Record: Barbara A. Kerr, M. Alexandra Vuyk, and Christopher Rea, “Gendered practices in the education of gifted girls and boys” in Psychology in the Schools vol. 1,194 more words
Tags » Discrimination
International news sources have been reporting the outrage over Indonesia’s “Two Finger” test for women, who are required to prove they are unmarried and virgins before joining the police force. 1,209 more words
Some years after I left the Army I had the fortune of working for a lady who was in the first class of officer cadets to be commissioned directly into a Regular Army Corps rather than the World War II era Women’s Royal Australian Army Corps (WRAAC). 466 more words
Labels sometimes betray us. They can say more about the labeler than the one being labeled. I grew up in a time when the concept of feminism was a liberal agenda that had more voice than value, or at least that was how the conservative side painted it. 910 more words
Hmm this is apparently called ‘microagression’.
Thing is, I’m used to the common catchphrases; that incidentally are actually racially neutral, but this one was so close to the mark of being genuinely imperialistic, insensitive European colonialist type attempt at a joke or wit that for a moment I considered violent retribution. 635 more words