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Young women are hit doubly hard by recessions, especially this one

Angela Jackson, Monash University; David Johnston, Monash University, and Nicole Black, Monash University We are entering our first pink-tinged recession. The official unemployment figures released on...

How ‘Karen’ went from a popular baby name to a stand-in...

Robin Queen, University of Michigan When I read about Amy Cooper, the woman in Central Park who called the police on a black birder because...

Adding women to corporate boards improves decisions about medical product safety

Corinne Post, Lehigh University ; Dave Ketchen, Auburn University; George Ball, Indiana University, and Kaitlin Wowak, University of Notre Dame The Research Brief is a...

The 1950s queer black performers who inspired Little Richard

Ben Saunders, University of Oregon Since Little Richard died on May 9, he’s been rightly celebrated as one of the most exciting and influential performers...

The fashionable history of social distancing

Einav Rabinovitch-Fox, Case Western Reserve University As the world grapples with the coronavirus outbreak, “social distancing” has become a buzzword of these strange times. Instead of...

Can gambling juice fandom for women’s sports?

Adam Cohen, University of Technology Sydney and Lindsey Darvin, State University of New York College at Cortland Every March Madness, thousands of tweets...

How women dress for other women

Jaimie Arona Krems, Oklahoma State University “If you can’t be better than your competition,” Vogue editor Anna Wintour once said, “just dress better.” Indeed, new research...

If the Romance Writers of America can implode over racism, no...

Christine Larson, University of Colorado Boulder Over the past month, Romance Writers of America, one of the country’s largest writing associations, with over 9,000 members,...

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Cool to be a nerd: why the highly educated Australian Sochi...

By Martin Doulton, Monash University The Australian team currently gathered in Sochi, Russia for the Winter Games is probably the most highly educated team of...