gender

VSA calls for gender neutral bathroom plan

By EILIS DONOHUE – 6 years ago

by Spencer Davis Vassar has been co-ed since 1969, and its dorms have been co-ed since the issue was put to a vote in the 1980s. One of today’s issues…

Dialogue celebrates bodies marginalized in dance world

By YIFAN WANG – 6 years ago

Walking, talking, thinking…there’s virtually no everyday activity that doesn’t rely on the body to perform. For dancers, besides an indispensable part of daily experiences, the body is also the essential…

Kling blends activism with humor

By EMMA ROSENTHAL – 6 years ago

Conversations surrounding issues of gender and sexuality might not be the easiest to have. Humor, though, often works as a filter through which these topics can be made more accessible.…

Gowrinathan lecture scrutinizes gender and violence

By EMILY HOFFMAN – 6 years ago

On Wednesday, Feb. 4, Visiting Research Professor at the Colin Powell Center for Global and Civic Leadership at City College New York, Dr. Nimmi Gowrinathan, gave a lecture entitled “Understanding…

Gender inequality takes on violent forms

By EMILY SAYER – 7 years ago

Of the largest global populations, a shocking gender imbalance is emerging as the by-product of centuries of perverse societal constraints and practices. China and India harbor cultures of anti-female sentiment…

Marketing relies on gender norms

By SARAH SANDLER – 7 years ago

Some of my very first memories include me playing with a Little Tikes beauty salon and my brother playing with a tool workshop. I played with Barbies and he played…

Female STEM faculty negotiates personal, professional

By MEAGHAN HUGHES – 7 years ago

Marie Solis contributed reporting.   Historically men have dominated science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields, but women have started to catch up in recent years. On Nov. 8, Strong…