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Skilled blue-collar jobs are growing – though women aren’t getting them

Eric Hoyt, University of Massachusetts Amherst and JD Swerzenski, University of Massachusetts Amherst In the press, the phrase “blue collar” is often used as shorthand...

Why women in economics have little to celebrate

Duygu Yengin, University of Adelaide International Women’s Day is a good time ask two critical questions about economics: do we have enough women in it,...

Backlash and gender fatigue. Why progress on gender equality has slowed

Sue Williamson, UNSW We are in the midst of an outpouring of feminist activism kicked off by the pink pussy hat movement in the United...

Why women still earn a lot less than men

Michele Gilman, University of Baltimore A decade ago, on Jan. 29, 2009, newly inaugurated President Barack Obama signed his first bill into law: the Lilly...

Denying transgender identity has serious impact on mental health

Bethany Grace Howe, University of Oregon “Sticks and stones may break my bones – but words will never hurt me,” goes the playground rhyme. But the...

In the 1600s Hester Pulter wondered, ‘Why must I forever be...

Samantha Snively, University of California, Davis In 1996, a graduate student named Mark Robson was creating a digital catalog of the University of Leeds’ Brotherton...

The early-20th century German trans-rights activist who was decades ahead of...

Elizabeth Heineman, University of Iowa The Trump administration continues its assault on transgender rights. In July 2017, Trump sought to bar transgender people from serving in...

Mandating boardroom diversity can narrow the opportunity gap for women

Fizkes/Shutterstock Brian Bolton, IMD Business School Kudos to California, where...

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Barriers for transgender voters ahead of the 2018 midterm elections

Timothy R. Bussey, Kenyon College Recently, there have been a number of historic firsts for transgender political candidates. In 2017, State Rep. Danica Roem of Virginia...