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The alternative to patriarchy is not matriarchy. It’s mutuality, equality. This is what feminism supports. Feminism isn’t about hating men. It’s about advocating for the dignity and equality of women, who continue to face disproportionate violence, discrimination, and marginalization throughout the world due to their gender.
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I mentioned yesterday that this year, one of my main characters is non-binary. For those of you that don’t know (and it’s cool if you don’t, none of us are born knowing the ins and out of gender theory), non-binary persons are those that do not associate with either the male or female gender. 308 more words
The French government sought to end months of bitter controversy over a scheme to combat gender stereotyping by scrapping a disputed primary school experiment but expanding gender equality training to all teachers. Continue reading…
The aim of Butler’s essay (2009), according to her, is to resist homophobic regulatory oppression through rethinking gender and sexuality. She points out that identity categories are tools of oppressive regulatory systems. 712 more words