You can’t expect rookies to enter the big leagues without having to pay proper dues. What is less expected is seeing a professional pitcher strapped to a bright pink backpack adorned with unicorns and polka dots. (via New York Times)
JCPenney has just pulled an offensive t-shirt from its website after social-media backlash. Aimed for girls ages 7 to 16, the shirt reads “I’m too pretty to do homework so my brother has to do it for me.” Uh, seriously?
When it comes to the sexualization of young girls, France keeps stirring controversy.
Despite years of a coordinated advertising and branding campaign, a new study shows that use of the color pink doesn’t work so well for awareness of and fundraising for women’s issues like breast cancer.
It’s an age-old problem: Positive female cartoon characters are rare, and even if they are presented as likeable heroines central to the plot, their bodies are unattainable (She-Ra) or spilling out of seashell cups (Ariel).
At the Egalia preschool in Sweden students aren’t referred to as a “him” or a “her.”
Ladies, are you feeling bad about those extra five pounds? This might just make you feel worse. (Sorry!)
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Scandinavia is no stranger to gender equality in the boardroom. But now Danish brewer Carlsberg is putting the ale into female with its new gender neutral beer.
In this day and age, women and men are considered equals in many parts of the world. But a small town in Argentina is proving that this isn’t always the case.
Shocker alert: The Boy Scouts and the Girl Scouts are a bit archaic when it comes to gender stereotypes.
Four women and one man are fighting a 19th century law that effectively prevents Japanese women from keeping their birth names post-marriage.