Gender Bias and Its Impact on Education, Business, Politics and Society
From Linda Lowen, former About.com Guide
Sexism in Politics
As media coverage of female politicians has proved in recent elections, gender bias has crossed the aisle and challenged both the Democrats and Republicans in addition to nominees chosen by President Obama for Supreme Court Justice and Surgeon General.
- Sexist and Racist Coverage of Sonia Sotomayor
- Regina Benjamin, Surgeon General Nominee - Weight as a Women's Issue
- Women Politicians Endure Sexism Every Step of the Way
- Why Sexism in Media Coverage Hurts Female Candidates
- Sarah Palin's Campaign - Sexism and Gender Discrimination
- Impact of Sexism on Hillary Clinton's Campaign
In the Media
Do women see themselves accurately reflected on television, in film, in advertising, and in print and broadcast news? Maybe that's because only 3% of media decision-makers - those with enough clout to determine content - are female.
- Rush Limbaugh's Sexism & Misogyny -- Sandra Fluke Controversy
- Media Images of Teen Pregnancy
- ESPN Reporter Erin Andrews Violated by Peephole Video Released on Internet
- Former CNN Anchor Charges Network with Age Discrimination
- TV Series Star Jennifer Love Hewitt Stands Up for Body Acceptance
- Plus-Sized Dating Show - Promoting Fat Acceptance or Mocking Female Contestants?
- Finding Female-Centric News Stories About Women's Issues
Why do women still earn only 77 cents for every dollar men earn? It's due to gender bias in the workplace, and it affects us all.
- Men's Views of Women as Sex Objects Impacts Interaction with Female Coworkers
- Sex in the Workplace - Who's Right?
- Women and Unions - Growing Union Membership Comes from Women