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New Study Proves Nation's Women Right New Study Proves Nation's Women Right

A recent study conducted by the allies at the Pew Research Center took up the question of what “society” (their word) values in women and in men. First, the bad news: respondents to the survey thought that “physical attractiveness” was most important for women, and “honesty/morality” (boring!) was most important for…

New Report Suggests More Than Half of Women in Advertising Have Faced Sexual Harassment New Report Suggests More Than Half of Women in Advertising Have Faced Sexual Harassment

Who would have guessed that an industry like advertising would have a problem with sexism? Now that’s sarcasm, Donald Trump.

Facebook Releases Their Yearly Diversity Numbers, Blames Stagnation on the Educational Pipeline Facebook Releases Their Yearly Diversity Numbers, Blames Stagnation on the Educational Pipeline

On Thursday, Facebook shared their growth in diversity for the last year. There hasn’t been much.

Dying in a Gun Homicide in Japan Is as Rare as Dying by Lightning Strike in the U.S.  Dying in a Gun Homicide in Japan Is as Rare as Dying by Lightning Strike in the U.S. 

Kevin Quealy and Margot Sanger-Katz of the New York Times compiled data on gun death that shows the United States as the outlier it is, at least among developed countries. The article was originally published in 2015, but there has been cause for recent updates.

Millennials Aren't Getting Married, Will Inevitably Disappoint Parents Millennials Aren't Getting Married, Will Inevitably Disappoint Parents

Print out this article and send it to your mom/dad/aunt (whoever raised you, really): New research suggests that millennials aren’t ever getting married and their loved ones need to get with the program and stop nagging them.

Happy National Proposal Day, You Lonely, Unlovable Monster Happy National Proposal Day, You Lonely, Unlovable Monster

As a reminder that you'll probably die alone looking into a mirror, whoever makes up holidays has deemed March 20th National Proposal Day, leaving you with less than 24 hours to find someone, anyone to propose to you and validate your entire existence. Here are some fun facts about that proposal you're not getting!

This Is How Long It Takes to Have Sex With 10,000 Men This Is How Long It Takes to Have Sex With 10,000 Men

Gwyneth Montenegro is the author of 10,000 Men and Counting a harrowing account of one woman's sexual escapades while she was working as an escort. Here at Jezebel, we are nothing if not committed to science, so we asked a statistician to run the numbers on how long that whole thing would take.

Having a Second Baby Makes Moms Unhappier than Dads Having a Second Baby Makes Moms Unhappier than Dads

I haven't had any babies of my own, but everyone tells me that having two is exponentially harder than having one. Like, you've got one poop-covered screaming potato thing to deal with, and then all of a sudden YOU'VE GOT TWO. I missed the baby years with my stepdaughters, but even so, I've learned that when you have…

A State-by-State Look at Where Kids Are Not Being Vaccinated A State-by-State Look at Where Kids Are Not Being Vaccinated

This is frightening: Look at how many people, in each state in the United States, are opting not to vaccinate their kids.

Breaking News! Female Protagonists Are Still Rare in Gaming and Movies Breaking News! Female Protagonists Are Still Rare in Gaming and Movies

Despite Geena Davis's simple, two-step process (so easy, a misogynistic producer can use!), women remain woefully underrepresented both behind and within the scenes of the movie and gaming industries.

UK Women Under 50 Diagnosed with Breast Cancer in Record Numbers UK Women Under 50 Diagnosed with Breast Cancer in Record Numbers

Breast cancer researchers in the UK have noticed a troubling trend recently, which is that more women under the age of 50 are being diagnosed with breast cancer. A record number of women under 50, actually — according to Cancer Research UK, 10,068 women under the age of 50 in the UK were diagnosed with the disease in…

Lipsyncing for Your Life: A Highly Detailed Survival Analysis of RuPaul’s Drag Race Lipsyncing for Your Life: A Highly Detailed Survival Analysis of RuPaul’s Drag Race

If you follow me on Twitter, you know that I'm a big fan of RuPaul's Drag Race. The transformation, the glamour, the sheer eleganza extravanga is something my life needs to interrupt the monotony of grad school. I was able to catch up on nearly four seasons in a little less than a month, and I've been watching the…

Show This Depressing Graph to the Rape Apologist in Your Life Show This Depressing Graph to the Rape Apologist in Your Life

The next time some dick is all, "...but what about all those false rape accusations?" show him this excellent (albeit very sad) graph from The Enliven Project, which used data from Department of Justice's National Crime Victimization Survey and FBI reports to show just how often rapes are reported (not often) and how…

An Incredibly Detailed Super Statistical Hunger Games Survival Analysis An Incredibly Detailed Super Statistical Hunger Games Survival Analysis

Whenever a new fad takes over pop culture, social scientists take note. They host conferences, teach courses, and write popular pieces trying to tie the newest thing to their favorite area of research. Consider this post a humble attempt to take that trend to its epic, nerdtastic next level.

Teens Are Less Harlot-y Than Ever Teens Are Less Harlot-y Than Ever

Conservatives may believe that this country is full of wanton teens running around getting knocked up for fun, but they will be pleased to know that is actually not the case, According to new data from the Guttmacher Institute, teen pregnancies are on the downswing. In 2008, the year the most recent data is from, 7…

America's Favorite Songs Are Almost Always About Sex America's Favorite Songs Are Almost Always About Sex

"Approximately 92% of the 174 songs that made it into the [Billboard] Top 10 in 2009 contained reproductive messages," declares SUNY Albany psychology professor Dawn R. Hobbs in her recent study about the prevalence of sex in American pop music. Are we at all surprised?

The Funnest Factoids From The White House Report On Women The Funnest Factoids From The White House Report On Women

There may be no new studies in the just-released White House Report on Women, but that doesn't mean there's nothing to learn from the report, which conveniently culls all relevant government data on women. That includes some breakdowns of things we've been hearing about for awhile — women's education attainment…

Why Earn Money When Your Husband Can Do It For You? Why Earn Money When Your Husband Can Do It For You?

Says one British researcher, "Women's aspiration to marry up, if they can, to a man who is better-educated and higher-earning persists in most European countries...Women thereby continue to use marriage as an alternative or supplement to their employment careers."

Teen Birth Rate At Record Low Teen Birth Rate At Record Low

Well, here's something lots of people will take credit for: The record fall in the teen birth rate. What's going on here?

Women Beat Men in Streaming-Teevee Piracy Women Beat Men in Streaming-Teevee Piracy

Warner Bros. came up with this little stat after researching piracy trends for many months. Blame the lady pirates' weakness on those addictive Gossip Girl and vampire shows! Despite this, most pirates are men ages 18 to 24.

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