10 Simple Words Every Girl Should Learn. Men interrupt women, speak over them, and discount their contributions to a discussion with surprising regularity.
Here’s how women should respond. “Stop interrupting me.” Peppersongg: paperwhale: peppersongg: These... Gender and the Body Language of Power. We’re celebrating the end of the year with our most popular posts from 2013, plus a few of our favorites tossed in.
Enjoy! Philosopher Sandra Lee Bartky once observed that being feminine often means using one’s body to portray powerlessness. Accueil - Zéro Cliché ! "Gender Reveal Parties" In Utero? On my way to work this morning I heard a radio ad from a local 3-D/4-D ultrasound company that was touting its giant screen and seating capacity for 20 so you can host your very own "gender reveal party" during your pregnancy.
For those of you who read my previous post on boys will be boys, you won't be surprised to find out that this was troubling to me for several reasons:Calling it a "gender reveal party" is a misnomer. Gender is a socially constructed category that is culturally specific and based on a set of behaviors that are developed through relationships in an ongoing way that includes how one presents oneself and interacts with others. 3rd Grade Teacher Reminds Boy Writing is for Girls. By Lisa Wade, PhD, Mar 21, 2014, at 09:00 am This week Meredith Kleykamp tweeted us a photo of a comment written on her 3rd grade son’s cursive homework.
The teacher wrote: “beautifully written! For a boy!” So what’s the message here? Some argue that boys are slower than girls to develop the fine motor coordination that facilitates beautiful handwriting. Tempeh-princess: afternoonsnoozebutton: Have... The real boy crisis: 5 ways America tells boys not to be “girly” The ability to feel what others feel has many well-documented benefits, including, for empathetic people, greater psychological and physical health.
The real and socially significant positive impact of empathy, however, is the ways in which it affects behavior toward others. People who are empathetic are less aggressive and prone to denigrate others; they are predisposed to act with care and compassion; they have increased egalitarian beliefs and act with less prejudice and stereotype-based hatred. Empathetic behaviors, however, are associated with being female. And weak. [HUMEUR] Fille = jolie ; garçon = fort (Petit Bateau). DANGER. Des livres antisexistes pour enfants. How To Break The Ice With Little Girls That Doesn't Involve Commenting On Their Appearance. This originally appeared on The Daily Life.
Republished here with permission. Dear Santa, What I want for Christmas is for people to stop objectifying my daughter. 5 Myths About Gender Neutral Parenting. The day I found out the baby I was carrying was a girl, I bought a frilly, pink dress.
It had taken me a long time to get pregnant and I wanted a girl. Yes, I wanted a “healthy baby” but I was honest enough with myself to say I preferred a girl. How To Break The Ice With Little Girls That Doesn't Involve Commenting On Their Appearance. Tea and Feminism. Remember Storm? Checking in on the baby being raised gender-neutral. It's been more than two years since we first met a chubby-cheeked 4-month-old named Storm.
Back then, Storm's parents weren't saying whether their child was a boy or a girl. In an attempt to mitigate at least some of the gendered messages children are blitzed with, only a handful of people knew the baby's sex. "A tribute to freedom and choice in place of limitation, a standup to what the world could become in Storm's lifetime (a more progressive place?
...) ," parents Kathy Witterick and David Stocker wrote in an email to family and friends after their third child's birth. The Toronto couple wanted Storm to share his or her gender when the time felt right. Girl's Gone Child: "We need more Maps to Manhood." A few days ago, the following slide was brought to my attention via a tweet from Steph Guthrie via Jeff Perera who regularly speaks about gender roles, specifically, masculinity.
It reminded me of a conversation Archer and I had about "motherhood. " It reminded me of a conversation Archer and I had about violence. It reminded me of many conversations Archer and I have had. 24 Kids Who Are Clearly Being Raised Right. Fille n’est pas un gâteau. Why Gender-Specific Toys Are Harming Girls.
Feminism, Pop-Culture | Posted by Clarissa D on 10/14/2013 The majority of the Toys R Us Lego Isle is a very familiar shade of blue, copyrighted and trademarked, and gleaming under the florescent lights.
In one brightly lit section, however, pink reigns supreme: the section full of toys marketed to little girls. Most of these toys can be placed in at least one of three categories: luxury play (play that seems to serve no other purpose than to stimulate the girls’ imaginations in settings of extreme opulence and wealth), housework play (in which a child mimics doing household chores, including anything from an Easy Bake Oven to a baby doll to a plastic kitchenette), or interpersonal relationship play (in which a child is meant to identify with a doll of some kind, and she and other “dolls” are meant to interact). Stéréotypes de genre. Stride Rite needs to give kid more choices, not less. Since my letter to Stride Rite about how its gender stereotyped marketing limits all kids, hundreds of commenters on Jezebel, Daily Mail, Huffington Post, Fox News, and this blog are upset for the same reason: (This one from Daily Mail) Normal boys will NOT wear pink, girly shoes.
It’s just a fact of nature. That is the reason society and marketers accept different preferences for different genders. Get over it! Even little kids have a wage gap.
'Boys will be boys' in U.S., but not in Asia. May 22, 2013 — A new study shows there is a gender gap when it comes to behavior and self-control in American young children -- one that does not appear to exist in children in Asia. In the United States, girls had higher levels of self-regulation than boys. Self-regulation is defined as children's ability to control their behavior and impulses, follow directions, and persist on a task.
It has been linked to academic performance and college completion, in past studies by Oregon State University researchers. In three Asian countries, the gender gap in the United States was not found when researchers directly assessed the self-regulation of 3-6 year olds. How to Talk to Little Girls. I went to a dinner party at a friend’s home last weekend, and met her five-year-old daughter for the first time. Little Maya was all curly brown hair, doe-like dark eyes, and adorable in her shiny pink nightgown. I wanted to squeal, “Maya, you’re so cute! Look at you! Turn around and model that pretty ruffled gown, you gorgeous thing!” But I didn’t. Www.toutalego.com/2013/01/6-ans-et-deja-sexistes.html.
Cookies or careers? Public release date: 8-Apr-2011 [ Print | E-mail Share ] [ Close Window ] Contact: Kathleen Dennykdenny@socy.umd.edu Sociologists for Women in Society College Park, Md. —Nearly 5 million American children participate in the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, but until now no one has looked at the gender messages young people get when they start collecting those coveted badges.