What Women’s Suffrage Owes to Indigenous Culture. The example of gender equality in Haudenosaunee society gave 19th-century White women some big ideas.
It’s been 100 years since the ratification of the 19th Amendment secured voting rights for women—sort of. In She Votes: How U.S. Women Won Suffrage, and What Happened Next, author Bridget Quinn and 100 female artists survey the complex history of the struggle for women’s rights, including racial segregation and accommodation to White supremacy. How the Brain Tackles Math Is Nothing To Do With Gender. In 1992, Teen Talk Barbie was released with the controversial voice fragment, "Math class is hard.
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Moxon has recently invited all men to participate in an exercise of empathy. He reframed women’s experiences with violence and sexual assault and presented it in a way that most guys should comprehend… getting kicked in the nuts. At first, it sounds silly, but it doesn’t after you read the whole thing. “Speaking on the societally-macro level, empathy has been largely a one-way street when it comes to gender roles and dynamics,” Moxon told Bored Panda. “In my experience, women are empathetic toward men, while men tend not to be particularly empathetic toward women.” “Put another way, women have to think about what men are feeling as a matter of survival. “When women tell their stories of living with danger and vulnerability in abusive relationships and of survival from assault, our first instinct appears to be to protect ourselves from personal culpability and accountability; we certainly saw that dynamic play out as the Kavanaugh story developed.”
How Onna-Bugeisha, Feudal Japan's Women Samurai, Were Erased From History. Nakano Takeko, circa 1847.
Photo via Wikimedia Commons. It was the autumn of 1868, and for the samurai warriors of the Aizu clan in northern Japan, battle was on the horizon. Earlier in the year, the Satsuma samurai had staged a coup, overthrowing the Shogunate government and handing power to a new emperor, 15-year-old Mutsuhito, who was wasting no time in replacing the feudal ways of the ruling Tokugawa with a radically modern state. We tested Apple's Siri, Amazon Echo's Alexa, Microsoft's Cortana, and Google's Google Home to see which personal assistant bots stand up for themselves in the face of sexual harassment — Quartz.
Some 2,000 years ago, the Ancient Greek scholar Hippocrates argued that all ailments, including mental illnesses such as melancholia, could be explained by imbalances in the four bodily fluids, or “humors.”
Today, most of us like to think we know better: Depression—our term for melancholia—is caused by an imbalance, sure, but a chemical imbalance, in the brain. What it’s about – discordia. I’ve moved to Edmonton.
In a way this was good for me. Nobody knows who I am, my reputation hasn’t reached outside of Sweden. It’s nice to be nobody again. The reason I write this, is because the gaming culture took another blow a few days ago. The Largest Ever Analysis of Film Dialogue by Gender: 2,000 scripts, 25,000 actors, 4 million lines. Film Dialogue from 2,000 screenplays, Broken Down by Gender and Age Lately, Hollywood has been taking so much shit for rampant sexism and racism.
The prevailing theme: white men dominate movie roles. A dad took 12 photos of his daughter as history-making women, and they are incredible. What better way to learn about important women in history than with 12 beautiful photos starring an adorable 5-year-old girl?
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Is it also safe to say, at least visually, that masculinity is in the minutiae? A photographic series created by French-Canadian artist and photographer Ulric Collette provokes fascinating questions about the nuances in men and women’s faces that we interpret as gender. Not Male or Female? Here’s Your 50 Gender Options on Facebook: Facebook Gives More Gender Options. Facebook recently added a new twist to its gender options on user profile pages: there are more options than being either male or female.
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The Puritans believed that sexual desire was a normal and natural part of human life for both men and women (as long as it was heterosexual and confined to marriage), but that women wanted and needed sex more than men. Yet today, the idea that men are more interested in sex than women is so pervasive that it seems almost unremarkable. The idea that men are naturally more interested in sex than women is ubiquitous that it’s difficult to imagine that people ever believed differently. The Top 25 Best Countries To Be A Woman. Women represent about 50% of our worldwide population, but they do not yet receive 50% of the opportunities. But governmental regulations, mentorship programs, and companies like Citi, whose Citi Women program encourages women to reach their leadership potential, have helped close the gender gap in many of the world's nations.
Each year since 2006, the World Economic Forum releases its annual Global Gender Gap Report, which "examines the gap between men and women in four fundamental categories: Economic Participation and Opportunity, Educational Attainment, Health and Survival and Political Empowerment. " The Global Gender Gap Report 2013. Wikipedia Gender. The Sexperience 1000 - Sexperience. Welcome to The Sexperience 1000, an interactive journey through the sexual experiences and preferences of one thousand British individuals. What’s the favourite sexual position of iPhone users in the North?
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Little Boys Learn A Lot From Watching 'Star Wars,' And It Isn't All Good. These Little Girls Are Asking The Most Devastating Question I Can Imagine. 21 location independent women running their businesses while traveling the world - Worldette. Think you have to be a travel writer or photographer to explore the world and make money?
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