  equality  work  future 
10 weeks ago by mirthe
A Woman Can Never Be Likable Enough | The Nation
She was just emotional enough—not detached, not “hysterical”—to conform to expectations about what a woman should look like when she tells the truth about being assaulted.
gender  misogyny  society  culture  behaviour 
10 weeks ago by mirthe
Mea Culpa. Kinda Sorta. - The New York Times
[..] analyze the apologies — and non-apologies — issued by high-profile men accused of sexual misconduct.
language  analysis  gender  abuse  misconduct  apology 
december 2017 by mirthe
Hillary Clinton meets Mary Beard: The Guardian
‘I would love to have told Trump: “Back off, you creep”’
politics  gender  misogyny  women 
december 2017 by mirthe
Toppling the Grammar Patriarchy - The New York Times
More than 300 teachers in France said they would no longer teach the rule that “the masculine prevails over the feminine” when it came to plural nouns.
language  french  gender  patriarchy 
november 2017 by mirthe
What If Clothes Were Made to Fit Bodies?
How limited sizing reinforces the myth of the perfect body.
clothing  marketing  gender 
september 2017 by mirthe
"Because I Moved 5 Shirts"...
Portrait Of An Unexpected Twitter Storm
feminism  NASA  women  STEM  science  gender  misogyny 
june 2017 by mirthe
Let her speak!
One woman’s battle to be heard, and why we should all speak up
gender  feminism  equality  communication  science 
june 2017 by mirthe
Saudi Arabia, one of the world’s worst places to be a woman, has just been put on the UN commission to promote gender equality
'Electing Saudi Arabia to protect women’s rights is like making an arsonist into the town fire chief'
gender  UN  SaudiArabia  equality 
april 2017 by mirthe
The Longer the Race, the Stronger We Get
At the outer edges of endurance sports, something interesting is happening: women are beating men
competition  endurance  sports  gender  research 
april 2017 by mirthe
Why being grumpy at work is good for you — Quartz
Research also suggests being forced to fake happiness for long periods of time can cause physical and emotional health problems, from depression to cardiovascular conditions.
work  happy  fake  research  health  gender 
april 2017 by mirthe
Trump’s Patriarchal Counter-Revolution | New Republic
Sexism is making a comeback under the president and his heavily male administration, sparking a renewed war over gender equality.
gender  sexism  president  USA  politics  patriarchy  feminism 
april 2017 by mirthe
Dystopian dreams
how feminist science fiction predicted the future
books  scifi  predictions  gender  history  dystopian 
march 2017 by mirthe
Why Do Innocent Women Confess to Crimes They Didn’t Commit?
Very little is known about how different genders experience criminal investigations differently—but is it time for this to change?
crime  gender  culture  justice 
december 2016 by mirthe
When Woman Is Boss
Nikola Tesla on Gender Equality and How Technology Will Unleash Women’s True Potential
Tesla  gender  technology  equality  future  predictions 
november 2016 by mirthe
The Politics of Pockets
The history of pockets isn’t just sexist, it’s political
culture  fashion  clothing  feminism  Gender 
september 2016 by mirthe
Could Women Be Trusted With Their Own Pregnancy Tests? - The New York Times
Unmarried teenagers would jump off bridges, and other crazy reasons at-home kits weren’t approved until the late 1970s.
pregnancy  test  gender  medical  health  feminism  patriarchy 
july 2016 by mirthe
Hillary Clinton’s husband wore a fetching pantsuit at the DNC
He may lack current first lady Michelle Obama’s upper arm strength, but he makes up for it with a nice head of hair.
politics  Gender  fashion  USA  reporting 
july 2016 by mirthe
Why you should always buy the men’s version of almost anything
Controlling for quality, items marketed to girls and women cost an average 7 percent more than similar products aimed at boys and men.
money  gender  marketing  economics 
december 2015 by mirthe
Fight Club
How Masculine Fragility Is Limiting Innovation in Games
violence  games  gender 
july 2015 by mirthe
Crone Wars
on the mythology of Fury Road
madmax  mythologie  movies  gender 
june 2015 by mirthe
Tweets Are Female Scientists' Retort To 'Disappointing' Comments
In the wake of Hunt's remarks early this week, the burgeoning hashtag #distractinglysexy has drawn thousands and thousands of tweets
science  gender  twitter 
june 2015 by mirthe
The insults of age | The Monthly
I wouldn’t say I was on a hair-trigger. I was just primed for action.
inspiration  age  gender  attitude 
may 2015 by mirthe
The resume gap - Fortune
Gender differences lead to tech's poor diversity
tech  gender  work  communication  resume 
march 2015 by mirthe
Man Hands | Motherboard
Every step a female amputee takes puts them face to face with the fact that prosthetics is still a male dominated industry.
amputation  prosthetics  design  gender 
march 2015 by mirthe
How Elementary School Teachers' Biases Can Discourage Girls From Math and Science
Reversing bias among teachers could increase the number of women who enter fields like computer science and engineering, which are some of the fastest growing and highest paying.
education  gender  bias  math  science  school  children 
february 2015 by mirthe
Why Women Stay Quiet at Work
As this and other research shows, women who worry that talking "too much" will cause them to be disliked are not paranoid; they are often right.
gender  equality  work  communication 
january 2015 by mirthe
We’re losing all our Strong Female Characters to Trinity Syndrome
Could your Strong Female Character be seamlessly replaced with a floor lamp with some useful information written on it to help a male hero?
gender  movies  feminism  sexism 
june 2014 by mirthe
Technology's Man Problem - NYTimes.com
"Many women who want to be engineers encounter a field where they not only are significantly underrepresented but also feel pushed away."
gender  work  IT  culture  sexism 
april 2014 by mirthe
Is the Oculus Rift sexist? - Quartz
biological men were significantly more likely to prioritize motion parallax. Biological women relied more heavily on shape-from-shading. [..] men are more likely to use the cues that 3D virtual reality systems relied on.
technology  3d  OculusRift  gender  vision  depth 
march 2014 by mirthe
How to Design a City for Women
Fascinating changes come about as Vienna takes women's lives into consideration when designing city infrastructure.
cities  design  architecture  urban  planning  gender  infrastructure 
september 2013 by mirthe
Down With Toy Apartheid
The Gender Apocalypse Of The Playroom Can't Come Soon Enough
gender  children  education  culture  toys 
december 2012 by mirthe
Move Over, Barbie - You’re Obsolete
Debbie, a female in the male-dominated world of engineering, was bothered by the lack of women in her field. So she decided to do something wonderful for little girls everywhere.
games  education  technology  engineering  gender  project 
november 2012 by mirthe
Chicks Rule?
Gender balance on social networking sites
infographic  socialnetworking  visualization  gender 
june 2012 by mirthe
Researcher reveals how 'Computer Geeks' replaced 'Computer Girls'
the earliest computer programmers were women and the programming field was once stereotyped as female.
work  gender  stereotype  history  programming 
june 2012 by mirthe

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