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What the ‘doctor’ title means for women of color with doctorates

Cecilia E. Suarez, University of Florida and Robyn Hannigan, Clarkson University Editor’s note: In a Dec. 11 Wall Street Journal op-ed, conservative author Joseph Epstein...

In 2020, TV and film still couldn’t get abortion right

Stephanie Herold, University of California, San Francisco and Gretchen Sisson, University of California, San Francisco According to decades of research, abortion is an incredibly common...

How high school sports became the latest battleground over transgender rights

Elizabeth A. Sharrow, University of Massachusetts Amherst This year, 20 states proposed to ban transgender girls – meaning those assigned male at birth but who...

In ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ and beyond, chess holds up a mirror...

Jenny Adams, University of Massachusetts Amherst In the closing sequence of “The Queen’s Gambit,” the chess-playing heroine, Beth Harmon, defeats her archrival Vasily Borgov at...

Why it’s important to see women as capable … of terrible...

Jessica Trisko Darden, American University School of International Service and Izabela Steflja, Tulane University Born in 1593, Italian painter Artemisia Gentileschi was the first woman...

Why gender reveals have spiraled out of control

Jenna Drenten, Loyola University Chicago Over Labor Day weekend, two expectant parents didn’t get the viral hit they had hoped for. During a gender reveal party...

What the Falwell saga tells us about evangelicals and gender roles

Leslie Dorrough Smith, Avila University Jerry Falwell Jr. may well be wishing that a photo with his underwear showing and his arm around the waist...

The white supremacist origins of modern marriage advice

Jane Ward, University of California, Riverside When I was conducting research for my new book on the destructive aspects of modern heterosexual relationships, I started...

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Student debt 101: dearth of data fuels common misperceptions

Nick Hillman, University of Wisconsin-Madison As this year’s crop of college graduates don their caps and gowns and listen to inspiring commencement addresses before embarking...