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Shrek

Shrek
Rating: PG
Run Time: 90 minutes
Released: 2001
Director: Andrew Adamson, Vicky Jenson

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The film does an excellent job of challenging traditional notions of body image, body ideals, and beauty ideals, but does very little to engage with gender roles, racial diversity, disability, and sexual orientation. 493 more words

Little Giants

Little Giants
Rating: PG
Run Time: 107 minutes
Released: 1994
Director: Duwayne Dunham

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Overall, this film includes positive messages regarding gender roles and the rejection of… 630 more words

Reblogging: The True Self Play Group

Th blog post below by the Gender Mom helps illustrate why “qualifiers,” also known as “labels,” are so necessary. It’s not enough to talk of “gender.” It’s not enough to talk about gender, gender identity, gender expression, and the like. 165 more words

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Giving gender stereotypes the finger

Photographer Chris Charousset and I put our heads together to create a series of images showing strength, anger and body hair – three things pop culture rarely associates with women. Here’s a sneak peek!

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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Rating: PG-13
Released: 2005
Run Time: 157 minutes
Directed By: Mike Newell

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In addition to positive messages regarding friendship and teamwork this film engages with gender by having strong male and female characters. 780 more words

Notes from a Presentation: An Introduction to Gender Variance

Earlier this year, I conducted a short program for my local PFLAG group titled “An Introduction to Gender Variance”. In 20-30 minutes, I tried to expose this group of almost-entirely cisgender people  to all the lovely varieties of gender out in the world, and it went surprisingly well. 1,692 more words

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Must Watch: Gender Analysis

Even the most casual reader of this blog must know that I love in-depth analysis, of any topic. I’ve also been fascinated by the concepts of “sex” and “gender” … 803 more words

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