News tagged with gender identity

Female marine snails trick amorous males

Sexual conflict is not only a human phenomenon. Swedish scientists at the University of Gothenburg have shown that females of the rough periwinkle conceal their gender identity in order to avoid excessive copulation.

dateSep 13, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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Cat-calls are detrimental to everyone

For every woman who is a direct target of sexism, there are others who witness the event and are also affected. The actions of one sexist man affect how female bystanders feel and behave towards men in general. Stephenie ...

dateMar 18, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Back to work policies need gender awareness

UK programmes designed to help the unemployed get back to work and support young parents are losing impact because they are not designed with the participants' gender in mind. Men as well as women can lose out as a result ...

dateFeb 03, 2010 in Social Sciences
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What's eating the breadwinners?

Control, independence, ambition, pressure, worry, guilt and resentment are all experienced by female breadwinners, according to Dr. Rebecca Meisenbach from the University of Missouri in Columbia, USA. Dr. Meisenbach explored ...

dateNov 18, 2009 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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