A Single Infographic Reveals Just How Insane the Gender Gap Is

Last month, Senate Republicans blocked the Paycheck Fairness Act, a bill that Democrats are pushing as part of their "Fair Shot" agenda for women. Now the National Women's Law Center has started a new project to explain exactly why legislation is needed. » 10/08/14 1:20pm 10/08/14 1:20pm

Germany is the first European country to recognize a third gender

Starting this November, German parents will be able to select male, female, or “indeterminate” when filling out their newborn’s birth certificate. This means that parents won’t have to label their baby’s gender, thereby allowing those born with intersex characteristics to make a decision later in life. Or not. » 8/21/13 12:03pm 8/21/13 12:03pm

Do women speak less when when there are more men around?

A recent study conducted at Brigham Young University and Princeton has revealed that significant gender inequality still exists for women when debating issues in mixed-gender settings. According to new research, when compared to men, women are less inclined to speak and share their opinions when they're outnumbered.… » 9/19/12 2:40pm 9/19/12 2:40pm

Will Sweden abolish the concept of gender?

Sweden, it would seem, is doing its darndest to abolish the idea of gender. Their latest effort comes with the introduction of a new gender-netural pronoun, called "hen." But while some see it as a huge victory in the struggle to achieve gender equality, others see it as yet another imposition brought on by the… » 5/01/12 3:31pm 5/01/12 3:31pm