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Brain imaging study shows ‘stark difference’ in neural wiring of men and women

Women aren’t very good at reading maps, and men are incapable of multi-tasking. At first glance they might seem like a couple of hoary old stereotypes from the battle of the sexes. But are they? A new study looking at the neural wiring of the male and female brain has…

Gender pay gap widens as men’s bonuses twice as big as women’s: study

The gender pay gap in Britain is widening as male managers earn more than twice as much in bonuses as their female counterparts, a study published Tuesday said. The average bonus for male managers totalled £6,442 last year compared with £3,029 for women, while their basic salaries were almost 25…

Planning Your Wedding Before Meeting Your Spouse, and Other Subtle Narratives Rejecting Love

Huh, I have a minor disagreement with Jill. I agree with her that most people who read the weird New York Times story about women who spend years planning a wedding without even having a potential groom in mind read it as a “bitches are crazy” story, but the story…

Scientists get under skin of tattooed tipplers

PARIS — French scientists said Monday they have found evidence proving the stereotype that people who sport tattoos and piercings are heavier drinkers. Alcohol tests performed on nearly 2,000 young men and women frequenting bars in the west of France showed a strong correlation between body art and boozing, they…

Why is women’s sexuality so scary?

Yesterday, my speculation about the individual motives of a lot of people who are jumping on the “take away the birth control” campaign was that for a lot of them, they believe—rightly or wrongly—that the missed out on the sexual revolution and they’ll be damned if other people a good…

Raleigh, Burlington ranked healthiest U.S. cities

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Women in the United States looking to adopt a healthier lifestyle might consider moving south, while heading north could be a better option for men. Raleigh in North Carolina has been rated the healthiest U.S. city for women, while Burlington, Vermont has earned the same accolade for men,…

New study shows women get punished for seeking raises

The notion that business women don’t ask for a salary increase or high positions more often then their male counterparts has been proven untrue, according to a report from the Catalyst institute. In fact, the study revealed that there was no major difference between the number of men and women…

Study: Men, women more psychologically different than thought

WASHINGTON — Mars and Venus are much further apart than previously thought — and we’re not talking about planets. In research by three European psychologists, using a new model for analyzing personality differences between men and women, claimed the gap between the genders has been sorely underestimated in previous studies.…

Actually, science really doesn’t say that women who have sex are worthless

I know I shouldn't give the NY Post the time of day, because it's a right wing, misogynist rag that has very little interest in boring old journalistic ideas like "facts", but I'm going to go ahead and address this article decrying modern women for being "cheap", and not holding…

Woman who makes lady-beer unwittingly argues against lady-beer

Via Feministing comes this interview with a woman who thought this was a good idea: Why this is a bad idea should be self-evident, but just in case it isn't, in the interview with the founder she unwittingly makes the case against this atrocity. One day, I was looking at…

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