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Sexism- Here, there and everywhere...

As a woman myself I have sadly been victim to what we have defined in culture today as ‘sexism’. It is a topic I feel very passionate about and I would even go as far to call myself a feminist. 756 more words

Women And Empowerment

Patriarchy #2.

Indian Society:

If a man engages in verbal sparring in order to assert his opinions or to justify his actions in the midst of a dispute, he is just trying to reason out. 18 more words

Singapore

Women leaders: PC puzzles, if women lead 'from behind', how can we be seen?

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According to Ovid’s Metamorphoses, Neptune raped Caenis, the daughter of Elatus and Hippea. She was so traumatised that she asked to be changed into a man so that she could never be raped again. 1,772 more words

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Tackling the objectification of women is a toughy.  I can picture the eyes of millions rolling in unison at the sound of someone simply uttering ‘objectification’ and ‘women’ in the same sentence. 812 more words

Feminism and Race in the United States

February is Black History Month.  This is an outstanding article focusing on sexism and racisim in America, how the intersect and how they are separate.   8,946 more words

Feminism

I'm Too Sexist For This Tweet

Old people can be hugely entertaining, as anyone who has ever heard their grandfather casually emit a jackhammer-style burp in public will agree. If they’re extra old, they may even throw in some ‘Thunder from Down Under’ in the middle of a serious conversation and carry on like nothing happened. 731 more words

Humour