Gender

Stories about gender

 Original photo in Crain's Chicago Business by Thinkstock

Original photo in Crain's Chicago Business by Thinkstock

Harassment hits low-wage workers hardest

Crain's Chicago Business

Lack of money and education may make women more vulnerable. (PDF)

 Original photo on Pxhere

Original photo on Pxhere

Why don't more women sue their rapists?

slate

Survivors' options are limited for this vital form of relief. (PDF)

 Original photo in Crain's Chicago Business by John R. Boehm

Original photo in Crain's Chicago Business by John R. Boehm

Female manufacturers in their own words

Crain's Chicago Business

Three execs on life in a male-dominated industry—and a Trump run-in. (PDF)

 
 Original photo in Crain's Chicago Business by Manuel Martinez

Original photo in Crain's Chicago Business by Manuel Martinez

Helping black women find the path to partner

Crain's Chicago Business

Two lawyers built a program to improve diversity in Big Law. (PDF)

  Original photo in Crain’s Chicago Business by John R. Boehm

Original photo in Crain’s Chicago Business by John R. Boehm

When you’re out ‘24/7, minus 40’

Crain’s Chicago Business

Despite civil rights victories, many LGBTQ employees remain closeted at work. (PDF)

  Original photo in Crain’s Chicago Business by Manuel Martinez

Original photo in Crain’s Chicago Business by Manuel Martinez

Making a better case for paternity leave

Crain’s CHicago Business

Male lawyers are starting to use their firms’ parental leave policies—a shift that helps women. (PDF)

 
 Original image in Crain’s Chicago Business from Thinkstock

Original image in Crain’s Chicago Business from Thinkstock

When women aren’t quoted, the public loses

crain’s Chicago business

The news media needs to interview more women. And women need to speak up. (PDF)

 Photo by Fibonacci Blue at Flickr

Photo by Fibonacci Blue at Flickr

Justice deferred

Time Out Chicago

When the police failed, a Chicago woman pursued justice by using a little-known Illinois law to sue the man who raped her. (PDF)

 Image by Claire Bushey

Image by Claire Bushey

Rush Oak Park Hospital to keep Catholic abortion policy

Crain’s Chicago Business

A secular health care system secretly agreed to follow religious guidelines when it bought a hospital from the Chicago Archdiocese. (PDF)