Search Results: gender
Politics: gender, Hillary Clinton, lazy journalism, sexism · 6 comments
... of course meant Hillary Clinton, which of course meant gender and the American electorate. Michael Krasny launched the topic by ... of talking about actual data gathered on the net effect of gender in Congressional, state, and local elections. The representative from ...
23 Feb 2005: Gender Blogrolls Quick Post
Meta: blogroll, gender · no comments
... group blogs, and a whole bunch of people whose genders I can't remember and/or am unable to figure out. Modulo group blogs, ...
17 Sep 2004: Rhetorical Gatekeeping, Gender, Etc.
Meta, Politics: blogular wanking, feminism, gender, rhetorical tactics · 2 comments
... to all the ignorant yahoos on the internet, and the genderedness thereof: When one is not teaching entry-level courses, when one ... social groups, and I suppose I've strayed from the gender-issue pasture... but that's okay. I've got a dinner date tonight, and ...
2 Dec 2001: gender-bender
Meta: · no comments
Warning: this entry contains medium-strength metababble. I've just noticed that someone in Google-land has given this site a description: A college student records his ramblings, thought experiments, and poetry. College student? Sure. Ramblings? Oh my yes ...
20 Mar 2013: Why Boner Jokes Aren’t Funny (Even When They Are)
Politics, Science: dick jokes, sexual harassment, women in engineering, women in science · 4 comments
... or make silly lewd puns in a way that allows people of all genders and sexual orientations to participate. In my experience, though, ... cultivated queer/feminist/sensitive circles, mixed-gender lewd conversations just never seem to have a comfortable space for ...
26 May 2009: How Gay Marriage Causes Earthquakes
Politics, Whimsy: California ballot propositions, California politics, lgbt, Love waves, marriage · 38 comments
... numbers of same-sex marriages, typically involving a transgendered spouse whose legal gender is or was different from his/her preferred or identified gender, have ...
6 Jan 2009: High Femme and Geekery
Aimless: · 13 comments
... female engineering majors who make a point of displaying gender-normative behaviors like makeup. Fairer Science has a summary of ...
8 Oct 2008: Donors Choose Update: Prizes!
Meta: · 4 comments
... in their creeptastic heteronormative zombie cult of gender roles, rather than simply a commitment between consenting adults. To ...
24 Sep 2008: Carnival of Feminists #65
Aimless: · 9 comments
Welcome to the 65th biweekly showcase of the feminist blogosphere! Here's just a taste of what's inside: Owning privilege is not about feeling ashamed, it is about acknowledging the benefits that one receives without having to work for them. And now today ...
8 Aug 2008: Shirts Belonging to the
Aimless: · 12 comments
... will mostly doom to obscurity... but here are a few of the gender and science things: Someone's started a geek feminism wiki. The entries ...
15 Jul 2008: Sizzle… fo’ Shizzle?
Aimless: · 1 comment
... stuck banging my head against the simplest level of race/gender/etc. analysis available, because it is just that blatant. PS: I ...
5 Jul 2008: Delicious Internet Noms
Links: · 6 comments
... with Mr. Mister: Should I blog about this? It's got some gender in it. Yeah, it's got a lot of gender. It's kind of awful. Attention, Southern California! On November 13 you ...
16 Apr 2008: Women in Science Linky-Post
Links: · 3 comments
... formal labor market, it ultimately brings about greater gender equality; when growth is based on oil and mineral extraction, it ... from entering the labor force and tends to exaggerate gender inequalities." There's also an article in Advances in Geosciences about ...
6 Mar 2008: Repost: Larry Summers, Math, and Violence
Aimless: · 6 comments
... who as a child was given two trucks in an effort at gender-neutral parenting. Yet she treated them almost like dolls, naming one of ...
20 Feb 2008: Delicious Internet Noms
Links: · 4 comments
... - unlike other fields, we do not see large-scale gender fractionation between the master's and Ph.D. As a Ph.D. noncompleter I ...
Links, Politics, Science: blog carnivals, feminism, gender, impostor syndrome, scientiae, sexism, zombies · 15 comments
... on the other hand, wishes that she could stop focusing on gender. Fortunately, there's hope. Lots of people have good working ... Rowan might be able to respond. He admits that gender is a newcomer to his internal landscape, and then tells us not only how ... lives. As an aside, I do wonder sometimes whether that is gendered– why am I not as happy and proud about my paper citations as I ...
3 Oct 2007: November Scientiae Call for Posts
Politics, Science: blog carnivals, scientiae · 3 comments
... Is it helpful, or harmful, or a mix of both? Has your gender influenced the stories you tell yourself about what you are doing, and why it is important? What about the gender of the person you are talking to or thinking about? Do you have a little ...
25 Sep 2007: Geek Ink
Science, Whimsy: diffusion, equations, tattoos · 5 comments
... a chat log below the cut. It also brings up an important gender issue. Okay, fine, I'm just posting chat logs because I haven't been ...
Human Fuzzies, Politics, Science: feminism, feminisms, history, psychology, racism, rape, sexism, trashy novels, white studies · 3 comments
... interesting things about science and society and race and gender, but I think it's time to admit that it just ain't gonna happen. So I'll ... against female scientists, and the influence of gender and gender stereotypes on the form and content of scientific inquiry ...
1 Jul 2007: Leaving the Ivory Tower
Human Fuzzies, Politics, Science: academia, book reviews, grad school, Phi Delta Qoppa · 3 comments
... are essential. Lovitts doesn't really focus her study on gender, race, class, or sexual orientation, but she briefly invokes community ...
13 Jun 2007: Leaking From the Pipeline (Again)
Personal, Politics, Science: academia, grad school, life as a leak, Phi Delta Qoppa · 14 comments
... that this is largely mediated by self-confidence, which is gendered both in terms of who has it and in terms of how it is perceived by ...
Politics, Science: blog carnivals, peer review, scientiae, sexism · 5 comments
... to talk about, that the reviewer was thinking about her gender the entire time he was writing the rest of the review and was too ... your proposal a fair shake because of your ethnicity or gender or institutional affiliation or you're not using the lab technique he ...
13 Mar 2007: Science as Culture, and Cultural Depictions Thereof
Politics, Science: science in pop culture, white supremacist capitalist patriarchy · 9 comments
... that had either an identifiable race, an identifiable gender, or both, as of last night, we had: 1 person of color of indeterminate gender 1 man of indeterminate race 3 women of indeterminate race 4 men of ...
3 Mar 2007: Belated Carnival Post
Politics, Science: academia, anti-racism, blog carnivals, feminism, gender, grad school, scientiae · 17 comments
... reality the issues I have the most difficulty with are not gender-specific at all. As an undergrad, I never thought my problems were gendered at all; now that I look back on my experience, with the clarity of ...
11 Sep 2006: TA Training for Berzerkelers
Teaching: blog carnivals, grad school, teacher training · 6 comments
... is a sign in the lobby of the lecture hall that says "[gendered bathroom symbol] [arrow]" and Berkeley students are smart enough to ...
Links, Science: Bay Area geology, blog carnivals, gender, patents, work vs. family · no comments
... Thursby, an economist at nearby Georgia Tech, studied the gender difference in disclosures, the paperwork that is filed with the ... without children patent at the same rate as men. So the gender gap is really a gap between women with children, and everyone ...
8 Aug 2006: My Identity is a List of Links
Links, Politics, Science: angst, anti-racism, porous media, sexism, white studies · 15 comments
... in an offensive way; when a transwoman denies the gender she was assigned at birth ... well, some people ...
3 Aug 2006: Truth, Justice, and the Academic Way
Politics, Science: academia, gender, rhetorical tactics, scientific culture · 32 comments
... of sexist discrimination so that discussions of spicy gendered brains, while interesting, are not crucial to political advocacy. I ... (which may or may not bring us all the way to 50/50 gender ratio). Sex differences in the brain can take care of themselves, ending ...
2 Aug 2006: Shorter Responses to Ben Barres
Politics: academia, gender, sexism, snark, women in science · 12 comments
... here, for those of you who don't subscribe to Nature) on gender discrimination in science. They're great! Steven Pinker: To say ... roots. But I also believe in some biological basis for gender, so please don't discount my opinions as those of a crazy ...
19 Jul 2006: I Read Wifework So You Don’t Have To
Human Fuzzies, Politics: book reviews, feminism, gender, marriage, sexism · 7 comments
... they make it really difficult, especially from a gender-equity perspective!), what marriage is good for anyway (kids), or why ...
15 Jul 2006: Call for Interviewees: Women in STEMM
Politics, Science: women in science · 29 comments
... contributing to this, including subtle and not-so-subtle gender bias that begins in childhood and continues throughout a STEMM career; ... in STEMM. The book also looks at what the studies of gender and intelligence really say about possible genetic influences on ...
10 Jul 2006: Sunday, Day of Links
Human Fuzzies, Links, Politics, Science: fascist police states, Joseph Campbell, science studies · 2 comments
... and women's experiences are hardly strictly divided along gender lines, the stories that epitomize girlhood in our culture, like girl's ...
18 Apr 2006: There Goes $14,000
Politics: academia, money, sexism · 14 comments
... a selection of data from this report on the gender pay gap in academia: Academic DisciplineWomenMenN WomenMenFemale ...
13 Mar 2006: The Rhetoric of Patriarchy
Human Fuzzies, Politics: feminism, patriarchy, rhetorical tactics, words · no comments
... as a parallel system to capitalism: a system of sex/gender oppression that operates according to its own rules, which are at least ... "something which operates according to universal laws of gender oppression" they are quite justified in staring at you as if you are ...
14 Feb 2006: You Say Patriarchy, I Say Pahtriarchy
Politics: feminisms, patriarchy, rhetorical nit-picking · 4 comments
... society will have some systematic ways to deal with sex, gender, and babies. Such a system may be sexually egalitarian, at least in theory, or it may be 'gender stratified,' as seems to be the case for most or all of the known ...
7 Feb 2006: Oh Look, the “Jobs for Men” Section
Personal, Politics: advertising, sexism · no comments
... been turning the stairwells of my building into gender-segregated classifieds. The poster on the avant garde of the Jobs for ... soon for my 80% male engineering class. Today's just a bad gender day. **There were token testimonials from saleswomen on the site, but ...
19 Jan 2006: Go Grey Lady Go!
Politics, Science: evolutionary psychology, lazy journalism · 2 comments
... research suggests. Both leads highlight the gender differences found in the study, which, whatever - gender disparities uncovered by such studies are often greatly exaggerated*, ...
4 Jan 2006: The Privileged Huff
Politics: defensiveness, racism, white studies · 4 comments
... racial othering operates in this country - as opposed to gender-based othering - and shit: if that's how it feels I've got some ... dude! Without being made to feel a member of one's race/gender/etc. first, and an individual second, one never quite learns how to ...
22 Dec 2005: All I Haven’t Said
Links, Personal, Politics, Teaching: ambition, Caltech, death penalty, liberty, white studies · 3 comments
... By now, I should know better. There is, of course, a genderedness thereof, which Pavese gets into in more detail. But I think more ...
14 Nov 2005: Eaten the First Time
Links: anti-racism, Barack Obama, blog carnivals, new holiday, pirates, student parents, women in science, work vs. family · 1 comment
... Other than, y'know, the obvious reasons, I mean. Two: Gender The discussion at Cosmic Variance about the mismatch between fertility ...
21 Sep 2005: Balancing Work and Family: Just Use Your Penis
Politics: lazy journalism, lifestyles of the privileged minority, sexism, work vs. family · 2 comments
... that is not at all merely applauding the reinforcement of gender norms: "My mother's always told me you can't be the best career woman ...
13 Aug 2005: Fookin’ Marketing
Personal, Politics: i hate everything, magazines, sexism · 1 comment
... Magazine racks in airport magazine shops. They're so gendered! Aagh! The worst bit is when the women's is labeled "women's" and ...
3 Aug 2005: Travelogue! Days 0-3
Personal: photoblog · 5 comments
... around the hostel included Conservative Women Pressure for Gender Equality and Whaling Still Banned, which seems to be the Icelandic ...
16 Jun 2005: Garbage Day
Links, Politics, Science: Caltech, classism, Dianne Feinstein, earthquakes, feminism, flag-burning, rape, welfare · 4 comments
... completely degenerate into trollishness. Also, class and gender divisions in the welfare system. Two Dammit, Dianne Feinstein, why do ...
Personal, Politics: advertising, craigslist, feminism, feminisms, racism, sexism, the Ur-Oppression, torture · 6 comments
... that torture, capital punishment, sexual repression, gender inequality, are not part of the progressive agenda. Look, if we can't ...
3 Jun 2005: Feminist Web Notes
Links, Politics: feminism, rhetorical tactics, the Pussy Oversoul · no comments
Long (and old, but I'm cleaning out the blog folder today) but good discussion at Alas, A Blog about rape and the oh-so-tremendous power wielded by we gatekeepers to the Pussy Oversoul: parts 1, 2, and 3. But it's best encapsulated by this comment from Sam ...
26 May 2005: Friday Frittering: Last Day at Work Edition
Human Fuzzies, Whimsy: candy, chocolate, feminism, gender, girlhood, quizzes, search requests · 6 comments
... have her read it. And, well, I couldn't think of one. Gender non-essentialist that I am, I'm not sure there are articulable reasons ...
5 May 2005: Friday Random Ten-and-Seven
Whimsy: Friday random ten, search requests · 6 comments
... ingredient food canned slugs supermarket packaging gender -hispanic -pacific -islands -plastic -pizza -crackers -sports -drinks ...
26 Apr 2005: Assorted Mysticisms
Human Fuzzies, Links, Politics: nutrition, sin, trilobites · 7 comments
... needed charts of domestic violence rates broken down by gender, Alas, A Blog is the place to go. Liberalism (with respect to domestic ...
25 Apr 2005: Feminisms
Politics: feminism, feminisms, ideological boundary police · 7 comments
... pieces of dogma in my feminist tent: Society deals with gender in a way that, on balance, harms women. This is a problem that must be ...
18 Apr 2005: Reading Material
Links: anger, environmentalism, gender, kittens, motherhood, pharmacists, theology · 12 comments
... to be Happy Smiling People constantly by virtue of their gender but also by virtue of their glorious state, the role of mother, which is ...
27 Feb 2005: Three Parts
Links, Personal: gender, grad school, memes, nudity, sexual tension · 16 comments
... to apply to women, or same-sex ogling, or whatever other genders and sexualities you've been streaking campus with lately. The point is, ...
17 Feb 2005: Initiative
Politics: dating, feminism, gender, rape · 3 comments
... here, with the practice of telling women that traditional gender roles will keep us safe(r). While there are differences in the truth ... But if she does feel safe, and still lets things slide on gender-role autopilot? Her leg hairs should be twitching. I've drifted from ...
24 Jan 2005: We’re All Molluscan Pornographers Here
Links, Science: blogular wanking, molluscs · no comments
... links to Apostropher's coverage of graphic cuttlefish gender-bending with the observation that "I thought peddling molluscan sex acts ...
17 Jan 2005: The Daily Day: MLK Edition
Personal, Politics: colds, Larry Summers, Martin Luther King Jr., mathematics, nurturing, sexism · 4 comments
... who as a child was given two trucks in an effort at gender-neutral parenting. Yet she treated them almost like dolls, naming one of ...
10 Jan 2005: The Sheep Are Still Scared
Politics: gender, sexism · 2 comments
... feminine, and for preferring certain traditional gender roles. Indeed, I feel like I have been, in some ways, ideologically ... Why conceptualize sexual preference as a component of gender, when it's just as easy to think of gender as a component of sexual preference? Contrariwise, this is an utterly ...
6 Dec 2004: An N Things Post: N=2, Politics
Links, Politics: gender, US party politics, USDA · no comments
... the war seems far away and economy too far out of control. Gender issues and family issues are things that are part of every person's ... of equality. We don't speak the essential language of gender and we get our asses kicked repeatedly. Not much to say other than ...
21 Jul 2004: On Third
Links, Meta: · no comments
... and to an intruiguing but insufficient extent the genderedness thereof, happening over at leuschke.org. Me, I rather enjoy not ...
24 Feb 2004: Petty Consumer Activism
Politics: advertising, Food and Drug Administration, funny, open letters, sexism, soup · 6 comments
... meals in the supermarket that contain no gratuitous gender stereotypes at all (how do they ever create brand recognition without ... McMoots Infinite Crusader for Justice and the Blurred Gender Roles more Appropriate to the Subject of an Andy Warhol Painting, and ...
8 Apr 2002: gotta pee
Personal: bathroom etiquette, gender · 16 comments
... the guys who do this, too; maybe it's an extension of that gender-skewed public restroom code that they like to make cheap jokes with on ...
6 Mar 2002: Someone’s a Commercial Whore
Meta: · 4 comments
... first, but really, it's no less arbitrary than grammatical gender. In fact, the distinction between "computer program" and "human" maps ...
Politics: California ballot propositions, Green party · 1 comment
... are just a chance for me to spend other people's money, engendering that warm fuzzy feeling only hard liquor can beat. It's too bad they ...
18 Feb 2002: Guerilla Feminism
Politics: feminism, gender, sexism, stereotypes · no comments
... twist the minds of innocent young boys away from healthy gender-bending behavior? I didn't think so. Piqued, I pulled the offensive ... the blank side facing out. I'm not prepared to combat the gender-based toy industry - in fact, I'll even concede that on average, girls ...
12 Feb 2002: Haul, boys, Haul!
Politics: · 1 comment
... a slight tangent, I've also been wondering what role gender is playing in my existential angst. The registrar's office put out some ...
9 Dec 2001: side couples square through
Personal: agnosticism, atheism, cookies, dancing, julefrokost, monkeys, religion, religious conversion, religious preferences, square dancing, unitarian church · 1 comment
... my existing notions of what any proper God should be like: genderless, almost entirely featureless, impossible to alienate. I locate a ... a heartfelt belief in modesty, sobriety and traditional gender roles - what happens to my inner hairy-legged feminist? I can't picture ...
23 Nov 2001: synchronizing
Human Fuzzies, Personal: · no comments
... is associated with lonely older women. How has this gender association shaped the evolution of the two genres, particularly with ...
18 Sep 2001: Those of you who are
Politics: · no comments
... intersexed, trans*, or otherwise in a never-never land of gendered language may skip out on the following exercise. The rest of you must ... use "females" in some odd contexts lately. Contexts of gender rather than sex, where I would almost always use "women." (NB! I'm a ...
16 Jul 2001: mistaken identity
Meta, Politics: · no comments
... a new, more baby-riffic house. Though I've dimly noted the gender divisions at family gatherings before, it never really made an impact on ...