Peace Corps Volunteers do some amazing work, be it projects at site, friendships they’ve made, crafts they’ve perfected or integrating into their communities most impressively. … 441 more words
Tags » Gender Norms
1. That being a “pussy” is to demonstrate weakness while acting like a “dick” equates to being an asshole.
2. That we should “sack up” or “grow some balls” instead of “grow a vagina” to toughen up. 292 more words
ATLANTA (CBS Atlanta)– Men who feel they fall short of traditional masculine gender norms and feel that others view them that way may be more prone to violent behavior compared to men who feel more comfortable, new research suggests. 273 more words
So many of you living in the U.S. know that Target recently made a move to remove gendered labeling from their childrens’ toys. This was a rather surprising move on Target’s part for me, considering it wasn’t long ago they were funding politicians who had appalling policies on LGBTQ rights. 877 more words
“Performativity has to do with repetition, very often with the repetition of oppressive and painful gender norms to force them to resignify. This is not freedom, but a question of how to work in the trap that one is inevitably in.” – Judith Butler, … 3,989 more words