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These female hummingbirds don flashy male feathers to avoid unwanted harassment
Better meals and less harassment are perks for females who take on more flashy, masculine coloring.
How to use science to talk to kids about gender
The conversations should start before young minds set stereotypes.
Women are more likely to take COVID-19 guidelines seriously
The global pandemic response has been gendered in multiple ways.
What we can learn from Scotland’s free period products
Improving the lives of people who menstruate is a win for public health.
Most parents don’t want to send their kids back to school this fall
The availability of a vaccine or a steady drop in cases could change their minds.
Exploring the common misconceptions regarding trans and non-binary identities
Eight reasons why anti-trans rants are unscientific.
Ignored by doctors, trans people turn to dangerous underground treatments
Many individuals resort to black market hormones and surgeries when they can’t find gender-affirming health care.
Honoring the women who helped humans go to space
Stars you may not have heard of in the hallowed history of astrophysics.
Why is it so hard for us to get peoples’ pronouns right?
Singular ‘they’ is becoming more of a vernacular mainstay—but there’s cultural resistance.
The gift guide to send that parent who insists on buying you bad undies
Underwear you’ll over wear.