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Women that Abuse


I want to quickly blog about some social issues regarding interpersonal relationship violence and how we perceive it if the gender roles are reversed. I was recently watching… 817 more words


World AIDS day; HIV and Gender

Hi readers. On 1st December, the world marked world AIDS day. Therefore, this post is about HIV.

I am writing this post with the assumption that we all know certain things; 994 more words


A Poké in the eye to gender norms and stereotypes

Gaby Cedeno


After a nostalgia-filled summer thanks to Pokémon Go, all the hype in the Pokémon Community has turned to the new 3DS games Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon, which were released on Nov. 1,429 more words

Arts & Entertainment

Hairy Armpits Are Okay..I Promise

I identify as a woman and I am heterosexual. I make no bones about it, it is how I was born.

However, I am THAT person that has lived my whole life not understanding, accepting, or even perpetuating socially constructed gender norms. 638 more words

Body Image

Gender Roles and Binaries in Julianna Baggott’s Pure (Deanne B. and Laura M.)

Julianna Baggott’s novel Pure, challenges normative understandings of the gender binary by creating an America where desolation has forced the remainder of civilization to fight for survival, while simultaneously reinforcing it through the privileged lives of the Pure. 1,134 more words

Parents: how do we teach our kids to recognize, celebrate and defend differences in themselves and others?

The first time I put my daughter’s hair in a ponytail, my son, who was 3 at the time, asked if I would put his hair in a ponytail too. 1,254 more words


Because I am a Girl...

I read an article called “Because I was a Girl”. It has short messages from women of all backgrounds and walks of life telling of times that they were told they were not allowed to something because they were a girl. 1,253 more words