Pornography Enthusiasts Are Less Misogynistic Than the Average American Man
New research finds that attendees at an adult expo are more likely to respect working mothers.
Country Hits Increasingly Objectify Women and Glorify Whiteness
New research finds that country hits in recent years show an increased emphasis on short-term sexual conquest—and on the celebration of whiteness.
Men Are Judged Based on Their Potential; Women Are Judged Based on Their Past Performance
"By not fully recognizing leadership potential in female candidates, organizations are inhibiting the prospects of half of their talent."
Meet the Suffragette So Radical She Was Written Out of the History Books
A new biography sheds light on the suffragette movement's attempts to cover up its own more radical past.
Meet Letitia Elizabeth Landon, the 'Female Byron' Who Shocked British Readers 200 Years Ago
Lucasta Miller's new biography of the poet celebrates her literary triumphs while casting a skeptical eye on the society that rejected her.
How Men's Rights Groups Use the Rhetoric of 'Equality' to Punish Women
True justice is served by fixing institutions and policies—not by making policy equally harmful to all genders.
Witty Women Are Less Likely to Get Promoted Than Men
A new report finds that using humor in the workplace raises the status of male employees but has the opposite effect for women.
Let's Stop Using the Veneer of Feminism to Excuse Unacceptable Behavior
Cries of sexism around criticisms of Senator Amy Klobuchar's abusive management style are tired and misguided. We need to talk about this in a smarter way.
Using Terms Like 'Mother Nature' Can Get People to Be More Green
Chinese researchers find anthropomorphizing nature as a woman spurs pro-environment behavior.
Fixing Sexism at the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
A sexist remark at a recent meeting prompted some soul-searching among the world's top climate scientists. How can they prevent women's expertise from being excluded?
The Edit, Episode #11: A Conversation About Addressing Misogyny in Nerd Culture
On the latest episode of Pacific Standard's podcast about how our stories are made, we talk with contributing editor Peter C. Baker and documentary filmmaker Yu Gu.