Women Engineers On Sexism, Diversity And Inclusion In Silicon Valley

June 20, 2017 by

Gender inequality in the tech sector remains a very real issue. In 1980 only 5 percent of engineers in the United States were women. Today, that number is only at 12 percent (source: American Association of University Women). And while the gap is significant, there’s an even larger divide when looking at the demographics of ... [Read More]

Watch: They Finally Made A Handmaid’s Tale For Men (It’s A Parody)

June 15, 2017 by

"I was asleep before. When they didn’t date us because of feminism, we didn’t wake up. They ruined Ghostbusters, and we didn’t wake up then either. And when they were being shrill bitches 24-7, we didn’t wake up. And now we are Handmen." Now, only on dudehulu, The Handman’s Tale is the story of Manfred, "a man just trying to survive in a world under the harsh rule ... [Read More]

“Because I Moved 5 Shirts”… Portrait Of An Unexpected Twitter Storm

June 15, 2017 by

By Katie Hinde - Woooo buddy, it’s been quite the 34 hours. Sunday night I was looking for super hero t-shirts in the “girls” section at a Big Box Store, not finding them, and then unwittingly jumped down a rabbit hole. From the home, to the classroom, to the store, our culture reinforces limitations on children due to their sex/gender. As a scientist who works on inclusivity in academia and ... [Read More]

Audience At All-Women Screening Of Wonder Woman Gets Absurd, Un-Wonder-Filled Goody Bag

June 15, 2017 by

So you’re invited to an all-women screening of Wonder Woman. The credits roll and you’re feeling inspired, fired-up, and ready to take on the world, Amazon-style. Then, on your way out of the theater, you’re handed a thank-you-for-watching-this-empowering-movie-with-us goody bag. Awesome, right? Nope... not if it's the bag ... [Read More]

#LetHerSpeak: Audience Member Calls Out Moderator Who Kept Interrupting And Mansplaining The One Female Panelist

June 14, 2017 by

You know the story, it starts with a panel of five men and one woman… you get where we are going with this? But wait, there’s a different ending. Last week, at the annual World Science Festival in New York there was a panel called “Pondering the Imponderables: ... [Read More]

Women’s Magazine Posts Meme That Makes A Crack About The Economics Of Raising Girls… Social Media Reacts

June 5, 2017 by

A self-described “trusted friend” to the over 5,000,000 women who read it, Redbook seems to have traveled back to 1903, the year in which the iconic women’s magazine was first published. In a bizarre attempt at humor, they posted this video clip to ... [Read More]

Man Throws Tantrum Over Women-Only ‘Wonder Woman’ Screenings, Austin Mayor Pens Brilliant Response

June 1, 2017 by

Steve Adler, the Mayor of Austin, TX, received an email on May 26th from a man named Richard A. Ameduri. Outraged by a local movie theater’s decision to offer a few women-only screenings of ‘Wonder Woman’, Ameduri’s ignorance-fueled ... [Read More]

Watch Emma Stone As Billie Jean King In Trailer For ‘Battle Of The Sexes’ Biopic

May 17, 2017 by

On September 20, 1973, tennis champion Billie Jean King (age 29 then) defeated self-proclaimed male chauvinist Bobby “No-Broad-Can-Beat-Me” Riggs in the “Battle Of The Sexes” tennis match. More than 50 million Americans tuned in to watch, making it the most viewed U.S. tennis match of all time. More importantly, ... [Read More]