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Stop Saying “That’s So Gay!”: 6 Types of Microaggressions That Harm LGBTQ People. By Kevin L.

Stop Saying “That’s So Gay!”: 6 Types of Microaggressions That Harm LGBTQ People

Nadal, PhD (Associate Professor of Psychology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice – City University of New York) When I was a little kid, I used to hear my brothers, cousins, and friends say things like “That’s so gay!” On a pretty regular basis. I would usually laugh along, hoping with all my might that they didn’t know my secret. MicroaggressionConceptualFoundations.pdf. The Many Faces of Homophobia: Microaggressions and the LGBTQIA+ Community. 5 Ways to Deal with Misguided (But Well-Intentioned) Allies. Eng 8615: queer rhetorics. Queer Rhetorics: Bodies, Theories, Pedagogies "Pleasure is the only thing worth having a theory about.

eng 8615: queer rhetorics

" 6 Ways to Respond to Sexist Microaggressions in Everyday Conversations. We Did An In-Depth Analysis Of 21 Disney Female Leads. Why No One Can Design a Better Speculum. The gynecological device may have an ethically fraught history, but it's hard to improve on the design.

Why No One Can Design a Better Speculum

IN PLAIN SIGHT sex trafficking documentary - Narrated by Natalie Grant. Syllabus Collection. The Consortium’s Syllabus Collection provides easy access to a wide range of courses taught about topics related to gender, armed conflict, peacemaking and postwar reconstruction, as well as feminist perspectives on global politics.

Syllabus Collection

The collection is intended to support the expansion and strengthening of education in this field by acting as a resource for teachers who want to design new courses or to update existing ones. Researchers, as well as readers new to the field, may also find it useful to explore these syllabi, as they represent a distillation of the readings that professors have found most useful in teaching about their areas of expertise. "The Cult of True Womanhood: 1820-1860" by Barbara Welter (1966) It's Amazing How Much The 'Perfect Body' Has Changed In 100 Years. A woman with a "perfect body" in 1930 would barely get a second look from Hollywood producers or model casting agents today.

It's Amazing How Much The 'Perfect Body' Has Changed In 100 Years

Addiction and eating disorder recovery site Rehabs.com worked with digital marketing agency Fractl on a project looking at the origins of Body Mass Index (BMI) measurements, and how the bodies of ideal women have compared to national averages over time. And their findings show that models and movie stars are getting smaller than the average American woman at unprecedented rates. Though BMI measurements don't distinguish between fat and muscle, and are thus fairly inaccurate in determining whether someone is obese or not, BMI data from the past makes for interesting comparisons. According to the Center for Disease Control, the BMI of the average American women has steadily increased over the past half a century, from 24.9 in 1960 to 26.5 in the present day.

Here's how the "ideal body" has changed in the past 100+ years: 14 Vintage Advertisements That Would Definitely Be Banned Today - Wall Street Insanity. Today’s advertisements may get complaints about being too sexy and too photoshopped, but they have nothing on the ads of yesteryear.

14 Vintage Advertisements That Would Definitely Be Banned Today - Wall Street Insanity

Reddit user chestney posted a collection of ads that have it all: overt racism, sexism and even endangering babies. The poster titles them “Ridiculously Offensive Vintage Advertisements That Would Definitely Be Banned Today.” The first ad in the album tries to sell ties by stating, “show her it’s a man’s world,” and depicts a woman on her knees serving a man breakfast in bed.

VIDA — Women in Literary Arts. WAVE: Women's Audiovisuals in English.

Women's Lit.

Transgender issues. Uniting Girls to Change the World. Judith Butler Explained with Cats. Following hot on the heels of Foucault Explained with Hipsters , here’s JB’s Gender Trouble explained in Socratic dialogue style.

Judith Butler Explained with Cats

With cats. All page references from Butler, J. (1990 [2008: 1999]). Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity . New York; London: Routledge. When Did Girls Start Wearing Pink? Black Feminism LIVES! What: This is a weekend retreat to practice and celebrate the technology of black feminist breathing. We will use breathing, mantras and poetry rooted in short wise sayings from black feminist teachers and writers as a resource for mindfulness, sustainability and connection to legacy and purpose. This retreat builds on a successful national (plus Canada) Black Feminist Breathing Tour through which Sista Docta Time Traveller Space Cadet visited schools and community centers around North America.

It also builds on 5 years of retreats by Eternal Summer of the Black Feminist Mind in North Carolina and South Carolina. 15 Black Women Visual Artists You Should Know. Visual Artists rarely get enough credit and recognition, but black female visual artists are a group that seems to be left out of the spotlight completely.

15 Black Women Visual Artists You Should Know

Growing up as a young black female visual artist, there seemed to be no one who looked like me to look up to. But black female visual artists do exist, and they are creating some of the best art out today. Here are some of our favorites: "Kara Walker (American, b. 1969) is best known for her room-size tableaux of black cut-paper silhouettes that examine the underbelly of America's racial and gender tensions. Her works often address such highly charged themes as power, repression,history, race, and sexuality. Black Womyn's Visual Art.

100 Conversations - Digital Safety. MAKERS. Gender and the Prison Industrial Complex.

Violence and gender

Green Dot. Activism + Volunteering. The Top 10 Facts About the Wage Gap. Masculinity. Women's History Month: 10 Things to Thank Feminists for. "Each generation, coming out of obscurity, must define its mission and fulfill or betray it." Frantz Fanon - The Wretched of the Earth James and Grace Lee Boggs Center to Nurture Community Leadership. {r}evolution. Feminist.com. Activism. Take Action!

Activism

SRLP (Sylvia Rivera Law Project) - NWSA.