Harriet Tubman Won't Be Featured on the $20 Bill Just Yet. Here's a Look at Currencies That Already Feature Women.
While the U.S. features mainly white men, many countries highlight a more diverse range of people on their currencies.
American Museum Collections Are Overwhelmingly White and Male
An analysis of the artists represented in the permanent collections of America's major art museums finds three-quarters of them are white men.
Gerber's New Spokesbaby Has Down Syndrome. So What?
Commercial images of cute white babies with Down syndrome aren't revolutionary anymore.
The Importance of Female Role Models in the Classroom
A recent study finds that female students are more likely to enroll in an upper-level economics class if they have encountered successful women role models in that field.
'Proud Mary' and the Pressure on Black Audiences to Support Black Movies
Analyzing the persistent pressure on black audiences to root for products that aren't always very good.
Redheaded Emoji May Finally Be Coming to the Internet
The introduction of redheaded emojis as draft candidates comes as a victory for gingers who have campaigned for representation in emoji for years.
The Author Remixing Narrative Tropes to Improve Representation in Sci-Fi and Fantasy
In her latest series, Seanan McGuire foregrounds young children who have just returned from magical worlds—and happen to be predominantly girls.
Fetishizing All the Pretty Congressional Districts
Creating nice-looking congressional districts can often undermine their far more important political qualities—but that hasn't stopped people from trying.
Senators From Both Parties Do a Fine Job of Kowtowing to the Wealthy
It's not news that money buys influence in Washington, D.C. New research suggests that's pretty much a default position the better-off earn by just being better-off.