University is a Woman’s Place

I have yet to post much about education statistics, although they are fairly sobering about the trends for boys and men in higher education. To me, educational gaps in achievement between boys and girls, men and women, are consistently under-reported, and when gender gaps are discussed, usually with regards to post-secondary education, they are focused…

Peppa Pig & Fatherhood: An unlikely pairing

“In a lot of children’s shows like Peppa Pig the fathers are consistently portrayed as bumbling idiots and the mothers as awesome heroines saving the day and it sends a very wrong message to little kids.” “Like in virtually every show aimed towards little kids, the girls are heroic, the boys foolish. The girls save…

Where are our Michael Phelp’s Going? – the drastic decline in sperm count

“‘Having a low sperm count is a signal,’ Swan alerts, ‘that there’s something wrong in men’s health overall.’” This is factual statement by Shanna H. Swan, one of the authors of the Human Reproductive Update, announced in a fairly-recent article in The Washington Post.   The official opening of this article reads: The quality of sperm…