Male scientists still seem to think that women innately suck at math.

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute What Male And Female Scientists Say About Women In Science Interesting study, though to most women in the sciences, especially in math, physics, and tech, this is hardly news. It might also be worth teaching male scientists that women don’t … Continue reading

Link: » Blog Archive » Women Gamers: Gaslamp Games forums are amazing

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute » Blog Archive » Women Gamers: Gaslamp Games forums are amazing I’m about to tell you a story about videogames, kitchens, and internet forums that has a happy ending. Stop laughing, I’m serious. What happened here has never happened to … Continue reading

A Call to Arms for Decent Men: A Re-Post of Ernest Adams’ column.

Approximate Reading Time: 9 minutes A Call to Arms for Decent Men. This is worth saying again, and again, so here it is, in its entirety: Gamasutra declined to run this column, but I still consider it to be part of the Designer’s Notebook series. … Continue reading

Interesting Take on Gender Stereotyping in Comic Characters

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute The Avengers: Strike a Pose! Here we have the original ad pic for the new Captain America film (note the position of the Black Widow) followed by how it might look if all the superheros were made to pose like us … Continue reading

What discourages girls from math and science?

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutes It is true that fewer women than men break into science and engineering careers today because they do not choose such careers. What isn’t true is that those choices are truly “free.” Does hidden sexism discourage girls from math and … Continue reading

Generation Y women losing ‘female’ skills? That’s only the half of it…

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute Generation Y women losing ‘female’ skills such as cooking, ironing and sewing | Courier Mail. I think the story should really be “People losing life skills”. Most men don’t have many ‘male’ skills left either – repairing things, building things, … Continue reading

How I Got Into Computer Science (The Early Years)

Approximate Reading Time: 4 minutes A while back, I came across a post on Mark Guzdial’s blog about a new blog on women in computing. Among other things, they were looking for contributions from people in computing that talk about their experiences in IT. I’ve … Continue reading