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  • The Many Faces of the ‘Wine Mom’

    Historian Lisa Jacobson explains that the "Wine Mom" meme is rooted in gender and middle class norms regulating women's obligations to their children (and women's desire for freedom from them).



  • Female Husbands

    by Jen Manion

    Far from being a recent or 21st-century phenomenon, people have chosen, courageously, to trans gender throughout history.



  • The Coronavirus Is a Disaster for Feminism

    by Helen Lewis

    When people note that Shakespeare and Newton did some of their best work while England was ravaged by the plague, there is an obvious response: Neither of them had child-care responsibilities.



  • How steak became manly and salads became feminine

    by Paul Freedman

    When was it decided that women prefer some types of food – yogurt with fruit, salads and white wine – while men are supposed to gravitate to chili, steak and bacon?



  • Academic Twitter's Gender Imbalance

    Female academics have about half the followers of men on Twitter and wield otherwise diminished influence there, according to a new study. The analysis pertains to medicine, but women across fields say the findings ring true.