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Benefits of Marriage Study Hints at the Horrors of Middle Age
Marriage isn’t the happiness elixir America wants it to be. If anything, it simply distracts us from persisting economic and social injustices that undermine all types of relationships.
Women Prefer Their Husbands to Be the Breadwinners
A new study reveals something decidedly vintage—but encourages us to think about gender in a new, and more nuanced, way.
Gendering #BlackLivesMatter: A Feminist Perspective
Black men are stereotyped as violent, while black women are rendered invisible. Here's why the gendering of black lives matters.
Silencing Women: Inside the National Coalition for Men
By outing rape accusers, the organization is poisoning the dialogue on campus sexual assault.
The NFL, the Military, and Problem With Masculine Institutions
Both the NFL and the U.S. military cultivate and reward a form of hyper-violent masculinity. The consequences of doing so have never been more obvious.
Behind Closed Doors: Rape, Murder, and the Misplaced Confidence of Men
What makes it so hard for some men to question their own assumptions and so easy for them to act boldly and brutally when faced with closed doors?
What's Wrong With Trying to Engineer Your Child's Sexual Orientation?
Or, more specifically, what's wrong with taking a steroid, while you're pregnant, to try to increase the odds that your female fetus will someday grow up to be a straight woman who gives you grandchildren, and not a lesbian daughter more interested in puppies?
Leaning Out: Placing More Emphasis on Life in the Work-Life Balance
By intentionally taking a step back from a career she worked hard to start, Alice Dreger estimates she has cost her family $750,000. Was it worth it?