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Attempts to tackle crisis fail because gender issues are not addressed, report finds “As environmental degradation and stress on ecosystems increases, that in turn creates scarcity and stress for people, and the evidence shows that, where environmental pressures increase, gender-based violence increases.”
"While hit-and-run style homicide is routine in Juárez, so is gender-based crime directed at women. It even has a name: femicide. In the last three decades, hundreds of women have been brutally killed in this city, with some raped, tortured and trafficked. Many of their cases remain unsolved." R.I.P 26-year-old ...Read More
"If access to data is a powerful tool for illuminating injustices, what happens when we continue to portray professionals as the only viable “domain experts” for participating in its interpretation and analysis? As a researcher within the academy, I am constantly and painfully aware that, while holding me up as ...Read More
Kay Gabriel on Andrea Long Chu's controversial and recent book 'females'. "It’s not clear what Females achieves in the warmed-over theoretical truisms of a prior cultural moment, beyond the “projection” that it promises, or a scandalized reaction to the comedic bit. And the problem with the bit — the problem for comedy in general, a genre that Chu more than once ...Read More
“for climate skeptics … it was not the environment that was threatened, it was a certain kind of modern industrial society built and dominated by their form of masculinity.”
"Welcome to The Onyx Report, a critical analysis-based show focusing on the experiences, histories, and perceptions of Black males in American society. I am D..."
It’s super important that there are spaces out there for people to educate themselves and others and to feel supported during their journey. “YouTube lets people get more detailed information and find out more about how to transition, and ways to live a healthy life," she said. "People can find someone who's like them [on YouTube] and feel less alone." ...Read More
"There is a lack of queer visibility in science fields. For transgender people, this visibility is even lower. It’s hard to join or participate in a system when you don’t see yourself in it. For queer and trans scientists to enter — and remain — in science fields and academia, ...Read More
"Definitive statistics are hard to come by, but Booker appears to have been the fourth black transgender woman fatally shot this year, according to the Human Rights Campaign, a national LGBTQ advocacy group. A fifth, Michelle Simone, reportedly died on Sunday in Philadelphia, five days after Claire Legato died from ...Read More
What started as a trickle of accusations about leading Hollywood movie producer Harvey Weinstein, Fox television pundit Bill O’Reilly and actor Kevin Spacey, has become a flood of allegations of sexual misconduct from millions of women and men around the world. Weinstein may be the biggest casualty of the sexual misconduct backlash so far. But now powerful men from several industries — from Hollywood and British politics, to the theater and Silicon Valley, are joining President Donald J. Trump, Bill Clinton, O’Reilly, and the deceased head of Fox News, Roger Ailes, ...Read More
Gender inequality and sexist behaviour is prevalent in almost all workplaces and rampant in online environments. Although there is much research dedicated to understanding sexist behaviour, we have almost no insight into what triggers this behaviour and the individuals that initiate it. Although social constructionist theory argues that sexism is ...Read More
"glad we’ve begun to raise our daughters more like our sons, but it will never work until we raise our sons more like our daughters.”