Americans No Longer Prefer Male Boss to Female Boss

For the first time since Gallup began measuring Americans’ preferences about the gender of their boss, a majority say their boss’ gender makes no difference to them. Those who do have a preference are now evenly divided between male and female bosses, also a first in Gallup’s trend. CONT. Megan […] Read more »

Sexism in 2016

With the publication of Hillary Clinton’s campaign memoir, and the Harvey Weinstein scandal raging, it’s propitious to examine the much debated role of sexism in the last election. … In our pre-election survey, one of the biggest differentiators between Trump and Clinton voters came in their responses to the word […] Read more »

Wide Partisan Gaps Over How Far the Country Has Come on Gender Equality

Women in the United States have made significant strides toward closing the gaps that have kept them from achieving equality with men. But the country is sharply divided over how much work remains to be done, and those divisions are rooted mainly in the growing partisan schism that pervades American […] Read more »

Sexual harassment of women in the workplace

Concern about sexual harassment of women in the workplace has grown over the last three decades, but Americans do not think sexual harassment at work is inevitable, according to this Exclusive Third Rail with OZY-Marist Poll, commissioned by WGBH Boston and OZY Media for the new PBS prime-time, cross-platform debate […] Read more »

Study Finds Women See Female Lawmakers As More Competent, Having More Integrity

… A new study hints at where candidates and legislators can find their strongest supporters: Women tend to think more highly of female legislators on a variety of measures. With men, though, it depends on party; Republican men have reservations about the women representing them, whereas Democratic men in some […] Read more »