Tagged with sexism

Special issue in Nature on gender bias!

Special issue in Nature on gender bias!

I was very pleasantly surprised to see that Nature’s most recent issue is focused on the gender gap in the sciences. Just this past November, Nature finally copped to the fact that they have some serious work of their own to do on fighting sexism. While Nature’s hiring practices for reporters and editors of their … Continue reading

And now, a political rant about sexism

And now, a political rant about sexism

It is said that a gaffe is when a politician accidentally says something true. Lately it seems that Republican politicians in the US, especially, have been speaking their mind more than usual. And now, sitting here 8 days before the presidential election and staring down hurricane Sandy, I finally just can’t take it anymore. The … Continue reading