Black Women Are More Likely Than White Women to Report Sexual Harassment
New research suggests that men tend to aim their sexual harassment at women they perceive as less powerful.
The Leader of One of America's Biggest Science Agencies Just Signed a 'No-Manels' Pledge
National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins joins men from many fields, both in the sciences and beyond.
Women Perform Better on Tests When Rooms Are Warmer
For female students, higher room temperatures mean higher scores.
Why the Ruling Against Caster Semenya Competing in Track Is Based on Bogus Science
The IAAF's ruling against the South African athlete reveals a lack of understanding about gender and how testosterone affects performance.
More Than a Third of Tech Industry Employees Have Experienced or Witnessed Sexism, a New Survey Finds
Other research suggests that women are more likely to experience both sexism and sexual harassment in male-majority workplaces.
The Future Is Non-Binary, and Teens Are Leading the Way
Teenage girls are challenging the meaning and the traditional constraints of gender—but many boys are still trying to fit into a gender structure that has historically benefited them.
Ximena Sariñana Doesn't Want to Be the Only Woman in the Room
One of Mexico's biggest indie-pop artists discusses her new album and the state of the music industry for Latinx artists.
A Federal Judge Says It's Unconstitutional to Only Draft Men. Could the U.S. Start Drafting Women Into the Military?
Though the judge's ruling does not make a call to action, a federal commission is currently reviewing the possibility of expanding the Selective Service registration requirement to women.
Black Belt Eagle Scout Writes Songs About Heartbreak and Post-Colonial Anger
The indie musician uses her wistful rock music to explore, and reclaim, her indigenous and queer identity.
'You Know Who I Am': Rapper Saweetie Demands Recognition
Saweetie's brash attitude is more than bravado—it's an essential part of her plan to dominate rap.
Electronic Artist TOKiMONSTA Refuses to Live With Regret
Producer Jennifer Lee is nominated for a Grammy this year for an album she wrote in the aftermath of life-saving brain surgery.
No, Psychologists Aren't 'Declaring War' on Traditional Masculinity
Pacific Standard spoke with a psychologist about new guidelines to improve men's psychological and emotional health.
How Human Bones Reveal the Fallacy of a Biological Sex Binary
Science keeps showing us that sex also doesn't fit in a binary, whether it be determined by genitals, chromosomes, hormones, or skeletons.
New Research Says Birth Month Can Predict ADHD Diagnoses. But So Can Gender.
A new study indicates that teachers and parents may be looking for ADHD in the wrong places—and missing it in others.
To Most People, All-Male Lawmaking Bodies Are Seen as Less Legitimate
Americans are uncomfortable with men making decisions about women's rights.
Rural Voters Remain Reluctant to Vote for Female Candidates
Research finds voters in these heavily Republican areas are less likely to support obscure office-seekers with feminine-sounding names.
Kavanaugh Frequently Interrupted Female Senators on Thursday. That Doesn't Bode Well for His Supreme Court Conduct.
And other takeaways from Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's Thursday hearing.