Feature Channels:

Gender Issues

Add to Favorites | Subscribe | Share

Filters:

  • (Press "esc" to clear)

Life

Law and Public Policy

Channels:

Presidential Debates, Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, 2016 election, gender and politics, political preference, Presidential Election

The Day After: Researcher Available to Talk About Gender and Politics Following the First Presidential Debate

20150825_MB_Sarah_Gershon_004PSFC.jpg

Medicine

Channels:

Premature Acute Coronary Syndrome, Gender and Cardiovascular Risk, Cardiac Events, Mortality Rate, Coronary Heart Disease, Canadian Journal Of Cardiology

Closing the Gender Gap: Young Women with Premature Acute Coronary Syndrome Now Do as Well as Men

It has become commonly accepted that women do worse than men following a heart attack or other coronary event. Earlier studies have documented that young women are more likely to die from cardiac-related events compared to men in the twelve months after hospital discharge. A new study published in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology, drawing on contemporary data from 26 hospitals, reports that young patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) have good one-year prognosis and that both men and women now do equally well.

Life

Pop Culture

Channels:

Hollywood Equality: All Talk, Little Action

Inequality_in_800_2016.jpg

New report finds that across 800 films, representation of gender, race/ethnicity, LGBT status, disability still lags behind population norms.

Life

Pop Culture

Channels:

HeforShe, Gender Equality, Higher Education, Gender

Stony Brook University President and Students Front and Center at UN Women’s HeForShe 2nd Anniversary Celebration at the MOMA

SBUPresatHeForShe.jpg

Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. and 21 Stony Brook students, along with world leaders, activists, change-makers and celebrities recommitted to fast-tracking gender equality at UN Women’s HeForShe second anniversary events on Sept. 20.

Life

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Channels:

Adolescent Sexuality, Developmental Psychology, Gender, Human Development, LGBTQ

Book Shares Stories of ‘Proud, Popular’ Young Gay Men

Upbeat books like “The New Gay Teenager” (2005) have made Cornell’s Ritch Savin-Williams the go-to advocate for gay teens all over America.

Life

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Channels:

A “Scientific Diversity” Intervention to Reduce Gender Bias in a Sample of Life Scientists

Corinne Moss-Racusin, assistant professor of psychology, has published a research paper titled "A 'Scientific Diversity' Intervention to Reduce Gender Bias in a Sample of Life Scientists" in the August 5 issue of the journal CBE—Life Sciences Education, published by the American Society for Cell Biology.

Life

Business

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Channels:

Saying Sorry Not Enough When Trust, Gender Roles Broken, Just Ask Clinton and Trump

Public figures such as United States presidential candidates Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump may have to do a lot more than just say sorry to win back public trust after a misdeed, said a York University researcher whose study on trust was published today.

Life

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Channels:

Many White Men Feel “Marked”

Medicine

Life

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Channels:

Aging, Sex, Sexual Frequency , Cardiovascular Risk, Gender, Older Adults, Health, Hypertension, Michigan State University, Sociology

Study Suggests Sex in Later Years Harmful to Men’s Heart Health, but Not Women’s

Having sex frequently — and enjoying it — puts older men at higher risk for heart attacks and other cardiovascular problems. For older women, however, good sex may actually lower the risk of hypertension.

Life

Business

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Channels:

Women, PAY, Equality, Career

New Study Suggests Women Do Ask for Pay Rises but Don’t Get Them

andrewoswald.jpg

New research from the Cass Business School, the University of Warwick and the University of Wisconsin shows that women ask for wage rises just as often as men, but men are 25 per cent more likely to get a raise when they ask.

Life

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Channels:

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.

Science

Channels:

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

More Than a Few Good Men

Sexratiobycounty.jpg

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.

Life

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Channels:

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

Quadlin_Natasha.jpg

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.

Life

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Channels:

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.

Life

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Channels:

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.

Life

Business

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Channels:

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.

Life

Pop Culture

Channels:

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.

Medicine

Channels:

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

Okoror_Titilayo.jpg

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.

Life

Law and Public Policy

Channels:

U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Supreme Court Decisions, Scotus, Gavin Grimm, transgender access to bathrooms, transgender legal protection

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

RS37872_Weatherby2.jpg

Medicine

Channels:

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

Click here to go directly to the Cardiovascular Health News Source







Chat now!