"At some point, a regulation or a law with the absolute best of intentions will be wielded by people who may not have the absolute best of intentions."
From "power poses" to the self-esteem movement to implicit bias tests, we want to believe one small tweak will solve our problems, says Jesse Singal.
From "power poses" to the self-esteem movement to implicit bias tests, Americans are suckers for bad ideas from psychologists.
The latest anti-trans salvo isn't just a treatment ban. It forces school officials to snitch on kids who don't act or dress as their birth sex.
The proposed bill from Assembly Members Evan Low and Cristina Garcia would require stores to have one unisex section for children's products and apparel.
Plus: House votes on $2,000 stimulus checks, another win for Brooklyn churches challenging lockdown orders, and more...
In The End of Gender, Debra Soh stands up for impartial research—and for LGBTQ rights.
Distorted partisan descriptions of the Department of Education changes could be doing real damage.
British universities thought they'd found the formula that would roll back discrimination. Instead, the pay gap widened.
Isabel Fall is canceled. It's the science fiction world's loss.
Plus: Rand Paul says White House's war-powers arguments are "absurd," the Cato Institute wants Congress to investigate the FBI, and more...
It's OK to disagree with an author's politics and still like her work.
It's politically correct to say men and women are mentally the same, but Stossel lays out science that says otherwise.
The ads are the first to be banned since the new law went into effect in June.
Transgender activist Jessica Yaniv has forced the British Columbia Human Rights council to hear a truly absurd complaint.
Berkeley, California Will 'Degenderize' Its Municipal Code, Getting Rid of Words Like 'Manhole' and 'Ombudsman'
The progressive bastion is trying to make its laws more inclusive, semantically at least.
UC–Santa Barbara's Title IX office is "aware of this matter and actively engaged in a response."
The move is an assault on free speech.
Kamala Harris Wants to Force Companies to Report Pay Data to the Federal Government—and Fine Them If They Don't Offer Equal Pay
It's a one-size-fits-all solution to a complex issue.
With the Equality Act, Congressional Democrats Want To Redefine 'Sex' To Include Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation
Here's why that's a bad idea—and it has nothing to do with God's wrath, women's rights rollbacks, or locker-room predators.
Concordia University Disinvites Harvard Professor Harvey Mansfield Over His Conservative Gender Views
Administrator says they "were unable to reach consensus as to what we wanted to achieve with this event," which is pure doublespeak.
The perils-and profits-of being identity-focused in business, content, and audience
Plus: A judge says Jeffrey Epstein case was mishandled, and Andrea Dworkin is making a comeback.
Frank talk about evolution, feminism, politics, and why we don't want to acknowledge social progress.
The city defines nudity as showing nipple, but only if you're a woman.
No one wants to consider if casually blowing things up is a good idea in the first place.
But don't believe the dire diagnosis. New research shows a mixed bag of pay patterns for women-and men-over the past 50 years.
Places that score high for gender equality also show more sex differences on personality tests.
The bill has passed both houses of the state legislature. Now it just needs Jerry Brown's signature.
Harvard's Delta Gamma sorority announced that that they are disbanding due to university rules banning single-sex student organizations.
Lancaster Mayor R. Rex Parris proposes a ban to loosen company policies on neckties.
Free extra credit to "encourage female students to go [in]to information sciences."
Federal court allows a Virginia student's case against school district to continue.
New amendments to rules default to placing prisoners on the basis of their "biological sex."
Heightened vigilance about sexual harassment has ushered in overdue changes and overreactions.
A special all-female edition of the Reason Podcast
For any transgender person attempt to enlist, though, it's a new version of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell."
On Monday, March 19 in New York, Cathy Young and Michael Kimmel will debate whether campuses are unsafe for women.