Announcements

In recognition of our friend, Alison R. Bernstein.
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Re:Gender is pleased to present its 
Annual Report, 2014-2015

Think you know about gender stereotypes and myths? 
Take our quiz.

2015 Annual Summit
Re:Gender's 2015 Annual Summit was held in Atlanta, Georgia on September 29-30, 2015. 

Re:Gender President's Letter to the Editor Published in The New York Times  
Áine Duggan, responding to an op-ed about sexism in the restaurant industry, stressed the need to apply a full, intersectional gender lens to understand the scope of problem. The October 26th Letter to the Editor highlights data that shows women and men working in the industry suffer sexual harassment at almost identical rates, while transgender workers are targets at higher rates than commonly understood. Read the op-ed and Áine's letter.

 

Blog

MYTH: High heels have always been synonymous with femininity. 
You may find it surprising to find out that high heeled shoes, once worn by European aristocrats to signify aristocracy and glamour, were indeed used historically by Iranian Cavalry, as BBC quotes Elizabeth Semmelhack of the Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto. 

"The high heel was worn for centuries throughout the near east as a form of riding footwear," says Elizabeth Semmelhack of the Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto.

 

 

Re:Gender's Network
Re:Gender's network connects research, policy and practice to end gender inequity. We invite 
individuals and institutions from all sectors to join. Membership is free.  More information.

Program Updates

Re:Gender's New Series on Affordable Housing
Re:Gender new series on affordable housin includes a Primer and Gender Stat. The series uses a full intersectional gender lens to look at the issue of affordable housing. The series challenges the idea that housing is a gender-neutral issue by showing how current housing policies have a disproportionate affect across the gender spectrum, four groups most notably: low-income women with children (by far women of color), LGBTQI youth, veterans who are men and formerly incarcerated men. 

Re:Gender's ERA Video Project
What you said about the ERA click here
To read the primer click here.

Gender Stat: Sexual Violence, Work, and Financial Precarity
This Gender Stat, another in our Gender and Precarity series, underlines the connection between a high incidence of sexual violence and financial precarity.

Re:Gender the News
Re:Gender the News is a monthly email featuring the latest news and a reading list from Re:Gender, as well as research and research needs from our network, events and more.

Financial Report and Bylaws

Our 2015 Financial Report can be found 
here and our by-laws here