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New Study Reveals Perceived Gender Bias Against Women is Dominant Factor in College Major Choice for Females

A new study published in the American Educational Research Journal by Joseph R. Cimpian, associate professor of economics and education policy at New York University Steinhardt, and three others, shows that college-bound women are less likely to enter specific fields because of the gender discrimination they are likely to encounter in those fields.

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age-related macular degeneration, AMD, Macular Degeneration

Fluctuations of Sex Steroid Hormone Could be Culprit in Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Gender-based differences may influence several ocular conditions, suggesting that fluctuations in sex steroid homeostasis may have direct effects on eye physiology and the pathogenesis of conditions like Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD).

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Gender, Sexuality, Millennials, Society, gender self-identity, Gender Stereotypes, Transgender, transgender youth, Queer, queer youth, Social Structure, Cultural Studies, Gender Studies, Sociology, Gender Inequality

Are Millennials Gender Rebels or Returning to Tradition?

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A forthcoming book from a University of Illinois at Chicago sociologist provides insight into the minds of today's young adults to uncover the strategies they use to negotiate the unsettled gender norms and expectations facing their generation.

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Gender, Aging, Sociology, Health, Housework

Somebody Has to Dust!

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A new study from the University of Utah that examined gender, health and housework among married, heterosexual couples who are no longer employed found a woman’s health has to be considerably impaired before she stops doing chores and her husband takes on more of those duties.

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Researcher Available to Talk to the Media about Sexual Harassment and Assault in Academic Fieldwork

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Twitter, Trump and Sexual Assault: A Call to Men for Action

The social media backlash against sexual assault not only gives victims a collective outlet for disclosure, but also serves as a powerful tool to urge boys and men to condemn violence against women, finds a first-of-its-kind study by Michigan State University scholars.

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Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Oprah Winfrey, Golden Globes, #metoo, #whywewearblack, Hollywood, Sexual Harassment in Hollywood , Gender Equity, Anti-harassment

Unprecedented, Winfrey-Powered 'Time's Up' Campaign Poised to Affect Real Change, Redlands Professor Says.

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"Women professionals should be thoughtful and intentional, rather than anxious, about male mentorship in the workplace" says director of WFU’s Mentoring Resource Center #MeToo

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Your Disease Risk, Substance Abuse Treatments, Comparing Lung Cancer Treatments, and More in the Healthcare News Source

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Golden Globes Snub of Women Directors Deprives Industry of Talent

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