It's not uncommon to see female presidents, CEOs, and judges (okay, well, it's sort of sometimes happens) on TV now. But there was a time when a woman even having a job on TV was revolutionary. Check out this list to see how things have changed in the last four decades.
Culture & Society
We've heard it before - women get paid less than men in just about every business. However, there is one industry where there can be advantage to playing the part of a lady - or rather, having lady parts.
By Stephanie Medley-Rath
Mets player Daniel Murphy isn't the only man who wanted to take time off with a new baby. Broadcaster Chris Hayes and Prince William also did. Many companies offer paternity leave, so why can't more men take it?
Pink used to be just another color - before girlishness and femininity was thrust upon it. An exhibit in Boston traces the history of the color and its meaning over the years. And yes, men can wear pink.
By Laila Alawa
If you're missing Downton Abby, don't despair. PBS has two other Sunday night offerings that might make you feel better. They're both period pieces and they both feature actresses with English accents.
New York-based photographer and artist Ashley Kolodner has been doing a series called GayFace featuring people with their eyes wide open--and then shut. The project aims to communicate the diversity of the
Advertising messages are full of stereotypes - for both women and men. Many commercials and ads create a very negative picture of masculinity. Men are taught not to express their emotions, to be dishonest, and to remain isolated from others.