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 Gender News staff
on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 9:08am
March may be women's history month, but April was the month for women's historians. Three Stanford historians, all associated with the Clayman Institute, received national recognition for their work...
by Y. Yvon Wang
on Monday, April 14, 2014 - 10:38am
Shanghai in 1942, under Japanese occupation. Posing on the tatami mats of a Japanese restaurant, a young Chinese beauty named Wang Jiazhi sings to the married man with whom she is having a passionate...
by Mana Nakagawa
on Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 10:21am
In 1980, women held about 25 percent of management positions in the U.S.—a figure that increased to nearly 40 percent by 2012. As women become more visible in these high-status occupations,...
by Salil Dudani
on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 9:19am
If two people are drowning, you can only save one, and one of them is your spouse, are you permitted to save her? According to writer Larissa MacFarquhar, most people would say yes. She pushes the...
by Katherine Marino, Natalie Marine-Street, and Alexis Charles
on Monday, March 31, 2014 - 10:10am
An historian and a filmmaker created an online archive of Chicana feminist thought, beginning with the mementoes stored in their own mothers' offices and expanding to thousands of previously-...