Posts Tagged: gender bias

Trust Us When We’re Sick: Maya Dusenbery’s Doing Harm

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The systems created for men by men are not sufficient in caring for women. Different bodies and chemical makeups, of course, require different treatments.

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Music Magazines Are For Men Only?

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At the Atlantic, Spencer Kornhaber responds to the recent controversial quote by Condé Nast Chief Digital Editor that acquiring Pitchfork brings “a very passionate audience of Millennial males into our roster.” He discusses Ann Power’s argument that the notion that Pitchfork is a men’s website fits right in with the sexist history of rock magazines.

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Literary Cooties

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A recent study by author Nicola Griffith reveals that books written about men were more likely to win major literary prizes over the last fifteen years than books written about women. During this timeframe, 12 Man Booker Prize winners and 10 National Book Award winners were primarily about men or boys. Griffith writes: It’s hard to escape the conclusion that, when […]

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