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the advantage for female students didn't become apparent until junior or middle school
2014-04-30 05:07:07

A new study from the University of New Brunswick reveals that girls have made higher grades than boys throughout their school careers for nearly a century, despite stereotypes.

2014-04-16 14:06:40

Young people who conform most strongly to norms of masculinity and femininity—the most "feminine" girls and the most "masculine" boys—are significantly more likely than their peers to engage in behaviors that pose cancer risks.

2014-04-08 12:27:39

MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A paper on teenage suicide written by two assistant professors of sociology at the University of Memphis will be published in the field's flagship

2014-04-02 23:30:15

How To Conceive The Gender Of Your Choice book penned by Ashley Spencer is the latest book that teaches women how to greatly influence their baby’s gender regardless of their age.

2014-03-08 23:00:38

Muna Issa - Trustee of The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award - explains why equality is still on the agenda and what part the Duke of Edinburgh Award plays in promoting and extending

2014-03-06 23:26:32

Women with STEM Ph.D.’s are likelier to start their careers in academia, but their male peers get more of the faculty appointments at research institutions, according to a new analysis by the

2014-03-04 16:09:00

A new study finds gender differences in parenting and household labor persist among a group of highly motivated physician-researchers in the early stages of their career.

2014-03-04 13:07:46

In academic circles at least, women tend to cooperate with same-sex individuals of higher or lower rank less often than men do.

2014-02-25 23:22:45

Two Generations Into the Early Feminist Movement, 64% of Women Studied Feel Satisfied with Career Accomplishments with Significant Compromises Made Along the Way Burlingame,

2014-02-19 08:27:03

Online Social Learning Network Adds Author Gloria Feldt to Its Dynamic Platform PHOENIX, Ariz., Feb.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.