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2020 campaign shows the more women run, the more they are...

Elizabeth C. Tippett, University of Oregon When Victoria Woodhull ran for president in 1872, she was depicted as “Mrs. Satan” in a political cartoon. When...

Protections against sexual misconduct on campus may end up stifling free...

Laurel Leff, Northeastern University and Meg Heckman, Northeastern University The student journalists we and other university faculty work with tackle difficult issues in our classrooms...

Workplace sex discrimination claims are common – but they’re not making...

Joseph A. Seiner, University of South Carolina Several cases addressing whether it’s legal to fire a worker because of their sexual orientation and gender identity...

This year at the Supreme Court: Gay rights, gun rights and...

Morgan Marietta, University of Massachusetts Lowell The Supreme Court begins its annual session on Oct. 7 and will take up a series of cases likely...

#MeToo, workplace equality and the ‘wave of women’: 3 essential reads

Bryan Keogh, The Conversation and Nicole Zelniker, The Conversation Editor’s note: As we come to the end of the year, Conversation editors take a look...

Things have changed since Anita Hill – sort of

Meg Bond, University of Massachusetts Lowell In 1991, Anita Hill accused Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment. Thomas was nonetheless confirmed. Now, as...

How a job acquires a gender (and less authority if it’s...

Sarah Thebaud, University of California, Santa Barbara and Laura Doering, McGill University “I’m not bossy, I’m the boss.” So proclaims Beyoncé in a video in...

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West Virginia teachers win raise – but nation’s rural teachers are...

Erin McHenry-Sorber, West Virginia University The longest teacher strike in West Virginia history came to an end when Gov. Jim Justice announced a deal on...