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The invention of the heterosexual - Salon.com
The history of straightness is much shorter than you'd think. An expert explains its origins
history  lgbt  sexuality  gender 
september 2016 by pozorvlak
Born for it
700 000 individuals took the same test to determine if they could become apt programmers.

The company that “trained the industry” chose their employees based on a template that included “disinterest in people”.
computers  culture  gender  programming  techindustry  sexism 
april 2016 by pozorvlak
The Categories Were Made For Man, Not Man For The Categories | Slate Star Codex
The project of the transgender movement is to propose a switch from using chromosomes as a tiebreaker to using self-identification as a tiebreaker.

Featuring The Hair Dryer Incident.
gender  lgbt  philosophy  trans  psychiatry  mentalhealth 
january 2016 by pozorvlak
My name is only real enough to work at Facebook, not to use on the site — Medium
RT @mrjamesmack: Facebook thought @zip's name was fine for her employee badge, but it's not good enough for her Facebook account.
facebook  gender  trans  names 
june 2015 by pozorvlak
The big “f**k buddy” lie: Campus hookups and the dark story of male sexual desire - Salon.com
Overview of the science on differences in male and female sex drives (apparently it's *really clear*)
sex  university  gender  sexism  science  trans  lgbt 
march 2015 by pozorvlak
Let's have a think about blue-pink - Visualising Data
Alternatives to "blue=male, pink=female" in data visulizations: (doesn't discuss nonbinary issues, alas)
gender  visualization  dataviz 
february 2015 by pozorvlak

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