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There is a common thread that runs among the “trans women are women but not female” crowd. This group is mostly composed of nice, white, liberal, middle-class-ish, lady bloggers and journalists who will not accept that the penis of a trans woman is a female penis but who will concede that a man with a penis can be a woman because woman is gender and genitals is sex. 874 more words

Gender Identity

IELTS Writing Task 1 - Model answer

Here is the answer to last week’s question (see the bar chart here):

The bar chart in figure 5 compares Americans between the ages of 20 and 29, in terms of sex and insurance status, who were unable to afford medical care in 2008.

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Mentoring: Developing Leadership in Afghanistan

Through its gender-focused Virtual Leadership Development Program (gender VLDP), MEASURE Evaluation equipped the Afghan Midwives Association with the appropriate tools and creative tactics needed in its effort to break down cultural barriers to collecting data from women. 194 more words


Planning cities as if women matter

Kalpana Viswanath – There is an urgent need to imagine cities in radically different ways if they are to live up to the promise of freedom and opportunity for everyone. 76 more words

Urban Issues

Making Livestock and Fish research gender responsive: Putting in place a monitoring and evaluation framework

From 24-28 March 2013, CGIAR research program on Livestock and Fish researchers met in Naivasha to update and design research ‘flagships’ for the coming years. Streamlining the program from 6 research themes to 6 flagships will not see any of the cross-cutting themes (including gender, learning and impact) lose their place in the research program, rather, the meeting provided an opportunity for these teams to ensure that these very important aspects are captured in the new structure. 674 more words


Gender confusion: It's not you, it's me

I ran into Panera’s today to grab a quick takeout lunch for my son, who was home sick from school.

As soon as I got my order, I headed for the front door where an elderly couple was planning an exit and blocking the doorway.  151 more words


Questionnaire for future topics

Hello my lovelies,

at the end of my last post I promised to present you with a written master piece (or something along those lines, depending on my writing skills and your perception of it). 300 more words