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How do I check my feminism as a writer?

Are there other simple-to-express checks like the Bechdel Test for measuring gender bias and feminism in fiction? I try hard to make sure I'm being a decent feminist as a writer -- I'm a guy, I tend to write with male protagonists but with a lot of female characters involved, and I worry about my blind spots. [more inside]
posted by scaryblackdeath on Mar 19, 2013 - 18 answers

Sex offenders: is there a male bias?

I know there may be no way to know this for sure, but my impression is that there are more male pedophiles, and in general more male sex offenders than female ones. Is there any way to ascertain this? [more inside]
posted by zadcat on Jan 21, 2013 - 11 answers

Is it weird that all the music I listen to is sung by men?

Is the music you listen to gender-biased? I realized today while making a Mix CD for somebody that all the artists I listen to regularly are male. Is that just me, or is it the same for the rest of you? Can you recommend me some good female musicians based on the guys I'm listening to now? [more inside]
posted by tumbleweedjack on Sep 22, 2009 - 66 answers

How are pre-op transsexuals divided in short-term holding areas after incarceration?

Where are pre-op transsexuals placed in short-term holding tanks when they are arrested? The men's area, or the women's? [more inside]
posted by Unicorn on the cob on Feb 2, 2009 - 10 answers

Do people react differently to information from those who are attractive vs. those who have expertise?

Prettygirlfilter: Is my roommate treating me differently than he treats my boyfriend because of looks? If so, how common is this? Women, does this happen to you? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 26, 2008 - 18 answers

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