Post Tagged with: "gender bias"

Six Ways To Convey Your Preferred Gender Pronoun On Job Applications

Six Ways To Convey Your Preferred Gender Pronoun On Job Applications

By AnnaMarie Houlis for Fairygodboss Gender is a non-binary spectrum, which means that none of us should be relegated to just “male” or “female.” Many of us choose to identify […]

April 18, 2018 ×
Should Women/Girls In STEM Gender Equality Initiatives Be Addressing Sexual Harassment Issues?

Should Women/Girls In STEM Gender Equality Initiatives Be Addressing Sexual Harassment Issues?

How do we engage more girls and women in the STEM world? It is a question, and a topic, we have covered multiple times on our site, along with promoting […]

May 4, 2017 ×
Mila Kunis Refuses To Stand By While Hollywood Continues To Undervalue The Work Of Women

Mila Kunis Refuses To Stand By While Hollywood Continues To Undervalue The Work Of Women

There is a growing momentum of women in Hollywood, A-list actresses, speaking out and candidly sharing their experiences of blatant sexism. One of the most common problems is unequal pay, […]

December 12, 2016 ×
3 Subtle Signs Of Sexism In The Workplace And 3 Effective Ways To Combat Them

3 Subtle Signs Of Sexism In The Workplace And 3 Effective Ways To Combat Them

By Liz Greene While we’ve certainly come a long way in the past century, the majority of offices are still hotbeds of sexism. There’s still a sizable pay gap, parental […]

September 14, 2016 ×
Every Movie Featured In Michael Moore’s Traverse City Film Festival Was Directed By A Woman

Every Movie Featured In Michael Moore’s Traverse City Film Festival Was Directed By A Woman

Status quo, meet your match: Michael Moore. The award winning filmmaker and his Traverse City Film Festival which just took place form July 26-31, just did something that no other […]

August 4, 2016 ×
This Book Series Is Inspiring Girls To Be Rebels & Badasses Instead Of Princesses Or Beauty Queens

This Book Series Is Inspiring Girls To Be Rebels & Badasses Instead Of Princesses Or Beauty Queens

By now you are probably familiar with our view on the Disney Princess phenomenon. With multiple articles posted on our site about how the notion of aspiring to marriage and […]

April 27, 2016 ×
Patricia Arquette Joins Campaign To Change Hollywood’s “Stone Age” Gender Bias

Patricia Arquette Joins Campaign To Change Hollywood’s “Stone Age” Gender Bias

In 2015, during her Oscars acceptance speech for her role as a Supporting Actress in the film ‘Boyhood’, Patricia Arquette unapologetically championed the need for equal pay in the industry, […]

April 27, 2016 ×
“The 4%” – The Docu-Series Exposing Hollywood’s Gender Problem Behind The Camera

“The 4%” – The Docu-Series Exposing Hollywood’s Gender Problem Behind The Camera

You may have noticed the numerous articles we post about the gender imbalance in Hollywood. Whether it be the industry’s reluctance to green light more female-driven stories (thankfully with the […]

April 21, 2016 ×
‘Women Also Know Stuff’ –  A Site Created To Prevent Bias Against Female Poli-Sci Academics

‘Women Also Know Stuff’ – A Site Created To Prevent Bias Against Female Poli-Sci Academics

In a bid to create greater visibility among women in the academic field a group of genius females have created a website and database listing women who are experts in […]

February 24, 2016 ×
How Technology Has Changed The Healthcare Industry For Women

How Technology Has Changed The Healthcare Industry For Women

By Samantha Rivers Technology is changing healthcare for many groups. Moms of babies in the NICU can now use video conferencing technology to check up on their babies when they […]

January 28, 2016 ×
This Crowd-Funding Campaign Perfectly Illustrates The Gender Bias Female Filmmakers Face

This Crowd-Funding Campaign Perfectly Illustrates The Gender Bias Female Filmmakers Face

If you’re at all concerned about the way female filmmakers are treated or represented in the film industry, you probably already know about the current ACLU investigation that is happening […]

December 2, 2015 ×
The EEOC Joins The Investigation Into Hollywood’s Discrimination Toward Female Directors

The EEOC Joins The Investigation Into Hollywood’s Discrimination Toward Female Directors

Back in May this year, the American Civil Liberties Union launched what we think is going to be the most important investigation in Hollywood. After years of noise being made […]

October 14, 2015 ×
This Mom Created A Line Of Suits For Girls As An Alternative To The Princess Epidemic

This Mom Created A Line Of Suits For Girls As An Alternative To The Princess Epidemic

For years gender norms have dictated what women are and aren’t supposed to wear, as well as men. There used to be a time when a woman wearing long pants […]

August 26, 2015 ×
Female Surgeons Around The World Unite in Solidarity With #ILookLikeASurgeon Movement

Female Surgeons Around The World Unite in Solidarity With #ILookLikeASurgeon Movement

We love women who start movements! Especially the type that seek to break down gender barriers and stereotypes. You may remember Isis Anchalee, the San Fran software engineer who started […]

August 25, 2015 ×
How Directing ‘House Of Cards’ Made Robin Wright Recognize Hollywood’s Gender Problem

How Directing ‘House Of Cards’ Made Robin Wright Recognize Hollywood’s Gender Problem

She plays one of the iciest, calculating and dangerous characters on TV, but actress Robin Wright’s Claire Underwood on ‘House of Cards’ couldn’t be further from who this bombshell is […]

August 19, 2015 ×