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10 Types of Misogynist Men We All Need to Know About – And Then Call Out! Here Are 20 Examples of Cissexism That We've Probably All Committed at Some Point. “Man” vs. “girl,” Halloween edition - Sociological Images. The practice of pairing the word “men” (which refers to adults) with “girls” (which does not) reinforces a gender hierarchy by mapping it onto age.

“Man” vs. “girl,” Halloween edition - Sociological Images

Jason S. discovered an example of this tendency at Halloween Adventure (East Village, NYC) and snapped a picture to send in: Sara P. found another example, this time from iparty. The flyer puts a girl and a boy side-by-side in police officer costumes. The boy’s is labeled “policeman” and the girl’s is labeled “police girl.” This type of language often goes unnoticed, but it sends a ubiquitous gender message about how seriously we should take men and women. Ladies Last: 8 Inventions by Women That Dudes Got Credit For.

October 15 is Ada Lovelace Day, named for the world's first computer programmer and dedicated to promoting women in STEM—science, technology, engineering, and math.

Ladies Last: 8 Inventions by Women That Dudes Got Credit For

A Victorian-era mathematical genius, Lovelace was the first to describe how computing machines could solve math problems, write new forms of music, and much more, if you gave them instructions in a language they could understand. Of course, over the ensuing 100-plus years, dudes have been lining up to push her out of the picture (more on that below). Lovelace is hardly the only woman to be erased from the history of her own work. Here's a quick look at eight women whose breakthroughs were marginalized by their peers. Huffingtonpost. The First Legal Abortionists Tell Their Stories. “It was organized like an underground railroad.

The First Legal Abortionists Tell Their Stories

I didn’t have direct contact with the patients until their appointments. The women would contact a member of the clergy who was one of the referral group. The priests set up the appointments. Only they knew who I was, and they were scattered across the country — Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, all over. “The women came by car, by bus, and by train. How Doctors Take Women's Pain Less Seriously. Early on a Wednesday morning, I heard an anguished cry—then silence.

How Doctors Take Women's Pain Less Seriously

I rushed into the bedroom and watched my wife, Rachel, stumble from the bathroom, doubled over, hugging herself in pain. “Something’s wrong,” she gasped. Jennifer Lawrence has a point. Famous quotes, the way a woman would have to say them during a meeting. By Joby Warrick October 8, 2015 A few feet below this prairie town lies one of North America’s biggest coal deposits, a 100-foot-thick slab of brittle black rock spanning an area the size of Rhode Island — nearly all of it owned by the U.S. taxpayer.

Jennifer Lawrence has a point. Famous quotes, the way a woman would have to say them during a meeting.

Just a dozen nearby mines, scattered across a valley known as the Powder River Basin, contain enough coal to meet the country’s electricity needs for decades. But burning all of it would release more than 450 billion tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere — more than all greenhouse-gas emissions from all sources since 2000. The Obama administration is seeking to curb the United States’ appetite for the basin’s coal, which scientists say must remain mostly in the ground to prevent a disastrous warming of the planet.

9 Reasons Why the Self-Esteem of Young Girls Really Matters. Pan with mousewheelpinch Studies show that your typical elementary school girl is pretty amazing: confident, assertive, unafraid to say what she thinks, and full of positive feelings about herself and the world around her.

9 Reasons Why the Self-Esteem of Young Girls Really Matters

The trick is to keep her that empowered for the rest of her life. 4 Ways Breast Cancer Awareness Campaigns Can Be Sexist and Oppressive. For nearly two decades, October has been known as Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

4 Ways Breast Cancer Awareness Campaigns Can Be Sexist and Oppressive

Around this time of the year, the activism surrounding breast cancer spikes, and many campaigns receive a great deal of support. There is no doubt that trying to eradicate breast cancer is a worthy cause. But, are all of these campaigns deserving of our support, or are some of them harmful? Some breast cancer awareness campaigns are brilliant, and they manage to be effective without being oppressive. I Will Not Be Pinkwashed: Why I Do Not Support Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Pinkwashing America It’s October.

I Will Not Be Pinkwashed: Why I Do Not Support Susan G. Komen for the Cure

And that means, it’s prime pink season. It’s national “Breast Cancer Awareness Month.” It’s that magical time of the year when shades of pale pink are plastered onto every product, every container, every conceivable gadget or gizmo that the Susan G. Many school shooters, one common factor: a warped view of masculinity. As the community of Roseburg, Ore., grapples with grief and questions about the mass shooting Thursday at Umpqua Community College that left nine victims and the gunman dead, the now-familiar national conversations about campus safety, gun control, and mental health are under way.

Many school shooters, one common factor: a warped view of masculinity

My Feminism Is Black, Intersectional, and Womanist – And I Refuse to Be Left Out of the Movement. (Content Warning: Sexual Violence) I am a feminist.

My Feminism Is Black, Intersectional, and Womanist – And I Refuse to Be Left Out of the Movement

Obviously. Not Everyone Is Beautiful. Every two or three days, I see an article or blog post or forwarded inspirational quote about beauty. It’s usually something affirming like “You are beautiful, whether you know it or not.” “We are all beautiful.” The Status of Women in the States: 2015 (full report) The Status of Women in the States: 2015 (full report) by (May 2015) The Status of Women in the States: 2015 provides critical data to identify areas of progress for women in states across the nation and pinpoint where additional improvements are still needed. It presents hundreds of data points for each state across seven areas that affect women’s lives: political participation, employment and earnings, work and family, poverty and opportunity, reproductive rights, health and well-being, and violence and safety. 23 Gendered Products That Prove How Truly Fragile Masculinity Is. How Can You Tell if You're Being Sexually Empowered or Objectified? Ask Yourself This Simple Question.

Panel 1. Facebook. Lady Gaga - Til It Happens To You. These 4 Behaviors That Fictional Media Tells Us Are Romantic Are Actually Really Harmful. Whether it’s through movies, TV shows, or magazine articles, we’re constantly being bombarded with advice about what’s romantic. We have quizzes to figure out if someone’s interested in us and advice columns to plan the perfect date (I would know –I’ve written one). Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders? New Harvard gender rules - Business Insider. Facts and Figures. 4 Things Men Are Really Doing When They 'Play Devil's Advocate' Against Feminism.

Why Girls Tend to Get Better Grades Than Boys Do. As the new school year ramps up, teachers and parents need to be reminded of a well-kept secret: Across all grade levels and academic subjects, girls earn higher grades than boys. Not just in the United States, but across the globe, in countries as far afield as Norway and Hong Kong. This finding is reflected in a recent study by psychology professors Daniel and Susan Voyer at the University of New Brunswick. The Voyers based their results on a meta-analysis of 369 studies involving the academic grades of over one million boys and girls from 30 different nations.

The findings are unquestionably robust: Girls earn higher grades in every subject, including the science-related fields where boys are thought to surpass them. Sociologist urges rethinking of sex and gender in surveys. Stanford Report, August 19, 2015. See these young girls pay homage to inspiring and iconic women from past and present. » Seneca Falls, 1848: Women Organize for Equality Zinn Education Project. Rebel Girls: 95 Photos of Feminists From Around the World. Melissa McCarthy: The Term "Plus Size" Tells Women They're "Not Worthy" College-demands-rape-survivors-sexual-history. A short history of trophy hunting in America - Sociological Images.

Prior to the 1850s, writes cultural studies scholar Matthew Brower, men in America didn’t hunt. Glogin?mobile=1&URI= My life without gender: 'Strangers are desperate to know what genitalia I have' This Powerful Cartoon Nails the Problem With Restaurant Sexism. Masculinity and Mass Shootings in the U.S. - Feminist Reflections. Following the recent mass shooting in Charleston, South Carolina on June 17th, 2015–a racially motivated act of domestic terrorism–President Barack Obama delivered a sobering address to the American people. With a heavy heart, President Obama spoke the day following the attack, stating:

What’s Next for the Domestic Workers Movement? Can We Just, Like, Get Over the Way Women Talk? Oppression vs. Discrimination: How the Law Failed Ellen Pao. Meet the Muxes. Here's What It Would Look Like If We Treated Our Sons How We Treat Our Daughters, From Birth through College. A Letter to White People Using the Term “Two Spirit” It's really difficult for him to blend in, so he doesn't anymore. 'Shallow, Selfish, and Self-Absorbed' Details Why Women Aren't Having Children — Atlantic Mobile. What Iceland Did to Become the Most Feminist Country in the World. Here’s What The Gender Pay Gap Looks Like By Income Level. 78 cents on the dollar: The facts about the gender wage gap - Apr. 13, 2015. Listen to some boys talk about their plans to be 'manly.' BuzzFeed Video. Lane Bryant's #ImNoAngel Campaign Shows Sexy Knows No Size.

When one employee saw these onesies, he almost lost it. Here's how the store responded. This Homeless Man Sought a Place to Sleep, and Instead Stopped a Rape. 10 Words Every Girl Should Learn. Egyptian woman who has lived as man for 40 years voted ‘best mum’ The biggest threat to feminism? It’s not just the patriarchy. 12 Women Who Had the Perfect Response to Sexist Questions. 10 Words Every Girl Should Learn. Mobile.nytimes. A Beginner's Guide to Understanding Important Gender and Sexuality Terms. New Book: “Disrupting the Culture of Silence” » Feminist Reflections. Meet The 15-Year-Old From Rural Guatemala Who Addressed The U.N. : Goats and Soda. How far American women have come in the last 20 years — and how far they’re still behind.

Meet the Badass Feminist Fighting Sexism — One Menstrual Pad at a Time. Skeletons Hug, Kiss, And Dance Before A Crowd. When They Step Out From The Screen? I'm Smiling. 16 Stunning Photos That Shatter Society’s Stereotypes About Asian Men. M.fastcompany. Mad Men: Inside the Men's Rights Movement—and the Army of Misogynists and Trolls It Spawned. A Sprinter's Fight to Prove She's a Woman. "3 Years of Torture Is Enough": A Transgender Inmate Sues Georgia Prisons.

Fewer Women Run Big Companies Than Men Named John. Straight Talk for White Men. 13 Empowering Illustrations to Remind Everyone of the Women the Media Always Ignores. 51 Pretty Shocking Facts That Make Things Harder For Every Woman You Have Ever Met. Native Americans talk gender identity at a ‘two-spirit’ powwow. Gender Inequality In The Media. A University Recognizes a Third Gender: Neutral. Women's Ideal Body Types Throughout History. Male as the Neutral Default.

Power, Pomp, and Plaid: Lumbersexuals and White, Heteromasculine Pageantry* » Feminist Reflections. Why We Martyr Single Dads, But Demonize Single Moms (And What To Do About It) 25 Everyday Examples of Rape Culture. 10 Things You're Actually Saying When You Ignore Someone's Gender Pronouns.

5 Ways Using Correct Gender Pronouns Will Make You a Better Trans* Ally. Trans woman's choice: Change your life or die. The Marlboro Man, Present at the Creation. About-Face. 52 Powerful Photos Of Women Who Changed History Forever. 18 Empowering Illustrations to Remind Everyone Who's Really in Charge of Women's Bodies. The Princess Machine – GoldieBlox. The State of Women in America. Makers: Women Who Make America. In The Classroom. Rape Culture At Work: Five Examples Of How Employers Turn Women Into Sex Objects. 12 Ridiculous Anti-Woman Myths From The Dark Ages That Conservatives STILL Believe - Christina Hoff Sommers: School Has Become Hostile to Boys.

Feminists on Twitter say #SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen. SLIDESHOW: U.S.'s LGBT Community—Revealing Trends & Attitudes. I don’t want to be told I’m pretty as I am - I want to live in a world where that’s irrelevant. Popular Women And Gender Studies Books. ACRL Women & Gender Studies Section.