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Spain: "Gender in Constitutional Discourses on Abortion," by Blanca Rodríguez-Ruiz

Congratulations and thanks to Professor Blanca Rodríguez-Ruiz,  who teaches constitutional law at the University of Seville in Spain, for her useful article, recently published in the international journal, … 330 more words


Are you a girl or a woman? And does it matter?

Earlier this week I was challenged for using the word ‘girl’ to refer to a female pedestrian who was clearly over the age of 18. It was something to do with giving directions – won’t bore you with the details – but I referenced this person, whom I’d put in her early twenties, as an indication of distance. 913 more words

What This Girl Thinks And Does

Fuck Old School Gender Roles

I went to get my youngest daughter a birthday card and it dawned on me that all the cards that said daughter on them were pink, princesses, fluffy cats and cute type ones. 413 more words


Ms. Party Pooper aka Wet Blanket

Question- How did the medical community come up with the term “PMS”?
Answer- “Mad Cow Disease” was already taken.
Hahahahaha! Funny? Not really.

Is the above general, innocuous ribbing, sure to elicit no feelings of injury to dignity? 435 more words


JEE Mains and Lack of Choice

As the summer rolls along, 12th grade students all over India are frantically engaged in the race to enter a prestigious college. The JEE Mains feature prominently in the dreams, or more accurately, nightmares of students who wish to take up engineering in one of the IIT’s. 484 more words


Sanskaari Malls, Anyone?

On Lalu Prasad Yadav’s 70th birthday celebration in Patna, his wife Rabri Devi reportedly talked about preferable daughters-in-law in the following terms- “Cinema hall aur mall jane wali ladki nahi chahiye. 455 more words


Gender stereotyping toys - Let's CUT THE CRAP!

If I ever have a girl, I will be throwing every one of our boys toys in the bin, I will get rid of every ninja turtle DVD, every piece of Lego and there is no way she will ever be allowed to kick a football… I don’t want her to turn into a LESBIAN. 410 more words