The fifth annual study analyzed the casts of and talent behind the top 200 theatrical releases of 2016 and 1,251 broadcast, cable and digital platform television shows from 2015–16.
In UCLA’s 124th Faculty Research Lecture historian Ellen DuBois will share details of the story, which remains as vital today as it when it was happening.
Sexual harassment and power dynamics in the workplace are the focus of a seminar series that will feature alumnae, legal leaders.
It is the first representative survey of the state’s youth population to measure gender expression.
A new report by UCLA’s WORLD Policy Analysis Center examines all 193 countries that are members of the United Nations.
As part of UCLA Free Speech Week, a panel of lawyers and scholars debated the effects of free speech and examined who benefits and is harmed when limits are imposed.
At UCLA, the proportion of female faculty in these fields has grown dramatically since the 1980s, but there is still room for improvement.
While women have made significant gains in many fields, including medicine, business and law, the percentage of women who receive CS degrees is the smallest across all STEM fields, according to the U.S. Department of Education.
Miriam Posner writes about how get-girls-to-code initiatives that aim to fix tech’s gender imbalance may unintentionally help reinforce it.
Aomawa Shields studies the climate on distant planets. But she also earned an M.F.A. from UCLA's School of Theater, Film and Television and worked as an actress.
The youngest age group has the highest estimated percentage of individuals who identify as transgender.
In a study of rural communities in five countries, researchers found that women provide far more hours of care in their daily lives than do their male counterparts.
Tyrone Howard's Black Male Institute at UCLA focuses on finding ways to propel black male youth to college and prepare them for success in academia and professional life.
Rogers Brubaker’s new book expands on public discussions of identity around Caitlyn Jenner and Rachel Dolezal.
Adam Romero, the Arnold D. Kassoy Scholar of Law and Senior Counsel at the Williams Institute at UCLA,co-authored an amici curiae brief regarding North Carolina's bill, which prohibits transgender people from using restrooms that match their gender identity.
More than 300 technology leaders, innovators, policymakers, journalists and academics will gather Friday at UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion Club to share their ideas on closing the gender and diversity gap in the technology sector.
It’s important for medical professionals to understand that one’s gender identity as man, woman or trans is different from one’s sexual identity as gay, bisexual, lesbian or heterosexual.
When the project to set up single-stall, all-gender restrooms at UCLA is completed by the end of June, there will be approximately 320 such facilities throughout the campus.
The concept of separating students by sex as a tool for education reform has fallen into a minefield of limited and dubious data as to its effectiveness.
A new report by the UCLA Luskin Center for innovation highlights quality mentoring as a key strategy for reducing inequality.
Susan Wojcicki, CEO of YouTube, returned to UCLA Anderson, where she got her M.B.A. in 1998, to talk about her career and share her insights on how to succeed in the tech world.
In making her case that LAUSD should be cautious about pursuing single-sex education, gender studies professor Juliet Williams points out the flimsiness of evidence used to support gender-separated classrooms.
Training has caused some men to be so wary of charges of harassment that it stifles women’s opportunities for professional networking, writes Kim Elsesser in the Los Angeles Times.
Law professor Kimberlé Crenshaw writes in the Washington Post about how intersectionality brings to light the invisibility of many constituents within groups that claim them as members, but often fail to represent them.
At UCLA, there's a small but growing field of study looking into sex and gender biology.