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Tag: Gender Discrimination

Brain Structure Of Transgender Adolescents Resembles Gender They Identify With

Brain scans conducted on young transgender people showed that these youth have brain functions similar to the gender they identify with. The analysis suggested that transgenderism develops at an early age and that it is something that might be innate.

Neuroscience May 23, 2018

Pregnant And Married Female Surgeons Tend To Drop Practice

A national survey found lingering signs that gender gap and stigma on pregnancy still exist in the medical field. These factors had even resulted in female surgeons being underrepresented despite constituting significant percentage among graduates at present.

Medicine April 17, 2018

Google Pays Women Less Than Men, Puts Them In Positions Where They’re Less Likely To Be Promoted, Lawsuit Claims

Former Google employees have filed a lawsuit accusing Google of paying women less for the same work as men and assigning them positions where they’re less likely to get promoted. This is the latest rupture in Silicon Valley’s sexism problem.

Google September 15, 2017

Tesla Employee Files Lawsuit Over Gender Discrimination Claims, Here's All You Need To Know

A female Tesla employee has filed a lawsuit against the company for alleged gender discrimination and harassment. The company revealed an investigation had been conducted and found the claims were baseless and unsubstantiated.

Business Tech March 1, 2017

Magic Leap A Hostile Workplace Environment For Women, New Lawsuit By Former Executive Alleges

On top of criticisms over its inability to showcase a concrete product, Magic Leap, an augmented reality startup, is now being accused of workplace sexism. The lawsuit claims the company’s sexism is what hampered the development of its product.

Business Tech February 14, 2017

Tux-Wearing Girl To Guest In ‘It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia’ After Being Turned Away From Prom

Aniya Wolf wore a tux to prom and got thrown out for it. She received a lot of support, including an invitation from 'It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia' creator Rob McElhenney, who wanted her to appear in the show.

Life & Style May 16, 2016

Harassment, Discrimination And Other Issues Women In Tech Face Exposed By 'Elephant In The Valley'

A survey of women working in Silicon Valley companies for at least 10 years reveals that discrimination and sexual harassment is more prevalent in the workplace. Check out the results of the survey and see if you have experienced or witnessed similar issues.

Society January 12, 2016

Top Female Surgeon In UK Calls For End Of Sexism In Operating Theaters

Dr. Jyoti Shah, a urological surgeon consultant for the Burton hospitals NHS foundation trust in the UK, revealed that discrimination is very much a commonplace in many operating theaters. Many female surgeons are said to be often subjected to sexist behavior from their male counterparts.

Life October 3, 2015

Ellen Pao Out, Steve Huffman In as Reddit CEO: What Will Change?

Steve Huffman stands firm in saying that he will not reverse any of the decisions Ellen Pao made during her time as Reddit CEO.

Business July 14, 2015

9-Year-Old Girl Opens Petition To Join 'Boys Only' Robot Program

A 9-year-old girl has successfully petitioned her local public library to let her join a 'boys only' robotics course. Cash Cayen's petition drew more than 30,000 supporters, and the Timmins Public Library now offers the course to all children, not just boys.

Society July 5, 2015

Court Orders Ellen Pao To Pay Kleiner Perkins $276,000 In Legal Fees

A tentative ruling at a San Francisco court said that Ellen Pao should pay her former employer, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, the amount of $276,000 which will mostly cover the cost of Kleiner’s expert witnesses.

Society June 18, 2015

Jury Verdict On Ellen Pao vs. Kleiner Perkins: No Gender Discrimination

While she lost the high-profile gender discrimination and sexual harassment suit, Ellen Pao says the media attention spotlighting the issues is a victory in itself.

Legal March 29, 2015

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