Tag Archives: studies

Chart(s) of the day: Americans consistently support abortion rights, but attitudes vary by region

TweetIf you’ve been paying attention to the news lately, you might have the impression that everyone and their mama, no pun intended, wants to slash abortion rights. Not true, according to recent data collected by the Pew Research Center. In fact, according to a national survey conducted July17-21 among 1,480 adults (that’s sound methodology, folks!), over [...]
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The importance of new data on anti-trans violence and suicidality

TweetThe people behind research studies usually only get mentioned in the feminist internets when the research was framed poorly in the press, or when the study asks a question that packs sexist assumptions. Which is too bad, because there are some bomb researchers out there doing really vital work. I was reminded of this when [...]
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Media FAIL in Coverage of Study on Gender Conformity and Abuse

Tweet“Gender Uncertainty Risky for Kids.” “Child Gender Nonconformity Linked to Higher Risk of Abuse.” “Kids Who Veer From Gender Norms at Higher Risk for Abuse.” “Gender identity issues can harm kids’ mental health.” These are just a few of the headlines that have been used in pieces referencing a new study on gender conformity in [...]
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Quick hit: New Catalyst study finds that women do ask

TweetBut they don’t get. At least, not at the same rates as men do. Two researchers from Catalyst, a research and consulting organization that aims to make workplaces more diverse and equitable, are writing a series for the Washington Post about gender inequity in the workplace. Their first article features research from a new Catalyst [...]
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Necessary scientific study proves existence of bisexual men

TweetThis headline from the New York Times is full of win: “No Surprise for Bisexual Men: Report Indicates They Exist.” Thank you science! A study released in 2005 suggested that male bisexuality didn’t exist – men who claimed to be bi were actually gay. I’m sure the fact the study authors advertised for participants in [...]
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