Who Gets Accepted and Who Gets Rejected? Status in the Production of Social Science | RSF: The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences

This article considers science as a stratified social system that may reflect and reproduce broader social patterns of stratification. Analyses are based on a unique data archive with more than ten thousand published and unpublished manuscripts and the associated peer reviews, all submitted between 1990 and 2010 to the American…

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I Had An Abortion In My 40s. I’ll Never Forget The Shocking Thing The Doctor Said To Me.

I never would have guessed that my first abortion would be when I was in my 40s, married, and a parent already. But that’s the situation I was in when my pregnancy test came back positive in the first July of the COVID-19 pandemic. Source: I Had An Abortion In…

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Google Isn’t [Automatically] Deleting Users’ Abortion-Related Data, Despite Post-Roe Promise

A spokesperson for Google told the Guardian that the company’s promised policy change has taken effect, without confirming exactly when it began. The spokesperson noted that “users can turn Web & App Activity off at any time, delete all or part of their data manually, or choose to automatically delete…

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At SpaceX, we’re told we can change the world. I couldn’t, however, stop getting sexually harassed.

A few weeks after my start date, a fellow intern approached me in our intern housing and grabbed my butt while I was washing my dishes. I reported the incident to a superior and another colleague, but the matter was never brought to HR. I had to continue living in…

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The Honorable Marcia Fudge Visits JCSU, Encourages Students to Vote on Election Day | Johnson C. Smith University

“Many people don’t understand that Black history is American history,” said Fudge. “Somebody is going to make a decision for or about you, most of the time without you,” added Adams. “So, you need to either do what I’ve done and what Secretary Fudge has done. Run for office and make…

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The Women Deans of Howard University | Howard Magazine

“When I became president in 2014, there was only one fully-appointed woman dean,” says President Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick, MD, MBA. “I was determined to change that.”Howard gave Black women a chance to lead as deans at a time when other universities did not. Lucy Diggs Slowe was Howard’s…

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Barbara Smith on Reproductive Justice and Black Feminism: An Interview — Black Women Radicals

It was incredibly difficult and nightmarish because if one got pregnant, and particularly if you were not married, you became like a persona non grata. You were stigmatized. There was incredible shame. I was speaking a few weeks ago, Ithink it was before Roe fell, to a friend who is…

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Telemedicine abortions may begin after judge blocks Kansas law banning procedure

After Value Them Both failed, the Kansas telehealth abortion ban law is now blocked for Wichita clinic Trust Women by a Shawnee County court judge. Source: Telemedicine abortions may begin after judge blocks Kansas law banning procedure

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Women in Cybersecurity

According to a 2013 study conducted by growth strategy consulting and research firm Frost and Sullivan, women made up only 11% of the global cybersecurity workforce. While that research was rather narrow in terms of the job roles and types of cybersecurity it included, everybody concurred that female representation in…

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