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How a Native American coming-of-age ritual is making a comeback

Rosalyn R. LaPier, The University of Montana The Ojibwe, one of the largest indigenous groups in North America, with communities from Quebec to Montana, are...

Women in Arab countries find themselves torn between opportunity and tradition

Alainna Liloia, University of Arizona Arab women, long relegated to the private sphere by law and social custom, are gaining new access to public life. All...

Young California ranchers are finding new ways to raise livestock and...

Kate Munden-Dixon, Indiana University and Leslie Roche, University of California, Davis As California contends with drought, wildfires and other impacts of climate change, a small...

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,...

The immortal – and false – myth of the workplace Queen...

Isabel Fernandez-Mateo, London Business School and Sarah Kaplan, University of Toronto Cat fights, mean girls, Queen Bees. We’ve all heard these terms stemming from a popular...

Spinster, old maid or self-partnered – why words for single women...

Amy Froide, University of Maryland, Baltimore County In a recent interview with Vogue, actress Emma Watson opened up about being a single 30-year-old woman. Instead...

Lady backpacks and manly beer — the folly of gendered products

Samantha Brennan, University of Guelph As women started counting steps and walking to work wearing running shoes and fitness trackers, there was one work-related item...

How steak became manly and salads became feminine

Paul Freedman, Yale University When was it decided that women prefer some types of food – yogurt with fruit, salads and white wine – while...

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Was that joke funny or offensive? Who’s telling it matters

Michael Thai, The University of Queensland and Alex Borgella, Fort Lewis College In September, before the start of its 45th season, “Saturday Night Live” brought...