Men Rigged a World Built for Them and Called It ‘Neutral’

Plus, 'Cliffhanger' with a female lead

Happy Monday! Here’s to a productive week.

What I’m reading

The Instagram Account Calling Out Harassers in Climbing: New accounts sharing bad behavior, plus public stands from notable climbers, are bringing gross online interactions into the light. [Joe Purtell for Outside]

Western States Has New Rules for Transgender Athletes: Earlier this year, the iconic race announced a new policy for transgender competitors. Here's how the decision came together and why it's important. [Stephanie Case for Outside]

Men Rigged a World Built for Them and Called It ‘Neutral’—Women Call Bullshit: The world is filled with reminders that women come second, but 51 percent of the population shouldn't be an exception to the rule. [Melanie Hamlett for Glamour]

Makeup, But Make It Athleisure: More companies are selling makeup specifically for sweating in. But do women really need it? [Heather Hansman for Outside]

5 Good Environmental News Stories from the Past Year: Amid stories of ecological doom, we found a few instances of progress worth celebrating. [Frederick Reimers for Outside]

Ana Lily Amirpour Is Remaking ‘Cliffhanger’ with a Female Lead: You know, the one where Sly Stallone uses a stalactite to kill a guy. [Scott Wampler for Birth.Movies.Death]

Nike Told Me to Dream Crazy, Until I Wanted a Baby: Being a mother and a champion was a crazy dream. It didn’t have to be. [Alysia Montaño for The New York Times]

For Pro Women Surfers, Equal Pay Isn't Enough: When Sophie Goldschmidt became the World Surf League's CEO in 2017, improving the women's tour was a priority. Her next challenge is equality for all surfers. [Andrew Lewis for Outside]

I Tracked My Plastic Use for a Month: I'm careful with my consumption, but what I found scared me. [Meg Atteberry for Outside]

Adventures of an Openly Gay Outdoorsman: The risks and rewards of being (literally and figuratively) out in the wilderness. [Lance Garland for Outside]

Other reads

What ‘Good’ Dads Get Away With:” Division of labor in the home is one of the most important equity issues of our time. Yet at this rate it will be another 75 years before men do half the work. By Darcy Lockman for The New York Times:

Finally, some men blamed their wives’ personalities. A San Diego dad said his wife did more because she was so uptight. “She wakes up on a Saturday morning and has a list. I don’t keep lists. I think there’s a belief that if she’s not going to do it, then it won’t get done.” (His wife agreed that this was true, but emphasized that her belief was based on experience: “We fell into this easy pattern where he learned to be oblivious and I learned to resent him.”)

Last but not least