Gender

“Sex is a Funny Word” offers inclusive view of sexuality for children

Saturday, September 10, 2016The struggle to find the ‘right’ approach to talk to children about sex and bodies is nothing new, and neither are books that offer to guide those conversations. Despite this, Sex is a Funny Word: A Book about Bodies, Feelings,…

(Video) Cara Reedy attributes her resilience to being a “female, black, little person” in an unaccommodating society

Monday, July 18, 2016Cara Reedy is an actor, writer, comedian, and blogger with achondroplastic dwarfism. She partnered with Digg to create the video below, called The Gift of Being Different, to discuss her experiences and share her insights. Reedy explains that as an…

Gender bias suit targets California workers’ compensation system

Friday, July 15, 2016In a first-of-its-kind lawsuit [PDF], the Service Employees International Union and three individuals filed a discrimination suit, July 6, against the California workers’ compensation system, accusing it of discriminating against women with work-related disabilities. “California’s workers’ compensation system treats…