Lighten Up — The Nib — Medium. The Map Of Native American Tribes You've Never Seen Before : Code Switch. Aaron Carapella, a self-taught mapmaker in Warner, Okla., has designed a map of Native American tribes showing their locations before first contact with Europeans.
Hansi Lo Wang/NPR hide caption itoggle caption Hansi Lo Wang/NPR Aaron Carapella, a self-taught mapmaker in Warner, Okla., has designed a map of Native American tribes showing their locations before first contact with Europeans. Hansi Lo Wang/NPR Finding an address on a map can be taken for granted in the age of GPS and smartphones.
Aaron Carapella, a self-taught mapmaker in Warner, Okla., has pinpointed the locations and original names of hundreds of American Indian nations before their first contact with Europeans. As a teenager, Carapella says he could never get his hands on a continental U.S. map like this, depicting more than 600 tribes — many now forgotten and lost to history. Carapella has designed maps of Canada and the continental U.S. showing the original locations and names of Native American tribes. Nerds and Male Privilege (definitely worth a... What We Can Learn From The Largest International Study On Rape That's Been Conducted So Far.
By Tara Culp-Ressler "What We Can Learn From The Largest International Study On Rape That’s Been Conducted So Far" The UN study surveyed over 10,000 men from Bangladesh, China, Cambodia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, and Sri Lanka.
The researchers caution that some regional attitudes about sexuality in Southeastern Asia may contribute to the results that they gathered across those six countries. Still, though, there are some big takeaways from their findings. Here’s what the new research can tell us about the landscape of sexual violence as a whole: Many people have the wrong idea about what “rape” actually is. Rape occurs within marriages, too. Repeat offenses are very high among rapists.
Unhealthy attitudes about sexuality take root at a young age. Men rape because they have been taught that they have a right to claim women’s bodies. Rape typically goes unpunished in Southeast Asia. Miss Representation 8 min. Trailer 8/23/11. Boy Or Girl? 4-Month-Old Being Raised Genderless. Is gender really THAT important?
The minute you announce your child’s sex you’re bombarded with an endless parade of gender-specific clothing and toys. This blue and pink extravaganza is something I’ve always struggled with. I don’t want my daughter conditioned to be a girly-girl just as I don’t want my son to think that he has to be an athlete. The Language of Dude Feminism « The sort of language used to assert men’s dominance over women has a pretty recognizable pattern across the cultural landscape.
Men, we are told, are in charge of things because they have something women (supposedly) lack: physical strength, honor, higher cognitive facilities, or the mystique of the male organ itself. Women, sadly “lacking” these qualities, need to be “protected” from the all-consuming lusts of strange men. This can be spun as noble chivalry, brutal domination, or a playful battle of the sexes, but at the root it’s the same: women are denied the freedoms that men take as a God-given right, assigned subordinate status, and coerced into performative gender roles. In this dialectic, men’s protective abilities and ravaging urges come from the same place and are both aimed squarely at women. Gender Neutral Parenting: 5 Ways To Avoid Implicit Sexism. So you’re tired of hearing about “rape culture”? The following includes descriptions, photos, and video that may serve as a trigger for victims of sexual violence.
The Evil That Men Do. The walls of Tehmina Durrani's baronial home in Lahore, the cultural capital of Pakistan, are lined with both mirrors and Durrani's own cool-hued paintings of women flying, dancing, sleeping, gazing dreamilylovely nudes in ethereal settings.
Four months ago, a strange houseguest started drifting uncertainly through the elegant rooms, her head and face shrouded by a dark brown head-scarf. She stared at the paintings but took pains to avoid all those mirrors, explaining that she was afraid of herself. The visitor was Fakhra Yunas, a 21-year-old former dancing girl who fulfilled the Pakistani equivalent of the American Dreammarriage into a rich and powerful... Subscribe Now Get TIME the way you want it The print magazine in your mailbox The Tablet Edition on your iPad® Subscriber-only content on TIME.com, including magazine stories and access to the TIME Archive.
Michael Lee Lunsford presents fully clothed Superheroines! Editor's Note: Went ahead and put those photos in a lovely gallery.
When you think about the outfits of female superheroes, what comes to mind? Short skirts, bare midriffs, fishnet stockings? Well, artist Michael Lee Lunsford has turned the superheroine outfit upside down and inside out with his gallery of Fully Clothed superheroines! I think Zatanna is my favorite. I like her pants :) To be honest, I can't begin to describe at just blown away I am just by looking at these pictures. Your typical Power Girl "Strip"