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Gender News Articles: Intersectionality

Nov 19 2019 | Posted In: Activism, Art and Literature, Intersectionality
Alexander Chee, author of the 2018 essay collection How to Write an Autobiographical Novel, admits he “never wanted to lift the curtain” and learn about the life of a writer. “I never wanted to know,” he says. “I was always content to only have the book.” However, he found interviewers asking if...
Aug 26 2019 | Posted In: Academia, Feminism, Intersectionality, Technology, Work and Organizations
A number of sociologists affiliated with the Clayman Institute shared findings on gender and work, sexuality, education and feminist movements at the 114th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, held in New York City Aug. 10-13.  
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May 15 2019 | Posted In: Academia, Diversity and Inclusion, Intersectionality
The General Social Survey, or GSS, is one of the most important data sources for researchers studying American society. For the first time ever in its nearly 50-year history, the survey’s 2018 data release includes information on respondents’ self-identified sex and gender. The new data will allow...
May 9 2018 | Posted In: Academia, Intersectionality, Mentorship
Tressie McMillan Cottom had a powerful message for the Clayman Institute graduate Voice and Influence Program (gVIP) fellows: Don’t be afraid to go public, both to develop your voice and to share your expertise to advance equality and create positive social change.
May 9 2018 | Posted In: Academia, Diversity and Inclusion, Intersectionality, Unconscious Bias
For many years, married life for Nancy* and her husband hardly resembled what the two educated black professionals envisioned for themselves in their younger days. For Nancy, twelve-hour work days at a community health center were taking a serious toll on her health and her family’s stability, but...

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