The work of women and femmes is traditionally undervalued – we get paid less in nearly all professions. But there’s another type of work we’re often expected to do for no pay at all: emotional labor.
“‘Well, what was she wearing?’ is now ‘Well, where was she running? What time was it? Was she listening to music? Wearing short shorts? A sports bra with no shirt?’”
These hilarious female comedians don’t think men are funny—here’s why.
More women are dying in childbirth in the US than in any other developed country. And experts say the problem is likely to keep getting worse.
A new study looking at gender bias in funding for scientific research has found that women are at a disadvantage when they apply to renew funding from the National Institutes of Health.
“The truth is, black women and girls account for 20 percent of unarmed people killed by police in the U.S. since 1999, despite comprising just 7 percent of the overall population. “
One of the great frustrations of life as a ladyperson is that you cannot possibly convey to a dude what it feels like to be a target every time you leave your house.
Trans women of color face incredible levels of homicide in the U.S., and the number of trans women of color murdered has been rising at a terrifying rate over the last several years. More than half of anti-LGBT hate murders are …
Long workweeks and copious amounts of stress aren’t good for anyone’s health, but new research has found that workweeks of 40 hours or more can be especially bad for women—and the reason why is depressing.
The discrimination young researchers endure makes America’s need for STEM workers even greater.