Gender

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Old Navy Explains Why Women Pay More For Plus-Size Clothing

Old Navy found itself in a quandary when a customer named Renee Posey went to its website and noticed that plus-sized women’s jeans cost $12 to $15 more.

11/13/2014

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SF Supervisors Debate Opposition To Ban On Gender-Based Abortions

San Francisco could become the first city in California to go on record as opposing a state ban on gender-specific abortions if a resolution proposed by Supervisor David Chiu is adopted.

09/09/2014

technology, generic

Google, Square Hoping To Solve Gender Imbalance Through Recruiting

Silicon Valley tech giants have been taking heat for a gender imbalance among staff, particularly in the fields of engineering and coding, and now they’re doing something about it – targeting young women for careers in the tech sector.

07/01/2014

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What a Child Learns From Positive & Negative Video Game Play

Children who repeatedly play violent video games learn thought patterns that will stick with them and influence behaviors as they grow older…

03/25/2014

Example of "Custom Gender" that can be entered on Facebook Profiles.  Users can select from dozens of pre-entered descriptions, and also indicate by which type of pronoun they would prefer being referred to by. (Facebook Profile Settings)

Complete List of Facebook Profile Gender Options

After Facebook announced users can use dozens of terms to describe their gender in their profile, our web producers tried every profile gender option to compile a complete list of the options available, including “two spirit,” “pangender,” and “intersex.”

02/13/2014

Facebook

Tech Report: New Study Looks At Influential Aspects Of Facebook

KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid looks at a new study on who is influential on Facebook.

06/22/2012

Former UC regent Ward Connerly attends the 'Increase Diversity Bake Sale' put on by Republican students at UC Berkeley, September 27, 2011. (CBS)

Republican ‘Diversity’ Bake Sale, Counter-Protest Held At UC Berkeley

A bake sale by Berkeley College Republicans Tuesday that was aimed at satirizing race-based admissions generated heated debates and counter-protests but no major problems.

09/27/2011

UC Berkeley

Student Group’s ‘Diversity Bake Sale’ Stirs Controversy At Cal

A UC Berkeley republican group’s bake sale is causing controversy over its satirical spin on affirmative action.

09/26/2011

A person plays with a video game on an iPad at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), in Los Angeles on June 8, 2011. (Valerie Macon/AFP/Getty Images)

Facebook COO Extols Video Games For Young Girls

One of Facebook’s leaders is urging parents to let their daughters play video games because it is one way to close the gender gap in computer science.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/03/2011

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Controversy Brews Over Gender Diversity Lessons At Oakland School

An East Bay elementary school’s gender diversity lesson using all-girl geckos and transgender clownfish has caused a stir.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/24/2011

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