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Hurricane Katrina, Katrina Recovery, Pay inequality, Gender Disparities

Study: Women Are Healthier, but Losing Financial Ground in N.O. Post-Katrina Recovery

Tulane University’s Newcomb College Institute releases a comprehensive report on the status of women in New Orleans since Hurricane Katrina.

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Sex, Gender, Sex Ratio, gender ratio, Family, Relationship, committment, one-child policy, Asia, China, India

More Than a Few Good Men

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Contrary to traditional expectations of unbalanced sex ratios, places with more men than women do not typically experience higher rates of family and social instability, according to a University of Utah study.

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Americans Favor Gender Roles for Both Heterosexual and Same-Sex Couples

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A majority of Americans think the “more masculine” partner and the “more feminine” partner in a same-sex couple should generally be responsible for stereotypically male and female chores, according to new research.

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Lgbt, Transgender, transgender children, Family, Parents, Children, Mothers, Health, Gender, Sociology

Study Examines Families’ Journeys to Accepting Transgender Children, Mothers Play Key Advocacy Role

A tiny hair barrette and an anguished moment marked the turning point for one mother in coming to fully accept that her child, who was born a boy, was a transgender girl.

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Housework, Division Of Labor, Family, Heterosexual Couples, Gender, Childcare, Marriage, traditional gender roles, same-sex marriage, Lgbt

Americans Think Sex Should Determine Chores for Straight Couples, Masculinity and Femininity for Same-Sex Couples

For heterosexual couples, most Americans still believe in the traditional division of household labor between husbands and wives, while for same-sex couples, they think the “more masculine” partner and the “more feminine” partner should generally be responsible for stereotypically male and female chores, respectively, suggests a new study.

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Employment, Occupation, Retirement, Social And Behavioral Sciences

Flexitime Works Better for Men Than Women, Study Finds

Flexitime and having autonomy over working hours - known as schedule control - impacts differently on men and women and may increase the gender pay gap.

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Olympics, #covertheathlete, Gender Equality, Sex, Sexism, Women, Media Analysis, Television, Media

Women Dominate NBC’s Rio Olympics Primetime Coverage

New study finds NBC’s primetime telecast of the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics shows women athletes 58.5 percent of the time and men athletes 41.5 percent of the time.

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HIV and AIDS, HIV, AIDS, Stigma, social stigma, Africa, Hiv Positive, Binghamton University, SUNY Binghamton, State University of New York at Binghamton, Africana studies, African studies, heterosexual men, Masculinity, me, S, Sickness, Disease, Nigeria, Hiv Testing, social context, HIV diagnosis, Public Health

HIV Stigma Influenced by Perceptions of Masculinity, Study Reveals

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Whether an HIV-positive man has met cultural expectations of masculinity might impact how much stigma he experiences, according to a new study from Binghamton University, State University of New York.

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Legal Expert Available to Comment on Supreme Court’s Decision to Block Student’s Use of Boys’ Bathroom

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New Surgical Tool for Mitral Valve Repair, Global Study Shows Stroke Largely Preventable, New Study Shows Differences in Blood Pressure Variation Across Ethnicity, and More in the Cardiovascular Health News Source

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Brain, male brain, female brain, insular cortex, Blood Pressure and stress, Neurology

More Proof That Male and Female Brains Are Wired Differently

While measuring brain activity with magnetic resonance imaging during blood pressure trials, UCLA researchers found that men and women had opposite responses in the right front of the insular cortex, a part of the brain integral to the experience of emotions, blood pressure control, and self-awareness.

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Workplace Climate, Not Women's 'Nature,' Responsible for Gender-Based Job Stress

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A study by an Indiana University sociologist subjected both men and women to the negative social conditions that many women report experiencing in male-dominated occupations. The result: Men showed the same physiological stress response to the conditions as did women.

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RTI International to Fund and Conduct Research on Victimization Among the LGBTQ Community

In the wake of mass murder in Orlando and the passage of House Bill 2 in North Carolina, a law requiring individuals to use the bathroom corresponding to the sex listed on their birth certificate, RTI International will self-fund research to better understand the LGBTQ community and violence in the United States.

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Heart Failure, therapeutic agent, Aging, gender and disease

Role of Gender, Aging in Heart Failure Focus of Study

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Why do women have lower rates of heart failure than men for most of their lives? University of Guelph researchers have uncovered a possible clue – an actin binding protein called “CapZ” that also protects against heart attacks.Now they’ll be studying how its levels are affected by gender and aging, backed by a prestigious Catalyst Grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). Their research may lead to new therapeutic treatments for reducing heart problems and extending lives of both men and women.

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University Of Texas At Austin, Education, blue-collar jobs, Gender Disparities, Gender Gap, Wage Gap, employment issues, Sociology

Blue-Collar Training in High School Leaves Women Behind, UT Study Says

Vocational training without a strong college-preparatory focus in blue-collar community high schools led some millennials to face wider gender employment and wage gaps than their peers, according to sociologists at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Education, Wage Gap, Gender Equality, Higher Education, High School Education, blue-collar jobs, Employment, vocational training, Cornell University

Blue-Collar Training in High School Leaves Women Behind

What’s the best way to prepare high schoolers for jobs in the 21st century? Education leaders and the general public have been debating this question with more heat in recent years, clashing over whether to focus on college preparation or vocational training, especially training linked to blue-collar jobs. The way the pendulum swings may have profound consequences for young women, according to new Cornell University research.

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gender bias, Gender Gap, Gender, Sociology, Sociology and , Education, sociology and education, Jobs, Employment, Economy, employment opportunities, vocational training

Blue-Collar Training in High School Leaves Women Behind

ITHACA, N.Y. – What’s the best way to prepare high schoolers for jobs in the 21st century? Education leaders and the general public have been debating this question with more heat in recent years, clashing over whether to focus on college preparation or vocational training, especially training linked to blue-collar jobs.

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Wake Forest University, Wake Forest, WFU, LGBTQ, LGBTQ Center, LGBTQ Center Director, LGBTQ Education, angela mazaris, N.C. House of Representatives, Transgender, transgender access to bathrooms, HB2, Title IX, NBA, gender reassignment, Gender Identity

#LGBTQ Expert Available to Comment on N.C. Legislation Drafted to Walk Back Portions of #HB2

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LGBT Rights and Protections Are Scarce in Constitutions Around the World, UCLA Study Finds

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Only five countries in the world have constitutions that explicitly guarantee equality for citizens on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.

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Education

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Kim Cosier, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, UW-Milwaukee , UWM, Peck School of the Arts, Lgbt, Gender, Sexuality, Sex, Education, Teacher, Teachers, LGBTQ, Trans, Transgender, Teaching, Classroom, Sexism, Bullying

Dealing with Sexism and Gender Issues in the Classroom

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New handbook for teachers is designed to help them deal with issues of gender identity, sexism and related questions that may come up in the classroom.







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