Here Comes Generation Z

By SAUL FERHOLT-KAHN, age 10 Queer Youth Network paraders at Pride London. A new study shows that youth today are more open minded about issues of gender and sexuality. PHOTO: AnemoneProjectors (Wikimedia Commons) A report from the 2015 study by JWTIG, a trend...

Are Gendered Toys Affecting How Kids Grow Up?

By ABIGAIL RABITT, age 10 Some experts believe that gendered toys lead children to develop skills in limited areas. PHOTO: janinsanfran/Flickr Many toy companies, retail stores and websites are creating and sorting toys by gender: a pink section for girls, filled with...

College Science Teachers Biased Against Women, Study Finds

By NANCY RYERSON Teachers at American colleges did not think women were as qualified to work in science jobs as men, in a new study from Yale University. This study is only the most recent of many reports that show a bias against women in the sciences. The study was...

Someday, you could be an Actor, just like Marlo Thomas

By Kid Reporter PEDRO LAHOZ WOLFE, age 11 Marlo Thomas PHOTO: Samuel Lahoz Marlo Thomas is an actor and activist who has starred in many TV shows, movies and plays since the 1960’s. In 1972, she released a children’s book and television special called Free...

The Millionaire's Senate

By LISA GOODMAN Midterm elections, which are held around the halfway point of a president’s four-year term in office, were held this year on November 2, 2010. In addition to voting for state governors and members of the House of Representatives, people vote for...