- I’m Loud (And Not Funny) (July 4, 2011)
Self-censorship of women, how women are expected to be seen and not heard in society and academia.
- Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders? (August 22, 2013)
Hubris (in the form of charisma) is viewed as competence in men, while women tend to fall by the wayside due to being perceived as less charismatic (and thus less competent).
- Missing From Science Class (December 10, 2013)
Editorial; attributes the glaring lack of women and minorities in certain fields to lack of opportunities for education, lack of role models, and an unforgiving workplaces/school atmosphere.
- Tick Tock: Love or Learning?
How academia is very unfriendly for women academics: the conflicts of the biological clock and tenure.
- This is what a feminist professor looks like (August 17, 2013)
Black women have a magnified need to dress professionally in order to be taken seriously, due to deeply harbored stigmas that surround them.
- Americans have Little Faith in Colleges to handle Sexual Assault Cases (February 6, 2014)
With crime statistics going unreported in order to protect the University’s reputation, an increasing amount of individuals call for greater awareness and better control over sexual assault incidents.
- The Gender Spectrum (August 19, 2013)
Gender expression is fluid - it is often a continual process instead of a fixed state.
- Why Solidarity Is Bullshit (August 16, 2013)
White feminists often marginalize Women of Color by saying they speak for WOC, but ignore problems unique to WOC.
- Good News: Black Women Enroll in College More Than Any Race and Gender (June 5, 2013)
Nearly 1 in 10 African-American women are enrolled in college according to a 2011 survey, the first group to surpass Asian Males, which may help quash current negative stereotypes about African American women and educational ability.
- Most Women Working Today Will Not See Equal Pay Within Their Working Lifetimes (September 18, 2013)
US Census Bureau projects the wage gap between men and women in the US will not close until 2058.
- When Leaning In Doesn’t Pay Off (August 10, 2013)
Women who achieve high-ranking jobs do not have as high an intrinsic payoff as men do (men report they feel like they have more influence and autonomy, for example).
- Climate Change (July 21, 2013)
How to make one’s department (in this case, physics) more inclusive and safe for LGBTQ academics.
- Women’s Free Speech is Under Attack (August 13, 2013)
Heckling is prevalent now and is drowning out women’s voices in a wave of sexually demeaning screams.
- What Makes a Latina? (July 22, 2013)
A third-generation Mexican-American woman emphasizes how her dress and mannerisms do not affect her heritage and identity.
- I’m Not Your Pretty Little Lotus Flower (July 21, 2013)
Explanation on exotification, especially in Asian/Asian American women.
- Amerherst, Vanderbilt Accused of Botching Sexual Assault Complaints (November 14, 2013)
Two schools were under fire for downplaying and ignoring sexual assault cases on campus, which goes deeper into the unfriendly environment of higher education.