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by Gender News staff
on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 9:02am
Nearly 12 years ago, Vienna did something transformative: The city designated the district of Mariahilf as a "gender mainstreaming pilot district.” Gender analysis would become integral to...
by Ashley Farmer
on Monday, March 17, 2014 - 11:21am
You might take for granted that your doctor considers your gender and sex when assessing your health or recommending treatments. But as recently as twenty-five years ago, medical research and health...
by Lelia Glass
on Thursday, March 13, 2014 - 10:40am
“Stand up if you are the first person in your family to graduate from college!” The year is 2034, as imagined in sociologist Marianne Cooper’s visionary essay for The Shriver Report. A fictional...
by Adrienne Johnson
on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 9:30am
Can pornography be political? Can it be anti-racist? Maybe even feminist?Film scholar Celine Parreñas Shimizu answers with a resounding YES. At a Stanford talk, Shimizu argued that feminist porn is...
by Annelise Heinz
on Monday, March 3, 2014 - 12:22pm
Four male academic leaders were joined by a female peer during a lively panel held Feb. 26. Since women hold 22 percent of tenured faculty positions at Stanford, this ratio might appear unremarkable...