A new study suggests young women who are not heterosexual are at a greater risk of accidental pregnancy, partly because they are less likely than straight women to use contraceptives.
Joining fraternities and sororities distracts college students from their coursework. A new study suggests students' grades may suffer and they select easier classes to accommodate Greek activities.
Access to maternity leave after the birth or adoption of a child is not improving for women, though the number of men on leave is growing. Fathers are also more likely to receive paid leave.
A lower resting heart rate partially explains why men commit more crime than women, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania.
This collection of academic research focuses on gender in journalism -- women who work in journalism and how girls and women are portrayed by the news media.
A licensure exam that educators in many states must pass to become school principals may be an ineffective means of predicting future job performance, a new study suggests.
Older patients are diagnosed with elder abuse in less than 0.02 percent of emergency room visits, an indication that doctors may not be spotting signs of abuse.
U.S. Foreign Policy
A collection of research and resources to help journalists understand the impact of the Mexico City Policy, which forbids organizations from using U.S. foreign aid to promote or educate people about abortion.
Lesbian, gay and bisexual adolescents suffer significantly higher rates of violence and engage in riskier behavior than their straight peers, according to an unprecedented survey from the CDC.
Researchers from the Vienna Institute of Demography study the relationship between childlessness and educational attainment among women from 13 European countries.