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My Experiences of Sexism Within Gaming

Firstly let me make it clear I’m not arguing there is no sexism within gaming and that sexism doesn’t exist. I fully believe sexism exists and have dealt with it within my education, work place and on the internet. 643 more words

General

Who is raising our children?

Every parents are taking seriously their responsibility to raise their child well. Despite of this parental effort, they are not only one who is raising their children. 221 more words

Gender In Media

Visions of African youth - injustice for men.

Sonke’s One Man Can Campaign uses PhotoVoice to Ensure that children’s needs are heard.

Children across Africa, between the ages of 12 and 18, spoke about how they see themselves in their communities – their perceptions of adults, their understandings of gender and HIV/AIDS, and their experiences with service delivery, with school and sometimes with illness, abuse and hunger. 468 more words

Human Rights

Men – Why Women think they are Better than You!

Women think they are better than you because they constantly feel like you are having to catch up in the conversation. The reason this feeling is overwhelming is because men generally are trying to play “catch up.” What we often don’t realize is that the “talk” has actually taken place already inside the woman’s head and the conclusion (even sometimes the debate) has taken place long ago as well. 196 more words

Blog

What does sex have to do with.... Hair?

Hair and shaving in general helps define gender norms. Society says that women should have long hair on their head but should have hair nowhere else. 374 more words

Media

October 11th, "Day of the Girl"

 

“In recognition of the importance of investing in and empowering girls during adolescence and preventing and eliminating the various forms of violence they experience, the theme of International Day of the Girl Child for 2014 is Empowering Adolescent Girls: Ending the Cycle of Violence.” 

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Gender Role

Slut Shaming

(Disclaimer: Throughout this post, I am speaking in terms of the primarily heterocentric culture with gender binaries that is American society).

Slut shaming is an awful social epidemic threatening the self-expression, social well-being, and mental health of many young women in today’s culture. 1,278 more words

Theory