Women Share 19 Examples Of Their Own Internalized Misogyny. Motortion Films, waewkid/Shutterstock December 2, 2021, 10:28 am.
‘I was given training to de-gay my voice’: what it’s really like to work in TV if you’re LGBTQ+ Despite an increase in on-screen representation and hits such as It’s a Sin and RuPaul’s Drag Race UK, being LGBTQ+ and working in television can still be difficult.
It has been described as a “cloak-and-dagger” industry where most people work freelance and therefore are often afraid to speak up about incidents of homophobia or transphobia. The discrimination and harassment that LGBTQ+ people experience is often horribly insidious; dressed up as “banter” or dismissed as ignorance. Here, seven anonymous LGBTQ+ people who work in television, in front of and behind the camera, share their experiences.
The production coordinator When I entered the industry, I was incredibly guarded about my sexuality. Mom Explains Why She's Teaching Her Daughters That Virginity Is A Myth. @book_mama/TikTok November 26, 2021, 10:46 am Society’s approach to sex and abstinence and the whole idea of virginity has evolved over the years on the whole, but we still live in a patriarchal society where women’s value is partially derived from “sexual purity,” creating dissonance for many young people.
How a Single Cookbook Shaped What It Meant to Be an “American Woman” ‹ Literary Hub. Jess McHugh on the Complicated Legacy of Betty Crocker When my grandmother was a young girl and expressed interest in learning to bake cakes, she was gifted a copy of Betty Crocker’s Picture Cook Book.
In 1950s America, Betty Crocker was the epitome of cake, and her cookbook was its most expert guide. With its 449 pages of recipes and photograph after photograph of bright pink chiffon cake and fluffy angel food cake, the book was impressive. “I was starstruck,” my grandmother told me. Recasting male heroes as women risks driving boys to crime, claims Tory MP. Casting women in TV and film roles previously given to men, such as in Doctor Who or the James Bond franchise, risks leading young males into crime because the only cultural role models left for them are criminals, a Conservative MP has argued.
Leading a Westminster Hall debate about international men’s day, Nick Fletcher said discussions about women’s safety, such as after the murder of Sarah Everard, risked achieving nothing because of a focus on the idea of toxic masculinity. Citing statistics showing poor male outcomes in areas such as school attainment, employment, suicide and rough sleeping, the Don Valley MP said men and boys needed better role models, including male teachers. In culture, Fletcher argued, “there seems to be a call from a tiny yet very vocal minority that every male character or good role model must have a female replacement. Amanda Shires' 'Our Problem': Hear Version With Cyndi Lauper, Peaches. Singer-songwriter Amanda Shires released the song “The Problem” in September as a duet with her husband Jason Isbell, but she had also conceived its frank discussion of abortion as being a conversation among several women.
That idea is now a reality with a new version of the song titled “Our Problem” commemorating the anniversary of Roe vs. Wade and featuring a diverse, multi-generational cast. Cyndi Lauper, Angie Stone, K.Flay, Lilly Hiatt, Linda Perry, Morgane Stapleton, Nona Hendryx, Peaches, and Valerie June all sing on the track. University of Victoria's Indigenous governance program resumes with new faculty. Indigenous women are teaching a restructured Indigenous governance program at the University of Victoria, three years after it suspended enrolment when a third party review found "dysfunctional classroom dynamics.
" "The time has come for women to take their place in leadership roles … and in the study and practice of Indigenous political life," said Gina Starblanket, who is Cree and Saulteaux from Starblanket Cree Nation in Saskatchewan. In July, Starblanket and three other Indigenous women were hired to teach and help restructure the program, which resumed in September. "It feels really empowering to have the opportunity to step into these roles with a number of Indigenous women who I admire and respect and to be able to take this opportunity to build on the program's existing foundation," said Starblanket. The program underwent a third party review in 2018 under the university's discrimination and harassment policy. Inclusive Language — MyPronouns.org Resources on Personal Pronouns. HOW DO I USE gender inclusive language?
This reference is meant to provide you with very basic pointers and replacement language to help avoid gender assumptions in your language. Although you might not mean harm, using language that assumes another person’s gender or pronouns (if that person has not shared the gender or pronouns to use) can cause harm, as can using language that erases some people’s genders by implying there are only two genders (or that only a certain gender is qualified to do a particular job).
Many people have already made the shift in their language to avoid “that’s so gay” as a derogatory phrase or to avoid assumptions about sexual orientation (e.g. asking a woman if she has a boyfriend). Many people have stopped using “he” as a universal language to refer to all people, or to exclusive “he” language or “she” language to refer to all fire fighters, all flight attendants, all doctors, all nurses, all administrative assistants, all college students, etc. Tumblr Thread: Women Should Rule The World - FAIL Blog - Funny Fails. Woman Unpacks Joke For How It Disguises Misogyny As Humor. @emrazz/Twitter.
‘It’s not just about being trans’: moving coming-of-age docuseries Always Jane. Jane Noury’s coming of age journey is similar to many suburban American teens: anchored by family and friends but impatient to expand beyond a small town, selfies and insecurities and confidence, so much incipient energy, waiting to begin.
As captured in Always Jane, a four-part series premiering on Amazon Prime this week, Noury’s life in 2019 and 2020 was marked by the classic emotional rollercoaster of friendships, family and figuring out who you are – on top of the upheaval of the pandemic and alongside the journey and challenges of growing up trans in America. The series, directed by Jonathan C Hyde with Noury as an executive producer, embeds in both mundane and remarkable moments in Noury’s life between the ages of 18 and 20, a time in which she graduated high school, began modeling, weathered quarantine, underwent gender-affirming surgery, and moved away from home in Sparta, New Jersey, to college in New York City. The series is “definitely for my community”, said Noury.
Melissa’s Story and Sharpie Activism « Alex Gino. The author’s copy. Reader fixes below. Edit Oct. 28 2021: Hurray! My publisher, Scholastic, is officially changing the title to Melissa! A new start after 60: ‘I decided to transition at 68’ Sometimes one kind of pain can bring to light another. Stuck in hospital for a month, Petra Wenham resolved to confront an unease she had carried throughout her whole life. She was 68 and had lost 30kg as a result of severe colitis. “My family were very worried.
COVID lockdowns gave some teen girls a break from stress. Share this Article You are free to share this article under the Attribution 4.0 International license. While lockdowns in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic were challenging for teen girls’ mental health, they also offered a respite from their packed everyday lives. That’s a warning sign for how stressful the lives of teens have become, researchers say. How Pioneering Physicist Lise Meitner Discovered Nuclear Fission, Paved the Way for Women in Science, and Was Denied the Nobel Prize – The Marginalian.
In the fall of 1946, a South African little girl aspiring to be a scientist wrote to Einstein and ended her letter with a self-conscious entreatment: “I hope you will not think any the less of me for being a girl!” Einstein responded with words of assuring wisdom that resonate to this day: “I do not mind that you are a girl, but the main thing is that you yourself do not mind. There is no reason for it.” And yet reasons don’t always come from reason.
Grimes went from industry-shaking genius to punchline in a decade. Are we treating her fairly? Friday saw the release of Miss Anthropocene, the first record by Canadian pop artist Grimes in five years. The indelible mark she made on the 2010s with her breakthrough fourth record Visions (the soundtrack for every cool girl with a synthesizer at a Montreal loft party, wearing a neon beret) and her 2015 follow-up Art Angels (the soundtrack of every cool girl with a synthesizer who has since moved to Los Angeles, wearing a pink cowboy hat) now feels like a cultural curiosity from a bygone era; her promising career as a songwriter, producer, and a feminist icon (remember when she sold "pussy rings" as merchandise?) Soon overshadowed by a high-profile relationship with Tesla CEO Elon Musk, the South African billionaire set to colonize Mars, now the father of her unborn child.
Transgender scientist Ben Barres’ book excerpt describes transition decision. At midlife Barres changed his gender to become male, continued to make path-breaking discoveries about glia and became an advocate for gender equality in science. Female Spanish thriller writer Carmen Mola revealed to be three men. The Cruel Paradox of Linda Evangelista’s Fate. Heavy Metal Principal vs Cancel Culture Christians. Viva la vulva: why we need to talk about women’s genitalia. Bolsonaro blocks free tampons and pads for disadvantaged women in Brazil. Ballerina Georgina Pazcoguin: ‘We owe it to younger dancers not to stay silent’ Tory peers to defy Boris Johnson with push to make misogyny a hate crime. Conservative peers and MPs will defy Boris Johnson’s stance that misogyny should not be a hate crime and push ahead with attempts to change the law, the Guardian understands.
The former victims’ commissioner and Conservative peer Helen Newlove is leading the charge, tabling an amendment to the police, crime, sentencing and courts bill, currently at committee stage in the House of Lords. Outrage after gay woman diagnosed at Spanish hospital with ‘homosexuality’ Finn Mackay: the writer hoping to help end the gender wars. ‘They changed my ending, I felt aghast’: how we made Wicked. Gregory Maguire, writer of the novel. Femicides in the US: the silent epidemic few dare to name. The last week of July, as Gabby Petito and her fiance, Brian Laundrie, posted Instagram photos of themselves hiking barefoot in Utah’s Canyonlands national park, bronzed skin matching apricot-colored rocks, the body of Jerri Winters was discovered in Clinton Township, Michigan.
Her boyfriend, Matthew Lewinski, immediately admitted to the police he strangled her last December, keeping her mutilated body in the basement of the home they shared for months. The same week, down in Starkville, Mississippi, William Chisholm was convicted of capital murder in the death of his ex-girlfriend Dr Shauna Witt. Who says it’s no big deal if the Covid vaccine temporarily disrupts menstrual cycles? Lockdown has made UK families reconsider the cost of childcare – and they’re furious. In a society that fetishises female self-sacrifice, saying ‘no’ saved me. Canadian Nobel scientist's deletion from Wikipedia points to wider bias, study finds. Alt-Right Coloradans Went to War with an Alpaca Farm — And the Farm Won.
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