Should Men Use Affectionate Emojis?

Should Men Use Affectionate Emojis?

Consistent with gender stereotypes, texts with affectionate emojis were judged as more likable and appropriate when they were believed to have come from a woman. Furthermore, text messages with friendly emojis (i.e., smiling faces) were judged as equally appropriate, but more likable, when they were believed to be sent by a man.

Mom's photo shoot says girls can be athletic and girly. 'Why does she have to choose?'

Mom's photo shoot says girls can be athletic and girly. 'Why does she have to choose?'

A photo shoot from HMP Couture Imagery has gone viral after photographer Heather Mitchell posted the photos to Facebook with the message, "Because you can do it all." Photographer Heather Mitchell wanted to capture that girls can be both girly and athletic.

Teresa Palmer, Husband Mark Webber Welcome Third Child

Teresa Palmer, Husband Mark Webber Welcome Third Child

Teresa Palmer has given birth to her third child with husband Mark Webber , Us Weekly can confirm. “Our beautiful little girl Poet Lake Palmer arrived Friday night on April 12th,” she captioned the pic.

Massachusetts Bans Conversion Therapy for LGBT Youth

Massachusetts Bans Conversion Therapy for LGBT Youth

Typically, this refers to attempts to change a person's sexual orientation to heterosexual or their gender identity to cisgender. Those whose parents enlisted the help of a professional to change their sexual orientation had a five-fold increased odds of having attempted suicide.

Why Men Die Younger than Women

Why Men Die Younger than Women

While physical illnesses such as cardiac disorders are the leading causes of gender differences in mortality, mental health issues also lead to a significant burden of medical consequences and reduced life expectancy in males.

Are Boys Really Better Than Girls at Math and Science?

Are Boys Really Better Than Girls at Math and Science?

Furthermore, another study looking at children in the first to third grades reported that girls do just as well as boys in math and perform better than boys in other subjects like reading (Miller & Halpern, 2014).

Man charged over dangerous gender reveal stunt

Man charged over dangerous gender reveal stunt

Police are calling the gender reveal stupid but social media is divided. The expectant parent's car was confiscated, after the gender reveal was captured on video, 7 News reported. Police were alerted to the stunt only after the video was posted to social media.

Is Occasional Marijuana Use Good or Bad For Mental Health?

Is Occasional Marijuana Use Good or Bad For Mental Health?

While the association between marijuana use and depression was found to be robust among African American teenage males, the authors report that, "baseline depressive symptoms were not predictive of change in marijuana use over time for either gender ."

Why Are So Many LGBTQ Youth Ending Up in Prison?

Why Are So Many LGBTQ Youth Ending Up in Prison?

(2015) point to the importance of education for school staff, including administrators and teachers, concerning LGBTQ identities, oppression, and how to best support queer students.

Happy Wife = Long Life?

Happy Wife = Long Life?

But let's take this adage one step further and ask an even more intriguing question: Can having a happy spouse (regardless of gender ) not only lead to a happier life but a longer one as well? A third possible explanation, one the researcher examined in this study, is that happy people are simply more physically active.

Which Emotions Do Women Recognize Better Than Men?

Which Emotions Do Women Recognize Better Than Men?

Here is a rank order of the accuracy with which people identified the five emotions tested: Happiness (Most accurate) Fear Anger Sadness Disgust (Least accurate) As for gender differences, the researchers found more parity than they expected.

'Peppa Pig' accused of being sexist, discouraging girls from becoming firefighters

'Peppa Pig' accused of being sexist, discouraging girls from becoming firefighters

A London fire station's tweet calling out popular British kids' show "Peppa Pig" for using sexist language has spread like wildfire – and sparked a debate about gender specific wording.

Rapid Onset Gender Dysphoria

Rapid Onset Gender Dysphoria

Other findings also indicated that the parents saw a decline in their children's social adjustment after the announcement (e.g., more isolation, more distrust of non-transgender sources, etc.).

A Happiness Gap Between Fathers and Mothers

A Happiness Gap Between Fathers and Mothers

(Try it here.) In this study, fathers reported greater happiness than mothers, both when they were taking care of their children and talking and interacting with them.

A Happiness Gap for Mothers

A Happiness Gap for Mothers

In this study, fathers reported greater happiness than mothers, both when they were taking care of their children and talking and interacting with them.

How We Make Decisions on Tinder

How We Make Decisions on Tinder

However, when we looked at the time it took participants to make a decision on whether or not they were attracted to the photographs with which they were presented, we found that contrary to our hypothesis, males took longer to make a choice compared to females.

Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry Actually Know the Gender of Their Baby

Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry Actually Know the Gender of Their Baby

Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry may be tight-lipped about whether the Duchess of Sussex is pregnant with a baby boy or girl, but the royal couple do in fact know the gender of their first child, a source reveals in the new issue of Us Weekly.

A Look at Parental Leave

A Look at Parental Leave

I spoke to several faculty members who were offered 10 days of paid maternity leave by their university, and 12 weeks of unpaid leave per FMLA law. A third faculty member worked at a woman’s university, which ironically had no paid maternity leave policy.

10 unique gender reveal ideas

10 unique gender reveal ideas

Whether you're planning a big get-together to surprise family and friends with your baby's gender, or you just want a unique way to share a special moment with your significant other, these are concepts you can really get excited about whether it's a boy or a girl!

How to Use Humor to Become Happier and More Successful

How to Use Humor to Become Happier and More Successful

Based on a model known as “parallel-constraint-satisfaction” theory, which proposes that stereotypes affect the way people interpret the behavior of others, Evans and his colleagues hypothesized that men would benefit and women would be penalized when using humor specifically in the workplace.

Mom has 'gender reveal' photo shoot for transgender child

Mom has 'gender reveal' photo shoot for transgender child

Weary from repeating the same conversation to loved ones, the family from Louisville, Kentucky, just decided to have a goofy and heartwarming photo shoot announcing to the world that "It's a boy!" The pictures of a smiling Brown swaddled in a blanket and holding blue balloons with Green and his younger brother, Lucas, 17, have led to an enormous outpouring of support since Green posted them on Facebook.

Mom praises transgender son's coming out with ultimate 'It's a boy' photo shoot

Mom praises transgender son's coming out with ultimate 'It's a boy' photo shoot

"When your child comes out as trans, the best thing to do is create a photo shoot to celebrate the fact that he silently and bravely stepped out of the race that he never wanted to be in, found his own lane and proceeded to win," Green said in a viral Facebook post.

Parents are OK with girls playing with trucks. Not so much with boys wearing makeup

Parents are OK with girls playing with trucks. Not so much with boys wearing makeup

Not so much with boys wearing makeup Sonja Haller, USA TODAY Published 5:10 p.m. ET Feb. 5, 2019 Parents talk about everything - except gender identity, a survey by SeniorLiving.com found.

Pain of girls taken less seriously than that of boys in study showing sexism starts early

Pain of girls taken less seriously than that of boys in study showing sexism starts early

Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about LinkedIn Pinterest Pain of girls taken less seriously than that of boys in study showing sexism starts early The "Journal of Pediatric Psychology" study found women were more likely to downplay pain shown by girls than men were.

It's a...freshman! College reveals are a new trend for parents, teens

It's a...freshman! College reveals are a new trend for parents, teens

Heather Doyle, a Florida mother of two current college students and a high school senior, said that when her children decided where they were going to attend college, she made a social media post to congratulate them on the decision, but she cannot imagine posting an entire "reveal." "I just find it extremely obnoxious when people list every school they were accepted to," she said.

New Jersey adds gender neutral option to birth certificates

New Jersey adds gender neutral option to birth certificates

This also makes it easier for non-binary and transgender people to change their birth certificates to affirm their gender identity. The new law, the Babs Siperstein Bill, makes it easier for people to change their gender on their birth certificates, which can protect young trans and non-binary people from discrimination.

Is a Picky Eater Also a Picky Partner?

Is a Picky Eater Also a Picky Partner?

However, the gluten-free individual was not seen as a less desirable dating partner, even when taking high maintenance perceptions into account.

Forget blue or pink cakes, now expecting parents can get gender-reveal lasagna

Forget blue or pink cakes, now expecting parents can get gender-reveal lasagna

Forget blue or pink cakes, now expecting parents can get gender-reveal lasagna Ilana Keller, Asbury Park Press Published 10:06 a.m. ET Jan. 23, 2019 | Updated 10:28 a.m. ET Jan. 23, 2019 Villa Italian Kitchen offers a new way to do a gender reveal - via lasagna.

Drag Queen Storytime for Children

Drag Queen Storytime for Children

Ironically, when people think about children, rarely is their focus on how homophobia, biphobia, and transphobia can hurt them, and yet exposure to these institutional harms are far worse than anything a child might be exposed to in a LGBT Pride parade, observing gay and lesbian relationships, or being read a story by a drag queen.

Gender-reveal lasagna is now a thing

Gender-reveal lasagna is now a thing

Gender-reveal parties have become more over-the-top lately: Expectant parents have shot a target with a gun loaded with colored gunpowder, had an alligator eat pink or blue Jell-O, smashed eggs on each other’s foreheads and used a monster truck to drop blue balloons at a Monster Jam event.

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