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Sex and gender binaries don’t tell the entire story of life
In 'Been There, Done That: A Rousing History of Sex,' PopSci executive editor Rachel Feltman shows why biology doesn't define us.
Helen Thompson Woolley showed biology does not define gender
Woolley was one of the first to challenge stereotypes of what men and women were capable of.
First-of-a-kind study shows encouraging data for trans kids who socially transition
Trans youth almost never 'detransition' in the first several years after a social transition.
These ‘experts’ once said women couldn’t play football. Boy were they wrong.
A new book chronicles the lively, groundbreaking, and often maddening history of the National Women's Football League.
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.