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The Humanity of People

“When we said we wanted more women in Science this is not what we meant.” The author of this tweet was reacting to Science magazine’s most recent cover, designed for an issue on AIDS and HIV prevention, which featured a picture of sex workers in short, tight dresses and heels, cutting their heads out of the picture and thus objectifying and dehumanizing them. 640 more words


Feminist Questions by Marcia W. Mount Shoop

“Do sports depend on gender stereotypes that prop up particular expressions of masculinity?”

This question is just one of the defining quandaries of my new book, … 865 more words


Your Partner's Brain is Different

In a relationship between a man and a woman, certain things often cause disputes between the spouses. There are things that your partner always does that may irritate you. 129 more words


Five Life Sentences for Rape*

Five Life Sentences for Rape*

A Polish man must await the outcome of his appeal against the five life sentences imposed on him for the rape and sexual assault of a woman. 491 more words


What's in a name? (Baptismal Edition)

Gender transition. The phrase seems to speak of a very specific type of change: a transition from one gender to another. Yet that transition was, and for me still is, not so narrowly focused. 470 more words


Education, Empowerment and Equality


I have been extremely fortunate to have conducted field research in Thailand, The United Kingdom, South Africa, Malawi, Nepal and Peru, all of which have been incredibly valuable and different experiences, involving a variety of quantitative and qualitative research methods. 592 more words


Reblogging: She's a child, not a learning opportunity.

“I know! I know! She means so well! She’s trying so hard! But she isn’t my priority. And my child isn’t a rare stamp for her diversity collection.” 61 more words