On point as always, pointing out one of the ridiculous double standards in political figures in the U.S..
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Ways We Oppress Ourselves is a going to be a regular feature on this blog. It is where I will explore the Patriarchy’s effect on how we treat ourselves and hopefully explore ways to understand and begin to negate the effects of this damaging system. 915 more words
There used to be a time when men where chivalrous, kind, and gentle. They used to be polite to all, friend and stranger alike. This kind of compassion common to European men arose out of the Christian idea of neighborly love as well as from our basic human desire to be a part of a healthy and happy community. 821 more words
Though an old video, I think he raises solid points and addresses social constructs of what it means to “be a man” in today’s society. Even the clip shown of the girl talking about her male friend calls him a “baby” for showing emotions, thereby further perpetuating the stereotypes and the looking down on men and male-identifying persons who express their feelings.
This was an interesting week of film viewing for class. We discussed rape-revenge films that consisted of I Spit on Your Grave (Zarchi, 1978) and 834 more words