Words classified according to their gender, as the word embedding sees it. Words below the line are words that (generally) should be gendered, while words above the line are problematic if gendered. Adam Kalai hide caption

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Both President Dilma Rousseff and former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, shown here during his swearing-in ceremony as the chief of staff March 17, have been caught up in the wiretap firestorm. Eraldo Peres/AP hide caption

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In Brazilian Officials' Taped Conversations, Women Hear Rampant Sexism

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This Nov. 19 screenshot shows the cover photo of an unofficial Marine group on Facebook called Just the Tip, of the Spear. The group and those like it have been accused of promoting sexism and of acting as a forum for hate speech. Just the Tip, of the Spear - 21/Facebook hide caption

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Caroline De Haas, 34, launched Macholand.fr after a company responded dismissively to her complaint against its sexist advertising. Courtesy of EGAE hide caption

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Egality N'est Pas La Réalité: French Women Wage Online War On Sexism

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Watch out, Congress: Girl Up activists came to the nation's capital in June to lobby for issues affecting girls in the developing world. From left, Alexandra Leone (New Hope, Pa.), Grace Peters (Flemington, N.J.), Aklesiya Dejene (Chicago), Isabella Gonzalez and Erika Hiple (Stockton, N.J.) Ryan Kellman /NPR hide caption

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With Men's Y Chromosome, Size Really May Not Matter

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