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  • by Gender News staff on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 1:34pm
    With a wide range of picks for August, the Clayman Institute suggests sampling both fun and inspirational fiction and non-fiction for stimulating discussion. Each month this summer, we’re...
  • by Adrienne Rose Johnson on Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 11:47am
    More than three hundred years after its creation, a forgotten music treasure exclusively set for women’s voices was performed at the Clayman Institute Spring Artist’s Salon by a group of Stanford...
  • by Mayukh Sen on Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 10:46am
    Mayim Bialik wasn’t good at math or science in elementary school.Today she holds a PhD in neuroscience and co-stars in TV's “The Big Bang Theory.” But as a child, she had few positive female role...
  • by Mayukh Sen on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 11:24pm
    Laverne Cox didn’t get her education in school. She got it in nightclubs.She moved to New York City for college in the early 1990s, where she frequented LGBTQ clubs. To the outside world, Cox—a tall...
  • by Gender News staff on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 11:15am
    Take time this summer to mull over a great book—or better yet, several great books. Each month, the Clayman Institute will suggest thought-provoking summer reads that stimulate discussion.
  • by Pam Miracle on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 6:07pm
    An angry woman stands on a platform and yells to the crowd surrounding her, “Why does any woman take less wages than a man for the same work? Only because we can’t get anything better...Do you really...
  • by Marion Robertson on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 6:06pm
    Is it possible to imagine the Clayman Institute without its Jing Lyman Lectures? Its tradition of collaborative books and...
  • by Adrienne Rose Johnson on Sunday, May 3, 2015 - 7:14pm
    “Methinks I see them stand shivering on the brink of the dreadful gulf,” John “Damnation” Murray preached in 1788, describing sinners with “their hearts throbbing—their eyeballs rolling—their teeth...
  • by Alison Dahl Crossley on Sunday, May 3, 2015 - 4:33pm
    Man up. Grow a pair. What are you, a sissy? These phrases are used casually in everyday conversation. But why are these expressions so common? And what are their consequences?“...
  • by Pam Miracle on Monday, March 30, 2015 - 4:19pm
    The phrase “what women want” calls to mind fluffy Hollywood movies and a recent segment of the popular TV quiz show, “Jeopardy,” which perpetuated the idea that “what women want” is help with the...

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