Young women’s reasons for sexting aren’t clear cut

What motivates young people to sext? It's complicated, research finds, especially for young women.

Alexis Blue-U. Arizona | Aug. 15, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: society-and-culture college-students gender mobile-devices relationships sex social-lives texting

Pregnant trans men need better health care

Transgender men who become pregnant face multiple obstacles to receiving appropriate health care.

Patti Verbanas-Rutgers | Aug. 15, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine births depression gender lgbtq pregnancy transgender

Higher risk of dangerous drug reactions for women in Brazil

New research in Brazil finds that women and older adults are at higher risk of adverse drug reactions.

Kevin Fryling-Indiana | Aug. 13, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine bias brazil gender medications older-adults side-effects

Book: Fat phobia arises from racism and religion

Our culture's fat phobia has deep cultural and religious roots, a new book argues.

Heather Ashbach-UC Irvine | Aug. 12, 2019 | futurity
~1 mins   

Tags: featured society-and-culture bias body-weight gender history race religion

Fake resumes root out real hiring bias

The way firms rate fake resumes sheds light on the way conscious and unconscious bias shapes who gets the job.

Caroline Pennartz-Penn | July 19, 2019 | futurity
~11 mins   

Tags: society-and-culture bias business ethnicity gender jobs race

More Americans now see women as smarter

Surveys from 1946 to 2018 show how gender stereotypes have changed in the United States. But the trends aren't all positive.

Hilary Hurd Anyaso-Northwestern | July 19, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: society-and-culture beliefs bias gender intelligence stereotypes

Self-managed teams come with a serious warning

Self-managed teams "aren't as awesome as people think." The red flag is pay inequity.

Neil Schoenherr-WUSTL | July 15, 2019 | futurity
~6 mins   

Tags: society-and-culture gender managers money negotiations workplaces

Policies that target gender inequality boost family health

Policies that fight gender inequality can have a big impact on the health of mothers and their children.

Neil Schoenherr-WUSTL | July 8, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine bias families gender

This reminder brings out flexible thinking in kids

New research identifies a tactic to bring out flexible thinking and better problem-solving in children. "It opens their horizons to be a little more inclusive."

Alison Jones-Duke | July 5, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: society-and-culture gender identity learning race social-lives

Women who edit Wikipedia report serious harassment

About 80% of Wikipedia's editors are male. Women involved with the project cite safety concerns, report researchers.

U. Washington | June 20, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: featured society-and-culture abuse gender internet social-lives

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