Gender

Fembots

Westworld’s Female Hosts Signal a Shift In Our Fear of Robots

Clever fembots are becoming a more popular scare tactic than indestructible Terminators.
Becky Ferreira
4.24.18
climate change

Scott Pruitt Is Right, Climate Change Is Good… For Rich White Guys

This week, the EPA chief questioned whether climate change is "necessarily a bad thing."
Kate Lunau
2.8.18
Radio Motherboard

Sci-Fi Author Ann Leckie Talks Trump, Tea, and the 'Ancillary Justice' Series

The award-winning sci-fi novelist's new book 'Provenance' is due out September 26.
Carl Franzen
7.21.17
lolsocleveromg

Two Dudes Wrote a Fake Penis Study and Got It Published to Slam Gender Research

It goes on to state that if we shift our societal understanding of the penis, we could better combat climate change.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.5.17
Just ask Pluto

Bill Nye Didn't 'Censor' Gender Science, He Updated it Because That's How Science Works

Science evolves. We used to think the Earth was flat, remember?
Kaleigh Rogers
5.5.17
humans of the year

Ellen Stofan Left NASA But She’s Still Trying to Push Humanity Forward

NASA's former chief scientist says when it comes to getting more women in science and tech, the progress is "too slow, I won’t lie to you."
Samantha Cole
4.9.17
Equal Pay

You Can’t Close the Gender Gap in Science and Tech Without Equal Pay

On Equal Pay Day, let’s take stock of the wage gap in STEM fields.
Ankita Rao and Kate Lunau
4.4.17
Twitter

Stereotype Study Confirms That People Still Think Women Don't Tweet About Tech

Readers also thought a woman was a man if she had a "wide and serious perspective on things."
Madison Margolin
11.17.16
Twitter

Elon Musk Follows Zero Women on Twitter (Updated)

Now with one more woman.
Sarah Jeong
10.4.16
Social Media

Congo’s Female Tech Activists Risk Violence, Jail, and Rape to Speak Out

Women push for change using technology in a country known for rampant gender-based violence and conflict.
Kait Bolongaro
9.23.16
tech

​VR Needs to Be Pleasurable for Women Before VR Porn Can Be

Virtual reality is designed for men.
Emily Reynolds
8.11.16
Sex

A NASA Scientist's Bizarre Theory for Why Astronauts Lose Their Vision in Space

To understand why male astronauts have experienced vision changes in space, we need to study women on Earth.
Kate Lunau
8.10.16
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