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The Gamergate controversy has brought genders issues, ethical issues and harassment issues to the forefront.  This debate has also sparked threats against both men and women in the gaming industry.

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Covering a story about society and culture? Here’s the latest from AEI’s Society and Culture experts.

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The Factual Feminist is a weekly vlog from Christina Hoff Sommers on topics relating to feminism and gender scholarship. In each episode, Ms. Sommers not only tackles issues affecting the nation’s women, but she also debunks false claims and erroneous statistics used to promote a misleading agenda.

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Much of what we hear about the plight of American women is false. Some faux facts have been repeated so often they are almost beyond the reach of critical analysis. Though they are baseless, these canards have become the foundation of Congressional debates, the inspiration for new legislation and the focus of college programs. 

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A weary wrestling coach once lamented that his sport had survived the Fall of Rome, only to be vanquished by Title IX. How did an honorable equity law turn into a scorched-earth campaign against men’s sports? This week is the 42nd anniversary of this famous piece of federal legislation so it’s an ideal time to consider what went wrong and how to set it right.

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A scientific revolution is under way—upending one of our reigning orthodoxies.

 

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AEIdeas managing editor Natalie Scholls interviews Mathur and Slavov in latest issue of Free-Market Feminist.

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1974′s ‘Free to Be… You and Me’ feels like an eternity ago. And, amazingly, kids and adults have yet to morph into mutually respectful, non-gendered human persons.

 

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Welcome to the inaugural issue of the Free-Market Feminist, AEI’s quarterly newsletter on issues relating to women in the modern world. High-quality scholarship on women and the workplace is hard to come by—but AEI scholars are offering fresh perspectives and analysis across all the Institute’s research areas.

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It’s the bogus statistic that won’t die—and president deployed it during the State of the Union—but women do not make 77 cents to every dollar a man earns.

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