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Former Fox News host Kelly Wright joins other current and former Fox employees at a news conference on April 26, 2017, in New York City. Wright alleged racial bias in failing to receive desired opportunities and promotions. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Study participants often answer questions differently, depending on the questioner's gender. Sex hormones can affect results, too. sanjeri/Getty Images hide caption

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A Scientist's Gender Can Skew Research Results

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One of Cipe Pineles' many illustrated recipes in the newly published cookbook, Leave Me Alone With the Recipes: The Life, Art & Cookbook of Cipe Pineles. Courtesy of Carol Burtin Fripp hide caption

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Can A Child Be Raised Free Of Gender Stereotypes? This Family Tried

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Researchers are trying to tease apart the reasons why girls are less likely to become scientists and engineers. Marc Romanelli/Getty Images/Blend Images hide caption

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Our culture has long expected that women will be kind, and leaders will be authoritative. So what's a female leader to do when she confronts these conflicting stereotypes? Gary Waters/Getty Images/Ikon Images hide caption

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Too Sweet, Or Too Shrill? The Double Bind For Women

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