Group: Orangers-Gender Stereotypes. "Beauty and the Beast" is not a feminist movie, despite what Emma Watson says — Quartz. In a national culture newly aware of micro-aggressions and offensive speech, what you say can easily strike the wrong tone.
One increasingly common solution among US book publishers: Hire someone to be offended for you. Senators oppose 'clunky, pedestrian' gender-neutral changes to O Canada. Some members of the Senate are determined to stop Parliament from changing the words of the national anthem, with one senator deriding the late Liberal MP Mauril Bélanger's proposed amendments to O Canada as "clunky, leaden and pedestrian.
" 5 Unexpected Gender Differences in Children’s Clothing. Everyone knows that there are glaring differences between girls’ clothes and boys’ clothes.
14 Books That Teach Intersectional Feminism To Kids. Can you cite a goole image search. Kids Attend Drag Queen Story Hour. On a recent Saturday morning, about two dozen small children and their parents gathered in the Park Slope branch of the Brooklyn Public Library for a new reading series.
A cartoonist smashes a sexist fairy tale trope in one hilarious swoop. On Newt Scamander, Toxic Masculinity, & The Power Of Hufflepuff Heroes. Warning: This post contains spoilers for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.
Newt Scamander is a rare bird — rarer even, perhaps, than the Thunderbird he recklessly smuggles into Manhattan in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Newt tears up in wonder as a baby Occamy hatches, and tenderly refers to himself as "Mum" to a group of them. What does a "Professional" Look Like? Thoughts from a Queer Almost-Lawyer. Pictured: Balraj Dosanjh, Mary Burnet and Nicola Watson (Photo by: Diane Slaunwhite) I am a queer woman with tattoos, piercings, and a half-shaved head that have been part of my style for the past ten years.
As an articled clerk and soon-to-be lawyer, working in a professional environment has been challenging in many ways – not the least of which is determining what it means to look the part. As a law student, I received many messages about “professional attire” and how to “dress for success.” What would it sound like if men got the lame advice we give to working moms? Female professors ‘pay price for academic citizenship’ Female professors earn less on average than their male counterparts because they focus on underappreciated “academic citizen” roles that do not lead to promotion or pay rises, a new study suggests. Male professors devote less time to mentoring duties, serving on university committees and other “academic citizen” roles, and instead concentrate on their own research – an activity more likely to win them external recognition and a pay rise, according to a paper by Bruce Macfarlane, professor of higher education at University of Southampton, and Damon Burg, a research fellow at Southampton Education School.
Based on interviews with 25 female and five male professors at nine UK universities, the two researchers found that female professors tended to talk about the broader demands of their departmental chair, whereas male interviewees focused far more on the need to win research grants. Science Doesn't Support the Sex Binary (Pssst: Not Everyone Is Male or Female) Girls In Northern Saskatchewan Are Missing School Because Of Their Periods. Millions of Canadians get their periods every month, but believe it or not, some can’t afford basic menstrual supplies.
Some girls are even missing school because of it, according to a northern Saskatchewan MP. Georgina Jolibois, who is based in La Loche, Sask., told The Huffington Post Canada that food and personal hygiene products are pricey in the northern part of the province. And some communities are so small that people might have to drive an hour simply to find a store in a town that sells them, she said. "It is very expensive, not to only buy the tampons or the pads, but also [treatment] for their cramps," she told CBC News. "They might not have the money to buy Midol or other pain-relief medication, so they stay home. " NDP MP Georgina Jolibois is seen on Parliament Hill in February 2016. It creates unfair barriers, she said: “All Canadian women ... should have the ability to participate freely and equally in Canadian society.
" Typically a problem in impoverished countries. 4 Seemingly Harmless Gender Stereotypes That Contribute to Rape Culture. If all men had periods, here's what the ads might look like. Possibly the most exhaustive study of “manspreading” ever conducted - Sociological Images. “Manspreading” is a relatively new term.
According to Google Trends (below), the concept wasn’t really used before the end of 2014. But the idea it’s describing is not new at all. The notion that men occupy more space than women is one small piece of what Raewyn Connell refers to as the patriarchal dividend–the collection of accumulated advantages men collectively receive in androcentric patriarchal societies (e.g., wages, respect, authority, safety). Our bodies are differently disciplined to the systems of inequality in our societies depending upon our status within social hierarchies.
And one seemingly small form of privilege from which many men benefit is the idea that men require (and are allowed) more space. No, Trans Women Are NOT ‘Biologically Male’ Tired of stereotypical girls' clothes, these women did something about it — then banded together. 6 Ways to Respond to Sexist Microaggressions in Everyday Conversations. Judith Butler: Your Behavior Creates Your Gender. 5 Minutes Of What The Media Actually Does To Women. The Bechdel Test for Women in Movies. Resources for Teachers - Gender Representation. The Codes of Gender (2009) (trailer) Written and directed by MEF Executive Director Sut Jhally, The Codes of Gender applies the late sociologist Erving Goffman's groundbreaking analysis of advertising to the contemporary commercial landscape, showing how one of American popular culture's most influential forms communicates normative ideas about masculinity and femininity.
In striking visual detail, The Codes of Gender explores Goffman's central claim that gender ideals are the result of ritualized cultural performance, uncovering a remarkable pattern of masculine and feminine displays and poses. It looks beyond advertising as a medium that simply sells products, and beyond analyses of gender that focus on biological difference or issues of objectification and beauty, to provide a clear-eyed view of the two-tiered terrain of identity and power relations.
Viewer Discretion Advisory: This program contains violence, nudity, and sexual themes. [watch video below]