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Gender Stereotypes in Children's Toys - On Newsline 27/05/14

The debate surrounding gender specific toys has been reignited, as an Australian wide lobby group calls for a boycott of major toy stores.The group says children are unable to filter the advertising and marketing of their toys, and retailers are causing longterm damage. 23 more words

News

8 Strategies To Cope With Your Teenage Daughter’s Bedroom

I remember when I first gave birth to NC how super-excited I was to have a girl. My girlie hormones and imagination went into complete over-drive about pink and fluff and glitter, dolls that cried and pooped and wooden dolls houses where we would recreate happy families together. 664 more words

Midlife Observations

"If your boyfriend likes the First Amendment, he's probably a misogynist Internet troll"

Wisdom from the Department of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Emory University:

If you think your boyfriend might be an Internet troll, ask him:

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Academia

Horrors! Nine West's shoe ads depict women who wear high heels and want to get married

My latest blog post for the Los Angeles Times:

Never, it would seem, has the feminist commentariat, from Time to Twitter, engaged in such an outpouring of rage, boycott threats, hand-wringing over the damage to women’s “self-esteem” the Nine West ads could cause, and just plain lack of sense of humor.

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Feminists

Does female oppression exist? (Or are we just useless?)

In How To Be A Woman, Caitlin Moran offers the following explanation for women’s absence from historical records: “women have basically done fuck all for the past 100,000 years”: 1,689 more words

Feminism

Michelle O: "Women are smarter than men"; Time Mag: "And men who disagree are stupid"

Time’s Charlotte Alter femsplains to all you dumb guys:

Michelle Obama Jokes That ‘Women Are Smarter Than Men,’ Men Don’t Get It

You can tell she’s joking because of the eye roll, the eyebrow raise, and the fact that the audience laughed after she said it.

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Feminists

Females flying solo: A guide to empowerment

“66% of fourth grade girls say they like science and math. But only 18% of all college engineering majors are female.”

Verizon’s 2014 commercial raises some very good points. 568 more words