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Herculean dimorphism

Disney’s Hercules has man:woman measurements greater than any normal human pair — and greater than ancient depictions, too. Continue reading


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Movie dimorphism update: How to Train Your Dragon 2 edition

Stoick the Vast has much bigger hands than Valka. Continue reading


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Disney’s dimorphism, ‘Help! My eyeball is bigger than my wrist!’ edition

The evidence is mounting that Disney likes small-handed-women-large-handed-men couples. Continue reading


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Tangled up in Disney’s dimorphism

How Disney’s dimorphic distortion makes a human couple fantastically patriarchal. Continue reading


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Delusions of dimorphism

Are 1-day-olds who stare at a mobile for 52 seconds more likely to be engineers when they grow up than those who only stare for 41 seconds? Continue reading


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Year-end report

Reader growth remains robust. Here’s the annual report. Continue reading

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Color and the making of gender in early childhood

Maybe gender differences in color preference are just an anchor for children’s gender identity performance. Continue reading


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Off gender-script art

Fortunately, the hotel we’re stranded at is only a few blocks from the Art Institute of Chicago. Tooling around the museum I was still thinking about sex dimorphism, especially this piece in Time where I referenced ancient art and this … Continue reading


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Syllabus supplements for spring family sociology

If you’re using my book for your class, you’ve got all kinds of excellent teaching materials from Norton to use. But if you’re not (yet), or you want more recent posts to choose from, here’s an updated list of blog … Continue reading

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Year-end report and most popular posts, 2014

A few days ago Family Inequality reached 1 million total views. After more than doubling in 2011 and 2012, average daily traffic on Family Inequality only grew 41% in 2013, and now in 2014 it grew only another 25%. The … Continue reading


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