I Make Up Worlds – The Problem with ‘Boys Will Be Boys’

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute I Make Up Worlds – The Problem with ‘Boys Will Be Boys’. An interesting parallel. I’ve always thought that parents needed to accept responsibility for at least some of the violence against women problem. But especially the moms – their … Continue reading

Gender Bias Found in How Graduate Students Review Scientific Studies | Computing Education Blog

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute Gender Bias Found in How Graduate Students Review Scientific Studies | Computing Education Blog. Looks like we still have a ways to go…. From Mark Guzdial’s Blog: We’ve heard stories like this before, about the implicit bias in how STEM … Continue reading

Anyone want to do the follow-up research?

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute Anyone want to do the follow-up research? Bras not necessary, potentially harmful: study | Health | Life | National Post “Medically, physiologically, anatomically — breasts gain no benefit from being denied gravity,” Professor Jean-Denis Rouillon said This was posted on … Continue reading

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