Men's Health "and" or "vs" Women's Health?

The Edge for Scholars

Advocating for men’s health is not an effort to take attention and resources from women’s health. In fact, men and women benefit from the incorporation of gender into …

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Twitter's Scientists Share The Most Awful Sexist Things They Have Experienced

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Gina Baucom has been a long time fly in the ointment of horrible behavior in academia. Today she asked her tweeps to help her with an upcoming presentation by sharing …

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Females in Basic Sciences Get Seriously Screwed in Startup Packages. Knowledge is Power, So Plan Your Ask Accordingly.

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

As people begin developing their applications for fall job listings, be keenly aware that there are huge gender gaps in how much money women get in their start up packages. …

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When Polite Isn't Going to Cut It: Calling Out Everyday Sexism at Conferences

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

What do you do when you are at an academic meeting and see the only woman on a panel not being given a chance to speak? If you're Marilee Talkington, …

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An Unexpected Career in Sex and Gender Biology

Dawn Newcomb, PhD

I transitioned to studying how sex hormones drive inflammation. That’s unusual, but it shouldn’t be.

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Queer Science Stories Needed 🌈

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Are you an LGBTQI scientist and a great writer? We need you! In June we are hosting blogs to celebrate Pride Month and your story matters! The more personal we …

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No Advances in the Last Decade in Closing the STEM Gender Gap

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

As the total numbers of science doctorates awarded nearly double, the percent of women obtaining these degrees is unchanged after a decade of 'reform' and awareness.

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When anti-harassment policies are designed to fail

Angie NMNH

At so many institutions, the policies ostensibly meant to protect us are actually meant to keep us silent and afraid.

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Criticism of Donald Trump has become a get-out-of-jail-free card for sexist and cowardly academics

Angie NMNH

The scientific community has unwittingly allowed Trump to lower the bar for acceptable conduct.

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Reflecting on the Values I was Raised With

Allison Mayle, PhD

In the past week or so, I’ve been reflecting a lot on how I was “taught” to be a woman in our society, and how that relates to being …

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