Steve Scher talks with Amanda Lock Swarr, associate professor in Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies at the University of Washington, about gender identity. Facebook recently added more than 50 additional gender options for users in the U.S.
The plastic additive has been vilified by environmental advocacy groups. But the chemical had no effect on rats fed thousands of times the amount a typical person ingests, government scientists are reporting in the journal Toxicological Sciences.
Ross Reynolds sits down with Marsha Botzer, founder of the Ingersoll Gender Center, to discuss her work in the Puget Sound LGBTQ community. They also talk about MOHAI's new exhibit Revealing Queer with the co-curator Erin Bailey.
Steve Scher talks with Daniel Post Senning about technology etiquette and his observations for people who are too attached to their electronic devices. He’s also the grandson of etiquette expert Emily Post.
Steve Scher talks with University of Washington sociologist Dr. Pepper Schwartz about the secrets of extremely happy couples and the book, "The Normal Bar: The Surprising Secrets of Happy Couples and What They Reveal About Creating a New Normal in Your Relationship."
For baby boomers, divorce has almost become, like marriage, another rite of passage. The post-World War II generation is setting new records for divorce: Americans over 50 are twice as likely to get divorced as people of that age were 20 years ago.
But just because it's more common, doesn't mean it's not still painful.
Whitman College freshman Laura Rey makes her way up the Weeping Wall, outside Dayton, Wash. This was Rey's first ice climbing trip.
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Freshman Aleyna Porreca climbs the Weeping Wall outside Dayton, Wash. Whitman College's Outdoor Program brings students to climb the wall when it is frozen in the winter.hington’s Blue Mountains, behind
Originally published on Mon February 24, 2014 7:01 pm
It's hard to take not one but two genres that are typically thought of as staples of old-fashioned "media for women" – the advice column and the collection of household hints – and make them feel at all relevant to women now, who may or may not have time for all the fussing that perfect housekeeping ideally entails and may or may not live lives in which it's their responsibility, or their priority.