Surprisingly, this effect was strongest for technology-oriented projects.
For the last six decades, presidents have treated the treasurer position as a low-risk, high-visibility job that promotes the appearance of diversity while rewarding a loyal supporter.
When both mom and dad have jobs, the cultural default is that mom will be the one to take the day off and stay at home.
This summer, a flock of tech companies released numbers on the diversity of their employees. But others have been doing it for years, and little has changed.
Our word-fumbles offer subtle clues about our personalities and intentions.
The field is nearly two-thirds female. Is it because of a lack of better options—or is it, in fact, the best possible option?
How sexism contributes to the cycle of violence between Israelis and Palestinians
The college is about to welcome its most diverse incoming class. But its social scene is still dominated by highly exclusive all-male groups.
It's not just macho Bible thumpers who treasure their Second Amendment rights.
Is it because women are more averse to risk?
For pregnant women taking antidepressants, balancing mental health and fetal health can lead to difficult choices.
A reminder of the challenges low-income women face when they're deployed
The party plans to keep talking about the pay gap and reproductive freedom. But the martial metaphor just isn't working.
In a series of candid video interviews, women talk about self-image, self-judgment, and what it means to love their bodies
Despite its success in developing countries, the female condom has long suffered from a PR problem in the U.S. What would it take to salvage its image?
Writer and activist Feminista Jones talks about street harassment against black women and the #YouOKsis campaign.
Lucy, Under the Skin, and Her seem like strange choices for the star. But maybe there's a reason she keeps picking roles in which she makes part of herself disappear.
A tale of pregnancy, bureaucracy, and an extremely literal instance of corporate personhood
The dull sexual document of our age becomes a lot more interesting once Beyoncé's involved.