patriarchy

Science

Science Has Consistently Underestimated Women Because Scientists Are Sexist

In her new book, "Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong," Angela Saini argues that the "sexist baggage" within science has made us—mistakenly—believe women are weaker than men.
Sirin Kale
6.21.17
marriage

Half of Americans Think Women Should Be Required by Law to Take Husband's Name

A 2017 study published in "Gender Issues" seeks to understand why 70 percent of US adults reported in previous research that they believe a married woman should change her name and half said it should be required by law.
Kimberly Lawson
1.27.17
Friday the 13th

How the Patriarchy Stole Friday the 13th from Women and Made It Evil

“Before patriarchal times, Friday the 13th was considered the day of the Goddess. It was considered a day to worship the Divine Feminine that lives in us all and to honor the cycles of creation and death and rebirth.”
Kimberly Lawson
1.13.17
men

Pick-Up Artists Don't Understand What 'Alpha' Even Means—As Evidenced by Wolves

MRAs and pick-up artists love using animal-related tactics to hit on women. We met up with some actual wolves and animal experts to find out exactly how men are wrong about everything, including this.
Bethy Squires
10.27.16
Private Eyes

Female Dicks: A History of Women Detectives Challenging the Patriarchy

Behind every fictional female detective is the story of a subversive woman infiltrating a male-dominated world of mystery, intrigue, and misogyny.
Jonathan Parks-Ramage
10.24.16
Gender

Over Half of Men Don't See Sexism as a Problem—Great, Must Be True Then!

According to a new study by Pew Research Center, men and women don't share the same views on the number of obstacles women face to get ahead. Hmm...
Kimberly Lawson
8.19.16
history

The History of Erasing Women's History

In her BBC documentary and forthcoming book, historian and author Amanda Foreman uncovers the historical precedents that have erased women throughout human civilization.
Bridey Heing
11.5.15
GUIDES

The Broadly Guide to Male Feminism

Male Feminist here, happy to explain our little cause.
Michael Hafford
10.6.15