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Did You Have More Chores Than Your Brothers?

Cue a sarcastic “We’ve come along way, baby!” joke: A recent study by the children’s magazine Highlights found girls are assigned more chores at home than boys. The survey polled…

Jessica Wakeman |

DNA Tests Allegedly Indicate Caster Semenya’s A Hermaphrodite

For weeks Caster Semenya, the 18-year-old South African runner, has been embroiled in a kerfluffle over her “real” sex. Rumors that Semenya wasn’t a woman spread after she won a…

Jessica Wakeman |

Woman Switches Genders When She Has Seizures

Here’s a story from a medical journal: One woman’s sex changes when she has seizures. We learned from the pages of the journal Epilepsy and Behavior that the woman has…

Susannah Breslin |

Is South African Runner Caster Semenya Really A Man?

Is Caster Semenya a woman who looks like a man, or a man posing as a woman? There is controversy surrounding the 18-year-old South African runner who many want to…

Catherine Strawn |

What’s So Great About Being “One Of The Guys,” Anyway?

This week I was reading an article in the New York Times called “She’s a Director Who’s Just Another Dude.” It’s about Lynn Shelton, who directed a movie called “Humpday,”

Nikki Dowling |

Do You Eat Dude Food? Does Your Guy Like Chick Drinks?

If you’ll indulge me in a little gender stereotyping here, most men are total trash compactors when it comes to food. They’ll just eat, eat, eat, eat, eat anything on…

Jessica Wakeman |

Raising A Child Without A Gender: Do Or Don’t?

A couple in Sweden is raising their child, named Pop, as an “it,” and say they are keeping the toddler’s gender a secret. This decision, they said, came from their…

Carrie Wasterlain |

Guys Get (Even) Dumber When They Talk To Chicks

Well, ladies if you ever had any doubt that women are higher up on the food chain than men, you can lay your skepticism to rest. A new study shows…

Nikki Dowling |

Baby Gender Mentor Kit Is A Rip-Off, Say Moms

The Baby Gender Mentor kit seemed like a godsend to expectant mothers who wanted to know the sex of their babies before the delivery. The mothers shelled out $25 for…

Annika Harris |

Is It Possible To “Judge Like A Woman”?

Just how much does gender influence the way a judge makes decisions?

The New York Times tried to tackle this behemoth question—as it pertains to Sonia Sotomayor, President…

Jessica Wakeman |

Baby Gender Testing At Home: Cool Or Curious?

Home is the new OB/GYN. Not only can you take a pregnancy test in the comfort of your own home, but you can test the gender of your baby, too.

Carrie Wasterlain |

How Men And Women Deal With Stress

A lot of times, it seems like women deal with stress by talking about their problems, while men shut down and keep quiet about what’s troubling them. In the police…

Catherine Strawn |

Pink: The Color For Boys?

Pink equals girl, blue equals boy. That’s the widespread association with those two colors, but it wasn’t always that way. In the early 1900s, blue was for girls and pink…

Catherine Strawn |

The Daily Squeeze: Condomless Sex, Work Supervisors, & The Jessica Simpson Jinx

About one in four American teens will contract an STD, mainly because many fail to use condoms routinely and consistently. A study of 1,400 people ages 15 to 21 who…

Catherine Strawn |

Facebook Goes Gender Specific

It always annoyed me a little that on Facebook my mini-feed would say, “Catherine just updated their About Me,” but I never gave too much thought to it. Well, Facebook…

Catherine Strawn |

Women Are Being Put To The Test

We’ve all taken risks — tried things and people we weren’t sure of and chalked it up to experimentation. It’s all part of being a liberated woman. But sadly we’re…

Simcha |

Man Or Woman Game

Not sure if that mystery hottie messaging you on MySpace is really a cute guy or an old lonely woman with 50 cats that just likes to role-play? A new…

Simcha |

Poll: Which Gender’s B-Room Is More Revolting?

Today’s Nookie Know-It-All posed an interesting question. Is it cleaner to have sex in a men’s room or a ladies’ room? Sexpert Lindsay thinks the ladies room is better for…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |
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