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  • by Adrienne Rose Johnson on Monday, February 3, 2014 - 9:30pm
    A woman’s road to the c-suite is full of hurdles. Her input in a meeting is ignored. She negotiates skillfully, and she's told she’s full of herself.  While these roadblocks may feel like...
  • by Karen Powroznik on Monday, January 20, 2014 - 1:28pm
    Where have all the young feminists gone? The popular press proclaims the “death” of the feminist revolution. According to some accounts, today’s young women refuse to identify as feminists, largely...
  • by Gender News staff on Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 9:02am
    As a former firefighter, Andrea Rees Davies is a master at getting large groups of people to acquiesce. For example, before a big lecture begins at the Clayman Institute, it’s Davies’ secret job to...
  • by Risa Katzen on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 11:45am
    In 1969, a feminist group called the Redstockings published a manifesto on women’s liberation. In it, they emphasized the importance of women coming together and discussing the particular obstacles...
  • by Kathleen J. Sullivan on Saturday, November 23, 2013 - 9:29am
    Elizabeth "Jing" Lyman, the widow of the late Stanford President Richard W. Lyman, and a key player in the creation of the university's institute for gender research, died Thursday, Nov. 21, at...
  • by Lori Nishiura Mackenzie on Monday, November 4, 2013 - 9:28am
    The CEOs of Best Buy, Yahoo!, and Hewlett Packard all nixed flexible work policies in response to financial downturns.  “During this critical turnaround period, HP needs all hands on deck,” said...
  • by Lauren Gong and Rachel Ward on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 9:52am
    Lauren Gong and Rachel Ward interned at the Clayman Institute during the summer of 2013. They are now seniors at Mountain View High School. In the article below, they describe their...
  • by Tres Pittman on Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 9:23am
    As a basketball player, Toni Kokenis witnessed firsthand how toxic the culture of varsity sports can be for gay, lesbian, and transgender athletes. Kokenis recounted instances at Stanford and...
  • by Alison Wynn on Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 9:29am
    The United States has witnessed a dramatic transformation on the subject of gay marriage over the last decade. The question of whether same-sex couples should be permitted to marry has worked its way...
  • by Adrienne Rose Johnson on Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 9:55am
    Young people navigating the murky period between adolescence and adulthood have been called “adultolescents,” “emerging adults,” and “twixters.” These so-called over-parented and under-achieving...

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