During summer vacation, STEM still matters. How can we keep young girls and women interested in technology and the most lucrative jobs that will define our future?
The title is perhaps melodramatic—but publishing a quarterly periodical means that occasionally there is scrambling to pull together an issue. This is particularly true when the journal, like Sinister Wisdom, is an all-volunteer enterprise.
When media outlets treat women politicians as women first, and politicians second, they are feeding into an already sexist culture where many voters believe that men make better politicians than women.
New analysis of the gender and racial diversity of moderators and topics in 132 presidential debates and town halls between 1996 and 2016 revealed that such public political stages remain overwhelmingly white and male.
Roma Torre, Amanda Farinacci, Vivian Lee, Jeanine Ramirez and Kristen Shaughnessy are suing Spectrum News for gender- and age-based discrimination—and demanding better from the industry at-large on social media.
When Desi Lydic learned that the U.S. was ranked number 49th in the world for gender equality by the World Economic Forum in 2017, she was shocked into action. The one-hour Comedy Central special “Desi Lydic: Abroad,” premiering tonight, follows The Daily Show correspondent’s journey around the world in search of a solution.
Who is (or is not) invited to the party matters. Even when the party is on Instagram. That’s why influencers must use the influence we have to make space for those with less.
Nine is a magical number. In Greek mythology, there were nine muses; cats have nine lives; there are nine circles of hell in Dante’s Inferno. 2019 also marks the beginning of my ninth year editing and publishing “Sinister Wisdom.”
What will it take for news organizations to realize women’s voices matter? It’s the question resounding in the wake of new research from the Women’s Media Center which found that, across all platforms, men receive 63 percent of bylines and credits, and women receive only 37 percent.
I want to root for female characters who rise above sexism, but I also want to see female characters who never have to deal with sexism at all. I want to build and envision that world. I want it to be presented to me.