Emirati Filmmaker Pushes Boundaries, Exposes Hidden Lives

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — An Emirati filmmaker is pushing boundaries and bypassing state censors by delicately unraveling a story about a traditional Arab family grappling with issues of same-sex love, gender identity, sectarianism and women's rights. Read more: https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/emirati-filmmaker-pushes-boundaries-exposes-hidden-lives-n796351

Achieving Equality in the Boardroom and the Bedroom

On August 26, 1920, the 19th Amendment to the Constitution was certified, thereby granting women the right to vote. To commemorate this critical day in women's history, in 1971 the U.S. Congress designated August 26 as Women's Equality Day. Read more: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/stress-and-sex/201708/achieving-equality-in-the-boardroom-and-the-bedroom

Ryerson introduces ‘all-gender’ student housing option

Ryerson University announced Wednesday they will no longer require students to disclose their gender identity on housing application forms, and that they will introduce housing that accommodates all gender identities. Students will select if they want "all-gender" housing or not. Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/ryerson-all-gender-housing-university-1.4258820

Study finds women in gender-equal countries have better cognitive skills – here’s how to understand it

Let’s try you. Read the title above once, then cover it and write down word for word what you remember. Having difficulties? How well you do may be down to which country you live in. Read more: http://www.psychologicalscience.org/news/study-finds-women-in-gender-equal-countries-have-better-cognitive-skills-heres-how-to-understand-it.html

Women in These Countries Have Better Cognitive Skills

By , Contributor | Aug. 15, 2017, at 10:16 a.m. Perhaps not coincidentally, some of the longest standing democracies in the new study happen to be the ones which are more gender-egalitarian. Read more: https://www.usnews.com/news/best-countries/articles/2017-08-15/women-in-countries-with-gender-equality-have-better-cognitive-skills-study-says

Depression and the brain: Study finds sex-specific differences in teens

Depression and the brain: Study finds sex-specific differences in teens by Maria Cohut, medicalnewstoday.com Teenage boys and girls experience depression differently, study shows. Research targeting the brain activity of male and female adolescents found that depression may affect their brains in different ways, pointing to a need to better understand major depression across sexes. http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/318329.php