Posts Tagged "gender"


I’ve been leaning on Google Translate a lot to help me as I learn Italian. But I noticed something that’s a major fail. In English, if you want to say you’re back (you have returned), you can say, “I’m back.” If someone says that, we don’t know if they’re male or female just from hearing […]

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Categories: Human Behavior

Tags: gender, parenting

I was in Disney World, Florida in February. I was looking around one of the shops that sells Mickey ears. What looked like a Mom and Grandma were trying to help a very young toddler to pick out a hat for herself. She was walking but didn’t seem to have language. The Mom was holding […]

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The dating website, OKCupid, decided to grab over a half a million profiles from its database, and start crunching numbers. It looked at a variety of things, and broke it down by gender, race, religion, and other “self-stated” profile elements. There are some pretty wild things in there, like the grade level of people’s writing […]

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