It is no secret that women are seen as inferior in more ways than one. We have unequal pay, unequal are stereotyped as weak and unable to do as much work as men, and have lots of social pressures placed on us because of society’s expectation of what a woman should be. 458 more words
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Ladies, have you ever said to yourself, or to your male friends something along the lines of; “I have way more guy friends than girls” or “I get along better with guys, girls are so dramatic”?
When author and poet Rupi Kaur posted an image of a fully clothed woman lying in bed with a period stain on her pants and sheets, Instagram deleted the image not once, but twice, stating that it went against community guidelines (Sanghani, 2015). 739 more words
Gender norms are part of discourse communities everywhere in different ways. Michael Kimmel talks about these gender norms in “Bros before Hos’: The Guy Code,” and Laurie Penny talks about them in her, “Cybersexism.” A society based on gender norms that I can remember being a part of was in high school. 200 more words
A few days ago in class during my discussion on polyamorous relationships, I posed a question to a participant about what kind of infidelity they would find more betraying if it occurred to them; physical infidelity, or emotional infidelity. 714 more words