Girls are saying "let it go" to princess costumes in favor of superheroes.

Kids Ditch Princess Costumes in Favor of Superheroes This Halloween

For the first time in over a decade, princesses falter on the charts

Iggy Pop Life Class by Jeremy Deller

Iggy Pop Bares More Than Abs in New Art Exhibition About Masculinity

Punk meets pencil in an art show that examines the portrayal of masculinity throughout the centuries

Landmark Settlement Seeks to Address Decades of Harassment Faced by Female Mounties

The historic apology to women in the Royal Canadian Mounted Police comes with steps to prevent future abuse

The subtle and nuanced female form, as captured by Georgia O'Keeffe.

The Quest to Build the First Robotic Vagina

Your reproductive tract is a biological miracle, and researchers are trying to recreate it

Scenes from the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Olympics.

The Rise of the Modern Sportswoman

Women have long fought against the assumption that they are weaker than men, and the battle isn’t over yet

Girls get taught simple circuits, but how they decorate their robots is up to them.

Robotics Can Get Girls Into STEM, but Some Still Need Convincing

The lack of women leaders in STEM creates “a catch-22 death spiral.” Robotics teams try to change that

Self-Portrait by Romaine Brooks, 1923

The World Is Finally Ready to Understand Romaine Brooks

An early 20th-century artist, Brooks was long marginalized, her work overlooked, in part because of her fluid sexual and gender identity

Transgender People Can Now Serve Openly in the U.S. Military

One of the last restrictions on who can serve in the military has been removed

A memorial in solidarity with the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando in front of Montreal's St. James United Church.

LGBT People Are the Targets of More Hate Crimes Than Any Other Minority

Hate crimes against LGBT people are far from rare

How sleepy you are may depend on a number of factors, including age and where in the world you live.

Smartphone Study Uncovers Why So Much of the World is Short on Sleep

Age, gender and nationality impact how much we sleep, and social pressures rob many of needed rest

Women are still rare behind the camera.

The National Film Board of Canada Will Give 50 Percent of Its Production Budget to Women

The agency thinks it can achieve full gender parity in just three years

After this traditional Japanese wedding ceremony, the bride is required to take her new husband’s surname

In Japan, Couples Are Still Legally Required to Have the Same Surname

The Supreme Court upheld a century-old law that was challenged by equal rights activitsts

Male or female? Turns out there's no distinction.

There’s No Such Thing as a Male or Female Brain

When it comes to sex traits, brains are consistently inconsistent

After Two Years On the Job, Women’s Confidence Plummets

New research shows dropping levels of ambition and confidence for mid-career women

Emperor Justinian of the Byzantine and Empress Theodora could almost switch robes in this print

Gender-Neutral Clothes Are Trendy, But Not New — Humans Dressed Similarly for Centuries

Fashion with distinct looks for men and women is a relatively recent, Western-centric phenomenon

Men and Women See Things Differently (No, Literally)

Color perception may actually have something to do with gender

Electoral documents being prepared for voters

Half of All Local Council Positions in France Will Be Held by Women

Joint tickets with men and women running together will lead to councils balanced by gender

Members of the Xhosa tribe, like the young initiates seen here in Khayelitsha, are among the South African groups that practice ritual circumcision. The affiliation of the young man who received a transplant is not known.

The Trickiest Part of a Penis Transplant? Finding a Donor

The doctors who announced the first successful procedure last week had a particularly difficult time finding willing organ donors

Neanderthals Divvied Up Chores by Sex

New research on Neanderthal teeth shows differing gender roles

Teachers Give Lower Math Scores to Girls

Teachers’ unconscious beliefs in the aptitude of boys over girls come out when grading math tests

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