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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by Lily Bixler
on Tuesday, February 21, 2012 - 8:00am
For Gloria Steinem, learning and laughter are intrinsically linked. Einstein, she told audiences at her Jan. 26 talk at Stanford...
by Lindsay Owens
on Saturday, February 11, 2012 - 2:44am
The Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research is committed to empowering women’s voices and leadership on the Stanford campus and beyond. To promote this goal, the Clayman Institute is...
by J. Christian Jensen
on Thursday, February 9, 2012 - 12:05pm
A Trappist monastery is an icon of male seclusion. Behind the tall stone walls men work on their faith, isolated from a world that pictures them as stern men of unshakable belief and perfect...
by Marilyn Yalom
on Friday, February 3, 2012 - 5:23pm
Shouldn’t the question be “What is a human being?” The use of “man” as a generic category for both males and females may have long precedence in English and French, but it also has...
by Erin Cech
on Thursday, February 2, 2012 - 2:00am
Glancing at the faculty nameplates on the office doors in a random selection of university departments, one will quickly notice a great deal of gender segregation across academic disciplines. ...