'They' As Gender-Nonbinary Pronoun Is Merriam-Webster's Word Of The YearThe definition of "they" as a nonbinary pronoun was added to the three other definitions of the word. Searches for the term have risen by 313% in the last year.
Man Changes Gender On Government ID To Get Cheaper Car InsuranceA man in Canada has found an inventive way to cut his car insurance by over $1,000 a year: he's officially become a woman.
More Would Prefer A Son Over A Daughter, Gallup FindsHowever, the same amount of people who said they'd prefer a boy also said they wouldn't mind either way.
Lawsuit Claims Gender Pay Discrimination At GoogleThe initial stages of the review found women earned less than men in nearly every job classification.
Target Phasing Out Some Gender-Based SignsTarget announced Friday it would be phasing out some gender-based signs in its stores.
Ohio Mom Calls Target Out Over 'Girls' Building Sets'An Ohio mother is 'calling out' Target on Twitter because of what she saw in the toy section of her local store.
Study: In Minnesota, Women Earn 80 Cents To Men's DollarA policy group tracking wages said that women still lag behind men when it comes to salaries, though Minnesota's disparity is not as pronounced as the country's at large. The Institute for Women's Policy Research said women working full-time earn about 78 cents to every dollar men make.
Report: Number Of Female College Coaches DecliningWednesday is National Girls and Women in Sports Day. Here in the Twin Cities, the Minnesota History Center hosted a celebration and awards program. Gov. Mark Dayton stopped by to congratulate the honorees. But the findings of a new report show a major setback for female coaches at colleges and universities.
CDC: 1 In 68 U.S. Kids Identified With AutismA new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 1 in 68 U.S. children have been identified with Autism Spectrum Disorder. According to the report, entitled "Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorder among Children Aged 8 Years," the number of children identified with ASD is growing, with the estimate about 30-percent higher than in previous studies.
‘U’ To Offer Gender-Neutral HousingThe University of Minnesota will soon offer gender-neutral housing. Up to several dozen upper-division students will have access to the campus apartments, beginning in the fall of 2015. Anyone, regardless of their sex or gender identity, will be able to live there.
Anxiety May Be Harder On Women Than MenFor many people, balancing family life with work and everything else in between can get the best of you. But a new study found anxiety causes women's brains to work harder than men's when put in the same situations.
Low Enrollment Shuts Gender-Divided SchoolMinnesota Democrats Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken are among a bipartisan group of U.S. senators backing a bill to eventually end tax subsidies for ethanol producers.
Legislator Wants To End Pay Equity ReportingA Minnesota lawmaker wants to end a state program that fines municipalities for pay inequities based on gender.