Israeli high school girls fight for right to be cool

Israeli high school girls have taken to social media to protest against rules that let boys wear shorts in the sweltering summer heat but bar girls from doing the same.

AIB: The 'Third Gender's right to dignity'

The 'Third Gender's right to dignity' - a reality check on All India Badtameez only on ZEE NEWS #BADTAMEEZ.

AIB: The 'Third Gender's right to dignity'

The 'Third Gender's right to dignity' - a reality check on All India Badtameez only on ZEE NEWS #BADTAMEEZ.

Lena Headey reveals second baby gender
Lena Headey reveals second baby gender

 Pregnant "Game of Thrones" actress Lena Headey has revealed she is expecting a baby girl.

Pakistani actors' bold act not gender specific, says Imran Abbas

 Pakistani actresses like Humaima Malick and Veena Malik Khan have gone uninhibitedly bold on Bollywood screens unlike the male stars from their country. But Lahore-based actor Imran Abbas Naqvi says the actresses have done so only to meet their roles’ demand, and he won’t mind following in their footsteps if it’s “inevitable".

Kanye made Kim Kardashian understand my gender transition: Bruce Jenner
Kanye made Kim Kardashian understand my gender transition: Bruce Jenner

 Bruce Jenner has Kanye West to thank for making his stepdaughter Kim Kardashian West understand why the athlete decided to undergo a gender transition.

China releases three detained feminist activists: Lawyer

Chinese police on Monday released at least three of five feminist activists detained for over a month in a case which prompted an international diplomatic outcry, one of their lawyers said.

How gender is determined in the brain

During prenatal development, the brains of most animals, including humans, develop specifically male or female characteristics. New research sheds light on how this process is triggered.

Race and gender influence use of drugs, drinking, smoking among teens

A new study has observed that cigarette use among white teenagers is substantially higher than among black and Hispanic teenagers, especially at 18 years old.

Gender ceases to be predefined on Facebook
Gender ceases to be predefined on Facebook

Facebook users can now use any term, with which they wish to describe their gender. Previously, it required you to choose from a list of predefined genders.

Facebook to allow users to define their gender themselves
Facebook to allow users to define their gender themselves

A year after Facebook introduced preset custom genders like "cisgender" or " transgender," it has now started rolling out a new version of its custom gender field where users can type in any word to represent their gender across Facebook.

Insomnia symptoms mediate relationship between suicide, alcohol use

A new study has recently provided a link between suicide risk with insomnia and alcohol use.

WTA fines Russian tennis chief over Williams comments
WTA fines Russian tennis chief over Williams comments

The WTA said Friday it has fined Russian Tennis Federation President Shamil Tarpischev $25,000 over a comment questioning the gender of Serena and Venus Williams.

Australian couple abandons surrogate baby in India

An Australian couple abandoned one of their biological child born to a surrogate mother in India because of the baby's gender, despite Australian consular officials pleading with them to take home the twins.

Gut microbes respond differently to diet based on gender

A new study has revealed that gut microbes of males and females react differently to diet, even when the diets are identical.

Emma Watson to serve as ` UN goodwill ambassador for women`

Emma Watson will now play United Nation`s Goodwill Ambassador for Women.

Woman on top

From not getting an interview call to becoming the managing director of Alfa Laval-Tetra Pak India, Lila Poonawala has stepped up the corportate ladder. She talks to Prachi Rege about breaking the glass ceiling and the importance of hard work irrespective of gender

New computer model can perceive gender

Scientists have, for the first time, developed a mathematical model based on 3D facial scans that enables computers to objectively perceive gender.

Humans can `whiff` out the person`s gender

Human beings can apparently `smell` out the gender of a person.

Amnesty welcomes Supreme Court`s transgender verdict

A millions lives would improve thanks to Supreme Court of India`s recognition of transgender people`s human rights, a right body has said.