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Gender is a Social Construction

Gender is a social construction, so is race, etc.

Of course we have fundamentalist-minded people in our society, who see society in an “idealized past” sort of way. 209 more words

You're so special, so very special ...

Women are special, Christianity teaches, so special that they’ve been tasked with being wives and mothers – and this keeps them so very busy that minor things like preaching, teaching, and leading are assigned to the men (men don’t really want to do them, but somebody has to and it can’t be women). 1,084 more words


Whispers in the Night by Molly Tabachnikov

I can’t remember who recced this to me.
I opened up to a random story, it was about a guy who won’t be ‘the daddy’ to some other guy’s kid. 99 more words

Bechdel Test Pass

The Unmade Bed By Stephen Marche

My New Title Tuesday recommendation, The Unmade Bed: The Messy Truth About Men and Women in the 21st Century  by Stephen Marche, made me curious to see how a man would “mansplain” the gender divide to women.   1,277 more words

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Another Favourite Warrior Woman Character (and an important lesson about self-discovery by disguise)

A couple weeks ago, I wrote about my favourite warrior women characters.

(That is, my favourites aside from the one and only Xena, who is, in my opinion, the greatest warrior woman character there is.) 990 more words