LONDON — The BBC apologized on Friday to a senior feminine journalist who stop because the broadcaster’s China editor this yr over unequal pay, and mentioned it will give her backdated wages for the years wherein she was underpaid. Carrie Gracie, the journalist, resigned from the role in January and moved again to the BBC’s […]
Ever since 1992’s Math class is tough/let’s go shopping scandal, Mattel has been making an attempt to determine the best way to make a extra progressive Barbie, one thing to carry again the edgy glory-days of 1982’s teen pregnancy Barbie.
There’ve been some promising begins (Barbie’s first Enigma machine FTW!) and a few […]
It’s been a yr because the Asian-American band The slants won their court case towards the US Patent and Trademark workplace, which had refused to permit them to trademark their band-name as a result of it was a racial slur.
The Slants efficiently argued that the federal government’s selections about what was and […]
People who assist home abuse survivors say that they’re dealing with an epidemic of girls whose abusers are torturing them by breaking into their dwelling sensible units, gaslighting them by altering their thermostat settings, locking them out of their properties, spying on them by their cameras.
The abusers are sometimes ex-partners […]
Donna Minkowitz wrote one of the necessary items concerning the homicide of Brandon Teena, the transgender man depicted within the movie Boys Don’t Cry. 1 / 4 century later, she does what few journalists have the braveness to do: she acknowledged the botched the story with biased reporting. Via The Village Voice: For years, I’ve […]
Back in the summertime of 2016, when the feminine “Ghostbusters” remake hit theaters, aggrieved followers of the unique regarded the new film as a politically motivated assassination. Replacing their childhood comedy idols with girls was a form of narrative homicide, dedicated by a cabal of Hollywood moguls and humorless feminists. This summer season’s personal splashy […]
[Like the Science Times page on Facebook. | Sign up for the Science Times newsletter.] Takeaway A: We can drop the man-equals-caveman caricature. Although human DNA has been discovered to include vestiges of our dalliances with Neanderthals from about 50,000 years in the past, none of these genomic imprints are on the human Y chromosome. […]
During the deliberations, she stated Ms. Gates emphasised the significance of gaining access to gender-specific information. “A lot of data in the world today is not sex-disaggregated. You just get averages,” Ms. Iversen stated. “If you can’t see where women live, die, work and have needs in terms of services or coverage, it’s difficult to […]
WASHINGTON — Judges appointed by Republican presidents gave longer sentences to black defendants and shorter ones to girls than judges appointed by Democrats, in keeping with a new study that analyzed information on greater than half 1,000,000 defendants. “Republican-appointed judges sentence black defendants to three more months than similar nonblacks and female defendants to two […]
Transgender mannequin and activist Munroe Bergdorf hosts the brand new Channel four documentary What Makes a Woman? Science and society are grappling with the complicated and contentious matters of intercourse, sexuality, and gender. New analysis and proof reveal that simplistic binaries are extra sophisticated than beforehand believed. In 2017, Bergdorf was the topic of sustained […]