Communications, Culture & Society

Popular culture and communications have a powerful influence on how gender roles are perceived and stereotypes perpetuated across society. Re:Gender and its members uncover and counter misinformation providing context and analysis about the accuracy of how the daily lives, responsibilities and realities of women and girls are represented and interpreted in the media. Efforts are also focused on increasing opportunities for women commentators and opinion leaders to influence public perceptions and debate.

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- By Eliza Wierzbinska -  Family is one of the most often revisited themes on television. In sitcoms and dramas, mother and father figures...
In honor of Independence Day, here are some women who have helped fight for and maintain freedom across identities. While this list is incomplete...
Wendy Davis, the over-night liberal and feminist superstar, has pink sneakers. Did you know this fact? Of course you did.
Sexism is not a one-party issue. Expectations to fulfill gender role requirements do not only negatively affect women, but men as well. The cards we...

News

  • April 25, 2011

    The New York Times discovered that many American universities are using deceptive tactics to appear more to be offering women's sports to more participants than they actually are.  This includes offering spots to women who do not actually compete...


  • January 27, 2011

    NPR: Gender reassignment surgery for city workers currently isn't covered by Berkeley's health insurance providers. The City Council is considering setting aside a total of $20,000 a year to offset the cost, but is being met with resistance.

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  • November 10, 2010

    Women's Media Center: Rush Limbaugh. Glenn Beck. Sean Hannity. Bill O’...


  • November 10, 2010

    Slate:  The recent deluge of money-management books for women gives the impression that women are intrinsically bad at handling their finances.  However, according to recent reports, women and men are about equal when it comes to personal...


  • October 20, 2010

    EurekAlert: New research by the American Psychological Association demonstrated that mothers who exhibit warmer feelings toward babies develop bigger mid-brains.