philip n. cohen
And if you look specifically at the category the Times chose — occupations that are 70% female or more — the percentage of men in those occupations increased, but only from 5.0% to 6.1%. And nurses? In 2010, 0.4% of all full-time year-round working men were nurses, up from 0.3% in 2000. Women are still 11-times more likely to be nurses than men. Now that’s what you call a “gradual erosion of gender stereotypes.”
The gender pay gap within major occupations, 2011

The gender pay gap within major occupations, 2011

Women own 29% of business — with 4% of the revenue.

Women own 29% of business — with 4% of the revenue.

Women’s full-time wages at all-time high 82.2% of men’s… Because men’s wages fell more last year. http://t.co/fA40Rrnf

Women’s full-time wages at all-time high 82.2% of men’s… Because men’s wages fell more last year. http://t.co/fA40Rrnf

Who owns homes? Outside of married couples, more women are homeowners than men.

Who owns homes? Outside of married couples, more women are homeowners than men.

Stalled progress for women entering management jobs over the last 20 years.

Stalled progress for women entering management jobs over the last 20 years.

Wage gap in earnings, and gender composition, by industry.

Wage gap in earnings, and gender composition, by industry.

My only beef with the story is that it misidentifies the richer sex. http://familyinequality.wordpress.com/2012/03/22/the-richer-sex-is-men/

My only beef with the story is that it misidentifies the richer sex. http://familyinequality.wordpress.com/2012/03/22/the-richer-sex-is-men/

INFOGRAPHIC: Gender Gaps by Education and Age, courtesy www.familyinequality.com

INFOGRAPHIC: Gender Gaps by Education and Age, courtesy www.familyinequality.com

Nice graphic, bad info in gender inequality infographic