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#Gender

# gender - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Column: Women on Screen – must we stay on the fringes of film?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Women on Screen – must we stay on the fringes of film?

Aug 18th 2013, 7:30 PM 107 Views 89 Comments

Women have been pushed out of meaningful roles by Hollywood, which is focusing on mass-market appeal at the box office. But there is light at the end of the tunnel, writes Deirdre McMahon.

# gender - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Mixed reaction from transgender group to gender recognition bill
# Legislation
# Legislation

Mixed reaction from transgender group to gender recognition bill

Jul 17th 2013, 7:47 PM 6,929 Views 65 Comments

The bill will provide for State recognition of the acquired gender of transgender people over 18 who are not married or in a civil partnership.

# gender - Monday 15 July, 2013

Female mammals can choose the sex of their offspring by controlling sperm
# Evolution
# Evolution

Female mammals can choose the sex of their offspring by controlling sperm

Jul 15th 2013, 9:45 PM 14,659 Views 28 Comments

New research has backed up a theory that females can speed up or slow down ‘male’ and ‘female’ sperm in the reproductive tract to choose the sex.

# gender - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

NUI Galway’s School of Physics recognised for commitment to gender equality
# Juno Project
# Juno Project

NUI Galway’s School of Physics recognised for commitment to gender equality

Jul 9th 2013, 6:30 AM 4,665 Views 28 Comments

Women are under-represented in physical science at every level – but NUI Galway is trying to change this.

# gender - Sunday 23 June, 2013

Let’s bring an end to ‘boys’ and ‘girls’ toys, say parents
# Gender Battles
# Gender Battles

Let’s bring an end to ‘boys’ and ‘girls’ toys, say parents

Jun 23rd 2013, 8:00 AM 12,178 Views 125 Comments

A group of parents want to see an end to the gender-specific advertisement of toys for boys and girls.

# gender - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Nestlé launches premium bottled water - for the gals
# Here Come The Girls
From The Daily Edge
# Here Come The Girls

Nestlé launches premium bottled water - for the gals

Jun 11th 2013, 1:30 PM 3,265 Views 4 Comments

Hey girl. We’ve heard hydration is an essential function of human existence. So we made it girlier for you.

# gender - Monday 13 May, 2013

Hong Kong transsexual wins fight to marry her boyfriend
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

Hong Kong transsexual wins fight to marry her boyfriend

May 13th 2013, 8:30 AM 7,208 Views 51 Comments

A transsexual woman has won a groundbreaking court appeal in Hong Kong – allowing her to marry her boyfriend and forcing a re-write of the city’s marriage laws.

# gender - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Trans community has "waited long enough" for gender recognition
# Gender Recognition
# Gender Recognition

Trans community has "waited long enough" for gender recognition

Apr 30th 2013, 1:52 PM 5,287 Views 101 Comments

Gender recognition legislation is due to be published in 2014, which has led TENI to begin a new campaign to encourage the government to deal with it sooner.

# gender - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

Tech firms should be trying to please women - Microsoft researcher
# Women In Tech
# Women In Tech

Tech firms should be trying to please women - Microsoft researcher

Apr 24th 2013, 4:07 PM 6,620 Views 30 Comments

Men design for other men, he argues – like the vibrate setting on a phone.

# gender - Monday 22 April, 2013

Lisa McInerney: How can you be a woman and Catholic?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Lisa McInerney: How can you be a woman and Catholic?

Apr 22nd 2013, 7:00 AM 99 Views 197 Comments

This question is not born out of contempt, says TheJournal.ie columnist, but is out of genuine bewilderment when you consider the status of women in Catholic doctrine.

# gender - Saturday 20 April, 2013

Where you stand in a lift reveals lots about gender roles
# Society
# Society

Where you stand in a lift reveals lots about gender roles

Apr 20th 2013, 5:00 PM 20,848 Views 43 Comments

A PhD study found that women stand nearest the doors…

# gender - Friday 19 April, 2013

Stephen Rea: Ireland not doing enough to tackle male suicide rates
# Suicide
# Suicide

Stephen Rea: Ireland not doing enough to tackle male suicide rates

Apr 19th 2013, 6:15 AM 8,483 Views 27 Comments

“I have young sons. You worry desperately about young men who seem to lose connection.”

# gender - Saturday 6 April, 2013

PepsiCo exec admits Diet Pepsi is basically only for women
# Not For Menz
# Not For Menz

PepsiCo exec admits Diet Pepsi is basically only for women

Apr 6th 2013, 9:45 AM 13,962 Views 50 Comments

It’s “targeted at females who love home design” apparently as marketing director reveals tactic to help ailing sales.

# gender - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Birth certs remain an issue for transgender Irish
# Transgender
# Transgender

Birth certs remain an issue for transgender Irish

Mar 27th 2013, 8:25 AM 6,199 Views 67 Comments

While Ireland will recogise amended birth certificates from other countries, “gender reassignment is not yet recognised” in the country.

# gender - Monday 25 March, 2013

Gender diversity on boards improving, say women directors
# Women
# Women

Gender diversity on boards improving, say women directors

Mar 25th 2013, 1:45 PM 3,110 Views 7 Comments

However, they say that transparency in the appointment process is needed, according to a new research report.

# gender - Sunday 24 March, 2013

Column: Ladies, can we please get over this old-fashioned obsession with older men?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Ladies, can we please get over this old-fashioned obsession with older men?

Mar 24th 2013, 7:30 PM 165 Views 104 Comments

A recent study claiming that men should ideally be “four years and four months older” than their female companions reveals laughably antiquated views about relationships, writes Molly Garboden.

# gender - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Impact of crisis on women "overlooked by policy makers"
# Gender
# Gender

Impact of crisis on women "overlooked by policy makers"

Mar 20th 2013, 2:04 PM 3,961 Views 22 Comments

Labour MEP Emer Costello said that women can find their earning power stymied during their early years, which can in turn affect their pension.

# gender - Friday 8 March, 2013

Hey guys, it's in November
# But When Is?...
From The Daily Edge
# But When Is?...

Hey guys, it's in November

Mar 8th 2013, 10:39 AM 10,950 Views 50 Comments

International Men’s Day, that is.

# gender - Monday 25 February, 2013

Lisa McInerney: Hands off celebrity baby bumps
# Opinion
# Opinion

Lisa McInerney: Hands off celebrity baby bumps

Feb 25th 2013, 7:00 AM 24 Views 13 Comments

“Female celebs are required to share enough to present a rosy image of pregnancy, without grossing anyone out with gory details.”

# gender - Sunday 17 February, 2013

Constitutional Convention votes to alter 'women in home' clause
# Constitution
# Constitution

Constitutional Convention votes to alter 'women in home' clause

Feb 17th 2013, 4:24 PM 35,706 Views 66 Comments

A vast majority of the delegates voted to change the article, with 98 per cent supporting a proposal to make it gender-neutral.

# gender - Thursday 7 February, 2013

Rape and subsequent death of teen sparks outrage in South Africa
# South Africa
# South Africa

Rape and subsequent death of teen sparks outrage in South Africa

Feb 7th 2013, 7:45 PM 13,342 Views 41 Comments

Girl, 17, found disembowelled at a construction site and died later in hospital – the crime has been criticised by President Jacob Zuma.

# gender - Friday 1 February, 2013

Marriage is good for the heart: study
# Heart Health
# Heart Health

Marriage is good for the heart: study

Feb 1st 2013, 6:35 AM 5,732 Views 14 Comments

Research in Finland warns that conditions related to being married – combined income, healthier habits, mental support – give your heart a better chance later in life.

# gender - Monday 28 January, 2013

Lisa McInerney: The New Rules for women are best ignored
# Column
# Column

Lisa McInerney: The New Rules for women are best ignored

Jan 28th 2013, 7:15 AM 392 Views 77 Comments

The terrifying ‘How to land a man’ books have dressed their old claptrap up in the language of the interweb – and are a good guide of what NOT to do in the world of dating.

# gender - Monday 14 January, 2013

Lisa McInerney: All sexual harassment needs to thrive is for good men to do nothing
# Opinion
# Opinion

Lisa McInerney: All sexual harassment needs to thrive is for good men to do nothing

Jan 14th 2013, 7:00 AM 414 Views 155 Comments

A new #shoutingback project on social media reveals lots of decent men are horrified by public harassment of women – none of us, men or women, should put up with it.

# gender - Saturday 22 December, 2012

Aaron McKenna: Gender pay gap is a major problem… for all of us
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aaron McKenna: Gender pay gap is a major problem… for all of us

Dec 22nd 2012, 8:15 AM 20 Views 35 Comments

And the solution is far more complex than equal-pay legislation – it goes to the roots of our social system.

# gender - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

Lynch calls for action to increase women's roles on State Boards
# Gender Equality
# Gender Equality

Lynch calls for action to increase women's roles on State Boards

Dec 18th 2012, 2:37 PM 3,276 Views 37 Comments

The Junior Minister said the government will have to strengthen its efforts if it is to meet its own targets.

# gender - Friday 14 December, 2012

Poll: Does Ireland have a discrimination problem?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Does Ireland have a discrimination problem?

Dec 14th 2012, 9:05 AM 10,923 Views 205 Comments

ESRI research says black people, women, and those aged over 45 all experience discrimination. How bad is the problem?

ESRI: Black people report highest rates of discrimination in Ireland
# Research
# Research

ESRI: Black people report highest rates of discrimination in Ireland

Dec 14th 2012, 8:06 AM 7,317 Views 83 Comments

More than one in ten adults in Ireland say they have been discriminated against based on factors such as age, gender, disability, ethnicity, or race, according to the ESRI.

# gender - Monday 19 November, 2012

Lisa McInerney: Hey guys, you don't have to be arrogant to be attractive
# Opinion
# Opinion

Lisa McInerney: Hey guys, you don't have to be arrogant to be attractive

Nov 19th 2012, 7:00 AM 2,338 Views 60 Comments

Women do like nice men – and to say otherwise, as an anonymous column did last week, is a real disservice to the good guys.

# gender - Sunday 4 November, 2012

The App all men have been waiting for (and could probably do with)
# The Man App
# The Man App

The App all men have been waiting for (and could probably do with)

Nov 4th 2012, 8:00 AM 27,703 Views 72 Comments

Ballina-based app developer launches Man App to remind you of the dates you tend to forget and the advice you tend to need.

# gender - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

The 5 at 5: Wednesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Oct 31st 2012, 4:50 PM 5,962 Views 4 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# gender - Monday 22 October, 2012

Lisa McInerney: Does wearing make-up mean you're shallow?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Lisa McInerney: Does wearing make-up mean you're shallow?

Oct 22nd 2012, 7:00 AM 821 Views 53 Comments

“When it comes to aesthetic assistance, women in particular run the risk of being damned if they do, and damned if they don’t.”

# gender - Friday 19 October, 2012

Column: Is a technology overload making us less efficient at work?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Is a technology overload making us less efficient at work?

Oct 19th 2012, 7:00 AM 181 Views 24 Comments

Email, smartphones and tablets help us multi-task, writes Professor Gloria Mark, but can they also make us less productive?

# gender - Monday 15 October, 2012

Poll: Should men and women's car insurance premiums be the same?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should men and women's car insurance premiums be the same?

Oct 15th 2012, 8:38 AM 10,761 Views 121 Comments

A new EC directive on gender discrimination reckons that men and women should pay the same for their motor insurance. Do you agree?

# gender - Friday 28 September, 2012

Minister says gender equality crucial to reshaping society and economic recovery
# Gender Equality
# Gender Equality

Minister says gender equality crucial to reshaping society and economic recovery

Sep 28th 2012, 11:56 AM 2,066 Views 21 Comments

Kathleen Lynch said it may fall to Ireland to advance gender equality in state and corporate boards when we take over the EU Presidency.

# gender - Monday 17 September, 2012

Column: Yes, the Club Orange ads are offensive. But mainly they’re just lame.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Yes, the Club Orange ads are offensive. But mainly they’re just lame.

Sep 17th 2012, 7:30 PM 424 Views 72 Comments

The ‘bits’ campaign insults women and patronises men – but its worst crime is a tedious lack of imagination, writes Jean Sutton. Why do the media keep playing their game?

# gender - Friday 14 September, 2012

Column: Austerity has an unequal impact on women. So let’s fix this.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Austerity has an unequal impact on women. So let’s fix this.

Sep 14th 2012, 7:15 AM 102 Views 95 Comments

Statistically speaking, spending cuts hit women hardest – but protecting disadvantaged groups should be at the heart of the Budget, write Orla O’Connor and Clara Fischer.

Junior Cert results: Girls outperform boys in 20 out of 23 subjects
# Battle Of The Sexes
# Battle Of The Sexes

Junior Cert results: Girls outperform boys in 20 out of 23 subjects

Sep 14th 2012, 6:30 AM 6,404 Views 35 Comments

Only the stereotypically male strongholds of Maths and Metalwork see boys have a higher proportion of A grades than girls.

# gender - Friday 7 September, 2012

Joan Burton commits to examining gender recognition
# Gender
# Gender

Joan Burton commits to examining gender recognition

Sep 7th 2012, 2:30 PM 4,269 Views 26 Comments

Marriage Equality welcomed Burton’s comments but said legislation published last year puts transgender couples in a difficult position.

# gender - Sunday 2 September, 2012

Column: Lingerie football? Our real sporting heroines deserve limelight first
# Opinion
From The42
# Opinion

Column: Lingerie football? Our real sporting heroines deserve limelight first

Sep 2nd 2012, 8:30 AM 617 Views 41 Comments

Women’s sport is dismissed as a ‘niche interest’ – and it’ll stay that way until we give it more of the spotlight, writes Niamh O’Mahony.