Prominent business writer Emily Peck recently claimed: "Men run everything, and it’s enough already. Want to stop sexual harassment? Fix this now." By "this," she meant having more women leaders in the U.S. -- from businesses to politics to education to media and entertainment. There have been ...
Over the past few years, Silicon Valley has come under sharp criticism for its treatment of women. The New York Times' reporter Nellie Bowles recently wrote about a growing number of men in tech who are pushing back against gender equality in their line of work. Journalist Kai Ryssdal subsequen...
  For decades now, median earnings for women have been stuck at about 20 percent below men’s. Why hasn’t there been more progress on wage equality? The answer may lie with a troubling new research study: work done by women just isn’t valued as much. That explanation sounds li...
Even when writers have good intentions, they can’t escape gender bias, a new study shows. Even scientists find objectivity to be tough.  Because of unconscious gender bias, they are twice as likely to write outstanding letters of recommendation for men than for women, according to an extensive ...
[caption id="attachment_6810" align="alignright" width="278"] When Machado gained 40lbs after winning Miss Universe, Trump began bullying her and invited media outlets to watch her work (pictured, the two together during one of her 'daily workouts' in 1997)[/caption] Earlier this week, Donald Trump...
Office temps are set to a formula from the 1960s based on metabolic rates of men. New studies urge buildings to reduce “gender-discriminating bias in thermal comfort” -- and combat global warming -- by turning the thermostat up by 5 degrees F. It happens every summer: offices crank up the air-...
Many argue that the biggest impediment to women progressing in the business world is inadequate family-friendly policies. Under this logic, the solution would seen to lie in more flexible work schedules or allowing employees to work from home. Yet recent research indicates that core of the problem ...
“Being a woman is not a pre-existing condition” – Congresswoman Lorena Gonzalez California assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez recently introduced a bill that targets gender bias in the workers’ compensation system. If successful, it could provide a model for broader national reform. AB 305 wou...