News tagged with gender identity

Dispelling the myth of gay affluence

(Phys.org) —As poverty rates for virtually every demographic group increased during the recent recession, lesbian, gay and bisexual Americans are more likely to be poor than heterosexual people, according ...

Jun 20, 2013
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'Trans-parency' in the workplace

Transsexual individuals who identify themselves as such in the workplace are more likely to have greater satisfaction and commitment to their job than transsexuals who do not, according to a new study from Rice University ...

Nov 17, 2011
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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 ...

Sep 13, 2010
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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 ...

Mar 18, 2010
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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 ...

Feb 03, 2010
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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 ...

Nov 18, 2009
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