Tag: gender

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Fiction Pick of the Week: "Plans"

Dolls and complicated gender dynamics.

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Panty Raid

“She is a tech bro — except she’s a woman, trying to sell underwear. Or, as she sees it, innovating in the ‘period space.’” A profile of Miki Agrawal, founder of Thinx.

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On Gawker’s Problem With Women

A former staffer on how the company failed its female employees.

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How Men's Rights Leader Paul Elam Turned Being A Deadbeat Dad Into A Moneymaking Movement

An investigation into the past of a prominent voice in the men’s rights movement.

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The Fire on the 57 Bus in Oakland

A black 16-year-old lights a white, agender 18-year-old’s skirt on fire while riding the bus. Is it a hate crime? And what’s the appropriate punishment?

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The Gaming Industry's Greatest Adversary Is Just Getting Started

A profile of Anita Sarkeesian, who has recieved death threats as she exposes misogyny in the $25 billion video game industry.

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When No Gender Fits: A Quest to Be Seen as Just a Person

“Kelsey’s gender identity is ‘non-binary.’ Or, ‘agender.’ It’s what Kelsey feels comfortable with, even though the world keeps insisting, in a million little ways, that Kelsey has to choose.”

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The Afghan Girls Who Live as Boys

Posing for family survival in a society that values boys over girls.

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The Talk

What happens when you target sex ed at boys?

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The Mountains Where Women Live as Men

On the burrneshas of Albania.